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BSE/IFB funding awards are announced on a quarterly basis and reflect decisions made by the Board of BSÉ/IFB during each quarterly period.

Please note that all applicants are notified of their funding decision prior to any funding awards being published on this website.

Please also note that these funding decisions reflect offers of funding only. Some of these offers may expire and thus will not be drawn down. These figures should not be used or quoted for official statistical documents. For a complete list of funding allocated by the IFB, please refer to our annual report.

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Quarterly Decision:
Project Director Writer Production Company Funding Award
Screenplay Development
  The Trouble With Charlie Mark Doherty & Ruan Magan €12,000
  Day Zero Claire Dix €12,000
  Get The Boat Sarah Francis & Una Mullally €14,000
  Succession Francesca Harris €12,000
  After The Bomb Alex Fegan €12,000
  The Music Reader Ian Power €12,000
  Silvia Maeve McQuillan €12,000
  Ghost Train Lee Cronin €12,000
  Dead Cities Gavin Burke €12,000
Fiction Development Loans
  The Winter Lake Phil Sheerin David Turpin Tailored Films €14,500
  Little Pictures Eva Birthistle Eva Birthistle Treasure Enertainment €17,500
  Bird Naomi Sheridan Naomi Sheridan & Charlotte George Underground Pictures €18,200
  Skintown Kieron J. Walsh Ciaran McMenamin Blinder Films €24,200
  A Kind Of Longing Malgorzata Szumowska Gerard Gleeson Black Sheep Productions €16,500
  The Life And Death Of Sophie Stark Kirsten Sheridan Kirsten Sheridan & Anna North Marcie Films €26,500
  The Kudome Valentine John Morton Blue Ink Films €14,900
  Arrangements Johnny O'Reilly Johnny O'Reilly & Jeremy Massey Snapshot Productions €18,900
  Duck Paddy Breathnach Mark O'Halloran Element Pictures €50,000
  The Last Right Aoife Crehan Aoife Crehan Deadpan Pictures €10,700
  Eleanor & Sarah Gabrielle Bowe Ink & Light Productions €16,000
  Natural Selection Ray Lawlor Magamedia €17,300
  The Price Siofra Campbell Siofra Campbell Five East Films €13,700
  Hive Mind Conor McMahon Demian Fox Tailored Films €20,000
  The Navigator Dathaí Keane Dathaí Keane & Paul Walker Black Sheep Productions €14,000
  Owned Phyllida Lloyd Clare Dunne Element Pictures €25,000
  The Story Of Lucy Gault Pat O'Connor Carmel Winters Parallel Film Productions €35,000
International Television Drama Development
  Spanish Fly Will Ferguson Fastnet Films €13,290
Documentary Development
  Henry Glassie: Folklife Pat Collins Harvest Films €15,000
  State Of Exclusion Tadhg O'Sullivan Inland Films €15,000
  Breaking Out Michael McCormack Silver Moonbeam Productions €15,000
  Piano Project Gary Lennon Gambit Pictures €15,000
  A Short History Of Decay Sarah Share Magamedia €15,000
  The Last True Dandy In Ireland Liam McGrath & Richard Curson Smith Scratch Films €15,000
  Defenders Kim Bartley Underground Pictures €15,000
  Comeback Ross Whitaker True Films €15,000
  Francesca Oonagh Kearney Marcie Films €15,000

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