The projects being funded include spy satire Blowback, which is written by Rupert Walters and will be produced by Stephen Garrett and Paul Webster at Kudos. That film gets $121,892 (£62,500).
Other awards went to writer/director Sam Walker's Bad Dog, a UK horror film co-written by Rob Morgan. Allan Niblo and Brock Norman Brock will produce for Vertigo Films. That got $26,816 (£13,750).
Other funding of $34,129 (£17,500) went to James Henry's American super-hero script Hero Trip. Henry is known as a writer on Channel4's Green Wing.
Finally, the Development Fund is backing Fizzle with $40,873 (£20,960). That project, a family animation script by writer Richard Vincent set up at production company Cosgrove Hall, originated from the UKFC's 25 Words Or Less scheme.