Kerry Arts Office

Film, Presentations, Projects

The Kerry Filmmakers Forum at Dingle International Film Festival


Dingle International Film Festival presented the Kerry Filmmakers Forum in association with Kerry County Council Filmmaker in Residence Lisa Fingleton, co-funded by Arts Council Ireland. There were four presentations. Brian McEvilly  spoke about ‘The Home of Rock’ (Live-Action Short Comedy) Abigail Joffe presented her project ‘Serengheti’ (Collaborative film, dance and drawing) and Des Whelan presented ‘The Last Prophet’ (Feature Fiction Film). Mieke Vanmechelen spoke about her proposed project, ‘Rath’ as part if the forum. There was a ‘Peer Feedback, Q&A and Discussion Session’  followed  by a screening of  ‘Earthsong’ by  Director Christopher Barret.

Dingle Film Festival – Filmmakers Forum

Exhibitions, Screenings

Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase 2015


The Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase  Exhibition which took place at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Killarney, Co. Kerry from September 18th – October 16th 2015.

Selected artists included Patsy Farr, Lisa Fingleton, Sanrdra Hickey, Barbara Hopkins Reen, Syra Larkin, Julie Lovett, Roisín McGuigan, Dervla O’Flaherty and Mieke Vanmechelen.

The showcase was curated by Orla Flynn and co funded by Kerry County Council and the Arts Council and  accompanied by an illustrated colour catalogue.