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

Film Fleadh TV applications now open

Film Fleadh TV are looking for Filmmakers! Greasán na Meán Skillnet & The Galway Film Fleadh are producing a web based magazine programme that will run for the duration of the Fleadh. To see previous years of content, please visit the Film Fleadh TV archive. The...

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Now Accepting Entries for 2018 Pitching Competition

The 30th Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition (running from the 10th – 15th of July 2018) in association with 101 Films International (one of the U.K’s leading entertainment labels), is currently accepting entries for its annual Pitching Competition. As hosts of...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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