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Opening Party at Grove House – Wednesday 21st May

POSTED: 21/05/14

Hooray! We are up and running, it was great to see you all at our Opening Party this evening! We promised you wine, Corona, Nico’s wonderful canapés, music, craic and great company… and we...

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2014 Festival Launch Party and Programme Announcements

POSTED: 24/04/14

Hollywood Stars announced at the Cinematographers’ Party The festival, which will take place in Schull, West Cork from 21st-25th May, was launched last night (23rd April) at the Cinematographers’ Party at The Bodega, Cork....

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More Announcements for the 2014 Festival

POSTED: 13/04/14

To ensure you get the news first, before it’s published here or on Facebook, be sure to sign up for our newsletter! Sign Up Now All Day World Cinema Screenings Thursday 22nd May 10am...

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“Volkswagen Joe” to be screened at this year’s festival

POSTED: 01/04/14

Award-winning short “Volkswagen Joe” will screen at the festival on Thursday 22nd May followed by a Q&A with the director, Brian Deane. Based on the award-winning play by Brendan McCann, adapted for screen by...

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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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