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Free Film Workshops for young people 30.05.24

ARE you interested in a future in film?
Spraoi agus Spórt in Carndonagh are running free 4-day workshops in June and July on digital film making for young people.

The workshops will be led by experts from the Nerve Centre in Derry and supported by the Shared Island Fund, says Deirdre McGrory, Youth Engagement Coordinator with Spraoi agus Spórt.
Spraoi agus Spórt staff attending film training at the Nerve Centre in Derry were (front row L-R) Aine Kelly, digital creative lab coordinator; Deirdre McGrory, creative youth engagement coordinator, Ava McDermott, summer staff and Hannah Doyle, administration and social media. Behind them L- R are Ciarán Mullin and Luke Porter, creative media trainers with the Nerve Centre.
Deirdre said: "The workshops offer a great chance to learn from experts and gain hands-on experience for young people who want to make their own films. Whether you're passionate about filmmaking, media, production, theatre, or other creative art forms, this is your chance to start your journey.”

Spraoi are running two courses of introductory workshops, on 4th - 7th June or on 1st - 4th July, from 10am to 3:30pm each day. These film workshops will be held at the Digital Creative Lab in Carndonagh.

The workshops are designed for people aged 14-19 who are eager to learn and explore film making. They will cover an introduction to shooting, editing and producing your own short films. All the necessary equipment and refreshments will be supplied and experienced filmmakers will help participants every step of the way.

“You might be interested in a career in film and TV, or just want to up your TikTok game. Teenagers can explore their interests and gain valuable skills in film and media production here in Inishowen. Whether you're a newbie or have some experience, there's something for everyone at these workshops” Deirdre added.

You can book the workshops online at: https://spraoiagussport.ie . For enquiries, please email: deirdre@spraoiagusport.ie or call Deirdre on 086 8420 203.
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