Emer Reynolds appointed as the Arts Council Film Artist in Residence at UCC for 2024

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Filmmaker Emer Reynolds has been appointed as the Arts Council Film Artist in Residence at UCC for 2024. Emer is the tenth film artist to be appointed to the role and follows Carmel Winters, Gerry Stembridge, Hugh Travers, Mark O’Halloran, Pat Murphy, Alan Gilsenan, Tadhg O’Sullivan, Yvonne McDevitt and Maximilian Le Cain, who have enjoyed successful residencies at UCC since 2014.

The Film Artist in Residence role, based in the School of Film, Music and Theatre, is jointly funded by the Arts Council and UCC and is now celebrating a decade of successful residencies. The scheme is designed to provide a film artist of distinction with a unique opportunity to develop their practice in a university environment, while offering students and staff of Film & Screen Media the opportunity to engage with a practising artist in a meaningful way during the course of their studies.

Emer Reynolds appointed as the Arts Council Film Artist in Residence at UCC for 2024

Speaking of the appointment Fionnuala Sweeney, Head of Film and Architecture at the Arts Council, said:  “The Arts Council wishes to congratulate Emer Reynolds on her appointment as Film Artist in Residence at UCC. Emer has great plans for the residency and how she will develop her own creative practice as an artist in the supportive and creative environment of UCC. We wish Emer all the very best for an enriching and enjoyable year engaging in campus life in Cork.”


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