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The Fingal Film Festival has opened submissions for the 6th Annual Film Festival, to be held 11th – 12th August, 2017

As usual, the Festival welcomes submissions of feature-length and short films, in both the narrative and documentary categories. Animation , Student , Gaeilge , International , subtitle's in English will only be accepted in International. Local Fingal area film makers

Fingal Film Festival also welcomes submissions for their Outstanding Achievement in Media award which is an interactive true events storytelling category . This program, which includes an award, to celebrates above and beyond the call in documentary , as a writer , director or producer It recognizes creators who employ an innovative, interactive approach to true event in incredibly difficult situations . The projects range from cross-platform documentary's Through open submissions, selections will be presented to the public at the 2017 Fingal Film Festival .Nine awards a year up for grabs some with amazing prizes – Best Feature Film – Best International – Best Animation – Best Student Film – Best Fingal Newcomer Award – Best Animation – Best Documentary – Best Short Film – Scannan Gaeilge Is Fearr - Outstanding Achievement in Media.

 

 

Key Dates & Terms- The submissions deadlines for the 2017 Festival are as follows:

Deadline for all Films - June 30th 2017 at 3 p.m.

Notification of confirmation of your Film - Confirmation by email to all submitters is on going until the 1st August 2017 we confirm all films that have been submitted .( Please note we state on this email if your film is successful to be accepted into 2017 festival you will receive an email by the 14th August 2016 to confirm this otherwise we cannot email again due to our resources )

Confirmation by email to ALL submitters their film has been accepted - Rolling basis until the 14th August 2017

Submission Entry Fees – 15:00 euro through paypal – cheque – postal order – transfer ( made payable to fingal film festival ) deadline for submissions 30th June 2016.

Where to submit your film

Submit Your Film Using the Methods Below

Click Here to Download the 2017 Submission Form
Click Here to Submit via FilmFreeway
Click Here to Submit via Festhome
Click Here to Submit Via clickfor festivals
Click Here to Submit Via movibeta

Questions regarding submissions - Email- pr@fingalfilmfest.com

Email is preferred - but for phone inquiries, please call – + 353 1 807 5521

GENERAL RULES

Submitting your film:
For viewing purposes entries should be submitted on DVD or by screening link at the submission stage. NB: If posting a DVD, please label submission clearly on the DVD with film title, contact name, duration, tracking number and email address also with ALL SUBMISSIONS please fill out submission form and email/post it to our pr@fingalfilmfest.com or post by address : Unit 3, Nth Street Business Park, Swords , Co Dublin, Ireland. Click here for submission form -------------- Submission Waivers will not be granted.

All packages/envelopes should be marked NO COMMERCIAL VALUE - FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES ONLY

*DEADLINE For all submissions is midnight on Friday the 30th June 2017*

Notification:
Applicants will be notified of the status of their submission by email by approximately 14th August 2016. Successful applicants will be required to supply a film print or link to download for screening at FFF 2017. You should pay particular attention to the shipping and customs information, which will be sent to you at that time.
- Please note that FFF will acknowledge all receipt of entries, but cannot acknowledge unaccepted films into 2017 only films accepted for screening in 2017 will be notified by the 14th August 2017.
- Preview copies will not be returned.
- All foreign language entries must provide English subtitles
- Submissions with unpaid fees will not be considered for selection

 

FEATURE FILMS – DOCUMENTARIES – INTERNATIONAL – OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MEDIA -
Runtime: Features/Documentaries : minimum 90 minutes Completion Date: Projects completed after June 1, 2017. Place of Origin: Projects may originate from anywhere in the world. All non-English speaking films must have English subtitles.

SHORT FILMS - GAEILGE – ANIMATION – STUDENTS – FINGAL NEWCOMER -
RUNTIME: Maximum 30 minutes

Completion Date: Projects completed after June 30th, 2017

Place of Origin: Projects may originate from anywhere in the world. All non-English speaking films must have English subtitles.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONDITIONS OF ENTRY TO FFF *

The Fingal Film Festival (FFF) welcomes unsolicited submissions made in accordance to the regulations below: Submissions will only be accepted through Film Freeway and Post. * FFF does not pay screening fees. * Films must be presented in their original format and have English language subtitles or commentary where necessary. * When submitting your film please include details of any public screenings and festivals that your film is being exhibited at before FFF 2016. * The selection and scheduling of films screened at the Festival is entirely at the discretion of the Festival Director. * Please ensure that you include a synopsis of no more than 200 words as you would like it to appear in the programme. (NB: Please note that the Festival reserves the right to amend the copy submitted). * Due to the large amount of submissions received FFF cannot enter into any discussion regarding films that are not selected for the Festival. * The cost of shipping and attending the festival must be met by the sender. The FFF does not accept any responsibility for damage to postage and press kits Taking part in FFF implies allowing broadcasting on Irish and foreign televisions and on the Internet (extracts limited to and not exceeding 3 mins.) for the purpose of promoting the Festival. The submitter will agree to screening his/her film in our annual road show that runs after the festival every year. If you do not want to take part in this please state on your submission form * All copyright and brands , music rights are the Producers responsibility and no liability's will be accepted from the festival organisers for your film .


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