Film London's low-budget Microwave scheme has three new films in pre-production: Suki Singh's psychological thriller Analogue; Jes Benstock's Alternative Miss World documentary, The British Guide to Showing Off (working title); and Kolton Lee's Freestyle, a teen romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
This year's applications are now open and due by Sept 26. Applications and info are available at www.filmlondon.org.uk/microbudget.
Ten shortlisted projects will be invited to a four-day training event and then go on to a competitive pitch, where up to five films will be greenlit.
Films are made for budgets under $200,000 (£100,000) -with Film London chipping in usually £50,000-£75,000.
Film London founded the scheme in 2006 with Skillset and the BBC, its two finished projects are Steven Sheil's horrorMum & Dad (which premiered to mixed reaction in Edinburgh) and Eran Creevy'sMuslim drug dealer dramaShifty.