Fingal Film Festival

Fingal Film Festival submission deadline is June 30th

As the submission deadline approaches, the Fingal Film Festival team are overwhelmed with the response of filmmakers in this, the fourth year of the festival.

June 30th 2015 is the final day of the submissions and the festival organisers and staff want to extend their congratulations to all the filmmakers who have submitted material to date.

This year there are eight awards up for grabs this year, which will be presented on the final night of the festival at the awards ceremony on Sunday 27th September 2015 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport.

These prizes have been sponsored by organisations such as TG4, Film Equipment Hire Ireland, BAI (Broadcasting Authority of Ireland) Foras na Gaeilge and many more, consisting of prizes ranging from cash – film equipment to broadcasting of films.

Awards this year are in the following categories for 2015:

  • Best Fingal Newcomer Media Award – Cash Prize
  • Best Short Film
  • Best International Film
  • Best Animation Film
  • Best Student Film – Sponsors BAI & Film Equipment Ireland: Prize = Voucher worth €1000
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Irish Language Film – Sponsors TG4 & Foras na Gaeilge: Prize = Winning film will be broadcast on TG4, plus cash

As usual there will be an excellent line up of workshops and events throughout this year’s three day event. The full festival schedule will be announced in the coming months, once all submitted films have been selected.

The Festival screenings will be held at Movies@Swords this year and promises to screen some of the best local and international films from around the world dates from September 25th to 27th.

For more information on how to submit your film visit