16 October 2018 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
Finance
Corporate Finance
Public Funding
Section 481
Film Insurance
TV Commissions
Information
Who's Who
IFTN Finance News
Site Map
IFTN HOME

Irish Film and Television Network

 »

Finance

 »

IFTN Finance News



Northern Ireland Screen's ILBF Latest Funding Decisions
19 Oct 2017 :
Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) has announced latest funding decisions for 2017.

Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total of 17 projects receiving funding, including a new documentary under the new Amharc scheme.

The aims of the ILBF are to promote the production and broadcast of quality Irish language content for an audience in Northern Ireland and beyond and to help grow the Irish language production sector in Northern Ireland.

Big Mountain Productions has been awarded funding for ‘Croí Uladh le John Toal’ on BBC, a series where John Toal visits the people and places of the many communities that make Ulster special.

Imagine Media was awarded funding for ‘Ceol Chogadh na Saoirse’, a music series for TG4 that takes the audience through a musical journey of the War of Independence. Imagine Media also received funding for The Queen’s Pardon, which tells the remarkable true story of two men, Martin Monaghan and Brian Lacey, the former a prison escapee, the latter an historian who was an unwitting aid and ultimately a victim in the escape and of how they ended up becoming friends.

Macha Media’s ‘Paul Henry – Portráid Éireannach’, for TG4, investigates how the artist Paul Henry, a Belfast Baptist, came to create a quintessential image of the west of Ireland. Macha Media has also been awarded funding to produce An Bap – an tArán a Chruthaigh Béal Feirste, for BBC NI which will take a look at the story of Belfast’s local delicacy that is the Belfast Bap.

Agricultural shows are proving to be more popular than ever and Crawford McCann Limited has been awarded funding to produce ‘An Taobh Torthúil’, for TG4, a series that gets to the heart of the excitement and tension that make up these same shows throughout the country.

Below the Radar’s discussion series ‘An Focal Scoir’ returns to the BBC for a second series, providing in-depth debate and analysis of various stimulating and controversial issues.

Also back for a second series on BBC is Sonas Productions’ ‘Trad ar Fad’ which this series will showcase the very best of Irish and Scottish musicians from the Celtic Connections festival.

And returning for a second series to TG4 is Waddell Media’s ‘Turas Bóthair’, a series which will take a fly-on-the-wall look at the daily drives of various car loads of humorous, opinionated commuters, all with their own stories to be told.

‘#Faduda’, Paper Owl Films’ platform for exciting online content is also set to continue. Content for young people written by young people giving them a platform to find their own voice near and far in the Irish Language.

Other online content supported includes Rua Media who have being awarded funding to produce more short form content on NÓS.ie while Dearcán Media has been given funding to produce  a series of short documentaries on today’s most prominent young Irish Language speakers.

Raidió Fáilte has secured funding for its broadcast training scheme, a scheme which offers a strong foundation for those who wish to work in the media sector in general and provides an opportunity for them to add to their range of experience in the production sector.

DoubleBand Films has received funding under the Amharc scheme to investigate the life and work of David Hammond, broadcaster, folk-singer, artist and film-maker. Amharc was designed to support the production of landmark creative films on the arts in Northern Ireland today and is supported by BBC Gaeilge and TG4.




BREAKING NEWS
Paddy Breathnach Talks with IFTN
Dearg Films' 'Brendan Grace – Funny Man' Proves to be Ratings Hit on RTÉ One
Kerry Film Festival Reveals Featured Industry Events
Screen Training Ireland appoints Fran Keaveney as New Skills Development Executive

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
'S.P.L.I.T' Opens October 12th
Antoine Simkine Elected President of ACE Producers
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Cinema Epoch Acquires U.S. Rights to Tom Collins' 'Penance'
08 Oct 2018 
Belfast-Based Nice One Productions Strike Deal with Crystal Maze Producer Fizz
04 Oct 2018 
BBC Northern Ireland Announce a Range of New Television Commissions for Next 12 Months
03 Oct 2018 
Don’t Go Set for October US Release as IFC Films Acquires North American Rights
27 Sep 2018 
EDITOR'S PICK
'The Meeting' Opens Friday 28th September
Animo's 'The John Pauls' Airs on RTE
Making The Grade Set For DVD Release
Sharon Horgan to Star in 'Military Wives' Film
CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors


 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter