Cork Film Festival announces 2016 award winners

Cork Film Festival announces 2016 award winners

Irish short film Gridlock is in contention for an Oscar®, after being selected as the Grand Prix Irish Short winner at the Cork Film Festival 2016 Awards Ceremony on Sunday, November 20. The award was presented ahead of the Closing Gala screening of the sell-out, A...
New industry events at this year’s Festival

New industry events at this year’s Festival

Brand new documentary industry day to take place at the 61st Cork Film Festival, in partnership with the Irish Film Board. Featuring industry leaders from Hot Docs, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Channel 4 and the British Film Institute.     8 November 2016: Documentary films...
Music Documentaries at the 61st Cork Film Festival

Music Documentaries at the 61st Cork Film Festival

Music documentary programmer Si Edwards gives us an overview of the music docs at this year’s Festival.   The wonderful thing about both film and music is that they both lend themselves perfectly to the world of the obsessives among us. Of course, both can...
The Music Video Awards 2016

The Music Video Awards 2016

From a field of fifty, the Festival chose a shortlist of eight Irish and International music videos. The Cork Film Festival shorts jury will choose the winners. The eight films are sprinkled throughout the programme before feature films playing in the Gate Cinema –...
Cork Film Festival shines spotlight on Irish cinema

Cork Film Festival shines spotlight on Irish cinema

80 Irish films showcased in Ireland’s oldest film festival  Irish film is in the spotlight at this year’s Cork Film Festival, with the European premiere of I Am Not a Serial Killer among the highly acclaimed homegrown productions to be screened from 11-20 November....