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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