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Have you always wanted to make a film but were never really sure where to start?


Learn how to creatively re-use archival footage and creative writing and editing skills with this year's online Film Challenge in association with Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI.


You will make a 3-minute film to premiere at Rathmullan Film Festival 2024 and take part in a series of online workshops with Póca Productions. There will be a cash prize for the best film.


The online workshop dates are:

  • Saturday, 20th January - 11am-3pm

  • Monday, 22nd January - 7-8:30pm

  • Wednesday, 24th January - 7-8:30pm

  • Saturday, 27th January - 11am-3pm

We will also be offering scheduled one-to-one 1hr sessions from 29th January - 2nd February.

Monday 5th Feb: Submission Deadline

The Launch Event is taking place in person in Rathmullan at the Film Festival on Saturday 17th February.


Northwest Film Challenge is a great way for you to get into filmmaking, improve your filmmaking skills and get involved with the festival in a unique and creative way.

This challenge is open to anyone over 18 and you must be based in counties Donegal and Derry and available to attend all (or most) sessions. 


Limited spaces available, so we encourage you to book your spot as soon as possible:

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