iffy - The bite-sized film festival on the Liffey. We love short films and we want them centre stage.

A short film is a small, precious thing which can so easily be lost or overlooked. A short film is a spark in the darkness. A spark that needs to be gently blown on, to be fed kindling for it to burst into flame.

iffy is an evening showcase of short films, held in the heart of Dublin City. Your pieces are carefully selected to give attendees a glimpse of the magic of the short as a medium of storytelling.

The venue is a lovely 70 seater theatre in the Pearse family home on Pearse Street, Dublin 2. Attendees mingle with a glass of wine on the terrace and then pop inside for a carefully curated 90 minutes of shorts with popcorn.

If you’d like your short to be considered for screening on the evening, please submit.

If you have any questions please let us know. Filmmakers are important to us and we're always happy to help.

One film will be selected on the night to be awarded the little iffy. A framed laurel, much applause and €100.

- All submissions must have copyright clearance for all included media.
- If your film is accepted for the screening, you grant that iffy may use the excerpts and imagery from the film marketing purposes.
- All submissions must be in English or include English subtitles.

Overall Rating
  • Larry Cowan

    Great Festival, very friendly communication, well organised and quality screening. I would highly recommend

    July 2019
  • Laura O' Shea

    Lovely festival in the heart of Dublin. The organisers were super friendly and welcoming. It was a very enjoyable experience for me with my short film - will def be attending/submitting again in the future!

    December 2018
  • Brian O'Brien

    Iffy were super lovey to work with, and the event was nicely organized and welcoming. Would recommend filmmakers to apply!

    December 2018
  • David Keeling

    I was unfortunately unable to attend the screening, but found Duncan to be very helpful and communicative, and it seems like a very well organised festival. Best of luck in the future!

    July 2018
  • Sinéad O'Loughlin

    Great little festival, especially considering it was its first year. Well organised, great communication and lovely venue in the centre of town. The team were so welcoming and I really enjoyed it, would highly recommend, best of luck with next year iffy!

    July 2018