Deadline approaches for One Minute Film Festival submissions

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The deadline is approaching for local artists who want to make a submission for the One Minute Film Festival at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

Galway City of Film are inviting local filmmakers, or just movie enthusiasts, to make a short about any subject for the 2019 One Minute Film Festival.

Last year’s One Minute Film Festival included films from around the world, with two sold out screenings.

The winner was the fantastic Bathmat by Jamie Sykes, second place went to Conor Healy for his film The Marksman and joint third place prize went to Mark Gallagher for The Jump and Marlon van der Strigt for Tormented.

The only requirements are that your film must be in HD, made since July 2018, and of course one minute in length. Entries must be in by June 19.

A panel of judges will select the best 30 One Minute Films and they will be screened at a special public event at the Galway Film Fleadh.

This year, there are cash prizes of up to €250 for the best three Films.

The winning entries will also be put up online to to watch on the websites of all organisations involved after their screening at the Fleadh.

Entry to this competition is free and all genres are welcome including documentary, live action, art-house and animation!

The mini film festival is a collaboration between Galway City of Film, Galway Film Centre and the Galway Film Fleadh.

The deadline for entries is 4pm on Wednesday, June 19.

The duration limit of the film for this competition is actually 70 seconds including the credits.

More information on the competition guidelines and submitting your entry can be found at