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Celebrating 30 years of the Galway Film Centre and RTÉ Short Film Commission

  Galway Film Centre (GFC) and RTÉ are celebrating a momentous 30 years of the GFC/RTÉ Short Film Commission, a scheme set up to give a voice and platform to emerging talent in the film industry in Ireland.  Placing screen talent at its heart, the initiative is the longest running short film scheme in Ireland, offering writers, directors and producers the opportunity to produce a live action short ...

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GFC Is Seeking A New Training Executive

Founded in 1989, Galway Film Centre is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the development of film, TV, animation and games as an artistic medium in the West of Ireland. To this end, we support creative talent, community and youth groups through mentoring, education, workshops, conferences, equipment provision and information. We ...

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Culture Night 2021 – Free Online Screening

Galway Film Centre and Galway UNESCO City of Film have put together a programme of fantastic shorts to be screened for free this Friday September 17th as part of Culture Night! From 6pm to 8pm this Friday we will be livestreaming a programme of short films on the Galway Film ...

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Short Documentary Bursary – Call for Applicants!

Galway Film Centre and Galway City of Film are delighted to announce our new Short Documentary Bursary, the documentary funding scheme for filmmakers in Galway City and County.  We are looking for up-and-coming filmmakers to apply to this bursary to help them make one of their first steps in their early ...

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Virtual Production Short Film Bursary – Call for Applicants

Galway UNESCO City of Film, in partnership with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Galway City Council, and Galway County Council is calling for applications for a new Virtual Production Short Film bursary for 2021. This Virtual Production bursary will support a team in producing a ...

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New Participants Selected for the Galway Film Centre Script Mentorship Scheme

Galway Film Centre in partnership with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Screen Skills Ireland,  Gréasán na Meán Skillnet and the WRAP Fund has today announced the successful participants for the third cycle of its Script Mentorship Scheme for the WRAP region. Following an overwhelming response, the successful Screenwriters are Dave Moran (Mayo), Liz Quinn (Galway) and Pat Comer (Galway) along ...

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6. Working Collaboratively, Remotely – Galway Stories: Virtual Production Through a 2020 Lens

Galway Film Centre (GFC) and Galway 2020, in association with Screen Talent Europe presents the sixth and final video in the Virtual Production series titled Working Collaboratively, Remotely.  In this seminar we will demonstrate how we created a productive and remote working environment for our Virtual Production project using specific online tools. These tools include Virtual Machines, ...

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