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Submissions now open for 2020 Galway Film Fleadh

Date Posted: January 7, 2020

Feature film submissions are now open for the 32nd Galway Film Fleadh, taking place from 7th – 12th July, 2020.

The Film Fleadh is Ireland’s leading film festival, the international discovery place of New Irish Cinema and host to the Galway Film Fair, Ireland’s only film & television marketplace.

2020 in Galway is full of promise. A new decade, the European Capital of Culture 2020 and the 32nd Film Fleadh will all combine to make Galway the perfect platform to celebrate the boldest new works in cinema for audiences from around the world.

Filmmakers with works-in-progress, or completed works ready to debut in the new year, are encouraged to be in the submission process early.

The Galway Film Fleadh awards feature films selected for competition in the following categories:

  • Irish First Feature
  • International First Feature
  • Irish Film
  • International Film
  • Irish Documentary
  • International Documentary
  • Cinematography in an Irish Film

Winners in recent years include A Bump Along the WayFor Sama, The Dig, Katie, Michael Inside, The Young OffendersSong of Granite, Hunt for the WilderpeopleSong of the Sea, among others.

Early bird deadline: Friday 31st January, 2020 at 5p.m. G.M.T.

Early Bird entry fees are at a discounted rate of €30.

After the Early Bird Deadline, the fee will increase to the regular price of €40.

Regular deadline: Friday 27th March, 2020 at 5p.m. G.M.T.

There will be a late deadline of Friday 10th April 2020, the fee for which is €50. 

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