20 – 24 November 2013
7-8 Magazine Street
Derry-Londonderry BT48 6HJ
T: 028 71373456 /028 71267432/028 71260562
The Foyle Film Festival, now in its 26th year, delivers a year round programme of feature films, workshops, short films, competition screenings, outreach and special events. The 2013 Foyle Film Festival will take place from 20-24 November. Foyle film Festival Education programme runs from 18-29 November 2013.
Over the last 26 years, the Foyle Film Festival has become renowned for attracting top industry professionals to Derry-Londonderry. Past guests have included Ray Winstone, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Christie, Neil Jordan, Wim Wenders, Stephen Frears to name but a few.
Foyle Film Festival is one of only a handful of International festivals with Oscar® affiliation, BAFTA and BIFA recognition. The festival offers filmmakers, animators and artists a unique platform to screen their films, network with industry professionals and gain access to the international market.
The Festival is the flagship project of the Nerve Centre, Northern Ireland’s leading creative media arts centre which delivers a diverse range of cutting edge projects, training and production opportunities, state of the art production facilities and creative learning centres in Belfast and Derry.
Foyle Film Festival Competition: LIM Awards
The Foyle Film Festival, now in its 26th year, is one of only a handful of International festivals with Oscar® affiliation and BAFTA recognition.
Recipients of the LIM Award qualify for consideration in the Short Films Category of the Annual Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules. British short films and animations that screen as part of the LIM Awards at Foyle film Festival can be submitted for consideration to the Short film Awards at BAFTA. Independently funded feature films (fiction and documentary) screened at Foyle qualify for consideration in the British Independent Film Awards.
Previous winners and competitors at Foyle Film Festival’s Light in Motion Awards who have proceeded to win an Oscar® include Terry George (The Shore), Martin McDonagh (Six Shooter), Adam Elliot (Harvie Krumpet) and Juanita Wilson (The Door).
The Three Competition Categories under LIM are:
• Best Short Film
• Best Animation
• Best Documentary
Foyle Film Festival is now open for submissions for the 2013 light In motion Awards. Closing date for entries is 30 September 2013. Full competition information available here: www.withoutabox.com/login/1733
For further competition information contact Eavan King, Competition Manager at the Foyle Film Festival office at The Nerve Centre on: 028 71267432, via e-mail:email@example.com or log on to: http://www.foylefilmfestival.org