smartphone filmmaking

Smartphone Filmmaking

Saturday 30 Jan 2021 - 11:00am to Saturday 6 Feb 2021 - 2:00pm

Are you aged 15-20, based in Donegal or Derry-Londonderry and want to make a film using your own smartphone?

Join Making the Future & Make Film History* in this free, two-day online programme where you will:

  • Learn how to film and edit videos using your own smartphone or tablet device with Poca Productions.
  • Take part in a Q&A session with critically acclaimed filmmaker Tadhg O'Sullivan.
  • Gain access to moving image portals like IFI Player, DFA Player, BFI Player and BBC iPlayer to view archive footage to create your own unique film.
  • Engage with other participants through Zoom and share your work with each other through our safe community on Slack.
  • Premiere your film at the Rathmullan Film Festival which is due to take place online in February 2021.

*You will need access to a smartphone or tablet to take part in this programme.


Session 1: Saturday, 30 January 11am-3pm

Session 2: Saturday, 6 February, 11am-2pm

This programme is FREE and open to young people aged 15-20 based in the Donegal or Derry-Londonderry area.

Numbers are limited. Sign up early to avoid disappointment.

*Make Film History is funded by UKRI-AHRC and the Irish Research Council under the 'UK-Ireland Collaboration in the Digital Humanities Networking Call' (grant numbers AH/V002066/1 and IRC/V002066/1).