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UCC Film and Screen Media at the Fastnet Film Festival, Schull...

POSTED: 11/06/17

Celebrating its ninth year, the Fastnet Short Film Festival, located in the picturesque village of Schull, West Cork, continues to attract the cream of filmmakers from Ireland and beyond. Among this year’s guests were...

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Short Blog from one of our Short Judges – Jeffrey Wright

POSTED: 04/05/17

Back home from the ever wonderful West Cork and ever wonderful FFF’s Helen, Pauline and Hilary. Helen emails my task which is watch and judge 20 documentary films for this year’s festival. No doubt...

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What makes the Fastnet Film Festival green? By Laura Rascaroli – UCC

POSTED: 27/03/17

Just how green is cinema today? Issues of sustainability, which are central to the contemporary scientific and political agendas, are beginning to generate specific responses to ecological concerns within the film industry. This is at once unsurprising...

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Is It Worth It? By Helen Wells, FFF

POSTED: 21/03/17

Organising the submission entries takes time.  Lots of time.  Too much time really…..but is it worth it? Having looked after submissions for many years, you would think that I would be used to the...

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What’s So Special About Fastnet Anyway? by Rachel Gough – UCC

POSTED: 20/03/17

By bus, it takes roughly two and a half hours and by car about an hour less to reach the village of Schull from Cork City. I can’t tell you how long it takes if...

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