Founded in 2003, the Dublin International Film Festival sets the agenda of the year with its programme of outstanding Irish and international film. Offering unique access to a plethora of filmmaking talent, the festival transforms Dublin into a hub of glamour, creativity and film appreciation.
Over the past fifteen years, the festival has hosted over 600 major guests, including winners of the festival’s prestigious Volta Award such as Al Pacino, Julie Andrews, Danny DeVito, Daniel Day-Lewis, Joss Whedon, Brendan Gleeson, Angela Lansbury, Stanley Tucci, Stellan Skarsgård, Kristin Scott Thomas and Ennio Morricone.

Dublin International Film Festival has screened world cinema from 52 different countries, a total of almost 1,500 films, of which 300 were Irish features including Irish premieres of Sing StreetOnceOndineIn BrugesCalvaryThe Stag and The Secret of Kells. The festival’s young people’s programme Fantastic Flix is expanding each year, engaging schools and families and building a new generation of film fans.

The Dublin International Film Festival is sponsored by Virgin Media, its principal funder is the Arts Council and it is also in receipt of funding from official industry partner, the Irish Film Board. Key partners and funders include hotel partner The Merrion Hotel, print transport partner Wells Cargo, post-production partner Windmill Lane, social listening partners Olytico, digital out-of-home provider Orbscreen, official food ordering app Just Eat, with media partners, 98FM, The Times & The Sunday Times and Kerry Foods’ Cheestrings are sponsors of the VMDIFF’s Fantastic Flix family programme. Venue Partners include Cineworld.

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival #Festival: Virgin Media named as new sponsor of the Dublin International Film Festival - The Dublin International Film Festival has announced that Virgin Media will be the festival’s new title sponsor, beginning with the 2019 festival.
Gráinne Humphreys #Industry: French Ambassador to award ADIFF director Gráinne Humphreys with the National Order of Merit - Dublin International Film Festival Director, Gráinne Humphreys, will be presented with the Ordre National du Mérite by France’s Ambassador to Ireland.
#ADIFF18: ADIFF announces spring Picture House Outreach Programme - The Audi Dublin International Film Festival is taking the excitement of the Picture House outside of traditional cinema venues, with screenings to feature Terminator 2, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and That’s Entertainment!
ADIFF (Audi Dublin International Film Festival) 2017 #ADIFF17: Packed programme announced for 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival - The world’s best films are coming to Audi Dublin International Film Festival from 16th-26th February 2017, with a host of stars joining them in Dublin.
The LEGO Batman Movie #ADIFF17: The LEGO Batman Movie to launch ADIFF’s Fantastic Flix - The LEGO® Batman Movie announced for the launch of Fantastic Flix, the Audi Dublin International Film Festival’s children and young people’s strand.
Jacqueline Wilson - Fnatastic Flix #ADIFF17: Jacqueline Wilson to attend ADIFF’s Fantastic Flix, Feb 10-18 - Audi Dublin International Film Festival's Fantastic Flix launches its exciting festival of children’s films alongside a special visit from Jacqueline Wilson
ADIFF (Audi Dublin International Film Festival) 2017 #ADIFF17: Volunteers needed for the 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival - Applications to be a Festival Volunteer at Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF) are now open. Festival runs February 16th to 26th.
Red Carpet Report: Viva @ ADIFF 2016 - The Audi Dublin International Film Festival closed on Sunday with a gala screening of Viva. Deirdre caught up with the writer Mark O'Halloran and director Paddy Breathnach on the red carpet.
Red Carpet Report: Richard Gere for Time Out of Mind @ ADIFF16 - Scannain reporter Deirdre Molumby caught up with Hollywood legend Richard Gere at the premiere of his new film Time Out of Mind at the 2016 Audi Dublin International Film Festival.
#ADIFF16: Winners announced for Audience, Short Film, and Discovery Awards - The Audi Dublin International Film Festival has announced the winners of the AUDI-ence Award, ADIFF Discovery, Volta Awards, and Shorts competition.

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