The Firehouse Film Contest is a monthly short film festival held in Dublin. All entries have to be made in the previous month and under five minutes long.

Firehouse is designed to encourage new filmmakers to try their hand at making shorts in a low-pressure, low-cost environment. There is no entry fee and no prize money. All eligible entries are screened.

Screenings take place at 7pm on the first Sunday of the month, in A4 Sounds, off Dorset Street. There are no age restrictions on attendance although we cannot guarantee the suitability of our films for all audiences.

If you cannot send your film to us digitally, please let us know in advance, so we can arrange to collect the physical copy, whether on USB or hard drive. All applications accepted that adhere to these rules. All levels of production value are welcome.

Email to submit a film.

For more information, please visit our Facebook page.

If you’ve won an award at Firehouse please feel free to download and use our laurel set on your artwork/posters.

The Firehouse Film Contest is run by Conor O’Toole, Conor Barry & Simon Mulholland

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