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Call for Film Enthusiasts for Cinemagic’s Young Consultants July Panel

Posted on 29th June 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic has launched its annual call for young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ this July in Belfast to help select a series of films for the annual Cinemagic  Festival that takes place in Belfast from 7th-30th October 2016!

The participants in the young consultants programme will work with the Cinemagic team in Belfast to help steer the choice of films for the Festival, as they watch and critique films from around the globe! If you are a budding film critic who would enjoy the opportunity to spend time with Cinemagic, this is a fantastic opportunity to meet other likeminded young people and have fun deciding the content of the largest film festival for young people in the UK and Ireland.

Chris Shaw, Cinemagic Programmer said: “The young film consultants will have the opportunity to watch and review international films guided by the Cinemagic team in Belfast and there will be lots of opportunities for discussion and debate. The young people will also contribute ideas for the festival programme and help with the promotion of festival events.”


Young people aged 8-11, 12-14 and 15-18 with a keen interest in film and the enthusiasm to discuss and debate within a group should register by downloading the registration form on this page and post it to Cinemagic, Young Consultants, 49 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1JL or email claire@cinemagic.org.uk

Young consultants will meet on the following dates in The Crescent Arts Centre, University Road Belfast, as per age category and participants must be available for both dates in their group.

8-11 year olds: Sunday 24th July, 10am-3pm and Monday 25th July, 10am-3pm
12-14 year olds: Tuesday 26th July, 10am-3pm and Wednesday 27th July, 10am-3pm
15-18 year olds: Thursday 28th July, 10am-3pm and Friday 29 July, 10am-3pm

The cost to participate is £10 per person.

The young consultants programme is open to young people from Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

The Cinemagic Festival is funded by Northern Ireland Screen supported by DfC, and funded by Belfast City Council

Ends//: Press Information: Claire Shaw, Cinemagic Press and Marketing Officer.

T: 028 90 311900 E: claire@cinemagic.org.uk  

Download Registration Form Here

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