Feature Article
Welcome to the May edition of our Newsletter
News this month
ART: 2016: The Arts Council’s programme as part of Ireland 2016
New Laureate na nÓg to be announced on 17 May
Film Artist In Residence Screenwriter
Grants and Awards
Main Revenue Funding Programmes: Early grant application deadline
Deis Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 9 June 2016
Engaging with Architecture Scheme closing date - 5:30pm, Thursday, 9 June, 2016
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m. Thursday 14 July 2016
News from the community
Words Ireland Literature Conference – 19 May
Film Artist In Residence Screenwriter

1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017

Applications are invited from film artists of distinction for the above role, jointly funded by the Arts Council and University College Cork.

The Film Artist in Residence is designed to provide a screenwriter with a unique opportunityto develop his/her practice in a university environment while offering students the opportunity to engage with a practising artist in a meaningful way during the course of their studies.

The appointment of Film Artist in Residence is for one year and the successful applicant will be paid a fee of €20,000. S/he will offer five contact hours per week in the form of screenwriting workshops, lectures and individual student consultations over two semesters, and will enjoy uninterrupted time to advance his/her own work during the university vacations. A dedicated public event with the Film Artist in Residence will be held during the course of the residency.

Please apply by letter or email, outlining your vision for the role and including a C.V. listing details of your screenwriting experience. Applicants must have a screenwriting credit on a feature film that has been produced.

Please send applications to UCCFilmStudies@ucc.ie

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Professor Laura Rascaroli, UCC l.rascaroli@ucc.ie.

Closing date: May 23 
Interviews will be held in Cork on June 9

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