Wicklow Arts Office understands that a lot of young people around the county are isolating at home, not able to meet up with friends or participate in their usual creative activities.
So Wicklow Arts Office is delighted to announce the 'One Minute. One Take.' filmmaking competition aimed at young people from Wicklow aged 10 – 18 who are currently isolating due to COVID-19
as part of our Cruinniú na nÓg Creative Ireland competitions for 2020. #CreativeIreland
There are two competition categories:
One for young people aged 10-14 and one for young people aged 15-18.
There will be an overall winner in each category and three runner ups in each category. The overall winners and runner ups will receive prizes. Prizes will include iPads, headphones and much more.
All films will be screened online via Facebook Live on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/wicklowartsoffice on June 13th the day of Cruinniú na nÓg.
Closing Date: Friday June 5th 2020 at 4pm.
1. Your film can be maximum one minute in length.
2. Your film must be done in a single take
(This means one continuous shot, no cuts, edits, adding footage etc.).
3. You can only use people you are isolating with in the film
(Unless they are included via video chat, Skype, Zoom etc.).
Read our FAQ sheet about the competition here.
Here's some tips & tricks for recording your film.
For best results, why not pre-record 10 seconds of footage to make sure you are happy with the lighting, sound and angles.
Here are small selection of resources that may be helpful when creating your one take film:
Royalty free music is available at:
If you need some help finding out how to do something specific, Google it. There are lots of online resources for aspiring filmmakers out there.
When you're happy with your film, upload it to your favourite platform Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Google Drive etc.
Include a picture of yourself and / or a picture of yourself and your cast with the upload.
Then use the application form on this page or download an Entry Form here before 4pm on Friday June 5th 2020 to enter 'One Minute. One Take.'
Don't forget to include a link to where we can access your film in the application form!