Access Cinema is the national resource organisation for regional cultural cinema exhibition in Ireland. Its membership comprises 77 venues, arts centres, film clubs and societies throughout the country. It provides cinema programming and support services to its member organisations.
Cork Film Festival
The Cork Film Festival is a week-long film festival that takes place annually in November. Its programme comprises contemporary world cinema and has a particular focus on short film and music films.
Darklight Film Festival
Founded in 1999, the Darklight Film Festival provides a platform for the convergence of art, film and technology. Through its mix of screenings, exhibitions, seminars and workshops, it showcases new talent and provides a forum for new approaches to audio-visual media.
Dublin International Film Festival
The Dublin International Film Festival takes place annually over 11 days in March. The festival celebrates film as an artform and offers a diverse programme comprising international and Irish cinema, complemented by a series of events including interviews with invited guests.
Filmbase is a resource organisation and centre for new and emerging film-makers in Ireland. It supports film-makers by providing information services, training, and equipment and facilities. It manages the Reel Art documentary scheme on behalf of the Arts Council.
Galway Film Centre
The Galway Film Centre is a resource centre for film-makers in the west. It supports film-makers by providing information services, training, equipment and facilities.
Galway Film Fleadh
The Galway Film Fleadh runs two festivals annually: its main festival over 6 days in July and its festival for young people and children over 3 days in November. The main GFF programme comprises contemporary world cinema and has a particular focus on premiering new Irish cinema.
Irish Film Institute
The Irish Film Institute is Ireland’s national film institute and delivers its exhibition, preservation and education programmes on a year-round basis. Based in Dublin it exhibits a curated programme of international and Irish cinema and is home to the Irish Film Archive.