S01E05: Career Trajectories Panel

S01E05: Career Trajectories Panel

Conn Holohan, lecturer at the Huston School of Film and Digital Media, talks with set decorator of Vikings Cathy Hegarty, film and TV editor John Murphy, Oscar® nominated animator Nicky Phelan, director of A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot Sinead O’Shea, and...
S01E04: Ross Whitaker

S01E04: Ross Whitaker

Will talks to director Ross Whitaker about Katie Taylor’s love of documentaries, the unfair expectations audiences place on documentary films and short filmmaking. Ross’s newest film, KATIE, a docu-portrait of champion boxer Katie Taylor is in cinemas from October...
S01E03: Ed Guiney & Andrew Lowe

S01E03: Ed Guiney & Andrew Lowe

Producers Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe of Element Pictures (Room, The Favourite) trace a time-line from being college buds to superstars of the arthouse cinema world. They discuss the serendipity of relationships, and the leaps of faith when the chips were down, that...
S01E02: Isabella Eklöf

S01E02: Isabella Eklöf

Will talks to writer/director Isabella Eklöf about her Sundance debut, Holiday (2018) and writing the Cannes award winner, Border (2018). They also discuss studying film in Sweden and in Denmark, the reaction to the sexual violence in her film and working with...
S01E01: Bart Layton

S01E01: Bart Layton

In the first of a new series of official Galway Film Fleadh podcasts, GFF programme director Will Fitzgerald chats with the American Animals director about moving from reality TV to blurring the lines of reality in his films, the advantages of cinema over television,...
Junior Film Fleadh youth council open for applications

Junior Film Fleadh youth council open for applications

The Junior Film Fleadh’s Youth Council is currently accepting applications for the school year 2018/9. The council are an integral part of our festival. They like to keep us on our toes by suggesting crazy dreams and amazing ideas. Members assist us by aiding in...
Junior Film Fleadh 2018 – Save The Date!

Junior Film Fleadh 2018 – Save The Date!

The 24th Junior Film Fleadh, taking place from Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th of November, invites you to save the dates of this year’s festival on your calendar. This year the festival is moving to its new home in the Pálás Cinema on Lower Merchants Road in Galway...
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...