For 68 years, Cork International Film Festival has celebrated excellence in filmmaking, championing new and emerging voices and established filmmakers through its prestigious awards. We are thrilled to announce our 2023 Audience Award (Features and Shorts) chosen by you, the audience.
CIFF2023 AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS
We’re thrilled to announce that our Audience Award (Features) winner is One Night in Millstreet directed by Andrew Gallimore.
The documentary was our 2023 Irish Gala and presented at The Everyman to packed audiences on Sat 11th November, before screening across six cinemas city and county-wide for Super Cine Saturday on Sat 25th November.
Our Audience Award (Shorts) winner is Canine directed by Paul Webster.
As time runs out for the Black Rhino in South Africa, an elite dog trainer in Cork trains a specialist anti-poaching dog for delivery to another Irishman, a conservationist working on the frontline. The short film is also a selected and will be further developed as part of IGNITE-Docs 2023.
Congratulations to the filmmakers, and thank you for voting.
INDUSTRY DAY: DOC DAY ONLINE
In addition to the in-person offering for Doc Day 2023, the Festival is hosting a series of free online sessions, complementing this year’s non-fiction programme and encompassing in-depth filmmaker conversations and case studies. The programme is available to view until Sunday 31st December and includes the following sessions:
- One Night In Millstreet | Anatomy of a Sports Doc
- Alan Gilsenan | Career Interview
- Landschaft & We Will Not Fade Away | Authorial Proximity
CIFF Industry Events are presented in partnership with:
ANOTHER COUNTRY – MYFANWY FROST-JONES PARALLAX EMERGING FILM ARTIST EXHIBITION
Step into the captivating world of Myfanwy Frost-Jones, the inaugural recipient of the Parallax Emerging Film Artist Bursary. Another Country is an immersive installation, comprising archival cine film, photographs, slides and correspondence from her grandparents’ time in Uganda. Don’t miss this visual journey reshaping history in the now. (11am- 4pm, Fri 3rd Nov – Sat 2nd Dec, Lord Mayor’s Pavilion)
Please note: Lord Mayor’s Pavilion is closed on Mondays