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Fastnet Film Festival Now Accepting Entries

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25th-29th May 2016

The Fastnet Film Festival have announced a ‘Call for Entries’ for their 8th Film Festival, which will be held in Schull 25th-29th of May 2016.

Submission guidelines:

– All submission entries must have been completed no earlier than 1st January 2014
– The submission entry should not have been entered into FFF in previous years.
– All submission entries will be watched and evaluated by our team of Selection Judges. Submitters will then be advised if their film has been selected to go further in the competition.
– All entries submitted will be screened at least 5 times throughout the village of Schull during the festival, as long as the film abides by the rules and regulations.

Submissions through http://www.fastnetshortfilmfestival.com/your-films/ or www.withoutabox.com.

Important dates:

31 October 2015 – deadline for earlybird special €20
31 January 2016 – deadline regular submission €25
7 February 2016 – deadline late entry €30
14 February 2016 – deadline last entry €50
25 May 2016 – 8th Annual Fastnet Film Festival Opens
28 May 2016– Short list in each category announced
29 May 2016– Short listed films screened
29 May 2016– FFF 2016 Awards ceremony

2016 Category prizes

BEST OF FESTIVAL – Cash Prize €2,000 and an original Pat Connor sculpture
BEST IRISH SHORT FILM – Cash Prize €1,250
BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER (Under 22) – Cash Prize €1,250
BEST JUNIOR FILMMAKER (Under 17) – Cash Prize €500
BEST MADE IN CORK – Cash Prize €500 (Sponsored by Cork County Council)
BEST DRAMA – Cash Prize €200
BEST COMEDY – Cash Prize €200
BEST DOCUMENTARY – Cash Prize €200
BEST ART HOUSE – Cash Prize €200
BEST ANIMATION – Cash Prize €200
BEST DIRECTION – Cash Prize €250
BEST SCREENPLAY – Cash Prize €250
BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC – Cash Prize €250
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – Cash Prize €250

Further info please visit www.fastnetshortfilmfestival.com