Award Winners for Fingal Film Fest 2015

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The 2015 Fingal Film Festival came to a close last night and this year’s  winners were announced at the awards ceremony hosted by comedian Eric Lalor.

 

Best Short Film – Ger Walsh – Solitaire

Best Feature Film – Nikola Vukcevic – The Kids from Marx and Engles Street

Best Student Film – Séan Donnellan – The Hiding

Best Fingal Newcomer Media Award – Mattel Bertoli – Brenda

Best Animation –  Aidan McAteer – Deadly

Best Documentary – Eimear Howard – Where My Ladies

Best Irish Language – Helen Flanagan – An Cat

Best International Film –Marco Gadge – Er Und Sie

 

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Nominations for Fingal Film Festival Awards Announced

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Fingal Film Festival has announced its shortlisted nominations for the Awards Night on the 27th Sept 2015. The event kicks off at 8pm at the Radisson Blu Hotel Dublin Airport, hosted by comedian Eric Lalor.

The Nominations for this year’s awards are:

Best Documentary 2015

Deanta As Adhmad – Student film – ITT – Ire – Dir: Sarah McGuirk
Where is my Ladies -Student film – DKIT – Ire – Dir : Eiméar Howard
Bó– Student Doc Film – IADT – Dir : Ire – Oisin Bickley
Tonn Nua – Student Doc Film – DKIT – Dir : Ire – Niall Clery & Peter McKeown

Outstanding Achievement Award 2015
7 Days in Syria – Documentary – Syria – Dir: Robert Rippberger

Best Feature Film 2015
The Kids from the Marx and Engels Street – Dir : Nikola Vukcevic – Montenegro
La Vie Nous Appartient – Dir : Alex K.Lee – Austria

Best Student Film 2015

– Student Doc Film – Ire – Dir : Oisin Bickley – IADT
Mouth Shut – Student Short –Spain Dir : Anna Farré Añó – ESCAC
Synthetica – Student Short – UK – Dir: Alex Falconer – Falmouth University
The Hiding – Student Short – Ire Dir: Séan Donnellan – DIT

Best Short Film

The Hiding – Dir : Séan Donnellan – Ireland
Solitaire – Dir: Gerard Walsh – Ireland
Spacer – Dir: Jeda De Bri – Ireland
Er Und Sie – Dir: Marco Gadge – Germany
Trouble with Lucie – Dir: Lionel Kaplan – France

Best International Film 2015

Die Ratte – Dir: Anja Gurres – Germany
Er Und Sie – Dir: Marco Gadge – Germany
The Veteran Hour – Dir: Hamlet Sarkissian & Donatella Gomelsky Guchard – USA

Best Animation 2015
Deadly – Dir: Aidan McAteer – Ireland
Cuerdas – Dir: Pedro Solis Garcia – Spain
Potrait of a Wind Up Maker – Dir : Dario Pèrez – Spain

Scannán Gaeilge is Fearr 2015
Cead Ghra – Dir: Brian Deane – Ireland
An Cat – Dir: Helen Flanagan – Ireland

Best Fingal Newcomer Media Award 2015
Brenda – Dir: Mattel Bertoli – Ireland
Where My Ladies – Student doc DKIT – Ire Dir Eimear Howard

Tickets for sceenings, workshops and awards night can be purchased at http://fingalfilmfestival.tickets.ie or at any SUPERVALU or Centra outlets. Or if you are around Swords Pavillions on Friday the 27th September, keep an eye out for Q102, as they are giving away free tickets on the day.

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Fingal Film Festival Announce Schedule

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Fingal Film Festival has announced its schedule for 2015, which kicks off 25th – 27th September with screenings at Venue Movies@swords, Pavilions Centre, Swords, Co Dublin.

The full schedule is here

We are being quite specific in our 2015 schedule layout, , making the festival more accessible for people who just want to see a good film.” says Creative Director, Dave Byrne. “The final selection of films are from all over the world. We had a huge response internationally this year. Also, the wealth of talent amongst Irish independents this year has been inspiring, although this made our decision-making a lot more difficult”, says Dave.

Among the screenings are a number of workshops:

Treehouse Republic host an Animation Workshop with CEO Stephen Fagan, on 25th Sept (10am –1pm )

Sound Supervisor Niall Brady from Screen Scene and Steve Flanagan from Ardmore Sound will run this year’s Sound Design workshop on  26th Sept (10am –1pm ) based on a case study Glassland feature film directed by Gerard Barrett.

