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Applications now open for Film 48 Hour Challenge

Wednesday, 10th May, 2017 1:00am

Submissions are now open for the Little Cinema and the Galway City of Film 48 Hour Challenge.

Filmmakers are invited to Galway City to make a film – write, shoot, and edit – in just 48 hours. The challenge is a test of filmmakers’ wits, ingenuity and ability to work together and make a film in just two days.

The 48 Hour challenge will launch at 7pm on Thursday 15 June in the Cornstore at the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture offices, where filmmaking teams will meet and register for the weekend. The 48 Hour Challenge headquarters will be based in the Galway2020 offices for the duration of the challenge.

Filmmaking for all registered teams will commence at 11am, Friday 16 June and finish at 11am on Sunday 18 June.

Galway’s Town Hall Theatre will host a special free screening of all completed films on the evening of Sunday 18 June where a panel of film judges will choose a winning film and award a cash prize of €500.

Applications are now open and places are limited.

Guidelines and application forms are also available on

The closing date for all applications is 5pm on Wednesday 31 May.

For any further information contact

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