The Fleadh Forum

24th Galway Film Fair Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th July 2020

The Fleadh Forum is a one industry seminar, occurring annually as a key component of the Galway Film Fair. It is a platform to explore and share ideas about what is happening in the audiovisual industry, creating an opportunity for film-makers to come together and exchange news and views.

In 2019 the Fleadh Forum unveiled a new format presenting a series of short direct presentations from a carefully curated panel of industry experts alongside a keynote address from Writer/Director/Producer James Schamus. See link below for further details.

Previous editions included:

  • The 10 Commandments of the Film & TV Business
  • Building a Finance Plan to Beat The Market
  • Film finance case studies
  • How to launch a film in the International market
  • Brave New World Sales – How Digital Media is changing the game for distribution worldwide
  • New International Trends Emerging in Filmmaking
  • Hybrid Distribution
  • Low Budget Filmmaking
  • Future trends in Distribution
  • The Importance of Building Strong Creative Partnerships
  • New Potential Sources of Funding
  • Regional film funding
  • Post Production Technology
  • Finding a Home for Irish Film in Europe
  • Film Financing & Broadcasters
  • Film Festivals and the Promotion of your Film
  • Market Trends in Europe
  • How the East Can Be Won
  • Partners of the Arctic Circle
  • The Global Cartoon Business
  • Independent Film: Sunset or New Dawn?