About Us


DISFMF is an independent festival dedicated to bring together film makers and musicians from around the world in a forum to celebrate short films and music.

The goal of the festival is to show variety of all genres, drama, comedies, animations, documentaries, music videos, narrative stories and horror.

Our aim is to build cultural bridges and network capabilities between the most talented filmmakers and musicians from around the world. Dublin is the most populous city in Ireland and also a multicultural capital with great venues and great people.

Every year the festival is held in the beginning of October

Festival date in 2018 are 5th -7th of October and will take place in two main venues, Cineworld for the short film screenings and The Sugar Club for the awards ceremony on the 8th of October.

During the festivals will have live music events in different venues. The venues we use before were: Wiorkmans Club, Grand Social and The Liqueur Room.

2017 we had over 850 submissions and we screened over 100 shorts from all over the world.
In 2018 is the 7th edition and we have 14 award: Best International Short/ 200Euro Price, Best Director, Best Script , Best Music Video, Best Cinematography, Best Comedy, Best Animation, Best Sound Design, Best Score/Music, Best Student, Best Irish Short/ 200 Euro Price, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Documentary.

The actual awards are paintings made by Pratima Gungados talented Dublin based artists from Mauritius and the value of each painting is priceless.

Submission fees for each short is 25Euro

In 2016 on Filmfreeway the festival was voted in the first 100 out of 4778 festivals due to reviews.

Submissions now open for 2018 - Deadline 1 August-Notification date: 31 August 2018








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