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CIFF2022 Submissions Now Open

CIFF2022 Submissions are now open. We look for interesting new voices and work that pushes boundaries and takes risks, and we champion and celebrate excellence in filmmaking throughout our programme. We also recognise filmmakers’ achievements through our 10 Awards, three of which are Academy Award® qualifying. Early Bird Deadline: Friday 11th March.

Night of Ideas, Thursday 27th January

Cork International Film Festival is thrilled to partner once again with the Embassy of France in Ireland as part of their Night of Ideas programme by presenting a FREE digital screening of The Horizon (l'Horizon) followed by a discussion at 6.30pm on Thursday, 27th January 2022. Book your ticket now!

First Cut! Youth Film Festival Open Call 2022

Our friends at First Cut! Youth Film Festival are seeking short film submissions from 12-24 year olds. Submissions are free and the call out is open until 5pm, Friday 21st January.
View 66th Cork International Film Festival 2021 schedule.

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Discover film, reimagine the world.

Cork International Film Festival’s mission is to present Ireland’s most exciting, diverse, and ambitious annual film festival, connecting and stimulating audiences and artists through a carefully curated selection of the best films, to create a unique shared cultural experience, rooted in Cork, open to the world.

CIFF is a local, national and international celebration of cinema. The 66th edition ran for 17 days, from 5th to 21st November 2021, in Cork City, County and online via our Festival Digital Platform.

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Our mission is to present Ireland’s most exciting, diverse, and ambitious annual film festival, connecting and stimulating audiences and artists through a curated selection of the best and latest films, to create a unique shared cultural experience, rooted in Cork, open to the world.

If you share our passion, pride and a sense of community, want to be part of making a real impact for film in Ireland, and like what we’re offering, then why not sign up today?

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In order to present our annual Festival, offer a year-round programme of events, support and promote local and national talent, and enable our Intinn film and mental health programme to reach over 4,000 young people a year, we need support.

Your donation, no matter what the size, makes a huge difference.

With your help we will continue to discover film and reimagine the world. Thank you for your support.

Submit your film to CIFF2022 now

Cork International Film Festival’s mission is to present Ireland’s most exciting, diverse, and ambitious annual film festival, connecting and stimulating audiences and artists through a carefully curated selection of the best films, to create a unique shared cultural experience, rooted in Cork, open to the world.

We look for interesting new voices and work that pushes boundaries and takes risks, and we champion and celebrate excellence in filmmaking throughout our programme. We also recognise filmmakers’ achievements through our 10 Awards, three of which are Academy Award® qualifying.

Submit your film by our Early Bird Deadline of Friday 11th March to avail of our discount fees.

 

Explore our history in the CIFF Digital Archive

Proudly presented in association with Founding Archive Partner University College Cork.

Cork International Film Festival’s unique archive, a treasure trove of precious materials tracking the history of modern film and Cork, amassed over 65 years, has been developed in partnership with the Department of Digital Humanities at University College Cork. A unique snapshot of modern film history and the history of Cork’s development, the archive is available to view online at corkfilmfest.ucc.ie containing photographs, programme covers and posters from previous Festival editions over the last 65 years.

 

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