aemi Event: Funding Opportunities for Film Artists | Watch presentations by film artists Bryony Dunne, Kevin Gaffney and Dónal Foreman

As part of aemi’s day-long information clinic ‘Funding Opportunities for Film Artists’ on Friday 16 April, three artist filmmakers Bryony Dunne, Kevin Gaffney and Dónal Foreman shared their own perspectives on applying for film funding and building festival & exhibition strategies

We’re delighted that their 3 presentations are now available to view on aemi’s YouTube channel, for a limited time until 7 June 2021

Funding Your Film For First Time Applicants | Bryony Dunne
A presentation by film artist Bryony Dunne followed by a conversation with aemi co-director Alice Butler with a focus on applying for film funding for the first time.
Watch Bryony’s presentation here

Writing a Funding Application | Kevin Gaffney
A presentation by film artist Kevin Gaffney followed by a conversation with aemi co-director Daniel Fitzpatrick looking at strategies for writing successful funding applications
Watch Kevin’s presentation here

Getting Your Film Seen: Festival and Exhibition Strategies for Film Artists | Dónal Foreman
A presentation by Dónal Foreman looking at his Arts Council funded film The Image You Missed as a case study for how to approach a festival and exhibition strategy for your film. Followed by discussion with aemi co-directors Alice Butler & Daniel Fitzpatrick
Watch Dónal’s presentation here

A big thank you to each of the artists for sharing their own experiences and perspectives on these 3 aspects of film funding and getting your film seen


Dónal Foreman, The Image You Missed