Film Mayo has announced that director/writer/producer, Alan Mulligan, is the recipient of the second Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary. The bursary allows two weeks at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Applicants for the bursary were required to show significant accomplishment in their field or display a high degree of promise. All submissions were assessed by an independent, expert panel.
The Tyrone Guthrie Centre (a residential workplace for artists) is dedicated to supporting and facilitating creativity within a warm and trusted environment and it is an established and central part of cultural life in Ireland.
Recipient, director/writer/producer, Alan Mulligan, is from Charlestown in Co. Mayo. He graduated from NUIG in 2001 with an honours degree in business. He went on to work for both of Ireland’s biggest banks. Alan later went on to make his first feature film The Limit Of which had its Irish Premiere in the 29th Galway Film Fleadh 2017.
It’s been a really big year for me in Film and I’m delighted to have the year topped off with this award and the support of Film Mayo.
Alan Mulligan, recipient of the second Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary