Two Irish short films have made the Oscar shortlist for Best Animated Short and Best Live Action Short, Late Afternoon and Detainment respectively.
Stars Shine as Irish/Aussie 'The Ocean' Lights up the Darkness in Celebratory Same-Sex Love Dance from Wallis Bird and director Sinéad McDevitt.
Irish animation company And Maps and Plans has released their multi-award-winning short An Island online for free, directed by Rory Byrne.
Director Lee Cronin has made his excellent short film, Ghost Train, available to watch fro free online to celebrate Halloween.
Writer/director Johnny Kelly has released online his brilliantly inventive and hilariously funny 6 minutes short, Fern.
In the wake of screenings at home and abroad, and having recently being acquired by InFlight for AerLingus, Jason Branagan's short film Jaffa has been released online. The film tells the story of a young man who learns he can't have children and struggles to come to terms with his new reality.
Rememberer, the winner of last year's "March on Film" contest, will be broadcast as part of RTÉ's Shortscreen series on RTÉ2 on Monday, 26th March.
Limerick City and County council announce that they are going to fund two short films in Limerick County to the tune of €8,000 each, through a competitive call out.
Kerry County Council, in association with The Arts Council wish to award a bursary to a filmmaker for the production of a short film in 2018. Closing date Friday 27th April 2018.
An international day of remembrance for Holocaust Memorial Day was observed on January 27th. Filmmaker Jonathan Victory released a short film, The Other Anne Frank House, to mark that day's annual commemoration of the Holocaust.