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dlr First Frames Scheme 2021/22 has just been launched by the Arts Office and the Economic Development Unit. It supports emerging filmmakers looking to develop ambitious and creative short films based in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. dlr County Council works closely with the National Film School @ IADT on this programme. The closing date for Stage 1 applications is Thursday 9th September 2021 at 17.00

Apply for the Scheme here


Information session, recorded 23rd June 2021


Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Cllr. Una Power:

dlr First Frames provides a vital opportunity for emerging filmmakers at a key stage of their career development

dlr First Frames is fully funded by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s Arts Office and Economic Development Unit, and managed by IADT.  Funding will be available through the scheme to support two short films with awards of up to €12,000 (VAT incl.) each. Mentoring support will be provided by the National Film School, IADT with additional equipment and facilities from IADT.