Feature Article
Welcome to the February edition of our Newsletter
News this month
Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry in conversation with Joseph O'Connor at the University of Limerick
Theatre Schemes Update
Meet the Creative Associates
Places Matter | Creating Diverse Participation in the Arts
Grants and Awards
Closing dates announced for the film awards Reel Art and Authored Works 2019
Young Ensembles Scheme 2019
Deis Recording & Publication Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 4 April 2019
Arts Council's Artist in the Community Scheme - Deadlines 2019
Deadline: Arts and Disability Connect
News from the community
Call for applications: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2019
What Next: Dive In, Discover Dance
The MAC: Programming Officer – Full Time Permanent
And the tide was way out’ Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch : Municipal Gallery
Widmann and the Irish Chamber Orchestra present high impact works in Voices from the Edge
Writing for a Change: Flash Fiction Competition
Marian Keyes Young Writer Award
WomenXBorders
Creative Europe Desk
Free seminar: Communications and your EU culture project
Closing dates announced for the film awards Reel Art and Authored Works 2019

The Arts Council is pleased to announce the closing dates for the film awards Reel Art and Authored Works 2019. Information clinics will be held in advance of each closing date. Further information on these will be announced in due course.

Reel Art

The purpose of Reel Art is to provide film artists with the opportunity to make highly creative, imaginative and experimental documentaries on an artistic theme for cinema exhibition. Two films will be supported in 2019. A total fund of €102,500 will be made available to each of the successful applicants (to include a production budget of €90,000 and further exhibition support of €12,500). Only films that can be made within this budget will be considered. The films must be completed to premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival, our exhibition partner, in February 2021.

Applications for Reel Art 2019 must be made directly to the Arts Council before 1730 on Thursday, 9 May 2019. Guidelines and details of the application process will be published in March 2019.

Authored Works

The purpose of Authored Works is to provide film artists with the creative and editorial freedom to make a cultural film work from a strong artistic point of view. One film will be supported in 2019. A total fund of €200,000 will be made available to the successful applicant (to include a production budget of €185,000 and further exhibition support of €15,000). Only films that can be made within this budget will be considered. The film must be completed to premiere at an agreed date in 2021.

Applications for Authored Works must be made directly to the Arts Council before 1730 on Thursday, 15 August 2019. Guidelines and details of the application process will be published in July 2019.