The Audi Dublin International Film Festival will return for its 16th edition from the 22nd February - 4th March 2018.
***UPDATE*** Submission deadline extended to October 15th 2017.
The Audi Dublin International Film Festival will return for its 16th edition from the 22nd February - 4th March 2018. Bookended by the Berlinale with the Oscars falling on the traditional closing night slot of the Festival, ADIFF promises to return to its signature date next spring with a host of Irish and International cinema to look forward to.
Following a successful 2017 Festival including international talent such as Eric Bana, Kerry Fox, Terence Davies and Ben Wheatley and a diverse Irish film strand featuring Aisling Walsh, John Butler, Emer Reynolds, Jim Sheridan, Alan Gilsenan, Juanita Wilson, Ken Wardrop, Turlough Kelly, Paddy Cahill, Len Collin, John Murphy, Traolach Ó Murchú, James Redmond, Jamie Thraves, Aidan Gillen, Lorcan Finnegan, Jack Reynor, Cillian Murphy and Neasa Ni Chianain amongst others, the 2018 Festival will return with a diverse programme including trade mark events in screenwriting, industry, public discussions, exhibitions, ADIFF Inspirations, Fantastic Flix, international juries and more to be announced.
ADIFF has now opened its submissions to Irish and International entries through submission platform Film Freeway, with the earlybird deadline set for the end of May, for those looking to get ahead of the crowd.
Speaking about the announcement Festival Director Gráinne Humphreys said:
“We are delighted as ever to welcome submissions for all genres of films - we have a proud history of supporting new and original work and we look forward to showcasing new talent in Dublin in 2018”
Gráinne will be travelling to international film festivals over the coming months to view potential films for ADIFF 2018 including Netia Off Camera, Cannes Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and more. If you wish to meet with Gráinne on her travels please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange.