Spring has arrived and we are excited to continue our year-round programme with the return of Fear Screen: European Thrillers and Horrors at CIFF, every Thursday at 8pm for the month of March in The Triskel, Cork. Book your tickets or season passes now and don’t miss out on a series of gripping tales and chilling masterpieces.
CIFF is seeking a Director of Programming to join our team and help shape the future of the Festival as we approach our 70th edition in 2025. Filmmakers – don’t forget to submit your films to the 69th CIFF now to avail of discounted entry fees before the Early Bird Deadline of Saturday, 9th March 2024. See below for more information.
FEAR SCREEN RETURNS TO THE TRISKEL
Our popular season of cinematic bone chillers returns this March with Fear Screen: European Thrillers and Horrors at CIFF, presenting a selection of gripping tales and shocking masterpieces.
From Gothic thrillers to the best of the ‘found footage’ genre to darkly comic folklore, this curated selection will screen every Thursday at 8pm for the month of March at the Triskel, and each feature will be introduced by CIFF Programme Manager, Si Edwards.
DON’T MISS OUT – BOOK NOW:
- Eyes Without a Face by Georges Franju (Thurs, 7th Mar, 8pm)
- Morgiana by Juraj Herz (Thurs, 14th Mar, 8pm)
- [REC] by Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza (Thurs, 21st Mar, 8pm)
- Troll Hunter by André Øvredal (Thurs, 28th Mar, 8pm)
Read all about it in this great article here from our Media Partner, The Irish Examiner.
JOB OPPORTUNITY: DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING
Cork International Film Festival is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and highly motivated professional who is passionate about film, to fulfil a new full-time three-year contract role as Director of Programming, commencing April 2024.
This role offers a unique opportunity to help shape the future of Ireland’s premiere film festival, celebrating its 70th edition in 2025, and influence film culture in Ireland through its demonstrable impact.
The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 26th February.
“Cork International Film Festival plays a vital role in the cultural life of Cork, maximising participation for audiences and artists in a shared creative experience.” Lord David Puttnam, Oscar®-winning producer, education luminary, CIFF Patron.
SUBMIT YOUR FILMS TO THE 69th CIFF
Would you like to premiere your film at Ireland’s first and largest film festival? Then look no further than CIFF, where we seek interesting new voices and work that pushes boundaries and takes risks.
CIFF recognises filmmakers’ achievements through our 12 Awards, including the Best New Irish Feature Award, proudly supported by The Irish Examiner introduced at CIFF2023, and three Oscar®-qualifying awards. We welcome all forms of film production from fiction to documentary, animation to experimental and more.
Submit your films via the online submission platform FilmFreeway by the Early Bird Deadline on Saturday, 9th March to avail of discounted submission fees.
“It’s a credit to the country and the city and deserves the support of every movie fan in the Republic.” Irish Examiner 2023
Don’t forget to rate the LUX Audience Award shortlisted films – 20,000 Species of Bees, Fallen Leaves, On the Adamant, The Teachers’ Lounge and Smoke Sauna Sisterhood.
Whether you caught these films at our European Film Weekend in January or elsewhere, you still have the chance to become a part of the largest audience award in the world by rating your favourite films here (and you could win a great prize too). Rate by 14th April 2024.
Did you miss some of our Galas at CIFF2023? A selection of Festival alumni films – all of which premiered at CIFF in November 2023 – are now available in cinemas near you, including Oscar®- and EE Bafta-nominated Poor Things, showing at Triskel Arts Centre and The Arc Cinema, Cork.
You can also catch the unmissable EE Bafta-nominated All of Us Strangers at The Arc Cinema, and both this and Oscar®- and EE Bafta-nominated The Holdovers at the Irish Film Institute, Dublin.