Updates from the Galway Film Fleadh

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30th Galway Film Fleadh 10th - 15th July 2018

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 Collins...

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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...

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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...

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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 Michael...

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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...

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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...

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Entries now being accepted for the 2017 Pitching Competition

[above] Luke Morgan, winner of the 2015 pitching competition We are currently accepting entries for our annual Pitching Competition. As hosts of Ireland’s longest-running film pitching competition, the Galway Film Fleadh aims to encourage budding screenwriters and...

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We’re hiring!

We are seeking a Programme Editor for a short-term contract. Deadline for applications is Friday 5 May at 12pm. Please see details below:   Essential skills At least three years’ editorial experience, in particular editing copy for clarity and consistency; experience...

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Call for entries: Short film

We are now accepting short film submissions for the 2017 edition of the festival. Filmmakers with animated, documentary and/or dramatic short films are invited to submit their film for selection for the 29th edition of our festival, which will run for 6 days from 11th...

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