Miriam Allen

CEO – Galway Film Fleadh

Company profile

The Galway Film Fleadh, now in its 35th year, is a multi-faceted film festival, with a two-fold purpose: to be a platform for quality international cinema, and an advocate for Irish national cinema for which the Fleadh’s identity is now synonymous. The Galway Film Fleadh provides showcase opportunities, promoting the profile and status of filmmakers and artists while enhancing the appreciation of cultural cinema through an all-inclusive educational, entertaining, and enjoyable festival. The Fleadh also embraces tributes, debates, masterclasses, public interviews, panels, and workshops affording Irish filmmakers and artists an opportunity to learn more and to reflect on the art and their approach to the craft of cinema.

Personal/Professional Profile

Miriam Allen is Co-founder and hands-on Managing CEO of the Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland’s leading film festival. With a diverse skillset Miriam is effective at bringing projects from concept to reality, passionate about film and continues to oversee the growth and development of the Fleadh into a world class sustainable film festival.

Miriam has supervised the evolvement of the Galway Film Fair, now recognised as a leading audio-visual co-production market. The Film Fair, offers producers the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with top international financiers and in 2022 attracted delegates from over 22 Countries.

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