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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.

Filmbase/Setanta Sports Short Documentary Awards 2008

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Funding, Past Schemes | 0 comments



Deadline: Closed

Setanta Sports and Filmbase have launched a new sports documentary scheme for new and emerging Irish filmmakers. This award scheme will provide funding for three ten minute documentaries which will screen as part of the new Sport Matters series to be broadcast on Setanta from January 2009 and is aimed at uncovering new talent and encouraging a fresh approach to sports documentary.

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