Interested in seeing the future generation of documentary filmmakers? The short film programme is the place to go. Featuring a selection of the finest short documentaries from across Ireland, interspersed with a selection of international gems, every year this programme presents films made with a variety of styles on a wide range of subject matters there’s truly something for everyone! Films are up to 15 minutes in duration, and all are in competition, with three prizes here for the taking; Best Irish Short Documentary, Best International Short Documentary and the Audience Award. A jury of esteemed film and documentary experts will decide winners of the Best Irish and Best International prizes, with voting for the Audience Award taking place in the cinema immediately after the screening. All awards announced at the end bring your best gown! Awards will be presented by Sean Farnel, Director of Programming at Canada’s Hots Docs Documentary Festival.