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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.

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Quarterly Decision:
Project Director Writer Production Company Funding Award
Screenplay Development
  Werner Glenn Leyburn & Lisa Barros D'Sa €5,000
Fiction Development Loans
  The Ranger Lance Daly PJ Dillon & Pierce Ryan Fastnet Films €12,000
  Priest Hunter Tom Collins De Facto Films €10,000
  The Gardener Conor McMahon Conor McMahon & Alan Brennan Fantastic Films €15,000
  A Life Out Loud Marion Comer Marion Comer Fantastic Films €10,500
  Fox On The Run Paul Bolger Barry Devlin Monster Entertainment €20,000
  Bags And Trev Get Dates For The Debs Rob & Ronan Burke Gavin Burke Black Sheep Productions €13,000
  Boys From County Hell Chris Baugh Chris Baugh Blinder Films €10,000
  Charlie's Arm Peter Foott Peter Foott Vico Films €8,300
  The Upside Terry Loane Terry Loane & Geraldine Hughes Prodigal Films €6,000
  The Best Bar In Baghdad Andrew Meehan Parallel Film Productions €15,000
  Over The Bar Hugh Travers Deadpan Pictures €13,120
  Innocence TJ O'Grady Peyton Nick Lee Fleming Creative €13,000
  Extra Ordinary Enda Loughman & Mike Ahern Enda Loughman & Mike Ahern Blinder Films €23,350
  The Lodgers David Turpin Tailored Films €14,000
  One Night Off Glenn Leyburn & Lisa Barros D'Sa Fastnet Films €29,500
Animation Development Loans
  Rova Novas Aoife Doyle Aoife Doyle & Niamh Herrity Pink Kong Studios €20,000
  Auntie Cupcake Emma O'Driscoll Giant Creative €20,000
  Danny's Smelly World Tracy Brabin Paul Madden Monster Entertainment €20,000
International Development
  Blind Mice Simon Arthur Simon Arthur & Roger Griffiths Blinder Films €7,500
Documentary Development
  Haunted Maurice Sweeney New Decade Films €12,000
  Reincarnation Paul Howard Imagine Films €10,000
  The Man Who Dared To Dream Marcus Robinson Igloo Productions €13,700

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