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Upcoming IFB Funding Deadlines for Development / Production / Distribution: November 30th
27 Nov 2017 : Nathan Griffin
The Irish Film Board is accepting applications for three different schemes until November 30th. These categories include funding opportunities for development, production and distribution.

Development

The Irish Film Board provide a range of development funding programmes to enable writers,  directors and producers to develop and prepare a project for production. There are a number of options available to submit for before the November 30th deadline including: Project Development; Animation Development; Documentary Development; International Development and International TV Drama Development. Most development funding makes up to €50,000 available in the first instance, although it is noted that most projects will be granted considerably less than that.  

For more information about Development Funding 

Production

The Irish Film Board provides funding opportunities for the production of Live-Action Features, Animated Features, and Animated Television Series. These categories include: Irish Film Production; Creative Co-Production; International Production; Animated TV Production; Short Film Production. Most projects, depending on budget, can have up to 65% of their budget covered by funding. Productions that are no more than €100,000 are considered microbudget productions and can have their entire budget covered by funding.

For more information about Production Funding

Distribution

Funding is provided in the form of limited-recourse loans recoverable from a share of revenues from the exploitation of the film. Repayment of this loan is applicable once the distributor expenses, which will have been agreed in advance with IFB, have been recouped. 

Under this scheme release costs of qualifying films are divided as to those that are eligible for IFB Marketing Support and those not eligible. Distributors are expected to take full responsibility for the preparation of a film for release in the Irish market and for its physical distribution. Accordingly the following costs are not eligible for Distribution Support: 

  • Creative and production costs of key art, posters, press ads, TV/radio spots, press book; 
  • Costs of release prints, trailer prints, censorship submission, exhibitor screenings, market research; 
  • Despatch costs, tracking costs. 

The costs of publicity and promotion of qualifying films in the Irish market are considered as eligible costs under the scheme. Distributors may apply for Distribution Support funding to cover 90%, up to a maximum of €75,000, of the following costs: 

  • Media space costs: TV. press, radio, outdoor, online; 
  • Publicity costs: media screenings, talent visits, festivals in Ireland; and (to the extent not provided by the production) stills/clips/EPK for editorial use; 
  • PR agency fees, if work not handled in-house and if approved by the IFB; 
  • Promotional costs: trailer design and edit, website, talker screenings, special promotions, manufacture and distribution of merchandise for promotional use only. 

 

Click on this link here to apply for any of these funding initiatives before Thursday, November 30th.

 




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