Submit your Film

DIFF puts the films and filmmakers at its heart and understands the importance of nurturing new and experienced talent alike.

Submissions for DIFF 2019 are now closed.

Submissions for DIFF 2020 will be through Film Freeway - visit our Film Freeway page to learn more about how and when to submit.

Feature Films

  • Runtime: Features: minimum 60 minutes
  • Features can be: Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Family (Fantastic Flix)
  • Completion Date: Projects completed after September 1, 2017
  • Place of Origin: Projects may originate from anywhere in the world. All non-English speaking films must have English subtitles.
  • Premiere Status: Projects must be a première in Ireland. Films available publicly online will not be accepted.
  • Distribution Status: Projects may have distribution

Short Films

  • RUNTIME: Maximum 30 minutes
  • Shorts can be: Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Family (Fantastic Flix)
  • Completion Date: Projects completed after Sept 1, 2017
  • Place of Origin: Projects may originate from anywhere in the world. All non-English speaking films must have English subtitles.
  • Première Status: Projects must be a première in Dublin. Films available publicly online will not be accepted.