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Bumble selects five filmmakers for £100,000 Female Film Force scheme

The films will be made by all-female lead creators.

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Screen Ireland backs new Carmel Winters, Darren and Colin Thornton projects

Andrew Legge’s feature debut and Phillyda Lloyd’s ’Herself’ also receive production awards.


New Lucrecia Martel title among 14 projects selected for Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund

12 titles for script and development; two titles on the co-production scheme.

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Screen Ireland selects four projects for women’s low budget feature scheme POV (exclusive)

Titles include Antonia Campbell-Hughes’ ’It Is In Us All’.


Ireland, Luxembourg film agencies team for €120k development fund for female filmmakers (exclusive)

The fund ‘aims to reduce gender disparity in the film industry’.


The Doha Film Institute unveils spring grants

A total of 31 projects from 28 countries have received DFI support, including two Yemeni films for the first time.

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Doreen Boonekamp to leave Netherlands Film Fund (exclusive)

Speculation is mounting as to who might succeed Boonekamp as head of the Fund.

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Sweden backs bigger-budget female scripts (exclusive)

The €300,000 script initiative will help support female Swedish screenwriters to develop bigger-budget feature films budgeted over €3m.

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India poised to launch filming incentives for foreign producers

The shooting incentive will offer a 30% rebate on qualifying spend in India.

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Danish Film Institute gives its largest ever feature film grant

Ole Bornedal’s World War II drama Shadows In My Eyes receives $2.4m.


Ffilm Cymru Wales invests £185,500 in seven Welsh companies

Investment comes through the Company Support fund.

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New €10,000 work-in-progress documentary prize for Cannes Marché

24 docs-in-progress are participating in the Marché’s Doc Corner.


Ireland's WRAP fund reveals first round of development and production support (exclusive)

‘Calm With Horses’ and “Death Of A Ladies Man’ received production backing.


Thailand's Purin Pictures unveils grant recipients for spring 2019

Kamila Andini’s Yuni and Jakrawal Nilthamrong’s Anatomy Of Time among five projects to receive grants.


'Ammonite', Doc Society among largest BFI funding recipients in 2019 to date

Altitude receives biggest distribution award for Mid90s and Beats.

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Thai Pitch unveils three projects to be presented in Cannes

Kongdej Jaturanrasamee, Nontawat Numbenchapol and Sorayos Prapapan will bring projects to this year’s edition of Thai Pitch at Cannes.

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Screen Scotland's new £600k festivals fund backs five events

Fund increases access to and diversity of festival programmes.

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Netherlands film production incentive invests €10.5m in latest funding round (exclusive)

Government-backed scheme is backing projects by Thomas Vinterberg, Alex van Warmerdam and Ramon Gieling.

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Childrens TV execs join BFI's £57m Young Audiences Content Fund

Several industry executives have joined the BFI’s newly-launched pilot fund for children’s programming.

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Liverpool Film Office launches regional production fund

Will invest up to £500,000 per project.