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Announcing two new patrons

POSTED: 27/03/14

We are honoured to welcome two new patrons of the Fastnet Film Festival, Lenny Abrahamson and Maurice Seezer. Our list of Patrons include David Puttnam, Greg Dyke, Steve Coogan, John Kelleher, Jack Gold, Kirsten...

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Gaby Smith to chair our Producers’ Forum

POSTED: 25/03/14

Gaby Smyth will chair the Producers’ Forum at this year’s festival. A group session where visitors may engage in discussion with our distinguished producer guests. This will take place in the newly-refurbished Church of...

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Maurice O’Callaghan’s latest film to be screened

POSTED: 18/03/14

Maurice O’Callaghan, best know for Broken Harvest, will screen his latest film ‘The Lord’s Burning Rain’ at the festival on Wednewsday 21st May at the Village Hall Cinema. Q&A with the Director and John Kelleher...

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Patron David Puttnam confirms participation in the 6th Fastnet Film Festival

POSTED: 27/01/14

Patron David Puttnam confirms participation in the 6th Fastnet Film Festival Patron David Puttnam, will take part in this year’s planned programme of mini-seminars at the Festival in Schull. His topic, “Working with the...

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Sandy Lieberson to return to Schull in May for the 6th...

POSTED: 16/01/14

We are overjoyed to welcome back, Sandy Lieberson, founder and Chair of Film London, and one of the founders of The Berlin Talent Campus. In May 2011 Greg Dyke interviewed Sandy and David Puttnam...

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Fastnet Film Festival makes the Epic 2014 shortlist

POSTED: 06/01/14

The shortlist for this year’s Epic Awards has been announced – with 24 groups from across Ireland and the UK, successfully getting through to the next round of judging! The Epic Awards were set up in...

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Fastnet Film Festival Party

POSTED: 05/12/13

Film Festival Party A wonderful night was had by all at the Community Hall in Schull on Friday night, the hall was packed to rafters. The Polish Ambassador to Ireland Marcin Nawrot and his...

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The Carlton Best of Festival Marketing Awards

POSTED: 09/11/13

The Fastnet Film Festival are delighted to announce that last night we won the prize for Best Poster at the Carlton Best of Festival Marketing Awards, in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. AOIFE yet again hosted...

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News from FFF

POSTED: 05/11/13

Dear Friends, Maurice, Helen, Pauline, Maria, Bridie and Hilary would like to express sincere gratitude for the love and support the festival has received over the past 6 years, from all corners of the...

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