Illustration: Adeline Pericart

Signal Arts Centre Short Film Fest is an annual event, now in its third year, showcasing independent short films and is a platform for the independent filmmaker internationally.

Signal Arts Centre Short Film Fest are currently accepting submissions for the festival. All films will be judged by our in-house panel and the ten short listed films will be screened in The Mermaid Art Centre on Friday, 6th June 2014 and the winning short film will be shown on 3e later in the year, top 3 films will receive handcrafted trophies by Tony Clarke plus vouchers from Filmbase and Cine-Electric, see application details below:

• Films should be no longer than 12 minutes

• All submissions to be formatted for DVD, PC and PAL

• A submission fee of €5 should accompany each entry

• Deadline 5 p.m. on Friday 25th April 2014

• All submissions for the attention of Claire Flood

• If you would like your DVD to be returned to you please enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope

• Application form available on

• For more details see our website:

• Terms and conditions will apply