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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.

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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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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