Junior Film Fleadh script pitching competition now open

Junior Film Fleadh script pitching competition now open

Young people with an idea for a film and a flair for creativity, are being asked to submit a pitch for theStory Pitching Competition at this year’s Junior Film Fleadh. The competition, run in association with the Galway Film Centre and SpunOut.ie, is open to those...
29th Galway Film Fleadh award winners

29th Galway Film Fleadh award winners

Short Film Awards A qualifying festival for the Academy Awards, recipients of the James Horgan Award for Best Animation and Tiernan MacBride Award for Best Short Drama will qualify for Oscar nomination.   Best First Short Animation An Béal Bocht, director Tom...
Cancellation of ‘Tiger Girl’ screening

Cancellation of ‘Tiger Girl’ screening

Due to unforeseen technical circumstances beyond our control, the 9.15p.m. screening of Tiger Girl, due to take place in the Cinemobile this evening, has been cancelled. Refunds are available from the Town Hall Theatre box office. Sincere apologies for any...
Rescheduled screening of ‘Mad To Be Normal’

Rescheduled screening of ‘Mad To Be Normal’

Due to unforeseen technical circumstances, the 7.15p.m. screening of Mad To Be Normal will no longer be taking place in the Cinemobile. The screening will now be taking place in the Radisson BLU Hotel (see our Venues page for directions) at 8.00p.m. All purchased...
Nightly entertainment at our Festival HQ in the Galway Rowing Club

Nightly entertainment at our Festival HQ in the Galway Rowing Club

Every night, our Festival HQ (located in the Galway Rowing Club) will be open to all holders of tickets from that day’s films. Gather with us and tell stories about the stories you’ve just seen. Each night will see a different local musical act: Tuesday 11th: Opening...
Masterclasses application deadlines extended

Masterclasses application deadlines extended

The deadline to apply for 3 of our 4 masterclasses has been extended. Screenwriting Masterclass with Richard Kelly: Open until 1p.m. Wednesday July 12th Director’s Masterclass with Amir Bar-Lev: Open until 1p.m. Thursday July 13th Actor’s Masterclass with...
29th Fleadh programme launch

29th Fleadh programme launch

Today, in the Veranda Bar of the Radisson Blu Hotel at 6p.m., we launch our 29th programme of events. All welcome!
Announcing our short film programme highlights

Announcing our short film programme highlights

This year we are proud to present a total of fourteen short film programmes in our ever growing and increasingly diverse line-up, featuring a rise in short film co-productions from around the globe including the United Kingdom, Mexico, Norway, Lebanon and the United...
Short film selection process complete

Short film selection process complete

The short film selection process for the 29th edition of the Galway Film Fleadh is now complete. We wish to thank all filmmakers who took the time to submit a short film for consideration for this year’s festival. The quality of films submitted this year was...