25th Junior Galway Film Fleadh November 2019

Ely Solan, star of Detainment and Junior Council member, nominated for Young Artist Award

Galway teenager, Ely Solan, who starred in the Irish Oscar nominated short film ‘Detainment’ and is a member of our Youth Council, has received a nomination for a Young Artist Award in Hollywood. Now in it’s 40th year, The Young Artist Awards are Hollywood’s longest...

Free screening for 5th & 6th class pupils as part of Walk to School Week 2019

In association with An Taisce Green-Schools, we invite your school to a free screening of ‘On The Way To School’ (Sur le chemin de l’école), a 76 minute feature documentary (French with English subtitles) on Friday 17th May at 10a.m. in the Town Hall Theatre. The...

Register to attend Young Irish Filmmakers 2019 summer courses: Closing date May 24th

This summer, The National Youth Film & Animation School will be hosting 50 young filmmakers and animators at their 10 day residential camps in Kilkenny. Described as ‘the Gaeltacht for creative people’ this residential camp is a once in a lifetime experience for...







European Film Academy Young Audience Award


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The Junior Film Fleadh

The Junior Film Fleadh is a film festival to entertain, educate and inform young people, as well as showing films made by young people and hosting workshops aimed at teaching filmmaking fundamentals.

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The Galway Film Fleadh is a six day international film event in the West of Ireland. Each July, we welcome a mad diversity of filmmaking from all around the world, here to the very edge of Europe. There are no red carpets at the Galway Film Fleadh, we bring masters of the craft and everyday cinephiles together within an intimate environment to celebrate our shared passion for film.

The Galway Film Fair

The Film Fair is comprised of the many events for industry professionals that take place during the Galway Film Fleadh. These include Ireland’s only film marketplace, an annual state-of-the-industry conference called the Fleadh Forum, a series of craft masterclasses and a script pitching competition.



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