The 47 projects for the first session of the year include works by Solange Cicurel and Stephan Streker.
Cooper Charles will work as a strategic development executive.
The selection consists of 11 development grants and two co-production grants.
Animus has also announced the hire of Janice Lloyd as its new operations director.
The $140m incentive is intended to draw in at least $260m in foreign investment to the local economy.
A £20,000 reward will be given to an emerging UK producer based outside of London.
Saudi Arabia announces incentives aimed at kick-starting film and TV industry.
The low-budget initiative’s previous titles include Zsófia Szilágyi’s ‘One Day’, in Critics’ Week at Cannes.
It will back three to seven 60 minute-plus films per year.
Previous organiser Office Kitano withdrew from the festival earlier this year.
Two initial projects on the slate are Goose Chase and The Silk Road Rally.
Board members include former prime minister of Greenland,Kuupik V. Kleist and F&ME’s Mike Downey.
Financial contributions worth $55m were made to 256 productions from July 2014 to December 2017.
Lucy Brydon’s debut feature looks at the mother-daughter-grandmother dynamic through an anorexic protagonist.
Titles include surrealist drama Taste and black comedy Return Of The Owl.
“Bringing inclusion riders from Hollywood to HMRC could put a rocket booster under the industry.”
Statement urges increased support for distribution and development schemes.
Nora Twomey’s animated TV series also supported.
The IFB to be renamed Screen Ireland and have a renewed emphasis on high-end TV.
Early adopters believe tech will enable creators to connect directly with potential consumers and fans.