Sarah Ahern

Programmer & Manager, ADIFF

Sarah Ahern programmes short films and the young people’s strand, Fantastic Flix, at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF) and has been with the Festival full time for three years. Before that she worked in Film & TV Production and Graphic Design. Sarah’s role at ADIFF is integrated closely with the programming team and spreads across projects management, audience development, industry engagement and key festival relationships with partners and funders. ADIFF is Ireland’s premier event taking place in February each year. Its core elements include a select programme of exciting international cinema, the best new Irish cinema, a children’s programme, a retrospective of much loved and forgotten classics, a focus on screenwriting and unique access to a plethora of international filmmaking talent including actors, writers and directors and behind the scenes talent.