Monday, March 4, 2013

Solas Nua Invites Submissions for CIFF

From our friends at Solas Nua...

Solas Nua is now inviting submissions for the 2013 Capital Irish Film Festival in Washington DC!

Submissions for The Capital Irish Film Festival

Entries are now being sought for the Capital Irish Film Festival, the largest Irish film festival in the U.S., which will be held in Washington DC from 6-15 December, 2013. Irish films are being sought in the fields of features, shorts, documentaries and animation, including those in the Irish language. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply with a new submission. For more information about the film festival, visit our webpage at The deadline for all entries is 28th June, 2013. The entry should comply with and include the following:

Format: NTSC* DVD Film Screener (* Please note this is essential for selection screening purposes; PAL format is not acceptable.)

Info: DVD to be labelled with the name of the film, the director's name, the length of the film and relevant contact details.

Submission Form: You must complete the Capital Irish Film Festival Submission Form (pdf), and submit it with your DVD Film Screener.

About Solas Nua: We are the only non-profit organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to contemporary Irish arts. Solas Nua produces the Capital Irish Film Festival, a critically acclaimed theatre season, Irish Book Day, the DC Irish Writers Festival, visual arts exhibitions, the √Čist monthly music podcasts, a free film screening series, a book club and dozens of special events annually. Founded in 2005 by Dubliner Linda Murray (Artistic Director) and DC native Dan Brick (Producing Director), Solas Nua is a resident organization at Flashpoint.

About the Festival: 6 -15 December, 2013. The Capital Irish Film Festival will be held in DC from 6-15  December, 2013. Please give a preliminary indication with the entry as to whether the Director, Cast or Production Staff would be in a position to visit DC during this period.

DEADLINE? 28th June, 2013. All submissions should reach Solas Nua by 28th June, 2013. Entries should be sent to: Fiona Clem, The Capital Irish Film Festival, Solas Nua, 916 G Street, NW, Washington DC 20001, USA

For further information, please contact Fiona Clem at or at +1-202-315-1317