Misleór Short Doc Grant 2024: Now Open for Applications

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  • Galway Traveller Movement
  • mentorship
  • Misleór
  • Short Doc Grant


Ardán and Galway City of Film are delighted to announce the opening of applications for the Misléor Short Documentary Grant for 2024! This annual funding and mentorship scheme is open to emerging filmmakers from the Traveller community. 

Applicants must be aged 18+ and be based in County Galway OR telling a story connected to County Galway. There is 3,000€ in funding available to the successful applicant, as well as mentorship while producing a short documentary. The short documentary will then premiere at the Misleór Festival of Nomadic Cultures this September. 

This is the fourth year of the funding and mentorship scheme. Read about last year’s recipient – Kate Warde – and her experience of taking part and making her short documentary My Sister, My Best Friend with mentor Alice McDowell and editor Julie Flavin. 

There’ll be an information day at Ballinasloe Enterprise Centre on Tuesday, June 25th, at 2pm. REGISTER HERE. 

You should APPLY HERE by Friday, July 5th at 12 noon. If you prefer, you can submit your application via video (max 6 mins.) 

To find out more information on the Misleór Short Doc Grant email eoin@ardan.ie  

The Misleór Short Documentary Grant is part of the 2024 Galway City of Film programme and is supported by Misleór Festival, Galway Traveller Movement, Ardán, Galway City of Film, Galway City Arts Office, Galway County Arts Office, Screen Ireland, and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.