The UK Film Council hasannounced the latest funding recipients from its Prints and Advertising(P&A) Fund.
The latest distributors andfilms supported include:
$470,500 (£250,000) to Pathefor Pedro Almodovar's Volver
$297,363 (£158,000) toOptimum Releasing for Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth
$282,367 (£150,000) to Iconfor Michele Placido's Romanzo Criminale
$200,254 (£106,380) to UIPfor Richard Laxton's Life & Lyrics
$44,238 (£23,503) to NaturalScenes Ltd for Ed Blum's Scenes Of A Sexual Nature (with a commitment to increase to$192,972 (£102,533) if the release is successful)
$38,768 (£20,597) toPeccadillo Pictures for Eric Khoo's Be With Me
$8,733 (£4,640) to BFI forcompilation How ToSurvive The 1940s
$6,776 (£3,600) to Park Circusfor Carol Reed's 1947 Odd Man Out, $8,423(£4,475) for Fred Zinnemann's 1955
$5290 (£2,811) to Dogwooffor Ramin Bahrani's Man Push Cart
$2,767 (£1,470) to WysiwygDistribution for Greg Hall's The Plague
The fund provides $3.8m (£2m)a year to distributors to support the wider release of specialised films.