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FilmOffaly Short Film Award 2021-  Mentoring/Training Scheme


Currently Open - Closing date 13th August 2021 at 5pm

Offaly based production company Mixed Bag Media seeks participants for a new mentorship and training project. The project forms part of a short documentary production commissioned by FilmOffaly. Selected mentees will receive a number of days exclusive training, a participant fee, and the opportunity to work in either crew or shadow roles on the forthcoming production. A total of four mentees will be selected for the project.

The project is open to filmmakers and crew from and based in Offaly (over 18's only). This is a great opportunity for new entrants to the industry, plus those with previous experience wishing to receive training in documentary production. Areas of training will include camera, sound and editing. There will also be opportunities to become a shadow mentee in crew roles such as producing or directing.

The production will film throughout Co.Offaly in September and October and the training will take place at the Mixed Bag Media offices in Co.Offaly.

Mixed Bag Media was founded in 2001 and the company has a range of activities across the audio visual sector including film, television, radio and advertising. The company was established by IFTA nominated producer and EAVE producer graduate Garret Daly. Multi award winning in various disciplines the company has established a solid track record in producing for the domestic Irish television market. Notable productions include ‘Who is Dervla Murphy’ and ‘A Grand Experience’ for RTÉ and ‘Grassroots of the GAA’ for Virgin Media Television. 
If interested please send a full CV and an expression of interest email to and return by August 13th at 5pm.


Include on the email -

1.    A brief outline of your previous experience
2.    Identify your area of interest eg. Camera, producing etc.
3.    Explain why you are interested in participating in the scheme

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a zoom interview and the mentees will be selected early September ahead of production.


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