VMDIFF to honour Oscar-winning director Adam McKay

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (Virgin Media DIFF) announces that Academy Award winning writer-director-producer Adam McKay will receive the Volta Award to mark McKay’s contribution to film. Read more

Screen8 returns with new filmmaker and senior citizen participants

Screen8, a filmmaking programme from The Digital Hub and the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, is set to return with new filmmaker Paul Farren and a group of senior citizen participants. Read more

Introducing new DIFF Programme Co-ordinator, Tania Notaro

Actor, screenwriter and now new DIFF Programme Co-ordinator Tania Notaro has many strings to her cinematic bow. Read more

Postcard from Toronto International Film Festival

“There are a lot of really good films out there at the moment - the quality of work during the pandemic has not dropped. So it's a very exciting time for filmmakers with lots of sales and deals being made.” Read more

Postcard from San Sebastian Film Festival!

DIFF Artistic Director Grainne Humphreys reflects on an intensive few months at film festivals - both online and in person - in Cannes, Toronto and San Sebastian. As told to Sarah Hughes. Read more

Highlights from VMDIFF21

Relive the highlights of the 2021 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, online for the first time ever! Read more

Gender & Diversity in 2021

Findings from our 2021 Gender and Diversity Report Read more

Minari scoops the 2021 Virgin Media Audience Award

All My Darlings wins Audience Award for Shorts Read more

It's a wrap!

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has just closed on March 14th Read more

Careers in Screen Day 2021

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival and the IFI present the 4th Annual Careers in Screen Day. Read more

Happy International Women's Day from VMDIFF!

Black Women Filmmaker's Retrospective at The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 Read more

Future Shock at VMDIFF21

Rapid Change, Resistance and Resilience: The Future Shock Strand at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 Read more

VMDIFF 2021 is Here!

Celebrate Opening Night with us. Read more

French Films to watch this year

A list of French films screening at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 Read more

ICCL Human Rights Film Award Nominees

A list of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 Films Nominated for the ICCL Human Rights Film Award Read more

Playback x VMDIFF: Irish Hip Hop & R&B

Placing Irish hip hop and R&B on the international stage, Playback x VMDIFF: Irish Hip Hop & R&B is a dynamic programme of some of the best contemporary hip hop music videos in Ireland today. Read more

New additions to the 2021 Festival Programme

We are thrilled to announce new additions to the programme, including a conversation with Colin Farrell, two new films and the Black Women Retrospective to celebrate International Women’s Day. Read more

Women-Directed Films to see this year

Women-directed Films to see at the 2021 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Read more

4 Oscar-Shortlist Films in the 2021 Festival Programme

Discover the Four Oscar-Nominated Films in the 2021 Virgin Media DIFF Programme Read more

On Valentine’s Day, Give a Movie

Give a Movie on Valentine’s Day: a selection of films and shorts from the Virgin Media DIFF 2021 Programme about love, from very (very) different perspectives. Read more

Festival 2021 Launches

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 launches with an exciting programme of films and guests. Read more

VMDIFF 2021 is Moving Online

Virgin media International Film Festival 2021 will now take place entirely online due to ongoing regulations Read more

2021 Short Film Programmes announced

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Director Gráinne Humphreys announces 2021 Short Films programme. Read more

10 project shortlisted for Virgin Media Discovers Short Film Competition

€150,000 Virgin Media Discovers & Screen Ireland Short Film Competition selects 10 shortlisted projects Read more