Curtain lifts on the 2019 Kerry Film Festival

Celebrating its 20th edition, Kerry Film Festival has pulled back the curtain on their 2019 programme of films, complete with special event, events and most of all some very special films. Featuring Feature Films, Documentaries, Animation, Short Film Programmes and Industry Events, the festival will showcase new work from Ireland...

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Kerry Film Festival announces new Programmer

Kerry Film Festival is excited to announce Eibh Collins as its new Head of Programming, beginning with the milestone 20thedition of the festival, which will be held in Killarney 17th– 20thOctober 2019. On the hiring of Eibh Collins, Grace O’Donnell- Chair of the Kerry Film Festival said: “We’re delighted to...

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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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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 20th 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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