SINGLE PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
Congratulations to the five Irish companies who have received Single Project development funding from Creative Europe MEDIA! In this round the companies received a total of €250,000 in development funding for their film and animation projects. This is a very strong result for Ireland in a very competitive scheme. It is also a testament to the talent being fostered by emerging production companies in Ireland.
The five companies are:
- TAILORED FILMS. Black Unicorn. Feature Film. €50,000.
- LIGHT CUBE. Play It Again. Animation.€60,000.
- INK AND LIGHT. Stories from Backwoods. Animation. €60,000.
- TIGER DARLING PRODUCTIONS. The Sparrow. Feature Film. €30,000.
- RIPPLE WORLD PICTURES. Ebony Smart & The Book of Learning. Feature Film. €50,000.
Congratulations also to Gambit Pictures who have received €85,000 in TV Programming Support for their documentary, Piano Dreams.
Results in this call also highlights the strength of Irish companies working in co-productions as three other projects with Irish co-producers received funding. Underground Films were one of a number of co-producers on the documentary Citizen Europe (aka Once in a Lifetime) from Greek company Anemon, which focuses on the journey of students in the Erasmus programme. Treehouse Republic are co-producers with Czech Republic company Bionaut, on the Animated TV series Hungry Bear Tales. Watch Next Media from France received funding for the Animated TV series BoyGirlDogCatMouseCheese which is co-produced by Kavaleer productions.
All results in the scheme can be seen here.
46 Market events across Europe will be supported by Creative Europe MEDIA for a total amount of €6.8 million including the Galway Film Fair which takes place from July 11th-14th during the Galway Film Fleadh.
Curzon Film World and Element Pictures Distribution recenty received €14,532 for the distribution in Ireland of non-national European Films.
The results for Slate Development Funding are expected to be announced in August.