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The annual Galway Film Fleadh Awards Ceremony took place on the Closing Night of the festival, Sunday July 25th at 6pm. The Awards Categories for 2021 are:

Short Film Awards

  • Best International Documentary Short
  • Best International Fiction Short
  • Best International Animation Short
  • Best Debut Fiction Short
  • Best Debut Animation Short
  • The Donal Gilligan Award for Best Cinematography in an Irish Short Film
    sponsored by ISC in association with 24-7 Drama

Oscar Qualifying Awards

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

Individual Artist Awards

  • Pitching Award
  • Bingham Ray New Talent Award
    in association with Magnolia Pictures
  • Best Marketplace project
    in association with Bankside Films

Feature Film Awards

  • Peripheral Visions Award
  • Best Irish Documentary
  • Best Irish First Feature
  • Best Irish Film
    in association with Danú Media

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