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Funding

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.

FUNDING NEWS: IFB in association with Filmbase announce the Catalyst funding and mentorship scheme

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Film News, Filmbase News, Funding, News, Past Schemes | 0 comments

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Exciting New Opportunity for Emerging Filmmakers: CATALYST Production Scheme Now Open for Applications

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (BSÉ/IFB) in association with Filmbase is delighted to offer three teams of emerging filmmakers the chance to produce a low-budget (€350,000) feature film through the Catalyst funding and mentorship scheme. The teams will have access to key industry experts who will offer individual mentorship and guidance along the way.

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Reel Art 2013

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Funding, Past Schemes | 0 comments

Natan

Natan

Deadline: 5pm Friday 18th October 2013

The Arts Council has announced the deadline for the 2013 Reel Art scheme. Launched in 2008, Reel Art is designed to provide film artists with a unique opportunity to make highly creative, imaginative and experimental documentaries on an artistic theme.

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Scoring for Film Programme 2013

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Funding, Past Schemes | 0 comments

 

 

Deadline: Closed

The Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, in association with Filmbase, The Contemporary Music Centre (CMC) and Screen Training Ireland will bring together the very best emerging Irish filmmakers and composers to work on an exciting collaborative project which will involve the RTÉ Concert Orchestra performing and recording original scores for up to four short film submissions.

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FilmOffaly Award 2013

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Funding, Past Schemes | 0 comments

Men & Women

Men & Women

Deadline: Closed

FilmOffaly, Offaly’s Film Commission in association with Filmbase, present the FilmOffaly Award. This funding initiative aims to foster creative, resourceful filmmaking in Co. Offaly. FilmOffaly are looking for unique, original stories by talented new filmmakers, professional and novice alike, the only stipulation is that the filming must take place in Offaly!

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Doc on the Box 2012

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

 

 

Deadline: Closed

To mark fifty years of television in Ireland, the RTÉ TV Documentary Unit and Filmbase launched ‘Doc on the Box’: a forward-looking initiative designed to encourage a fresh, emerging voice in video documentary direction and production. The competition offered a single, three-month contract to one individual to produce, direct and deliver a 25-minute, original video documentary story aimed at a twenty-something audience for RTÉ prime-time television broadcast.

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Filmbase/TG4 Lasair Short Film Funding Scheme 2012

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

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Yu Ming is Ainm Dom

Deadline: Closed

Filmbase and TG4 launch 5th round of Lasair, the highly successful award scheme for short films made in the Irish language. The scheme is looking to support Ireland’s most exciting new filmmaking talent with funding and facilities worth up to €20,000 each. This year films should be conceived to fit the theme Geal Gáire with scripts that are comic, uplifting, positive or quirky a priority.

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