Many thanks to our Current KIFF sponsors

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Become a KIFF Sponsor

After the success of KIFF’s 2020 online festival, we are delighted to be able to offer  local, national and international businesses new sponsorship opportunities for the coming year.  Ideally, KIFF are looking to nurture mutually beneficial long-term relationships.

Nicola O’ Sullivan from NOS Associates is our head of PR and Sponsorship.  Nicola (MPRII) is an experienced PR and Marketing professional with over 16 years experience. Recently returned to her home county of Kerry, Nicola has a proven track record in creating and implementing successful and bespoke events and campaigns through strategic planning, media relations, creative PR, marketing and social media. Her clients include Brown Thomas, The Press Up Entertainment Group, Little Island Books, Tower Records, and now us!

If your company would like to talk to KIFF about sponsorship opportunities, then please get in contact with Nicola at

As part of the 22nd Kerry Film Festival October 14 – 17 2021 we are delighted to offer the following sponsorship opportunities

Sample Sponsorship packages


  • KIFF’s 2020 online festival reached over 17K+ streams across our multiple platforms, including our streaming service, YouTube, Zoom and more.
  • KIFF is celebrating its 22nd edition this year. 

  • KIFF is the 4th biggest film festival in Ireland, eclipsed only by major city festivals – Dublin, Cork and Galway.

  • KIFF is listed as one of the Top 100 festivals in the world on Film Freeway where it currently holds a 5-star rating.

  • All going according to plan KIFF will be Ireland’s 1st green film festival. Our carbon footprint is currently being calculated. KIFF has currently sponsored over 4.000 trees in Kerry.

  • Sample stats representing our partnership with Radio Kerry. Online Competition – Dingle Skellig
    96,931 People reached
    15,559 Engagements


  • KIFF is a countywide film festival with year-round events.

  • KIFF’s Maureen O’Hara Award has a long, long tradition of supporting women in film. KIFF was one of the first film festivals to offer an award exclusively to women.

  • KIFF focuses on emerging talent through the short film artform. It has a proven track record of spotting the game-changers of the future.

  • KIFF is one of only a few festivals that celebrates film scores.

  • KIFF has a superb festival location in the picturesque Killarney. We have great working relationships with key players in the hospitality sector so KIFF offers the most memorable experience for all attendees.

  • KIFF’s diverse and distinctive venues like St. Mary’s of the Sloes and Killarney House are testament to the Festival’s ground level network of support and goodwill.

check out some press coverage of KIFF 2021

24 September 2021

Renowned Producer Kathleen Kennedy to receive Maureen O'Hara Award at Kerry International Film Festival

8 September 2021

Airport to be headline sponsors of Kerry International Film Festival

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1 October 2021

Kerry International Film Festival reveals 2021 lineup including Gabriel Byrne and Damien Dempsey

1 October 2021

2021 Kerry International Film Festival programme launched

15 October 2021

Kerry International Film Festival opens 2021 blended festival.

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17 October 2021

Kerry International Film Festival 2021 award winners announced

check out some press coverage of KIFF 2020

23 May 2020

KIFF Kerry Film Festival opens submissions for October Event

17 September 2020

Jessie Buckley honoured to be recognised by the Kingdom

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1 September 2020

Kerry International Film
Festival 2020

13 October 2020

KIFF preview: Two workshop events on Sound Design and Marketing & Promotion – Panel & Discussion

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17 September 2020

Jessie Buckley awarded Kerry Film Festival's Maureen O'Hara Award

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17 September 2020

Jessie Buckley

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17 September 2020

Jessie Buckley To Receive Kerry Film Festival’s Maureen O’Hara Award

30 December 2020

Jessie Buckley: Kerry superstar has come a long way

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21 October 2020

Online Kerry Film Festival is a huge hit

2 October 2020

Kerry International Film Festival launches 2020 programme online