THE OSCARS ARE OVER FOR ANOTHER YEAR BUT … NOW COMES YOUR CHANCE TO BE ON THE CINEMAGIC DUBLIN FILM JURY ‘CINEFOCUS’ AND CHOOSE THE WINNERS.
So you might have watched the Oscars or the BAFTAs or any of the many awards ceremonies on TV recently and wondered what it would be like to be on a film jury and decide who wins. Well, now you can. Th e Dublin Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People is back and is recruiting film critic jury panels of 12-18-year-olds from all over Ireland to watch and judge a series of films from around the world during the Festival on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May.
The jury will meet in Cineworld Cinemas Parnell Street where they will enjoy a feast of film, learn how to review and critique, and choose the winning films of the weekend. Meet other young film fans with a passion for film and learn about the role of the film critic.
The young film critics jury offers young people the chance to meet others with a similar passion for film, to discuss and debate, and to make new friends, whilst expanding their understanding of the different genres of film.
Th e jury initiative is a crossborder initiative.
Th e Dublin Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People runs from 13th – 22nd May and includes an exciting array of film screenings, workshops and masterclasses for children ages 4-25.
To register to be part of a weekend of film fun just download a Dublin registration form from www. cinemagic.ie and return to Cinemagic, (Belfast admin address: 49 Botanic Ave, Belfast BT7 1JL) or email: Claire@ cinemagic.ie to request a registration form.
The cost to participate is €10.00 per person payable in advance to Cinemagic to reserve a place.
The Festival is funded by Th e Department of Education and Skills and supported by Cineworld Cinemas, The Lab, Filmbase.