X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition


The X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition is now open for registrations until the May 22nd entry deadline! The X-HALE Short Film Competition is an exciting opportunity for youth groups to spread the word about the impact of smoking by creating a youth-led short-film.

Every year, the Irish Cancer Society supports youth groups from all over Ireland in making a short film to encourage young people be smoke free. We are excited to offer all new opportunities for X-HALE 2019 including a Youth Advocate and Youth Worker Champion call, using participation Gaisce and much much more!   

The European Commission awarded X-HALE overall 1st place winner of EU Health Awards 2018 for its innovative social dimension and peer to peer aproach to working with young people at risk of tobacco use.


Before starting your film and registering, please read the PDF icon<span style="color:#0080b1">X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition Information</span> to find out what's involved and learn about what's new for 2019! Check out the 2018 X-HALE Playlist to get flavour of the 270 fantastic films created by youth groups since 2011! For any queries please contact Sarah Chadwick by email: schadwick@irishcancer.ie or phone: (01)2316624


Download the X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition Poster to put up in your youth organisation, service or centre and share on your Facebook page. Like X-HALE on Facebook to keep up to date with the competition/ 


If you’re part of a youth organisation, project, club, services or centre working with young people aged 10-24, we want to hear from you!  Complete and submit your registration form before you start making your film, entry deadline May 22nd ...we will send you on a participation pack  if your group is eligible to take part. 

X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition Information 

X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition Poster

Date Last Reviewed: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018