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A Land Imagined

Singapore to offer grants for Southeast Asian co-production

Singapore Film Commission to offer $183,000 (S$250,000) per film project.


Italy, Baltic states collaborate on €30,000 co-development award

New award for co-production development introduced during Tallinn Black Nights.


Estonia, Finland, Latvia may offer a joint cash rebate to attract international production

Incoming producitons would have a single point of entry to the region

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Three UK projects awarded Creative Europe development grants

Titles include Dark Matter directed by Francis Lee (God’s Own Country).

The Woodcutter Story

TorinoFilmLab 2018 production award winners revealed

Ten works in progress also screened at Coming Soon showcase.


Screen Ireland, Canada's Creative BC fund team to award CAD $150,000 pot to five projects

Organisations team to back projects with five individual awards.

Rotterdam film festival iffr new site

Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund launches new award worth €100,000

Post-production awards open to previous Hubert Bals Fund projects.

Utopia Tripswitch Productions

20 production companies picked for £500,000 Scottish scheme

FOCUS initiative aims to provide business support to Scottish film and TV companies.

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Swedish Film Institute awards Wild Card development funding for feature films

Each recipient gets a development budget of SEK 400,000.

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Canal Plus renews commitment to French cinema

Pay-TV company will invest 12.5% of annual turnover into French and European features.

Kabul City In The Wind

Docs receive boost as Bertha Foundation confirms $1.4m award to IDFA Bertha Fund

The social justice organisation has supported the IDFA fund since 2013.

SEAFIC 2018 attendees

'Ajooma', 'Ah Girl' among winners at SEAFIC awards

Raising The Beast from Laos also picked up an award at Southeast Asian Fiction Film Lab.

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TorinoFilmLab unveils major expansion and new artistic team (exclusive)

Matthieu Darras to step down, to be replaced by two curators, three heads of studies.

Katriel Schory

Israel Film Fund chief Katriel Schory to step down (exclusive)

Schory said decision is his as Israeli industry battles controversial state reforms.

Kornpat Pawakranond

Thailand’s Purin Pictures announces grant recipients for autumn 2018

Projects include three Southeast Asian narrative features and two documentaries.

Barry Norman Bursary Presentation 2018

Inaugural Barry Norman bursary awards two grants

Emma Hockley, Beth Leigh named as first recipients.