This week is the last chance to submit you short films for the 2022 Galway Film Fleadh, returning to the streets and theatres this summer.
The 2022 Galway Film Fleadh will take place from July 5 – 10 this year, with the always exciting mix of feature and short films, as well as the film marketplace, talks, and workshops.
For short films, the festival has three Oscar qualifying categories: Best Fiction, Best Animation, and Best Documentary shorts.
The winners in each of these categories will be eligible for consideration at the Academy Awards, without requiring a theatrical run.
Winners through the years include Lenny Abrahamson, Kirsten Sheridan, Ken Wardrop, Rebecca Daly, as well as DOP’s Michael Lavelle, James Mather, Tim Fleming and many more.
The closing date for late submission applications is 5pm on Monday, May 9, with a fee of €35.
The Film Fleadh accepts all types and genre of short film under 40 minutes, as well as picture-locked rough cuts.
In addition to screenings, the Fleadh also delivers panels and networking events tailored towards short filmmakers, providing opportunities to meet with international and industry guests.
The past two years has seen the festival delivering a hybrid or fully online programme of events, but it is hoped that regular cinema going will be in place this summer.