The annual Galway Film Fleadh Awards Ceremony will take place on the Closing Night of the festival, Sunday July 12th at 7pm. The Awards Categories for 2020 are:

  • The Pitching Award
  • The Bingham Ray New Talent Award in association with Magnolia Pictures


  • Best Irish Film
  • Best Irish First Feature
  • Best Irish Documentary
  • Peripheral Visions Award


  • Best Debut Short Fiction
  • Best Debut Short Animation
  • Best International Short Documentary
  • Best International Short Drama
  • Best International Short Animation

Oscar Qualifying Awards

  • The Tiernan McBride Award for Best Fiction Short in association with Network Ireland Television
  • The James Horgan Award for Best Animated Short
  • Best Short Documentary in association with TG4

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