The organisers of the Fingal Film Festival are seeking submissions for this year's festival, which runs from September 26 to 28 at Movies@Swords in Swords, Co Dublin.

Shorts, features, documentaries and animation from emerging and established filmmakers are invited, and those selected will screen in competition at the festival.

The festival presents eight awards on closing night: Best Short Film, Best Feature Film, Best Irish Language Film, Best Documentary, Best Student Film, Best Animation, Best Fingal Newcomer and Best International Film.

The deadline for submissions is June 30. For more on submissions and festival workshops, see:

Festival Director Liz Kenny said: "The increase in quality and quantity of submissions to the festival year on year has been outstanding.

"We are very excited about this year's festival and the opportunity to enable the international film community and the general public to experience the power of film in our unique festival setting."