We’re just over halfway through the year and the team at CIFF are busy planning an ambitious programme of films and events for the 68th edition this November. We look forward to sharing updates about the Festival over the coming months; in the meantime read below for updates and opportunities from CIFF, including:
A reminder for filmmakers that the Late Submissions Deadline on Friday, 14th July is fast approaching; CIFF seeks to appoint a Head of Development, an exciting new senior role opportunity; and we have an open call for the Parallax Emerging Film Artist Award with National Sculpture Factory and Sample-Studios, an unmissable opportunity for emerging film artists.
68th CIFF LATE SUBMISSION DEADLINES
The Late Submissions Deadline for the 68th Cork International Film Festival is Friday 14th July.
This is the last chance to submit Features, Feature Documentaries, International Shorts, and International Documentary Shorts to Ireland’s first and largest film festival, a globally renowned celebration of all kinds of films and an impactful, career-boosting achievement for filmmakers with 11 prestigious awards, three of which are Academy Award® qualifying.
The Irish Shorts Late Deadline (Irish Shorts, Irish Documentary Shorts, Cork Shorts, Cork Documentary Shorts) is Friday 4th August.
Image by Jed Niezgoda: 67th CIFF 2022.
CIFF SEEKS TO APPOINT A HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
CIFF is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and highly motivated senior professional to join our management team in the new full-time role of Head of Development.
This exciting new senior role offers a unique opportunity to help shape the future of Ireland’s premiere film festival and film culture in Ireland by driving the Festival’s development plan, with a particular focus on its corporate and philanthropic revenue, establishing new fundraising opportunities and representing CIFF to external stakeholders, acting as an exemplary senior ambassador for the organisation.
Closing date for applications is Friday 21st July, 12pm.
Image by Jed Niezgoda: 67th CIFF 2022.
OPEN CALL: PARALLAX EMERGING FILM ARTIST AWARD
Cork International Film Festival, National Sculpture Factory, and Sample-Studios are delighted to announce an open call for applications for the 2024 Parallax Emerging Film Artist Award.
This award is open to fine art graduates, graduating academic year September 2022 – June 2023, with Degree Shows May/June 2023, and includes:
- €5,000 bursary
- 12-month Associate Membership and training support from Sample-Studios
- Studio space provision from National Sculpture Factory
- Solo exhibition opportunity in Sample-Studios’ Gallery, The Lord Mayor’s Pavilion, as part of the Cork International Film Festival Programme in November 2024
Closing date for applications is Friday, 18th August, 5pm.
EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO CIFF EVENTS
Our Culinary Cinema event next Wednesday 12th July – a screening of Rasmus Dinesen’s Michelin Stars: Tales from the Kitchen followed by a specially crafted three-course dinner in association with The Montenotte Hotel – may be sold out but there are more ways to gain exclusive access to the Festival through our 2023-’24 Festival Friends scheme.
We’ll be announcing our 2023-’24 Festival Friends packages soon – your chance to avail of in-Festival and year-round benefits such as complimentary tickets, discounts, advance booking and exclusive events – so keep an eye out for forthcoming CIFF newsletters and social media updates.
Congratulations to Close by Lukas Dhont, the winner of the 2023 LUX Audience Award.
We were delighted to present the five feature films shortlisted for the LUX Audience Award in partnership with the European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland with the support of The Gate Cinema in March.
Thank you to everyone who saw and rated the shortlisted films, your say in the largest film audience award in the world resulted in nearly 45,000 ratings, the largest recorded for the LUX Audience Award and a great celebration of European cinema.
Celebrate Bastille Day 2023 with the French Embassy in Ireland with a programme of FREE French films taking place across Dublin and online, Monday 10th to Wednesday 19th July.
Experience French cinema, language and culture with a diverse programme featuring contemporary films, comedies and topics such as love, youth, travel, archaeology, friendship and climate change.
Discover the film programme and book your free tickets now here.