The Fastnet Short Film Festival, which took place last week from the 25th to the 29th of May, screened over 400 short films across 18 different venues, in Schull and Ballydehob. Visitors also attended feature screenings, film quizzes, children’s entertainment and nightly live music.
The Festival saw various gala screenings, workshops and forums with some of Ireland’s top film professionals including Paddy Breathnach, Maureen Hughes, Rebecca Daly, Joan Bergin, Jim Sheridan, Pat McCabe, Ed Guiney, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo and Mark McKenna. International guests included Greg Dyke, Tony O’Callaghan, Thaddeus O’Sullivan and Ethan Tobman.
On Sunday, Tony O’Callaghan, master of ceremonies at the Awards Ceremony announced the winners. BEST OF FESTIVAL Cash Prize of €2,000 and an original Pat Connor sculpture, was presented to Audrey’s Sister, by Patron and Sponsor Judith Bollinger. Wait Directed by Audrey O’Reilly (12m/Ireland/Drama).
Full list of winners here