Feature film submissions are now open for the 31st Galway Film Fleadh, taking place between 9th – 14th July, 2019.

The Film Fleadh is Ireland’s leading film festival, known internationally as the discovery place of New Irish Cinema, and host to the boldest new films from around the world each July. The Film Fleadh is also host to the Galway Film Fair, Ireland’s only film marketplace.

Are you a filmmaker with a work-in-progress or completed work, ready to debut in 2019? Why premiere your film at another film festival, when you could premiere at the world’s only Film Fleadh?

The Galway Film Fleadh awards feature films selected for competition in the following categories:

  • Best Irish Debut Film
  • Best International Debut Film
  • Best Irish Film
  • Best International Film
  • Best Irish Documentary
  • Best International Documentary
  • Best Cinematography in an Irish Film

Winners in recent years include The Dig, Katie, Gutland, Michael Inside, God’s Own Country, Sanctuary, A Date for Mad Mary and The Young Offenders, among others.

 

Early bird deadline: Friday January 18th, 2019 at 5p.m. G.M.T.

Early Bird entry fees are at a discounted rate of €30.

 

After the Early Bird Deadline, the fee will increase to the Regular price of €40.

Regular deadline: Friday March 15th, 2019 at 5p.m. G.M.T.

 

Click here to submit your film or to read more about the submission guidelines.