Awards 2017

We are an independent festival dedicated to bring together established musicians and filmmakers in a forum to celebrate the short films. For 2017 we have 14 awards o Best Director o Best Producer o Best Script o Best Music Video o Best Cinematography o Best Edit o...

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Press 2017

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...

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Advice for the Aspiring Screenwriters

There are many articles about screenwriting on the internet—too many, if we’re really honest—but here are some suggestions we feel haven’t been made as much as they should be. 1. Do your research. Check out websites

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Rules and Regulations 2017

You hereby grant the Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival all rights necessary to exhibit and promote the above-referenced film at the 2017 Festival if the film is selected. You represent that such exhibition will not violate or infringe upon any rights...

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Filmbase Filmrace

Being a film student is awful. I’ve been one, and it’s a wonder I didn’t end up in hospital with a stomach ulcer from worry. While other students may feel their lot is bad, nothing, NOTHING is as poor as the lot of a film student. You attend class, talks, workshops,...

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A MANIFESTO FOR SHORT FILMS

The following is a list of suggestions which you may heed or ignore as you see fit. Mostly, it’s a list of elements we’ve seen many times, and if something has been done many times, it would be worth your while to find a new way to do it. If you’re thinking of making...

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Irish Film Festivals

To start the new year off with a bang, here’s a list of Irish, and Irish-themed, film festivals that—although they’re not this one—still have their merits.  Some are more focused on shorts than others (ADIFF, for example is more of a feature film festival, so sending...

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DISFMF 2016 Winners

Winners 2016   Best Director, Gui Campos, Rosinha, Brazil Best Producer, Savio Sequeira & Anthony Renwick Mc Gill, The Job Paradox, Ireland Best Script, Maurice O’Connel, Proclaim, Ireland Best Music Video, Veto By Son Directed by Abderrezak Chriette, Germany...

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Short Films Programme 2016

Programme 1, Thursday 6th October, Cineworld 12:00pm Proclaim!, Directed by Maureen O’Connell, 20min, Ireland 2016, Drama History Silence, Directed by Dejan Mrkic, 15min, UK and Australia 2016, Drama Tunisia 2045, Directed by Ted Hardy-Carnac, 4min, France 2016,...

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Short Films Selection 2016

Here is the short film selection for 2016, a programme will be up by the end of the week. Congratulation to all the selected. Nach Spiel (Aftermath), Directed by Ralf Beyerle, 10min, Germany 2016, Comedy Drama Space & Time, Directed by Camps Aureliane, 16min,...

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Maggie’s Plan

Directed by Rebecca Miller and released in Ireland on 8th July 2016, Maggie’s Plan raises the question as to whether the need to control others is an individual personality trait or an encompassing human one. The off kilter comedy set in New York is often sobering...

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Sleeping with Inspiration

By AEDIN DONNELLY He comes over unannounced and demands I let him in. He sweettalks his way up to my room and we find ourselves deep in conversation, debating, bouncing off one another for hours before we sleep. But even when we lie down, he won’t let me sleep. He...

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Nathan Bell Composer and Musician

Nathan was awarded the top prize for best score at the this year edition for his work on The Day After Stonewall Died, the short won the Best Short at the Cannes Short Film Festival in 2014 The upcoming European release of his new album, a collection of songs about...

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Winners 2015

After four days of screening in 4Dame Lane, Cineworld and The sugar Club we had great time at The Sugar Club last night were we had the honor to have the presence of the Romanian Ambassador her Excellency Manuela Breazu The 2015 winners are: Best Student Short        ...

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Workshop by John Dower

Workshop, Saturday the 10th of October, by John Dower winner of ,,Cannes Short Film Festival,, “Linear Storytelling in an interactive age -How do we protect our personal stories when the audience expects to be a part of them?” Entry 5 euro, the workshop include the...

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Romanian Short Films Day in Dublin

The Romanian short films will be presented at Cineworld alongside with a selection of Irish Shorts on the 10th of October, starting 11:00 PM. The Romanian Shorts are: Iulian. A True Story, Directed by Alex Mironescu, Romania, 2014, 9 min, Documentary True Romance,...

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Short Film Programmes 2015

O Daddy Dear, Directed by Ray Lamb, Ireland, 2015, 18 min, Comedy Dreaming of Home, Directed by Hamilton Niculescu, Ireland, 2014, 6 min, Documentary Firefly, Directed by Ian Mrak, USA, 2015, 3 min, Animation Head Coach, Directed by Sergey Pesin, Ukraine, 2015, 19...

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Eleonora Cupcencu

,GOD IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ARTIST I CARRY INSIDE,, Eleonora Cupcencu  Together with the screenings, this year we decided to go forward with the events and we decided to bring Romanian and Irish Culture together in a painting exhibition. This exhibition is done in...

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Official Selection 2015

After a very short and busy month finally here are the 125 shorts that we are going to present at the 4th edition of DISFMF. A total of 882 short films have been submitted since last November until the 5th of August and because we don’t have a late deadline we...

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