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...
Junior Film Fleadh award winners 2017

Junior Film Fleadh award winners 2017

Future Filmmakers 1 Winner Trip To The Dentist Director Kim Hackett of Trading Faces Film School Galway (top left) Special Mentions Untitled Director Eimear Quinn Animation made during Galway Film Centre Easter Animation Camp 2017 Couch Battle Director Ely Solan,...
Script pitching competition finalists

Script pitching competition finalists

The finalists for this year’s script competition are: Kyle O’Rourke ‘Corpsedivers’ Aidan Mahon ‘Linked’ Rowan Edwards ‘The Detective Granny’ Honor Faughnan ‘The Whale’s Way: A Silent Animation’ Aisling Stewart + Saoirse Dempsey ‘Free’ Francesca McKenna “Little...
Volunteer with the Junior Film Fleadh

Volunteer with the Junior Film Fleadh

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Junior Film Fleadh. Volunteering with us offers you the opportunity to be part of an exciting, educational and fun youth cinema event. You’ll have the opportunity to make new friends and gain invaluable experience and...
Junior Film Fleadh script pitching competition now open

Junior Film Fleadh script pitching competition now open

Young people with an idea for a film and a flair for creativity, are being asked to submit a pitch for theStory Pitching Competition at this year’s Junior Film Fleadh. The competition, run in association with the Galway Film Centre and SpunOut.ie, is open to those...
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...