2018 Galway Film Fleadh Award Winners

2018 Galway Film Fleadh Award Winners

On Sunday July 15, 2018 the 30th Galway Film Fleadh came to a close after another outstanding year of Irish and international film premieres, screenings, workshops and discussions., the annual awards ceremony took place before the screening of the closing film Black...
2018 Pitching Competition Finalists Announced

2018 Pitching Competition Finalists Announced

In association with 101 Films International (one of the UK’s leading entertainment labels) is delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Pitching Competition Final which takes place on Sunday 15th July 12 noon in the Galmont Hotel Don’t Forget Your Dress...
Masterclass application deadline extended

Masterclass application deadline extended

The deadline to apply for 3 of our 4 masterclasses has been extended. Director’s Masterclass with Madeleine Olnek: Open until 1p.m. Wednesday July 11th Screenwriting Masterclass with Ed Solomon: Open until 1p.m. Thursday July 12th Actor’s Masterclass with Andrew...
Announcing our Casting Workshop

Announcing our Casting Workshop

In association with Maureen Hughes Casting, with special guest Carla Stronge Casting from Northern Ireland and Spotlight, we will host  ‘Spotlight on Actors’, a unique casting workshop unlike any other, on Saturday 14th July, 2018 from 12:30p.m. to 3:30p.m. Spotlight,...
What the Fleadh?!

What the Fleadh?!

The Galway Film Fleadh has, in recent years, showcased independent genre films such as Grabbers, The Canal, A Dark Song, The Survivalist and Bad Day for the Cut among others. In 2018, as Galway celebrates the 30th Film Fleadh, the festival has announced a new,...
The Belly of the Whale to open 2018 Film Fleadh

The Belly of the Whale to open 2018 Film Fleadh

Our opening film on Tuesday, 10th July is The Belly of the Whale. The first feature film from director Morgan Bushe, the cast includes Michael Smiley (A Field in England), Pat Shortt (Garage), Lewis MacDougall (A Monster Calls), Art Parkinson (I Kill Giants) and Peter...
2018 masterclasses announced

2018 masterclasses announced

The Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to announce Masterclasses with Andrew Scott, Madeleine Olnek and Ed Solomon. The Masterclasses offer a unique chance to learn from experts in their respective fields, in an intimate engaging environment.  The much-acclaimed Irish...
GALWAY ON FILM Programme Announced

GALWAY ON FILM Programme Announced

Black ‘47, Lance Daly’s famine-set thriller will close the 30th edition of the Galway Film Fleadh on July 15th. The unique western-tinged revenge film screens as part of the festival’s ‘Galway on Film’ programme, a rich selection of films that feature Galway and...
Volunteers Sought for 30th Galway Film Fleadh – apply now!

Volunteers Sought for 30th Galway Film Fleadh – apply now!

We are now accepting volunteer applications for this year’s festival.    Volunteering at the Galway Film Fleadh offers an exciting opportunity to get up close and personal with the running of an annual film festival, become a part of the Film Fleadh team and gain a...