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Galway Film Centre at the Galway Film Fleadh 2019

GFC @ Film Fleadh

Ionad Scannán na Gaillimhe/the Galway Film Centre (GFC) will have a very strong presence at the 31st Galway Film Fleadh. In addition to the premieres of four GFC films, GFC will present the One Minute Film Festival and the Fleadh Forum. Cumar: A Galway Rhapody, The Bridge, Loving Alex and ...

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Galway Film Centre and RTÉ Announce a New Round of the GFC/RTÉ Short Film Commission

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Galway Film Centre  and RTÉ are delighted to announce the return of the GFC / RTÉ Short Film Commission Scheme. The scheme is an opportunity for individual writers, directors and producers to apply for an award to produce a live action short film of up to 10 minutes.  Successful candidates ...

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New Fund for Science Films in Galway City of Film

Science On Screen

Under the Galway UNESCO City of Film designation, Galway Film Centre, in association with the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM), have just launched a partnership project called ‘Science on Screen’ funded through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme, which aims to facilitate, promote and increase the ...

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Galway City of Film is delighted to announce 2nd course of FREE ‘Animation Training’ for primary school teachers in Galway.

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Galway City of Film is delighted to announce it’s second course of  FREE ‘Animation Training’ for primary school teachers in Galway. Galway Film Centre in partnership with Galway Education Centre will lead primary school teachers through a structured approach to introducing the animation film making process into the classroom as a ...

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Galway UNESCO City of Film commemorates 1916 with ‘100 Years of Cinema’ programme


Galway, UNESCO City of Film, is commemorating the 1916 Rising with an exciting programme of seminal Irish Cinema and landmark television events to take place over eight Saturdays throughout 2016. This programme, called 100 Years of Cinema, will take the form of one-day events, roughly one Saturday per month, to ...

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