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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.

Doc on the Box 2012

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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

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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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RTÉ Dance on the Box 2010

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Deep End Dance

Deep End Dance

Deadline: Closed

RTÉ Dance on the Box challenges film and dance artists to create original work together for a television audience. This jointly-funded initiative by the Arts Council and RTÉ aims to bring the energy and imagination of contemporary dance in Ireland to the TV screen and to stimulate the production of dance films. The films will premiere on RTÉ Television during the Dublin Dance Festival 2010.

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Filmbase/Setanta Sports Short Documentary Awards 2008

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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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