The films will be made by all-female lead creators.
Andrew Legge’s feature debut and Phillyda Lloyd’s ’Herself’ also receive production awards.
12 titles for script and development; two titles on the co-production scheme.
Titles include Antonia Campbell-Hughes’ ’It Is In Us All’.
The fund ‘aims to reduce gender disparity in the film industry’.
A total of 31 projects from 28 countries have received DFI support, including two Yemeni films for the first time.
Speculation is mounting as to who might succeed Boonekamp as head of the Fund.
The €300,000 script initiative will help support female Swedish screenwriters to develop bigger-budget feature films budgeted over €3m.
The shooting incentive will offer a 30% rebate on qualifying spend in India.
Ole Bornedal’s World War II drama Shadows In My Eyes receives $2.4m.
Investment comes through the Company Support fund.
24 docs-in-progress are participating in the Marché’s Doc Corner.
‘Calm With Horses’ and “Death Of A Ladies Man’ received production backing.
Kamila Andini’s Yuni and Jakrawal Nilthamrong’s Anatomy Of Time among five projects to receive grants.
Altitude receives biggest distribution award for Mid90s and Beats.
Kongdej Jaturanrasamee, Nontawat Numbenchapol and Sorayos Prapapan will bring projects to this year’s edition of Thai Pitch at Cannes.
Fund increases access to and diversity of festival programmes.
Government-backed scheme is backing projects by Thomas Vinterberg, Alex van Warmerdam and Ramon Gieling.
Several industry executives have joined the BFI’s newly-launched pilot fund for children’s programming.