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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.

Call for proposals for Film Commissions

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 in Film News, Funding, News, Past Schemes | 0 comments

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DLR invite applications from emerging filmmakers

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council invites applications from emerging filmmakers, through its public art programme of commissions, for two new short films. The funding provided for each work will be €7,000 inclusive.

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Make a Music Video with Filmbase & Nikon

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Filmbase News, Funding, News | 0 comments

Make a Music Video with Filmbase & Nikon

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Filmbase & Nikon are giving you the chance to produce, shoot and edit a music video

Ever wanted to make a music video? Filmbase, in conjunction with Nikon, are introducing a new scheme that will will allow you to do just that.

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Change to funding deadlines

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in Film News, Funding, News | 0 comments

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Reminder

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (BSÉ/IFB) wish to notify applicants of a change to the procedure for assessing applications for all production and distribution funding. The monthly deadline will no longer apply.

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2013 Fourth Quarter Decisions Announced by IFB.

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Film News, Funding, News, Past Schemes | 0 comments

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Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) released details of its funding decisions for the fourth quarter of 2013 yesterday

These decisions cover production and co-production loans for features, animation and documentaries; development loans and distribution loans. It is estimated that the funding decisions announced today will generate approximately €10.5 million in Irish production activity which will be spend on Irish jobs and local goods and services.<

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Update: Catalyst seminars

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Film News, Funding, News, Past Schemes | 0 comments

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Catalyst Project

There was a wonderful response to the call for applicants for the two upcoming Catalyst seminars (see original press release here), with over 500 applications received. IFB have begun to notify applicants by email and hope to have let both successful and unsuccessful candidates know by the end of the week.

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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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