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TG4 Launches Scéal, The Short Film Scheme

News from the IFTN that TG4 has launched a new short film scheme:

‘Scéal is a development scheme that offers talented new Irish-speaking writers/directors an opportunity to adapt a well-known story from Irish language literature or folklore towards a half hour short film. The scheme is following from the success of previous schemes ‘Síol’ and ‘Údar’.

The chosen story can be adapted from and Irish language short story, poem, folklore or any work that represents the Irish tradition of storytelling. ‘Scéal’ aims to bring the six chosen films from a basic script stage to eventual production and broadcast stage. The scheme is open to Irish language writers/directors form all over the country, whether they have experience or not.

The successful applicants will develop their scripts over a series of workshops with guidance from a professional script editor.’

More here.


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