2021 Call for UNESCO Creative Cities now open!

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Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) fosters international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as an accelerator of various aspects of sustainable development. Together with its 246 member cities from over 80 Member States, the UCCN aims to fulfil the power of culture and creativity in building cities … Read More

Talent Development Academy for Television Drama will be led by Galway Film Centre

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New National Steering Group to be set up in coming weeks Diverse and Regional Stakeholders across Ireland to form part of Academy Consortium €600,000 National Talent Development Fund Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland has appointed the Galway Film Centre as the leading organisation to manage the establishment of a Talent Development Academy for Television Drama, an initiative for developing and driving opportunities … Read More

The 48 Hour Challenge Returns for 2020!

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The 48 Hour Challenge is back for 2020! Little Cinema Galway, with the support of Galway City of Film, are back again this year to host the fan-favourite 48 Hour Challenge! We are delighted to see this event return to bring some enjoyment, creativity, and camaraderie to our participants and audience members over this coming weekend. Filmmakers will be teaming … Read More

Announcing Misleór 2020!

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Galway City of Film is delighted to support the return of the Misleór Festival of Nomadic Cultures. This festival had a fantastic debut last year and we are excited to see what it has to offer this year. ‘Misleór’ is Galway’s inaugural festival celebrating the rich heritage of nomadic cultures. The name ‘Misleór’ comes from the Cant/Gammon word for Traveller … Read More

Introduction to Virtual Production with Dan May and HaZ Dulull

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Galway City of Film and Galway Film Centre are delighted to be able to offer two FREE talks from veteran industry professionals on the subject of Virtual Production. “My Journey into Real Time Filmmaking and Virtual Production” with HaZ Dulull takes place on Monday November 23rd 2020 at 11am. “Let’s Talk Virtual Production” with Dan May takes place on Wednesday November 25th  2020 … Read More

32nd Galway Film Fleadh

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The 32nd Galway Film Fleadh was an unorthodox event that had to adapt to the current restrictions on public gatherings. To that end it was an event hosted entirely online from July 7th to July 12th and screened more than 30 new features to Irish audiences. With multiple screenings selling out, despite the large amount of choice, it’s clear that … Read More

One Minute Film Festival 2020

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Our annual One Minute Film Festival took place throughout the week of the Galway Film Fleadh this year available to stream for free. Here people came to watch a programme of 20 1-minute films that span a wide variety of styles, genres, and origins, with films coming from all over the world. As part of the festival each year we run a … Read More

One Minute Film Festival 2019

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Every year for the Galway Film Fleadh, the Galway Film Centre puts out a call for films that are one minute in duration. This year we put together a programme of 30 one-minute films that played to a busy screening on the final day of the Galway Film Fleadh 2019. It was a dynamic program featuring submission from across Ireland … Read More

48 Hour Film Challenge 2019

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The third-year running of Galway City of Film’s collaboration with local filmmaking group The Little Cinema, this challenge pits filmmakers against the clock to write, shoot, and edit a film in just 48 Hours. this year’s additions were of an incredibly high standard and Galway City of Film was delighted to be a part of it.

Galway Film Fleadh 31st Year

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The Galway Film Fleadh returned in 2019 for its 31st year. With International Premieres, a robust short films programme and a focus on industry events, this internationally renowned festival is the beating heart of Galway’s film calendar.