Short Film – Screen Writers Competition

Kerry International Film Festival in partnership with Listowel Writer’s Week are delighted to announce a Short Film Screen Writers Competition call for submissions. Both festivals are delighted to promote screen writing and script development and will work together to deliver this Short Film Screen Writers Award. All submissions will be...

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Festival Programmer Vacancy at Kerry International Film Festival

After three years at Kerry International Film Festival, Artistic Director, Maeve McGrath has moved to Carlow Arts Festival to produce the 40th Carlow Arts Festival this June. Joining the festival in 2016, Maeve was responsible for building on the Kerry International Film Festival’s success over the last twenty years and...

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Kerry Film Festival Announce Award Winners 2018

Following another wonderful year of Irish and European film premieres, screenings and events, the annual awards ceremony took place after the Irish Premiere of Thunder Road in the the Plaza Hotel, Killarney on Saturday evening. The 19th edition of the Kerry Film Festival featured short and feature films from around the globe...

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Deirdre O’Kane to receive the 2018 Maureen O’Hara Award

MAUREEN O’HARA AWARD 2018 The Board of Kerry Film Festival are delighted to present the Maureen O’Hara Award for 2018 to Deirdre O’Kane to acknowledge her contribution to the film and television industry and for her extraordinary talent, skill and determination. The Kerry Film Festival inaugurated the Maureen O’Hara Award...

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Kerry Film Festival 2019 – Film Submissions

Kerry Film Festival is now open for submissions via FilmFreeway.com Kerry Film Festival, which takes place from 17th to 21st October, is now inviting entries for its short film (under 20 mins) competition in the following categories: BEST INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE SHORT BEST IRISH NARRATIVE SHORT BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT BEST STUDENT...

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Kerry Film Festival Announce Award Winners 2017

Artistic Director of the Kerry Film Festival Maeve McGrath announcing awards winners at the INEC. Photo credit Oisín Mackey On Sunday October 22, 2017, the 18th Kerry Film Festival came to a close, following another outstanding year of Irish film premieres, screenings and discussions. The annual awards ceremony took place after...

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T.A.L.K – FREE industry event on Sat 21st Oct Killarney Plaza Hotel

T.A.L.K Killarney Plaza Hotel Sat 21st Oct – 2 – 4pm Industry sessions including panel discussions, in conversation and Q& A sessions. 13:45 Registration Registration and coffee/Tea 14:00 Welcome Welcome with Festival Director, Maeve McGrath Creative Kerry Abroad Kerry natives Maura Kelly (Emmy-winning Producer/Purple Mountain Media) and John Flahive (Kevin...

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Kerry Film Festival 2017 Update

  With just under a week to go before the 18th Kerry Film Festival, excitement is building in Kerry in advance of Opening night. The team behind the film, THE CREST will arrive in Killarney early next week and will be in attendance at the Opening night screening. The producer...

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