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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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The Do’s and Don’ts of Script Development

POSTED: 21/04/17

In discussion with veteran independent producer John Kelleher, Irish screenwriter and director, Michael Kinirons will offer filmmakers practical pointers on how to handle ‘Development Hell’. Michael, currently based in Baltimore, brings a unique perspective...

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Documentary Development on the Frontline

POSTED: 21/04/17

A Masterclass with veteran journalist, Simon Stanford. Simon is working on the frontline of human conservation conflict on his newest film, Whose Game is it? It explores the central conflict that conservation of Africa’s...

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