23 September 2019 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
IFB Announce €2m Funding Decisions
14 Apr 2011 :
John Crowley, Neil Jordan and John Boorman wireimage
The latest round of Irish Film Board funding decisions have been announced. The funding decisions include development, production and distribution financial support and were published on Wednesday, April 13th. The decisions see support offered to projects such as a new feature entitled ‘Broken Dream’ written by John Boorman (The General) and Neil Jordan (Ondine), to be directed by the latter as well as Neil Jordan’s other feature project, ‘Skippy Dies’. In all, approximately €2,000,000 has been awarded.

The feature films that have received production funding include Neil Jordan and John Boorman’s ‘Broken Dream’ which has been offered a provisional offer of commitment by the IFB. For more information about the project click here.

Venom Limited’s ‘Sanctuary’ which has been written by Gabriel Vargas Vasquez and Norah McGettigan (What’s It Like to be My Mother) who will also direct has received €600,000 and Colin Downey’s ‘The Shadows’ from EMU Productions which has received €100,000.

Where development funding decisions are concerned, €16,000 has been offered to ‘Commonwealth’, written by Christian O’Reilly (Inside I’m Dancing) and Tom Hall (Sensation) who will direct the feature; €20,000 has been promised to Treasure Entertainment for ‘Shrooms 3’ which has been written by Brian O’Neill and Paul Bushe and is to be directed by Jure Matjazic and €50,000 support has been given to Octagon Films for Neil Jordan’s new feature, ‘Skippy Dies’.

Furthermore €30,000 has been offered to Parallel Films for new feature, ‘The End of Sleep’ which has been penned by Mark O’Rowe (Perrier’s Bounty) and directed by John Crowley (Intermission) along with €20,000 which has been offered to Fastnet Films for Lancy Daly’s new project, ‘Dead as Doornails’.

Where Irish co-productions are concerned Subotica Limited have received €360,000 for ‘Flowers of Desire’. The Danish language co-production is written by Simon Staho (Day and Night) and Peter Birro (We Can be Heroes!) and will be directed by Staho and is to shoot in June and July in Wicklow and Kerry. Other co-productions receiving support include Samson Films’ ‘The Moth Diaries’ which is currently in post-production in Canada and has received a further €25,000 from the IFB and Newgrange Pictures’ whose upcoming feature, ‘Call Girl’ has been offered an additional €25,000. The film is written by Marietta Von Hausswolff Von Baumgarten (Allrams höjdarpaket) and will be directed by Mikael Marcimain (Wallander).

Just one Irish animation project received funding; Kavaleer Productions’ 52 x 11 min TV series, ‘The Wordles’ which has been written by Andrew Kavanagh (Hasan Everywhere) and will be directed by Owen Stickler.

Finally, where distribution funding decisions are concerned, €9,780 marketing support has been offered to Eclipse Distribution for Carmel Winter’s ‘Snap’ whilst €75,000 has been granted to Element Distribution for Ian Power’s ‘The Runway’. Blinder Films received €15,000 direct distribution support for ‘100 Hundred Mornings’ written and directed by Conor Horgan (Deep End Dance).

PRODUCTION FUNDING

Project

Director

Writer

Production Company

Funding Award

Fiction Feature Films

 

Sanctuary

Norah McGettigan

Norah McGettigan & Gabriel Vargas Vasquez

Venom Limited

€600,000

 

Broken Dream

John Boorman

John Boorman & Neil Jordan

Merlin Films

Provisional Offer Of Commitment

 

The Shadows

Colin Downey

Colin Downey

EMU Productions

€100,000

 

Grooskill

Mark O'Connor

Mark O'Connor

Vico Films

Provisional Offer Of Commitment

 

Bailout

Roy Knyrim

Denis Bartok & Tom Abrams

Fantastic Films

Provisional Offer Of Commitment

Fiction Creative Co-production

 

Flowers Of Desire

Simon Staho

Peter Biro & Simon Staho

Subotica Limited

€360,000

 

