2015 Winners

We would like to congratulate all of our winners! We received a large number of entries this year and we had a very limited amount of screening time – hopefully we will be able to screen more international films next year. But in the meantime, keep creating your wonderful films!


1. Social Recognition Category


‘RAYDO’ – Avraham Eligal – Israel

Honourable Mention – a tie!

‘Bampa’ directed by Daniel Evans – University of South Wales

‘The Story Will Be Revealed in the Movie’ – The Fighting Words Project in association with Brown Bag Films


2. Under 18s Category


Remember to Smile’ directed by Bibi Queisen, The Netherlands

Honourable Mention

‘Mitchell Goldfield’ directed by Emmy and Lilly Thompson, Sunderland, UK


3.  Best Irish Graduate Film


‘Did you hear about Her Dad?’ directed by Jessica Patterson, National Film School, IADT

Honourable Mention – another tie!

‘Bugg and Mr. Hill’ directed by Sean Cunningham, Ballyfermot College of Further Education

‘The Teacup’ directed by Elif Boyacioglu, Ballyfermot College of Further Education


4. Best International Film


‘Guida’ directed by Rosana Urbes, Brazil

Honourable Mention

‘Bad Advice’ directed by Matthew Lee, UK


5. Best International Student Film – another tie!


1. ‘Deux Amis’ directed by Natalia Chernysheva, l’ecole de la Poudriere, France

2. ‘Chiaroscuro’ directed by Daniel Drummond, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts


6. Best Irish Short


‘An Ode to Love’, directed by Matthew Darragh, Brown Bag Films, Dublin, Ireland

Honourable Mention

‘Somewhere Down the Line’, directed by Julien Regnard, Cartoon Saloon, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland


7. Best Soundtrack


‘Somewhere Down the Line’,  directed by Julien Regnard, Cartoon Saloon, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Composer: Matthew Nolan


8. Audience Choice Award


‘The Story of Gin’, directed by Daniel Cantwell, Ben and Anvil, Dublin, Ireland


9. Retrospective Award – Best Irish Short – 1995-2015


‘Give Up Yer Auld Sins’, directed by Cathal Gaffney, Brown Bag Films, Dublin, Ireland


10.  Special Recognition Award


Tomm Moore, Co-Creator of Cartoon Saloon, gifted artist and animator and a totally awesome dude!