Fingal Film & Arts Festival Announce Winning Films

Gridlock – Best Fingal Newcomer 

 

The 2017 Fingal Film Festival screened a broad range of feature films, documentaries, shorts and animation at Swords Castle from August 11th to August 13th.

Eight Fingal Film Festival awards were announced at the end of the festival.

Best Feature

  • WINNER: Autumn Kiss

Belarus

Director: Audrey Goulbev

 

Best Fingal Newcomer

  • WINNER: Gridlock

Ireland

Director: Ian Hunt Duffy

 

Best Documentary

  • WINNER: Art Connect

Spain

Director: Miquel Galofre

 

Best Short

  • WINNER: Homecoming

Ireland

Director: Sinead O’Loughlin

 

 

Best Student Film

  • WINNER: Dirty Laundry

Ireland

Director: Graham Bollard

 

Best Animation

  • WINNER: A Terrible Hullabaloo

Ireland

Director: Ben O’Connor

 

Scannán na hÉireann

  • WINNER: An Mhallacht

Ireland

Director: James Ryan

 

Best International

  • WINNER: Cleo

France

Director: Julie Navarro

 

http://filmireland.net/2017/06/23/irish-short-film-review-gridlock/.

 

 

 

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Fingal Film Festival

The annual Fingal Film Festival opens their doors to the public for a new film festival format, tickets go on sale this week at Eventbrite.

Friday, 11th August will see the launch of the Festival’s sixth annual event and this year the team have changed venue to Swords Castle in Co Dublin.

Fingal Film Festival promise a great line up of comedy, live music and independent film.
Launching the festival on Friday, courtesy of High Flyers Distribution UK, will be the Irish premiere Feature Film Knights of the Damned, from the Producers of Games of Thrones & special effects by the team who created Harry Potter. Live music will feature throughout the whole weekend with Paddy Casey taking to the stage on Saturday night. Live comedy from Giz a Laugh & Rorys Stories.

Casting & Acting workshops will be held for adults and young people with guest speaker Eva Jane Gaffeney from Louise Kiely Casting. There will also be a Foley Design workshop from Jean Mc Grath and Coaimhe Doyle from Ardmore Sound & Screen Scene plus children’s animation workshops guest speaker Darren Murrey from Brown Bag Films.

These events will feature all over the weekend alongside the screening of independent films from all over the world. Sunday will focus on a Family Fun day with “ Morning Glorville “ yoga – rave – music for everyone, followed by indie screenings plus live music, drawing the festival to a close.
For more information on the full schedule, please visit www.fingalfilmfest.com

Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite at www.fingalfilmfest.com/eventbrite.ie

 

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Call For: Submissions for Fingal Film Festival

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Submissions are now open for Fingal Film Festival’s 2017  summer weekend taking place on the 11th and 12th August. This year’s new summer festival format will be hosted in the open air venue at Swords Castle Co Dublin with outdoor screenings, live music, stand-up comedy and late night DJ’s.

For more information on how to submit your film, for the following categories – Best Fingal Newcomer – Best Animation – Best Short Film – Best Student – Best Documentary – Best International – Scannan Gaeilge Is Fearr – Outstanding Achievement in Media. Please visit www.fingalfilmfest.com and subscribe for updates Submit directly go to http://www.fingalfilmfest.com/2017-submissions/ or email pr@fingalfilmfest.com

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Call For: Festival Volunteers

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Fingal Film Festival is a not-for-profit group run by volunteers every year is currently seeking for festival volunteer to fill the various roles for this year’s festival. The role would suit someone with a media background and would like to gain some experience, or simply wants to do some volunteer work.

Duration:

Three Days (30th September to 2nd October)

 

If interested, please contact:

admin@fingalfilmfest.com

 

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Fingal Film Festival Announces Schedule

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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 tickets.ie

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 towww.fingalfilmfest.com – tickets start from €8.50 ,now available.at tickets.ie http://tickets.ie/events.aspx/search?s=Fingal%20film%20

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Call For: Films for Fingal Film Festival

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Fingal Film Festival is now open for the following film submissions in Animation – Feature – Short – Student – Documentary – Scannan Gaeilge Is Fearr – International – 1916 films related.

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The fifth instalment of Fingal Film Festival’s annual event will take place in Movies@swords, Pavilions Centre, Swords, Co Dublin, Ireland from 30th Sept – 2nd nd Oct 2016.

“The 2015 event saw bigger screening and workshop attendances and is a fantastic platform for emerging filmmakers from Ireland and abroad” says Liz Kenny, the Festival’s Managing Director.

“Our focus for 2016 is to create a Festival that is diverse in content, offering and interactive experience with filmmakers and cinema goers alike during next year’s event” says Creative Director Dave Byrne, “A challenge I and the team are looking forward to”.

As part of the centenary celebrations in 2016, the festival will be dedicating a slot in the schedule for all subjects relating to the 1916 Rising. Any filmmakers creating content in any of the mediums screened at the festival is encouraged to submit for possible inclusion in the Fingal Film Festival 2016.

The Awards are in nine categories as follows for 2016

  • Best Animation
  • Scannan Gaeilge Is Fearr (Prize)
  • Best International Film
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Student Film (Prize)
  • Fingal Newcomer Media Award – (Prize) (Director/Writer/Producer/DOP – Living in Fingal Area)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Media Award – (Director/Writer/Producer/DOP/Journalist) This award will be given to any filmmaker who breaks new ground in any of the categories or creates a new way of storytelling.

Deadline for all Films – June 30th 2016 at 3 p.m.

 

For more information on how to submit your film go to – http://www.fingalfilmfest.com/2016-submissions or email:pr@fingalfilmfest.com:

 

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Call For: Submissions for Fingal Film Festival

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As part of the centenary celebrations in 2016, the Fingal Film Festival will be dedicating a slot in the schedule for all subjects relating to the 1916 Rising. Any filmmakers creating content in any of the mediums screened at the festival is encouraged to submit for possible inclusion in the Fingal Film Festival 2016.

The categories for the Festival’s submissions for 2016 are as follows:

Animation

Irish Language

International Films

Short Films

Documentaries

Feature Films

Student Films

Fingal Newcomer Media Award – (Director / Writer / Producer / DOP ( Living in Fingal Area) )

Outstanding Achievement in Media Award – (Director / Writer / Producer / DOP / Journalist ) This award will be given to any filmmaker who breaks new ground in any of the categories or creates a new way of storytelling.

For more information on how to submit your film, please visit www.fingalfilmfest.com or email us at pr@fingalfilmfest.com

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Call For: Submissions for Fingal Film Festival

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Submissions are now open for the 2016 Fingal Film Festival. Emerging and established filmmakers are invited to submit their work in Feature, Documentary, Animation, Short Film, International Film, Student Film, Scannán Gaeilge Is Fearr Fingal New Comer Media Award
(for Director Writer Producer Category) and Outstanding Media Achievement Award  (for Journalism Director Producer Writer Documentary).

The festival is  looking for films to screen at their special 1916 Centenary screening event celebrating 100 years of the 1916 rising.

Please submit if you have a film that suits this historic event  .

Nine awards in total with some amazing brand sponsorship prizes attached. The deadline for submissions 30th June 2016

For more information
go to www.fingalfilmfest.com
email pr@fingalfilmfest.com
or click on link to submit your film:
http://www.fingalfilmfest.com/2016-submissions/

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