One of Filmbase’s key roles is to offer filmmakers and film artists access to funding for drama, documentary, animation and experimental works for distribution through traditional means (television, theatrical release) and new media. Filmbase offers a number of funding schemes for short films in the English and Irish languages with broadcasters RTE and TG4. Filmbase also partners with a range of other funding bodies and organisations, including the Arts Council, to provide access to feature funding schemes suitable for drama, documentary, animation and experimental works.
For a list of the current funding opportunities available through Filmbase please see below. Filmbase strives to deliver new opportunities for filmmakers and film artists and actively seeks out new partnerships to help make this happen.
Short Film Funding Opportunities 2017 Information Session
Filmbase’s next #GetIntoFilm information evening will take place at Filmbase on Monday 13th February on short film funding opportunities for filmmakers in Ireland.
Call for unemployed Creatives!
Filmbase is seeking applicants for a one year Tús Programme sponsored support initiative for those who are unemployed and on the Live Register.
Application Deadline: Thurs 16th February 2017, 5pm
This unique scheme doesn’t just fund films, it offers the next generation of filmmakers a programme of development and production support.
DEADLINE SHORT SHOTS 2017 PHASE 1 APPLICATION:
5PM THURSDAY FEB 16th 2017
Filmbase Talent Development Scheme
Starting Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
Deadline to apply: ****Deadline Passed, More dates TBA****
Filmbase is delighted to announce the second in a series of talent development schemes for actors. CLOSE UP is a professional development programme for actors at Filmbase.
Bursary Award 2016: Collaborative Film
The Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2016 aims to support individual professional filmmakers working in the area of collaborative film.
The Arts Council has provided this €10,000 bursary award as part of the Artist in the Community Scheme, which is managed by Create.