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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
Fiction Feature Films
  A Girl From Moghadishu Mary McGuckian Mary McGuckian EG Film Productions €500,000
  The Gee Gees David Kerr Kevin Barry Element Pictures €Provisional Offer of Commitment
  Float Like A Butterfly Carmel Winters Carmel Winters Samson Films €600,000
  Trade Hong Khaou Mark O'Halloran Marcie Films €500,000
  Damo & Ivor: The Movie Rob Burke & Ronan Burke Jules Coll & Andy Quirke Blue Ink Films €500,000
  Dark Lies The Island Ian Fitzgibbon Kevin Barry Grand Pictures €Provisional Offer of Commitment
  The Hole In The Ground Lee Cronin Lee Cronin & Stephen Shields SP Films €Provisional Offer of Commitment
Fiction Creative Co-Production
  Vita & Virginia Chanya Button Chanya Button & Eileen Atkins Blinder Films €200,000
  The Little Stranger Lenny Abrahamson Lucinda Coxon Element Pictures €350,000
  Dirty God Sacha Polak Susanne Farrell & Sacha Polak SP Films €150,000
  Alva And The Trolls Jamie Teehan Amy Stephenson, Shane Langan Kavaleer Productions €Provisional Offer of Commitment
  Ballybradden Jason Tammemagi & Graham Holbrook Jason Tammemagi Treehouse Republic €Provisional Offer of Commitment
  Riona's Warriors Niall Mooney Alan Gilbey, Richie Conroy Dancing Girl Productions €200,000
  In A Potter's Field Brendan Byrne Fine Point Films €75,000
  John Huston: Moby Dick S Merry Doyle Loopline Films €Provisional Offer of Commitment
  The Man Who Dared Marcus Robinson Igloo Films €75,000
  Gaza: Out Of the Ordinary Gary Keane Real Films €100,000
  Venice Of The North Tom Burke Marcie Films €100,000
  The Rocker Jim Sheridan & Colm Quinn Marcie Films €150,000
Additional Production Funding
  John Hume: In America Maurice Fitzpatrick Creeney Films €10,000

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