Ian Hunt Duffy's Gridlock won its second award of the night at the Oscar qualifying Foyle Film Festival, following similar success at the Cork Film Festival.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the shortlist of 10 best live action short film contenders from a qualifying list of 144 films. One of the 10 chosen is Irish writer/director Benjamin Cleary's Stutterer.
Irish short film Sophie at the Races to Screen in Competition at Tampere Film Festival, Finland, March 4th to 8th.
The 2015 Cinequest Film Festival will present its Maverick Spirit Award to director John Boorman. Aidan McAteer's animated short Deadly will screen.
Director Jonathan Hughes is currently casting for a potential new RTÉ/Filmbase funded short film project The Wake, to be filmed in Monaghan this summer.
As part of Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2015, Galway UNESCO City of Film wll show a selection of Irish Shorts/Gearrscannáin on March 3rd.
The Irish Film Board (IFB) has announced AFTER '16 a once-off initiative to fund up to 8 short films commemorating, celebrating and ruminating on 1916.
Reckoner Productions and Foxrock Productions, in association with Bank House Productions have announced the joint production of Testimony, by Kamila Dydyna.