Venue: Fingal (Draiocht, UCI, Crown Plaza Blanchardstown, The Wright Venue)
The Festival Schedule for Fingal Film Festival 2013 is now available. Click Here for full information.
Fingal Film Festival have kicked off 2013 and are preparing for a great Festival this year, which will take place in Blanchardstown on May 8th – 10th. With leading industry experts delivering workshops, a diverse range of national and international screenings, equipment / software demonstrations and a host of other activities; this year is guaranteed to make our event a memorable one for all who attend.
In the coming weeks the team will also be announcing an amazing line up of Industry professionals who will be facilitating this years workshops. The organisers advise people to keep an eye on the website as places for these workshops are limited and will fill up fast. Last years workshops were delivered by some of Irelands greatest talent including BAFTA winner, Writer/Director Aisling Walsh (Song for a Raggy Boy), Producer Arthur Lappin (My left foot, In the Name of the Father) Actor Martin Mc Cann (Killing Bono, Clash of the Titans) LA Film Composer Joseph Conlon (Behind Enemy Lines Columbia)
We are delighted to announce “award winning” Brown Bag Films will be supporting the festival this year by facilitating two animation workshops says Liz Kenny. Both designed specifically for young filmmakers with a passion for animation.
The festival will host an ecclectic mix of Short films, Feature Films, Animations and documentaries, both National and International and as always, we encourage filmmakers from Fingal to submit their work for the prestigious “Best Fingal Newcomer” Award, .Also this year we have a Best Student Award for short film and Documentary.
This year will also see the introduction of the latest film equipment and technology demonstrations along with a meeting area where filmmakers can network with each other to discuss future works.
We are encouraging all Filmmakers to submit their work as early as possible. For more information on how to submit your film, please visitwww.fingalfilmfest.com
This year we are offering individual feedback on all films submitted. We feel it is important to offer this option to emerging filmmakers as it can give them a great insight and help them perfect their skillset when producing future work says Creative Director Dave Byrne. If you have submitted a film and would like to receive feedback, please email firstname.lastname@example.org Feedback will be given after the final selection has been made for this years festival schedule.
This year we have received great support for the second year running from our main sponsor the ODEON Cinema in Blanchardstown, also The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Blanchardstown Centre are hosting the workshops plus the Awards night this year on the 12th May. Other supporters include Blanchardstown Shopping Centre and alongside Fingal County Council also The Gathering Ireland.
We are delighted to announce that NuMu promotions run by Katie Hogan will oversee all Marketing and Promotions for this year’s festival 2013.
All of the hard working team are very excited and can’t wait for the launch of Fingal Film Festival 2013.
For information on all the events taking place at this years festival visit www.fingalfilmfest.com