From Thursday 24th until Sunday 27th October, filmmakers from far and wide will travel to Cardiff Bay’s Pierhead building to celebrate another year of cinematic successes. Wales has become a hive of filmmaking activity in recent years, with the creation of new film studios and the use our stunning landscapes as locations for some of the industry’s biggest films.
As a new addition for this year, the festival will be announcing the Golden Film Award for the Best Outstanding Film, which comes with a cash prize of £500. They will also be introducing two new categories for best Sci-Fi Feature and best Horror Feature, alongside long-standing categories such as Short Film, Feature Film and Documentary.
The festival is open to the public, however, some venues may charge an entrance fee for certain screenings. A snap shot of the festival programme can be found on the Cardiff International Film Festival website, with a full detailed programme being released in the coming weeks.
Want to travel to this event?
Transport for Wales trains run every 12 minutes between Cardiff Bay Station and Cardiff Queen Street Station, which is well connected to services across Wales. The Cardiff Bus 6 and 8 services, alongside the New Adventure Travel X8 service, run between the city centre and Cardiff Bay.
Please use our Journey Planner to find the most convenient public transport route, along with times and services that are running.
If you’d like to find a bus timetable, head over to our Timetables page. Here, you can search for a specific bus route or your location to view timetables of services in the area. You will also have the option to print the timetable to take with you on your trip.
We also offer a Freephone telephone service. One of our friendly advisors will be on hand to answer any of your public transport information queries and to help you plan your journey. Give us a call on 0800 464 00 00 for free!