Over €5.29 million has been awarded to Irish Film and Television companies by the MEDIA Sub-Programme of Creative Europe since the beginning of the programme in 2014.
Cinemobile (Fís na Mílaoise Teo.) received €59,960.60 for their project North by Northwest – Films on the Fringe in which they have partnered with organisations in Finland, Iceland, Norway and Scotland to bring the best of European Cinema to outlying regions in these territories.
MARKET ACCESS SUPPORT
The Galway Film Fleadh has been awarded €104,750 for the 2014 and 2015 editions of the international market Galway Film Fair under the Market Access scheme.
DEVELOPMENT - SINGLE PROJECTS
Twenty two Irish companies have received funding totalling €955,000 for the development of seven documentaries, three Animations and twelve feature films. All projects are listed here
DEVELOPMENT – SLATE FUNDING
Fifteen Irish companies have received nearly €2.5 million for the development of Slates of Film and Television projects.
The companies supported are:
Samson Films, Telegael Teoranta, Brown Bag Films, Cartoon Saloon, Kavaleer, Crossing the Line, Fastnet Films, Subotica, Treasure Entertainment, Jam Media, Element Pictures and Fantastic Films.
The Slate Funding Development scheme supports established production companies in developing a slate of projects for the international market. The maximum award per company is €200,000 to assist them in developing a slate of at least 3 and a maximum of 5 projects.
DEVELOPMENT – VIDEO GAMES
Storytoys Ltd. received €110,000 for their game CLIKS under the Video Games development scheme and Tribal City Interactive received €60,000 for their project Runes of Aran.
Animation company Wiggleywoo Ltd. received €130,291 for the production of their TV series The Day Henry Met and Planet Korda was awarded €25,704 for the documentary Butterfly City. Jam Media Ltd received €400,000 for the animated series Becca's Bunch (previously known as Peckles) and Crossing the Line Productions were given €170,000 for the documentary Cuba's Wild Revolution. The Television Programming scheme which provides funding to TV programmes involving at least 3 European broadcasters and with the potential for a wide international distribution.
Bord Scannán/The Irish Film Board (Screen Training Ireland) has received €690,000 for two European MEDIA Training Programmes – the company development training programme Screen Leaders and VFX – Script to Screen.
Cinema Distribution funding totaling €29,423 has been awarded to Curzon Film World, Soda Pictures and Access Cinema through the Selective and Automatic Funding schemes.