Irish Film Institute -IFI Stranger Than Fiction: call for entries (deadline extended)

IFI Stranger Than Fiction: call for entries (deadline extended)

IFI Stranger Than Fiction, Dublin’s Documentary Film Festival is back! The 10th edition of the hugely popular Festival which showcases the best of Irish and International documentary film, will run over 4 days from September 26th  – 29th 2013. 

The IFI’s Stranger Than Fiction is extending its deadline for entries until Friday June 28th at 6pm.

The festival accepts entries of Irish and international short documentaries (under 20-minutes) and of Irish feature-length documentaries (over 60-minutes). International features are programmed on an invitation-only basis and no entries in this category will be accepted. All Irish feature-length entries must be Dublin premieres.

For short documentaries, no premiere status is required this year but preference will be given to shorts that are Dublin premieres so please indicate previous Irish screenings in your submission. Films that have been broadcast on Irish television or on a channel available to Irish television audiences should not be entered and will not be considered.

There is no entry fee.

To enter, send two non-returnable DVDs of your film to IFI STRANGER THAN FICTION, Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Include in your package an A4 sheet with the film title, running time, credits (producer, director) and a synopsis of the film of less than 300 words.

Please also email these details to along with three high-resolution images from the film. 
Alternatively, short documentaries only can also be entered by sending a private link to along with the details mentioned above.

Short films are programmed in association with Eat My Shorts, the team that specialises in curating and running high quality shorts programmes all over Ireland.

The deadline for submissions is 6pm, June 28th.


The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland