For five days from Wednesday, we will stream 350 competition short films from 50 countries, which includes Drama, Documentary, Animation, Scanna in as Gaeilge and more. From today you can join us in our secure screening room, sign up now for free, browse the programme and create your own bespoke list of films in advance of Wednesday’s launch.
On Wednesday 26th May we will launch our ‘In Short’ series of 24 bite-sized tutorials by a wide variety of industry professionals, advising on their particular field of expertise. These include Ed Guiney (Producing), Joan Bergin (Costume), Kate McCullough (Cinematography), Mike Ahern (Directing Comedy), Ros & John Hubbard (Casting), Mark O’Halloran (Scriptwriting), Ray Ball (Production Design), Ross Whitaker (Directing Documentary), Cara Holmes (Film Editing), Maurice Seezer (Music), Cian McElhone (Legal Issues) – and many more.
On Friday 28th at 19:00, finalists for the Puttnam Award will take part in a live pitching event, which will make €20,000 available to fund production of a live-action drama. The winner will be announced at the Award Ceremony hosted by Gerard Stembridge on Saturday 29th May at 19:00. The Premiere of the resultant film will be screened in Schull in May 2022. This year’s prize fund is a whopping €40,000!
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