DISFMF is an independent festival dedicated to bring together film makers and musicians from around the world in a forum to celebrate short films and music.
The goal of the festival is to show variety of all genres, drama, comedies, animations, documentaries, music videos, narrative stories and horror.
Our aim is to build cultural bridges and network capabilities between the most talented filmmakers and musicians from around the world. Dublin is the most populous city in Ireland and also a multicultural capital with great venues and great people.
Every year the festival is held in the beginning of October
Festival dates in 2023 are 6th-8th of October and will take place in 2 main venues, Cineworld for the short films screenings and The Sugar Club for the awards ceremony on the 8th of October.
In 2023 is the 12th edition and we have 14 awards: Best International Short, Best Advertisment, Best LGBTQ, Best Music Video, Best Horror, Best Comedy, Best Animation, Best Sci-Fi, Best Score/Music, Best Student Short, Best Irish Short, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Documentary.
The actual awards are paintings made by Pratima Gungados, a talented Dublin based artists from Mauritius and the value of each painting is priceless.
Submission fees for each short is 25Euro Early Bird and 40 Euro Extended Deadline
In 2017-2022 on Filmfreeway the festival was voted in top 5 out of 10000 festivals due to reviews.