From the 6th-10th of November Galway hosts the Junior Galway Film Fleadh, a film festival created with young people in mind. Over the space of five days feature and short length fiction and documentary films in English, Gaeilge, French, German and Spanish will be screened. Filmmaking workshops are also taking place on Saturday at the Town Hall Theatre, Galway.
Screenings take place in Pálás Cinema, Lower Merchants Road, Galway. For the full programme and screening times across the five days click here.
How much are tickets to the Junior Galway Film Fleadh?
- Children/School students €6
- Adult €10
- Family Ticket (admits 4) €25
- Workshops €15
If you would like to book tickets to any of the screenings at the Fleadh click here.
Groups of 20+ can purchase tickets as part of the Education Programme. Tickets can be bought for a morning film in English, German or Spanish and an afternoon film in Irish or on a social issue for €10. Supervising teachers of the group get free entry. For more information click here.
Filmmaking workshops at the Junior Galway Film Fleadh
There are three workshops taking place as part of the Junior Galway Film Fleadh.
Making a Movie on Your Phone
11:00am- 1:30pm Town Hall Theatre Studio, Galway
Learn how to make cinematic quality video using a smartphone app with Robert Fitzhugh founder of the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival. Topics covered include the basics of visual storytelling, sound, picture composition and rule of thirds and editing.
SFX Make Up Workshop
11:00 am- 1:30pm Town Hall Theatre Studio, Galway
Learn popular makeup techniques used in film and TV with make up artist Iwona Marciniak. Participants will create scars, bruises, burns, cuts, DIY boils and much more using techniques used by those working in the movie industry.
Stop Motion Animation Workshop
1:45 pm – 3:45 pm Town Hall Theatre Studio, Galway
This workshop will be an introduction to the art of stop motion animation. Learn to create characters and see your creations move in a short sketch. The workshop is supervised by animator Edith Pieperhoff. Materials are provided.
All tickets are €15 per participant, click here to book your place.
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