First Cut! Youth Film Festival returns for its 12th edition this year, running from 17 April - 9 May 2021. For 2021, the festival moves online, with the support of our Digital Partner, Cork International Film Festival, offering an imaginative, thought-provoking and entertaining programme for young people aged 12-24yrs.
Audiences from all over Ireland, and from abroad, are invited to join us virtually for a completely free programme of events including; Open Call Short Film and Feature Film Screenings, Workshops, Panel Discussions with some of the leading filmmakers in Ireland, a host of Special Guest appearances and more.
Special guests include Cork actress Ayoola Smart, director Shaun O'Connor, animators and filmmakers from the Oscar nominated Irish studio Cartoon Saloon, and talented young filmmakers from around the country.
First Cut! 2021 Programme: www.firstcutfilmfestival.com