Photo by Foxwall Films

Photo by Foxwall Films

Submissions Deadline September 30, 2016 for the Capital Irish Film Festival 2017

Festival moves to AFI Silver Theatre

The 11th Capital Irish Film Festival (CIFF) will run from March 2 through 5, 2017. CIFF 2017 joins other prestigious D.C.-area film festivals in making its home at the American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in downtown Silver Spring, MD.
CIFF showcases films about subjects pertaining to all of Ireland, Irish identity and culture or that are examples of Irish artistry. Entries are invited for feature-length or short films, including comedy, drama, documentary, animation, experimental and musical. CIFF welcomes Irish language films, which must contain English subtitles.
Submissions are free and can be registered online (click on this link)  through September 30, 2016.

They can be made with online screeners, such as YouTube or Vimeo links, but films that are accepted must be able to provide for festival showing two Blu Ray discs, a DCP or USB storage device. Accepted films must also provide trailers and stills for marketing purposes.

Images from last year's festival