The festival also includes workshops on all aspects of film-making given by industry professionals. One of the most exciting aspect of OFFline is the short film-making challenge where teams of film-makers make and edit a short film in Birr in a matter of days, often enlisting the help of locals in front of and behind the cameras. These films are submitted to an international panel of judges and screened to the public on the final day with the winning short bagging a generous cash prize.