Free Fringe Film Festival is Open for Submissions!

Free Fringe Film Festival is open for submissions!

The festival is back this year with a brand new look and a brand new location, the beautiful Drumcoura City, Co. Leitrim and the added film festival component to their regular programme.

The festival is open to filmmakers of all ages and experience levels!

The Rules:

Wanted - short films ranging from 0.1 seconds - 10 minutes max.

Doesn't matter what genre or plot, Free Fringe Film Festival want it all.

Free Fringe Film Festival want unseen and freshly baked short films. So, if you need to make one, we recommend that you get cracking!

Also, if have behind the scenes footage of your filmmaking process, edit it together and send it with your short film as there is an award for best BTS.

Submission Process:

To submit your film you can send it by email or we-transfer to

Hard copies can be sent by post to: Free Fringe Film Festival, Dannenberg, Drumcoura, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, N41DK82.

Also, send a 400 word max description of your short film, this can include: age, number of films made previously, budget, film description, location scouting, problems that occured and how you dealt with them, genre of film, style etc. 


Some of the film awards up for grabs are:

Best Cinematography

Best Animated Short

Best Comedy

Best Sci-fi

Best Low Budget

Best Experimental

Best Art Film

Best Beginner/ Intermediate/ Expert

Best Behind the scenes

And more! 


All the winning films will be screened!

Closing date for submissions is Saturday 13th July.

Keep posted on updates via their Facebook page!   

Anahita Tabarsi

Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Digital Media Coordinator and designated photographer.

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