Belfast Film Festival

Docs Ireland 2019

Latest News:

IGNITE: Docs Ireland and Cork International Film Festival have launched a pilot bilingual talent development programme directed towards emerging Irish and Northern Irish documentary filmmakers embarking on their first or second non-fiction feature film.

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Docs Ireland is an industry focussed, all Ireland International Documentary Festival.

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Docs Ireland 2020 Postponed

In view of the ongoing global health crisis, we have decided to reschedule Docs Ireland 2020.  As soon as we are able to assess the situation properly, we will announce our new dates.


For further information please see our full statement.


Docs Ireland:

  • Celebrates documentary filmmaking and provides a platform for both national and international industries.
  • Is a hub for cross-border collaboration, international co-productions and sales and distribution through our full day one-to-one pitching forum, Doc Market.
  • Hosts industry events including talks, pitching sessions, masterclasses, a new talent focus & funding information sessions.
  • Features keynote speakers who are experts in the industry from Ireland and beyond.
  • Is a showcase for immersive technology documentary through our partnership with Queens University Belfast and the VR/AR suite at SARC.