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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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Celebrate Our 10th Anniversary – Starting on December 10th!

POSTED: 05/12/17

ATTENTION FILMMAKERS – this is a very special offer to those of you who are yet to submit your film. Hopefully it will encourage those who have been contemplating whether or not to submit...

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We Are Now a Registered Charity!

POSTED: 05/12/17

We are delighted to announce our biggest milestone yet. On Friday 27th of October 2017 we received notice from the Charity Regulatory Authority of Ireland, that the festival had been approved to be included...

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And The Winners Are……

POSTED: 28/05/17

BEST OF FESTIVAL Cash Prize of €5,000 and an original Pat Connor sculpture Category Judge: FFF Committee Backstory Joschka Laukeninks Germany | 08:00 | Drama BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM Trophy + 2 Return Flights anywhere...

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2017 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

POSTED: 27/05/17

BEST OF FESTIVAL Cash Prize of €5,000 and an original Pat Connor sculpture Category Judge: FFF Committee   Pregnant Pause Alice Seabright UK | 13:00 | Drama Backstory Joschka Laukeninks Germany | 08:00 |...

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