Festival Calendar

Cork Film Festival

Cork Film Festival
Emmet House
Emmet Place
Cork
Ireland
phone +353-21-4 27 17 11
fax +353-21-4 27 59 45
http://www.corkfilmfest.org
email: info@corkfilmfest.org

Festival Producer
Mrs. Fiona Clark

Program Director
Mr. Michael Hayden

Year of Foundation 1956

Event Date from 07 November 2019 till 17 November 2019

in Cork, Ireland

Sections Short Film Competition, Documentary Panorama, New Irish Cinema, Tributes, UnReel (young audiences), Outlook Program (Gay/Lesbian), International Feature Films

Category Short, Feature, Documentary, Student Film

Terms of Entry No prior screening in Ireland, there is no limit on the length of features and documentaries. To be eligible for the short film competitions, films must have been completed after 1 July 2018 and be 35 minutes or less in duration / feature films: 36min or longer in duration.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP

Registration Deadline Features and Documentary Features:
Regular: 28 April 2019 / 55 USD
Late: 30 June 2019 / 70 USD

International Shorts:
Regular: 28 April 2019 / 35 USD
Late: 30 June 2019 / 45 USD

Fees Features and Documentary Features 55 USD/70 USD; International Shorts 35 USD/45 USD

Attendance Figures 23,000

Participants of the Film Industry about 350 Irish (predominantly), UK and European distributors, sales agents and exhibitors

Prizes/Awards Grand Prix International short (Academy Awards® qualifying); Spirit of the Festival Award (Best feature length film), Award for Cinematic Documentary, Best International Documentary short, Creative Director´s Award (Best feature film), Youth Jury Award, Audience Award.

German Films

2018


Ciné Concert
NOSFERATU (NOSFERATU – EINE SYMPHONIE DES GRAUENS) by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau

Documentary
ELDORADO by Markus Imhoof (CH/DE, zero one film)

Features
STYX by Wolfgang Fischer (DE/AT, Schiwago Film)

International Shorts
I SIGNED THE PETITION by Mahdi Fleifel (UK/DE)
THE SATANIC THICKET – TWO (DAS SATANISCHE DICKICHT – ZWEI) by Willy Hans (HFBK Hamburg)
WISHING WELL (WUNSCHBRUNNEN) by Sylvia Schedelbauer

Number of Films Shown over 240 films

Media Coverage primarily Irish media and UK/Europe and USA coverage

Specific Characteristics The jury nominates a short film from the international competition for the European Film Awards.

Evaluation Ireland's premier film festival. Cork is a showcase for the Irish film industry with a comprehensive program of New Irish Cinema, ranging from students' works to premieres of the latest features. Cork is especially committed to supporting the short film. Each year they screen over 100 contemporary shorts. Cork is only competitive for shorts and prizes are awarded to the directors of the best international, European and Irish short films, among other categories in their short film competitions.

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