Grand Prix Irish Short Award (Academy Award® Qualifying)

  • Farah Abushwesha – Producer (The Last Photograph, 2017)
  • Aifric Ní Chianáin – Executive Producer, Rte Arts
  • Raelene Casey – Access Manager, Irish Film Archive

Grand Prix International Short Award (Academy Award® Qualifying)

  • Frank Berry – Director (Michael Inside, 2017)
  • Marta Miquel Iriarte – Ava Project Manager, La Guarimba Short Film Festival
  • Oonagh Kearney – Director (Oíche Nollaig Na mBan, 2016)

Gradam Spiorad Na Féile / Spirit Of The Festival Award

  • Charlene Lydon – Programmer, Light House Cinema
  • Mark O’halloran – Ucc Screenwriter In Residence

Award For Cinematic Documentary

  • Neasa Ní Chianáin – Director (School Life, 2017)
  • Gabor Pertic – International Programmer, Hot Docs
  • Vanessa Tovell – Chief Operating Officer, Lightbox Entertainment