About Shot By The Sea

Shot By The Sea
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Whether you are a first timer or a seasoned filmmaker, get ready for a fresh and exciting new film challenge. 


Shot by the Sea is a film project which invites new and experienced film makers to make a 6 minute short film (Animation, Drama or Documentary) as part of the Galway 2020 Small Towns Big Ideas project. The project is supported by The Village Salthill.


Teams and individuals are invited to come together from the local, regional and international community, share resources and make exciting short films, during the month of March 2020


What is The Challenge?

To make a short film, shot by the sea, during the month of March 2020.


You can shoot your film on a mobile phone, film or your digital camera, we don’t mind how you do it. We want all sorts of shorts films, all genres – Comedy, Romance, Tragedy, History, Horror…whatever you like. We welcome all forms of film, narrative, experimental and animation, from right across the globe. We know that there are some beautiful locations along coastlines and we challenge our filmmakers to use these in a new ways, new angles to tell exciting new stories.

On 1st March 2020 teams will begin making their films. 


On Aprill 2020, films submitted will be screened  during the day at a Salthill venue. In the evening we will hold a gala event and an award ceremony where selected movies will be screened and some prizes will be given. Everybody is welcome to come and enjoy. 

All films will be available on-line after the event.

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