Short film submissions now open – International shorts welcome!

Short film submissions now open – International shorts welcome!

Short film submissions are now open for the 30th Galway Film Fleadh. As the Film Fleadh looks to the future on its milestone 30th year, we are breaking with tradition and inviting international short filmmakers to submit their films. The Film Fleadh’s advocacy for...
New Film Fleadh Programmer Appointed

New Film Fleadh Programmer Appointed

We are pleased to announce that William Fitzgerald has been appointed as the new festival programmer. He takes over from Gar O’Brien who has stepped down after seven years in the role. Fitzgerald will be responsible for curating the Film Fleadh’s annual line-up of...
Who Likes Short Shorts? (Yeah, we make this joke every year).

Who Likes Short Shorts? (Yeah, we make this joke every year).

Our short film coordinator is on the ground at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, the world’s premiere cinema event dedicated to short films, Two shorts which premiered at the 2017 Galway Film Fleadh are competing at the festival. Rory Byrne’s An...
Feature Film Submissions Open for 2018 Film Fleadh

Feature Film Submissions Open for 2018 Film Fleadh

Feature film submissions are now open for the 30th Galway Film Fleadh, taking place between 10th – 15th July, 2018. The Galway Film Fleadh awards feature films selected for competition in the following categories: Best Irish Debut Film Best International Debut Film...
‘The Limit Of’ Signs with Sales Agent East-West Distribution

‘The Limit Of’ Signs with Sales Agent East-West Distribution

The Limit Of, which premiered at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh has signed with a European Sales Agent, Sasha Wieser’s Vienna based East-West Distribution who will handle world sales. “We met Sasha at the Galway Film Fleadh during the summer and he immediately came on...
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 Collins...