New Director Of Programming announced for Galway Film Fleadh

Galway Film Fleadh has announced that Maeve McGrath as the new Director of Programming, taking over from Will Fitzgerald. Maeve will be responsible for curating the festival’s annual line-up.  

McGrath is a festival programmer and producer, having previously worked as Artistic Director of Kerry International Film Festival, producer at Carlow Arts Festival and joint short film programmer at Dublin International Film Festival

Maeve is embedded in community arts practice with The GAFF in Limerick where she recently curated a community audio/visual project, ’Tiny Little Histories’ and she produced ‘TravFest,’ a Traveller Wellness Festival as part of Guth na Mincéirí.

McGrath completed her Masters in Media Studies at Mary I/UL in 2015 graduating with her thesis, Irish Short Film: The Road To Oscar which followed the route of Irish short films to the Academy Awards.

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