The Moth Diaries

Mary Harron

Mary Harron

Samson Films

€25,000

 

Call Girl

Mikael Marcimain

M. Von Hausswolff Von Baumgarten

Newgrange Pictures

€25,000

 

Sean

Juliette Sales & Fabien Suarez

Juliette Sales & Fabien Suarez

Blinder Films

Provisional Offer Of Commitment

Animation

 

The Wordles

Owen Stickler

Andrew Kavanagh

Kavaleer Productions

€150,000

Documentary

 

A Stranger In A Strange Land

Pamela Drynan

 

Subotica Limited

€100,000

 

Nightdancers

Emille Dineen

 

Still Films

€85,000

 

The Cause Of Progress

Chris Kelly

 

Zanzibar Films

Provisional Offer Of Commitment

 

Get The Picture

Cathy Pearson

 

Ferndale Films

€15,000

 

The Last Hijack

Femke Wolting & Tommy Pallota

Femke Wolting & Tommy Pallota

Still Films

€280,000

Completion Fund

 

Hammer To Bell

Christina Grangos

 

Three Legged Dog Films

€10,000

DEVELOPMENT FUNDING

Project

Director

Writer

Production Company

Funding Award

First Draft Loans

 

Commonwealth

Tom Hall

Christian O'Reilly & Tom Hall

 

€16,000

 

A Crack In Everything

 

Mary Kate O'Flanagan

 

€12,000

 

Miles To Go

 

Patrick Kenny

 

€12,000

Fiction Development Loans

 

The Last Snows Of Spring

David Gleeson

Jenny Roche

Wide Eye Films

€5,500

 

Shrooms 3D

Jure Matjazic

Brian O'Neill & Paul Bushe

Treasure Entertainment

€20,000

 

Life's A Breeze

Lance Daly

Lance Daly

Fastnet Films

€15,000

 

Dead As Doornails

Lance Daly

Lance Daly

Fastnet Films

€20,000

 

Easy Does It

Marion Quinn

Marion Quinn

Janey Pictures

€10,000

 

Secret Scripture

Dearbhla Walsh

Johnny Ferguson

Ferndale Films

€15,000

 

Love Eternal

Brendan Muldowney

Brendan Muldowney

Fastnet Films

€15,000

 

Skippy Dies

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan

Octagon Films

€50,000

 

The End Of Sleep

John Crowley

Mark O'Rowe

Parallel Film Productions

€30,000

 

Break Point

Nick Kelly

Nick Kelly

Zanita Productions

€16,000

 

The Grass Arena

 

Brock Norman Brock

Screenworks Limited

€12,500

DISTRIBUTION FUNDING

Project

Director

Writer

Production Company

Funding Award

Print Provision

 

Noreen

Domhnall Gleeson

Domhnall Gleeson

El Zorrero Films

€465

 

Pentecost

Peter McDonald

Peter McDonald

EMU Productions

€400

 

Switch

Thomas Heffron

Thomas Heffron

Warrior Films

€465

 

The Crush

Michael Creagh

Michael Creagh

Purdy Pictures

€665.50

 

Shoe

Nick Kelly

Nick Kelly

Zanita Productions

€735

 

Snap

Carmel Winters

Carmel Winters

Samson Films

€6,450

 

Crossing Salween

Brian O'Malley

Brian O'Malley

Rad Rage Films

€3,942

Marketing Support

 

Snap

Carmel Winters

Carmel Winters

Eclipse Distribution

€9,780

 

The Runway

Ian Power

Ian Power

Element Distribution

€75,000

Direct Distribution

 

One Hundred Mornings

Conor Horgan

Conor Horgan

Blinder Films

€15,000





Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


MORE ON IFTN
Locations Ireland
Search the IFTN Database to find your ideal location
Film & TV Crew
Contact freelance crew avaialble to work in Ireland
Equipment Hire/Rental
The top locations for industry equipment

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter