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Foyle Film Festival

15 August - 17 August 2019

Contact: Bernie McLaughlin


Phone: +44 (0) 28 7137 1000

Fax: +44 (0) 28 7137 1234

Address: The Nerve Centre, 7-8 Magazine Street
BT48 6HJ
United Kingdom - Northern Ireland

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

Foyle Film Festival, a flagship project of the Nerve Centre, is the annual celebration of independent films, acclaimed feature length movies, documentaries and short films.

Over the years the Festival has become renowned for attracting high profile names such as Brendan Gleeson, Ray Winstone, Wim Wenders, Cillian Murphy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kenneth Branagh, Roddy Doyle, Jimmy McGovern, Sam Shepherd, Danny Boyle, Paul Greengrass, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Stephen Rea, Julien Temple – to name but a few. This year’s Festival will be no different.

In addition, the Festival offers a stand alone education program targeting schools and colleges with a series of curriculum based feature films, documentaries, workshops, presentations, and outreach screenings.

Year established: 1999

Is this festival exclusively animation?: No - this is a film festival but with a specific animation category

Submission deadline:
29 September 2018

Entry fee:


  • Animated Short

Submission methods:

  • DVD
  • Online Link (& Password)
  • Withoutabox


Festival recognised by: (what does this mean?)

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars)

Festival recognised by: (what does this mean?)

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
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