All films made in schools during the Cork Young Filmmakers 2020/21 series were screened as part of the First Cut! Youth Film Festival during the week of 17-21 May.
The Award for Best Schools Workshop Film 2021 went to Detention Deficit Disorder from Colaiste an Toirbhirte, Bandon. Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2020/’21 Cork Young Filmmakers programme. Detention Deficit Disorder can be viewed HERE. Also highly commended were Joker (Patrician Acadamy, Mallow); Taobh Thiar D’an Masc (Coláiste Gobnatan, Baile Mhic Ire); and Some of Us Are Lying (St Mary’s TYA, Mallow).
The Cork Young Filmmakers (CYF) project is a series of one-day, two-day and week-long filmmaking workshops for youth groups and schools throughout County Cork. It is managed by Cork Film Centre, and funded by Cork County Council Arts Office and SECAD (South & East Cork Area Development). It has been running since 2006.