The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is calling out to you this January

The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival returns at the end of this month, a celebration of the possibilities for anyone to pick up their phone and start creating great films. Now in its fourth year, this international festival remains dedicated to celebrating works shot on Smartphone and Tablets, encouraging new filmmakers and providing a platform to exhibit stories through a different lens to a wider audience.

The 2021 edition of the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival will take place on Saturday, January 30th. A variety of screenings are set to take place, through a series of short film showings on offer which will be available until February 6th. This year’s edition of the festival will be an online international virtual theatre experience via XERB.TV. 80 short films from all over the world are set to screen as part of the festival’s various short film sessions.

A full programme for the 2021 Smartphone Film Festival is available HERE, showcasing the full list of films on offer. This includes shorts from Ireland’s own Luke Flanagan, Niall Farrell, John Corcoran, Ross Wilders and others as well as bringing in talents from the US, UK, Australia, Congo, Russia and more. The winners selected from this year’s festival will be announced on Wednesday, February 3rd and  and the winning films will be given their own program also after that date. Tickets for each block of shorts cost €5 and are available now.

You can find more information about the 2021 Dublin Smartphone Film Festival on their website,


Luke Dunne
About me

Luke is a writer, film addict and Dublin native who loves how much there is for film fans in his home county. A former writer for FilmFixx and the Freakin' Awesome Network, he founded Film In Dublin to pursue his dual dreams of writing about film and never sleeping ever again.


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