‘IGNITE’ is a bilingual talent development programme directed towards emerging Irish documentary filmmakers embarking on their first or second non-fiction feature film.
Created in collaboration between Cork International Film Festival and Docs Ireland, this cross-border partnership seeks to foster a new generation of Irish documentary filmmakers from the north and south of Ireland.
During this comprehensive training initiative, participants will:
- gain a grounding in all facets of developing their project,
- acquire market knowledge of the documentary industry,
- learn about the current trends in non-fiction film production,
- gain an expansive understanding of the sector.
The programme includes workshops, masterclasses, and in person conversations with established documentarians, broadcasters, funders, sales agents, and other industry professionals. All training takes place in an intimate environment, which will allow a hands-on approach; facilitating maximum learning potential and the opportunity to network and foster new relationships.