New Voices 2024 Bursary

New Voices Bursary 2024

Open Call for Short Film Award


Applications for this award have now closed.

Screen Wexford in partnership with Wexford County Council Arts Office is delighted to announce our Open Call for applications to the New Voices Short Film Fund 2024 .

This Short Film Fund initiative is to support new short dramas, documentaries or animation films to be shot in County Wexford in 2023.

The aim of this award is to provide funding and support to emerging filmmakers based in the County Wexford region. We are looking for unique and original ideas from talented new filmmakers with authentic voices telling diverse stories reflecting Wexford.

Key Info

Opening date: Friday 15th December 2023.

Closing date: Monday 29th January 2024.

Funding will be available through the scheme to support a number of short films. We are seeking entries from narrative film, documentary and animation.

A fund of €10,000 will be shared between a selection of a maximum of 3 successful applicants. This will cover genres of drama, documentary and animation.

The award also consists of mentorship from leading industry professionals, as well as some in kind support of lighting equipment hire and film equipment hire.

The focus of this award for 2024 is supporting new and emerging local Writer/Director/Producer teams.

We welcome and actively encourage applications of all backgrounds and experience.

At least one of the creative team must be based in Wexford.

Email your completed application to In the subject line write your name and the title of your application/ project.

If you require support with the application, please contact, who will be happy to provide assistance.

Application Guidelines

For full submission details and rules, see the document below.


New Voices 2024 Guidelines


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