9th – 15th of October 2019
A film festival dedicated to making and screening quality films in the Irish midlands, located only 40 minutes from The Prince of Wales Hotel.
OFFline Film Festival is a real spectacle for film lovers and filmmakers alike. Both Irish and international films are screened in a selection of venues around the town.
Every year short films from all over the world are accepted to compete in the short film competition. Prizes include Best Irish Short, Best International Short and the Audience Award.
The festival also includes workshops on all aspects of film-making by industry professionals. One of the most fun & exciting aspect of OFFline is the short filmmaking challenge where teams of filmmakers shoot and edit a short film in Birr in a matter of days. These films are submitted to a panel of judges and screened to the public on the final day with the winning short bagging a generous cash prize.