Fingal Film Festival has been increasingly committed to supporting the next generation of film makers since 2012, when it introduced the Best Student Award as a new award to join our previous seven awards in 2013, 2014 in 2015 we introduced another award Best Irish order diazepam usa Language Film award we aim to promote the Irish language through film by offering a platform to encourage and promoting the works of local film community and National, emerging filmmakers to showcase their work in the Irish language with a new approach.
There are now a total of 8 awards:
All of these awards will be driven by the submissions in 2015. Our aim is to enable the international film community and the general public to experience the power of film by redefining the film festival experience. offers a platform encouraging and promoting the works of local film community and National, International emerging filmmakers to showcase their work in an environment where they have access to experienced industry professionals.
Awards this year are in the following categories for 2015:
- Best Fingal Newcomer Media Award – Sponsors Cash Prize
- Best Short Film
- Best International Film
- Best Animation Film
- Best Student Film – Sponsors BAI & Film Equipment Ireland voucher worth 1000.00 euro
- Best Documentary
- Best Feature Film
- Best Irish Language Film – Sponsors TG4 & Foras na Gaeilge winning film will be broadcast on TG4 plus cash prize
Awards & Prize 2015 We have eight awards a year some of these awards have prizes attached this year and will be presented at the award ceremony night which is held at the end of the festival on the final night.
Newcomer in Fingal Award sponsored by local community
We will present on the award night ceremony to the winner 500.00 cash prize
Irish Language award
TG4 our national broadcaster & Foras na Gaeilge is sponsoring our Irish Language award
The final winner will broadcast their film on TG4 plus cash prize .Terms and Conditions with this prize : Irish Language Film Award TG4 have agreed to broadcast the Winners film based on film delivery being of broadcast quality at winners expense. All Irish language short films submitted in 2015 must have English subtitles
Best Student Film Award
Film Equipment Hire Ireland would like to mention shooting kit at their discretion and winners must adhere to their terms and conditions which are listed on Film Equipment Ireland website –www.filmequipmenthire.com. The equipment 1000.00 euro voucher prize (3 x day shoot)
The Panel 2015
Panel for FFF 2015 have been confirmed , Mícheál Ó Meallaigh Director of Commissioning TG4 and Ciaran Tanham Director of Photography ISC. Our Animation section this year is run by Treehouse Republic who will form part of the panel.
The panel is considered independent from Fingal Film Festival that make decisions on each category of film of the independent awards at the Fingal Film Festival. The high level of quality and diversity of the films are an invitation for critical examination and discerning judgment that opens up new directions. Accordingly, the independent Panel award their awards alongside different criteria, in accordance with the special intention linked to each award.At the end of our festival, the award night is a celebration of the art of film, those who have contributed in 2015by submitting their films to Fingal Film Festival and of course the final winners of each category for 2015.
The Official Awards Ceremony night for 2015 will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel on the 27th September Sunday doors open at 8pm , awards will be presented at the festival closing final night ( Tickets Limited )