Fingal Film Festival announces 2016 lineup

12th Sep 16 | Entertainment News

Fingal Film Festival has announced its schedule for 2016, which runs from the 30th September - 2nd October 2016

Fingal Film Festival has announced its schedule for 2016, which runs from the 30th September - 2nd October 2016. Films will be showing at Movies@swords, Pavilions Centre, Swords, Co Dublin.

With the final films selected and a host of great workshops lined up, the Festival team are ready for action with less than three weeks left to go.

The opening night  premiere for this years festival is “Cardboard Gangsters “ Directed by Mark O’Connor and starring John Connors (Love/Hate) Doors open at 8pm on Friday, September 30th for a wine reception .

The fifth instalment of the independent festival boasts an unprecedented lineup of  feature films, documentaries, animation, Gaeilge Is Fearr, short films, student films as well as all-time classics in conjunction with the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary. Commenting on the lineup announcement, Dave Byrne Creative Director, Fingal Film Festival said, thrilled about the selection of films we have for our Irish and international audience this year, some spectacular films lined up.

This year’s workshop series includes an animation workshop from Stephen Fagan, Founder and Creative Director of Treehouse Republic. This half-day workshop takes place on Friday September 30th and will cover the topics of pre-production, production and post-production, with a focus on SFX and music.

Supervising Sound Editor Niall Brady from Screen Scene leads the Sound Design workshop on Saturday October 1st, with a case study of Lenny Abrahamson’s ‘Room.’ This session will also feature guest speaker Steve Fanagan from Ardmore Sound. 

Paying tribute to the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary, there will be a series of revolutionary themed short  films screened at the Festival along with "The Wind That Shakes the Barley". For the full programme go to www.fingalfilmfest.com tickets start from €8.50 now available.at  http://fingalfilmfestival.tickets.ie/ 

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