5 Irish Companies awarded funding in 2016 MEDIA Single Project and TV Programming Results
17 October 2016

5 Irish Companies awarded funding in 2016 MEDIA Single Project and TV Programming Results

We offer our congratulations to the most recent Irish beneficiaries of the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme funding schemes - Single Project Development and Television Programming Support

In Single Project Development, awards totalling €145,000 were offered. The supported projects include two animation projects. The first is Hunted! from Monster Entertainment as well as Jelly Pixies from Light Cube Studios.

Galway-based company, Léirithe Rúnda, also received Single Project Development funding for their documentary, Farewell to Music.

€570,000 was awarded through the TV Programming Support scheme to the Irish animation, Peckles, from Jam Media and to the documentary, Cuba's Wild Revolution, from Crossing the Line Productions.

The Irish Film Board received €150,000 for Screen Training Ireland's European Training Course, Screen Leaders, a strategic company development programme for the screen industries

These awards have brought the total investment in 2016 by Creative Europe MEDIA into Irish companies to over €1.5 million.