Guth Gafa Announces New Young Filmmaker’s Camp


As part of the 10th Guth Gafa International Film Festival in August 2016, a Young Filmmaker’s Camp will take place over 3 days in Headfort House, Kells where children aged 9-12 and teenagers aged 13-16 have an opportunity to take part in a schedule of activities including watching specially selected film screenings and meeting with filmmakers along with other activities centered around music, outdoor sports, art activities and filmmaking workshops.

Taking place from 10am – 4pm each day from Thursday 4th August to Saturday 6th August, the camp will be split into two age groups of 9 – 12 and 13 – 16.

The cost is €80 per child with a 10% discount for siblings (i.e., €72 per sibling).

Limited Places!!

While your kids are at the camp, parents are invited to stay at the festival and watch great documentary films, relax in our festival cafe and social spaces, enjoy music, delicious snacks and a cup of coffee, iced tea or soft drink while your children participate in the following activities!


Thursday 4th August
10am – 12pm            Icebreakers & Games / Activities / Arts
12pm – 12:45pm       Lunch
12:45pm – 2.45pm    Film Screening & Meet Filmmakers
2.45pm – 4pm    Film Workshop: Directing

Friday 5th August
10am – 12pm     Film Screening & Meet Filmmakers
12pm -12:45pm        Lunch
12:45pm – 2:15pm    Games / Activities / Arts
2:15pm – 4pm     Film Workshop: The Moving Image

Saturday 6th August
10am – 12pm    Film Screening & Meet Filmmakers
12pm – 12:45pm Lunch
12:45pm – 2.15pm      Games / Activities /Arts
2.15pm – 4pm           Film Workshop: Sound

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One Place – €80

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Subsequent Places for Siblings – €72

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Packed lunch required each day. Refreshments also provided.

Schedule of activities subject to change depending on weather conditions.

All workers/volunteers Garda vetted.

50% refund if cancelled before 5pm, Friday July 15th.

No refund given if cancelled after 5pm, Friday July 15th.