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Guiding Lights film mentoring scheme now open for applications

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Guiding Lights is the UK’s leading film mentoring scheme, aimed at writers, directors, producers and exhibition professionals. The programme is managed by Lighthouse and supported by Creative Skillset, Film Hub South East and Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) through Screen Training Ireland.

We are now open for applications and are looking for up to 14 participants who would benefit from the support of a high-level industry mentor to help them progress to the next stage in their careers.

Selected participants will benefit from 9 months of one-to-one mentor support from a leading professional in their field. The programme also includes a trip to Galway Film Fleadh, and a range of industry training events, networking and informal get-togethers.

Previous mentors on the scheme have included Danny Boyle, Barbara Broccoli, Alex Garland, Abi Morgan, Kenneth Branagh, Clio Barnard, Lenny Abrahamson and Alison Owen.

The deadline for applications is the 14th of March, for more information click here.