Fingal Film Festival Announces Schedule


Fingal Film Festival has announced its schedule for 2016, which kicks off 30th– 2nd October 2016 Venue Movies@swords, Pavilions Centre, Swords, Co Dublin.

Mark O’Connor’s Cardboard Gangsters opens the Festival as the Dublin Premiere Film Night on the 30th Sept 2016 doors open at 8pm for wine and press tickets are limited on

The fifth instalment of the independent festival includes short and feature films, documentaries, animation short films, student films as well as, all-time classics in conjunction with the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary, Gaeilge Is Fearr. 

The documentary line-up includes Risteard O’Domhnaill’s Atlantic, Megan Murphy’s Murphy’s Law and Xuban Intxausti‘s In Dialogue, made in Belfast in the framework of Europa Transit.

This year’s workshop series include an animation workshop from Stephen Fagan, Founder and Creative Director of Treehouse Republic. This half-day workshop takes place on Friday September 30th and will cover the topics of pre-production, production and post-production, with a focus on SFX and music.

Supervising Sound Editor Niall Brady from Screen Scene leads the Sound Design workshop on Saturday October 1st, with a case study of Lenny Abrahamson’s ‘Room.’ This session will also feature guest speaker Steve Fanagan from Ardmore Sound

Paying tribute to the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary, there also will be a series of revolutionary themed films screened at the Festival including The Wind That Shakes the Barley included n this screening are some irish related short films from some talented emerging filmmakers.

For the full programme go – tickets start from €8.50 ,now


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