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Exciting News! In Short with the Experts

Exciting News! In Short with the Experts

We are so excited to introduce this years craft element...... Workshops and masterclasses with leading industry professionals have always been a welcome feature of our festival. Although Covid-19 has seen us having to put these on hold for now, we are delighted this...

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Submission Selection Process for May 2021 Now Complete

Submission Selection Process for May 2021 Now Complete

We are delighted to announce that 350 of over 700 submission films are through to the next stage of the competition and will be screened as part of our online festival in May.  Click here for the full list of competition shorts. 350 short films will be available to...

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FFF 2021 Award’s Ceremony Hosted by Gerard Stembridge

FFF 2021 Award’s Ceremony Hosted by Gerard Stembridge

Join us for our first virtual FFF Awards Ceremony – May 29th at 7pm. We would love to have celebrated with you in person in Schull, but that will have to wait untill May 2022. We are however delighted to announce this year’s Award Ceremony host, the...

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€20,000 Puttnam Award Finalists announced

€20,000 Puttnam Award Finalists announced

Four Finalists have been chosen by a panel of industry experts, from over 60 entries. There were so many excellent submissions the judges had a very difficult time choosing the shortlist. Those shortlisted will take part in a live pitching event which will be screened...

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Submission Selection Process for May 2021 Now Complete

Fastnet Film Festival 2021 to go online

Organizers of the Fastnet Film Festival confirm that their 2021 festival will go online from May 26-30. As with 2020, most events this year are being forced online and the future seems unclear as to when they may return but technology is providing an...

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€20,000 Puttnam Award Finalists announced

Fastnet Film Festival Announces New €20,000 Short Film Award

Fastnet Film Festival is pleased to announce The Puttnam Award, which will provide €20,000 to fund production of a live-action short film to be made on the Wild Atlantic Way in Cork with a theme reflecting ‘The New Normal’. Full details and application requirements...

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2020 – NEWSLETTER 6

2020 – NEWSLETTER 6

Having been voted best festival in West Cork, we're preparing for a record breaking Festival in 2020.  

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2020 – NEWSLETTER 4

2020 – NEWSLETTER 4

The FFF Team are Preparing for an even better festival in May 2020....  The Winners of this year’s Southern Star West Cork Business & Tourism Awards have been announced, chosen from 111 businesses and organisations throughout the region. We are honoured and...

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2020 – NEWSLETTER 3

2020 – NEWSLETTER 3

First guest announced for FFF 2020..... Masterclass with Award winning actress Kerry Fox Collaborating with Actors Award winning actress Kerry Fox first qualified as a teacher of drama and in recent times has become expert in delivering masterclasses to directors,...

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2020 – NEWSLETTER 2

2020 – NEWSLETTER 2

The FFF Team are preparing for an even better festival in May 2020.... …..and we are off to a cracking start. Having sent out a call for entries on the first of the month we now have 170 submissions from 29 countries including the Ukarine, Lebanon, Vietnam, India and...

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2020 – NEWSLETTER 1

2020 – NEWSLETTER 1

The team are working hard in preparation for an even bigger and better FFF 2020...   Fastnet Film Festival, is delighted to announce film and television producer John Kelleher as Festival Director for the 2020 festival. A former Director of IFCO (the Irish Film...

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Graham Norton Gin Inspiring Awards 2019

Graham Norton Gin Inspiring Awards 2019

Helen Wells – Director, Submissions & Programming, has made the final nomination list for the prestigious Graham Norton Gin Inspiring Awards 2019 as one of Ireland's most inspiring women. We need your votes! If you feel so inclined please can you send an email to...

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IT’S A WRAP – ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS FOR 2019

IT’S A WRAP – ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS FOR 2019

As announced at our Awards Ceremony this evening in Schull, I have great pleasure in listing below the winners of each category.  Congratulations to you all. Hope to see you all next year…! Helen Wells - Festival Director, Submissions & Programming   BEST...

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