The Volta Award
The Volta Award is the festival’s most prestigious award which is given to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the world of film.Previous Volta Award recipients
The AUDI-ence Award
The AUDI-ence Award is given to the films that the audiences have voted as their favourite. This award is available for both short and feature film with a prize for the feature film winner which includes a trip to the Berlinale.Previous AUDI-ence Award recipients
The ADIFF Discovery Award
The ADIFF Discovery Award supports and nurtures emerging Irish talent. The programme offers unique mentoring opportunities for nominees with Festival guests as well as networking opportunities. This Award is overseen by a jury panel.Previous ADIFF Discovery Award recipients
Best Irish & Best International Film
Best Irish & Best International Film supports and nurtures emerging Irish & International talent in the short film form.
The Dublin Film Critics Circle
The Dublin Film Critics Circle award their favourite Irish and International titles each year.