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March 2019 newsletter

POSTED: 01/03/19

FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY   It is with great pride and affection that we bring to FFF 2019 ‘FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY’ followed by post screening banter with cast, crew and those involved.     Carmel...

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February 2019 newsletter

POSTED: 12/02/19

Now that submissions have closed judging continues. The final tally is 469 short films, up 26% on last year.   We are delighted to announce our first focus for FFF 2019   A Focus...

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January 2019 newsletter

POSTED: 11/02/19

Happy New Year to all of our friends near and far. With just over four months to our 11th Festival things are hotting up at the Festival office, with all sorts of wonderful events...

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Demember 2018 newsletter

POSTED: 11/02/19

And the wait is over…. After much debate the 2019 festival image has been chosen from over 740 images. It’s from the New Zealand Drama, ‘A Woman’s Right to Shoes’, Directed by Robyn Grace....

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Best Irish Shorts / RTÉ Player

POSTED: 10/05/18

In Association with RTÉ Culture, we are delighted to showcase the best Irish Shorts of 2018, featuring them on The Short Film Channel, created in association with RTÉ Player. This will be an ongoing...

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A Masterclass with Maureen Hughes – 2018

POSTED: 19/02/18

We are delighted to welcome back renowned casting director, Maureen Hughes, for a 2-Day Self Taping Masterclass. An essential tool in the actor’s canon, this workshop will develop the actor’s skills in mastering the...

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Nick Kelly’s Return to Fastnet Film Festival

POSTED: 30/01/18

Nick Kelly, director of the acclaimed Irish feature film, The Drummer and the Keeper, directed the Best Irish Short Film at Fastnet in 2011. Nick will return to Schull at the end of May...

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Practical Workshop with Stunt Actor, Peter Dillon

POSTED: 29/01/18

Former school teacher, Peter Dillon decided to trek the Himalayas, teach scuba diving in the South China Sea, and study Chinese Martial Arts in Malaysia and China. In 2001, while in New Zealand, he...

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Prize Fund almost doubled!

POSTED: 04/01/18

This year’s prize fund has surpassed all expectations, with an overall value of €20,000, almost double what is was last year. The Festival will celebrate its 10th year in the village of Schull, from Wednesday the 23rd to...

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