MEDIA Slate Funding Success for Irish Companies!
04 July 2016

MEDIA Slate Funding Success for Irish Companies!

We are delighted to announce that four Irish companies have been successful in their Slate Funding applications with combined amounts totaling €648,689. The companies are as follows:

  • Crossing the Line Films
  • Fantastic Films
  • Fastnet Films
  • Treasure Entertainment

Congratulations to all four companies on their hard work and committment to their projects and for putting so much time and effort into their applications. Since the launch of the Creative Europe 2014-2020 programme, Ireland has performed very well with an increased number of high quality projects being submitted and going on to receive MEDIA funding under the various programmes.

To find out more about Single and Slate Development Funding click on the links for more details. If you have any questions about preparing a MEDIA funding application, please do get in touch with us at our Dublin or Galway Desks

Also keep an eye on our website's News section for our upcoming series of Company Profiles which will kick off with a profile of Fantastic Films.  


  • Crossing the Line Films: An award-winning production company specialising in travel, adventure, wildlife, and historical documentaries. The company was originally founded in 1993 to document the first successful Irish expedition to Mount Everest, and has gone on to produce some of the best selling Irish-made documentaries of recent years.
  • Fantastic Films: An OSCAR™ winning film production company (for Martin McDonagh's short, Six Shooter) based in Dublin, Ireland, which makes high quality genre and niche films. The company directors, John McDonnell and Brendan McCarthy, produce varied and groundbreaking films including Cherry Tree, directed by David Keating; the festival hit The Hallows, directed by Corin Hardy, which screened at Sundance (2015); and the multi award-winning Let Us Prey, directed by Brian O’Malley and starring Liam Cunningham.
  • Fastnet Films: The production company of Macdara Kelleher, Morgan Bushe, and director Lance Daly, has produced and co-produced feature films and drama series including Mammal written and directed by Rebecca Daly; Love Eternal; Life’s a Breeze; and Kisses. 

  • Treasure Entertainment: One of Ireland's leading independent production companies, with a proven record in producing commercially and critically successful films for Irish and international audiences. Recent films include Paddy Breathnach's latest feature Viva (supported by MEDIA); John Butler's comedy, The Stag; and BAFTA nominated, Good Vibrations.