Peter Melrose is a Ballina born documentary film-maker. Growing Strong, his documentary recently picked up a Best Overall Production award at his degree showcase in the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield, Dublin. The documentary explores Integrated Education in Derry City.
“It’s been a really big year for me in Film and I’m delighted to have the year topped off with this award and the support of Film Mayo.” Alan Mulligan, recipient of the second Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary.Read more »
Screenwriter Eugene O Brien (of Pure Mule & Eden fame) is one of the writers giving a screenwriting presentation and short mentoring opportunities in Mayo on Saturday 9th of December.
This free event is aimed at Mayo writers and is provided by Film Mayo and Mayo Arts Service. Booking is required for attending the presentation and mentoring availability is by a submission process which closes Thursday 30th of November.Read more »
Ted's Adventure: Mayo to Peru is a documentary that tells the incredible story of the Irish tourist who became a ‘Porter’ on the world’s most famous tourist trail. Castlebar native Jarlath McHale became the first non-Peruvian to walk the trail as a worker. The documenaty screens in the Linenhall Arts Centre tonight (Thursday 9th November) at 8pm.Read more »
Applications for the prestigious position of Development Manager for the WRAP Fund are currently being accepted. The Western Regional Audiovisual Producer’s Fund (The WRAP Fund) is a financial mechanism to promote job creation in the region and to assist creative producers in the sector to overcome the challenges of operating in a highly competitive industry. The WRAP Fund will support enterprise growth in the following four sub sectors in the creative industry:Read more »