IFB Funding Programmes
Find out more about how our application system works, the funding resources available and state aid limitations which apply to all loans.
Principles and Criteria
The basis of BSÉ/IFB's funding decision-making criteria is guided by four principles. Learn more about these principles.
Applications and Decisions
If you are thinking of making an application for funding you may find it useful to learn about the applications and decisions procedures.
The IFB provides development loans to writers, directors and production companies for feature film and animation projects.
Find out more about the wide variety of production loans available for feature films, animation and documentaries, as well as funding schemes for international productions.
If you are distributing Irish films in Ireland or need a festival print for your feature film, the IFB offers a number of funding schemes to assist you.
Short Film Schemes
Calling all short filmmakers! Find our more about our wide range of short film schemes - fiction, animation, documentaries and digital. All shorts can be made in the Irish or English language
Watch this space to keep up to date with the latest news on funding decisions. All IFB funding decisions are published regularly and promptly.
Funding Programmes FAQs
Find out answers to the most frequently asked questions about all our funding programmes.