Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins brings the dramatic life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney to the screen in Song of Granite.READ MORE
Having recently made its Irish debut Without Name will open this year's Still Voices Short Film Festival. Lorcan Finnegan's first feature follows a land surveyor on an assignment to measure an ancient forest for a developer but soon loses his reason in a supernatural environment that has its own plans. Lorcan's award winning short film Foxes will also screen beforehand.READ MORE
Submissions are now closed.
After five and a half months and over 300 films, submissions are now closed. We received a phenomenal 300 films from 50 countries. Our submissions panel will now pick the top 100 which will go into competition over the festival weekend. We have two awards this year, Best Irish Film and Best of Festival Award. The successful filmmakers will be notified by June 1st, best of luck to all who have submitted.READ MORE
“ Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you’re a director. Everything after that you’re just negotiating your budget and your fee. ”- James Cameron
“ If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies ”- Kathryn Bigelow
“ To be a film-maker, you have to lead. You have to be psychotic in your desire to do something. People always like the easy route. You have to push very hard to get something unusual, something different. ”- Danny Boyle
“ Don’t give up. You’re going to get kicked in the teeth. A lot. Learn to take a hit, then pick yourself up off the floor. Resilience is the true key to success. ”- Melissa Rosenberg