The UK Film Council has renewed its slate funding deals with Fragile Films, Ruby Films and Tall Stories.

All three production outfits are now into the second year in their three-year deals, which are reviewed annually.

The council's development fund also unveiled slate deals with Gurinder Chadha and Paul Mayeda Berges' Bend It Films, Paul Anderson and Jeremy Bolt's Impact Pictures and Zoe Stewart's Shona Films

Fragile Films received £200,000, while Bend It Films and Impact Pictures secured £115,000 and £108,500 respectively. Ruby Films, Tall Stories and Shona Productions received between £70,000 and £42,200.