AWARDS 2024

Sun 14 July | 18:00 | Town Hall Theatre

Feature Film Awards

  • Best Irish Film with Danú Media
  • Best Cinematography in an Irish Film with Teach Solais
  • Best Marketplace Project Award with Bankside Films
  • Audience Award
  • Best International Film
  • Best Irish First Feature with Element Pictures
  • The Pitching Award with Wild Atlantic Pictures
  • Bingham Ray New Talent Award with Magnolia Pictures
  • Generation Jury Award
  • Best International Documentary
  • Best Irish Feature Documentary
  • Peripheral Visions Award with Galway Cultural Company
  • World Cinema Competition
  • Best Irish Language Film
  • Best Independent Film
  • Galway Hooker Award

Oscar-Qualifying Short Film Awards

Since 2011, the Fleadh has been recognised as a qualifying festival for the Academy Awards Short Film Category. Recipients of the James Horgan Award for Best Animation, The Best Short Documentary Award and the Tiernan McBride Award for Best Short Drama will qualify for consideration.

  • James Horgan Award for Best Animation with Animation Ireland
  • Best Short Documentary Award with TG4
  • Tiernan McBride Award for Best Short Drama

Short Film Awards

  • James Flynn Award for Best First Short Drama
  • Best First Short Animation Award with Brown Bag Films
  • Best International Short Animation
  • Best International Short Documentary
  • Best International Short Fiction
  • Donal Gilligan Award for Best Cinematography in a Short Film with the Irish Society Cinematographers (ISC)

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