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.
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.
FILMMAKERS WANTED FOR OFFLINE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 57 HOUR FILMMAKING CHALLENGE
Take your first step on the road to The Oscars and get involved in the 57 Hour Filmmaking Challenge at the 2016 OFFline Film Festival, which runs from Wednesday October 12th to Sunday October 16th in Birr, Co Offaly and the surrounding region.
Calling all directors, producers and editors
A film production camp in Ireland for documentary directors, producers and editors.
MARKETPLACE (Galway Film Fair)
The application deadline for the Marketplace at the 2016 Galway Film Fair (the industry arm of the annual Galway Film Fleadh) is fast approaching (Friday 27th May).
Light Moves 2016
Filmmakers, choreographers and video artists are reminded that the Light Moves festival of screendance Open Call for Film Submissions 2016 closes on Friday 27 May.
Talent Development; Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) Announce Deadlines for Three New Short Films Schemes
Following a review of the Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board’s (IFB) investment in short film, IFB are delighted to announce three new short film schemes designed to create opportunities for emerging filmmaking talent. These new schemes are: FOCUS SHORTS, REAL STORIES and SHORT STORIES.