When it comes to the art of the short film, we know it takes skill, talent, work, collaboration and just a little bit of magic. This is why we are delighted to be partnering with Still Voices Short Film Festival. Join us for a series of panels this weekend.

This weekend Film Ireland sit down with some of the Still Voices *Official Selection* directors to discuss their work and directing style.


Film Ireland will sit down with some of the Still Voices *Official Selection* directors to discuss their work and directing style. We’ll be taking with Daniel Milton (Wasteland), Lee Williamson (Snámh), Bridget O’Driscoll (Replay) and Anne Marie Kelly (God Given Opportunity).

Saturday, Nov 6th – Dead Centre Brewery Athlone – 11am.


Film Ireland will chat with some of the *Official Selection* producers to discuss funding and how they have approached managing their production both pre and post-pandemic, we’ll be chatting with Maeve McGrath (Paddy).

Sunday, Nov 7th – Wilder and Gold – Ballymahon – 11am.

Still Voices Short Film Festival runs 4-7 November. See the full programme here.


Gemma Creagh is a writer, filmmaker and journalist. In 2014 she graduated with a First from NUIG’s MA Writing programme. Gemma’s play Spoiling Sunset was staged in Galway as part of the Jerome Hynes One Act Play series in 2014. Gemma was one of eight playwrights selected for AboutFACE’s 2021 Transatlantic Tales and is presently developing a play with the Axis Theatre and with the support of the Arts Council. She has been commissioned to submit a play by Voyeur Theatre to potentially be performed in Summer 2023 as part of the local arts festival. Gemma was the writer and co-producer of the five-part comedy Rental Boys for RTÉ’s Storyland. She has gone on to write, direct and produce shorts which screened at festivals around the world. She was commissioned to direct the short film, After You, by Filmbase and TBCT. Gemma has penned articles for magazines, industry websites and national newspapers, she’s the assistant editor for Film Ireland and she contributes reviews to RTE Radio One’s Arena on occasion.

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