Also on the 26th, the festival presents a Workshop, Screening & Q&A from the documentary filmmakers  of 7 Days in Syria.

 

Tickets can be purchased at http://fingalfilmfestival.tickets.ie or at any SUPERVALU or Centra outlets.
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2015 Fingal Film Festival

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Great line up of workshops and independent films this year from around the globe screening at this year’s 2015 Fingal Film Festival. Workshops in Animation and Sound Design from Ardmore Sound & Screen Scene & screenings at affordable prices for everyone and discounted prices for groups, students, and unwaged go to http://fingalfilmfestival.tickets.ie

The opening film is Surviving Auschwitz,  and there’s a screening of 7 Days in Syria plus Q&A from the filmmakers.

For more information go to www.fingalfilmfest.com or email pr@fingalfilmfest.com or tel: 353 1 807 5521

For Ticket outlets: You can buy tickets from selected Centra, Supervalu and other outlets or go online to
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http://ticketsie.com/2012/10/23/tickets-ie-outlets-in-co-dublin

 

You can avail of Fingal Film Festival 2015 Early Bird Offer till 10th September Venue Movies@swords Pavilions Centre , Swords, Co Dublin

For Ticket outlets: Selected Centra, & Supervalu stores OR online below

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Call For: Volunteers for Fingal Film Festival

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The Fingal Film Festival is putting a call out for volunteers to help out with this year’s festival during weekends and festival week. Duties will include: helping out at the festival booths, handing out flyers and programme information in The Pavilions Shopping Centre in Swords.

 

This year’s Fingal Film Festival takes place on the 25th, 26th & 27th of September.

If you would like to volunteer please send a brief cover letter and your CV to pr@fingalfilmfest.com.

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Call For: Emerging Fingal Documentary Makers

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The team at Fingal Film Festival are embarking on a new project for 2016 and want to talk to young people with an interest in documentary filmmaking in Fingal.

If you are between 15 and 35 years of age, with an interest in documentary filmmaking, but may have never produced a documentary before Fingal Film Festival are interested in talking to you?

Fingal Film Festival are looking to explore the possibility of creating a series of documentaries relating to the environment in which you live and the experiences of people your age no matter what the subject.

Fingal Film Festival are seeking ideas that offer a raw insight into real life issues. They must offer a true reflection of life in Fingal for your age group. Submitted ideas can be inspirational, quirky, funny or tragic. They can be based on an area, a group of people or an individual. The scope is limitless.

What do you need to do?

Send  a one-pager outline of your idea. or If you can, record on your phone, tablet or camcorder a two minute piece relating to the subject matter of your idea. Your video footage does not have to be edited, just send a continuous 2 minute clip.

All video footage submitted is for consideration only.

Please email : pr@fingalfilmfest.com your one page idea/outline with your contact details name and email plus mobile , also a link of your idea but this is not essential

Fingal Film Festival will contact short-listed candidates only

Closing Date for applications is July 20th 2015

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Deadline for Submissions Approaching for Fingal Film Festival

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June 30th 2015 is the deadline for submissions for the Fingal Film Festival.

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 – Sponsors Cash Prize

• Best Short Film

• Best International Film

• Best Animation Film

• Best Student Film – Sponsors BAI & Film Equipment Ireland voucher worth 1000.00 euro

• Best Documentary

• Best Feature Film

• Best Irish Language Film – Sponsors TG4 & Foras na Gaeilge winning film will be broadcast on TG4 plus cash prize

The Organizers of the Festival have a great 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 25th27th September 2015 .

 

For more information on how to submit your film please visit www.fingalfilmfest.com.

 

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Call For: Submissions for Fingal Film Festival

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The submission deadline for the Fingal Film Festival  is approaching. June 30th 2015 is the final day of the submissions.

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 – Sponsors Cash Prize
• Best Short Film
• Best International Film
• Best Animation Film
• Best Student Film – Sponsors BAI & Film Equipment Ireland voucher worth 1000.00 euro
• Best Documentary
• Best Feature Film
• Best Irish Language Film – Sponsors TG4 & Foras na Gaeilge winning film will be broadcast on TG4 plus cash prize

The organizers of the festival have a great 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 25th – 27th September 2015 .

For more information on how to submit your film please visit www.fingalfilmfest.com

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