IFB Funding Programmes /
Short Film Schemes
FOCUS SHORTS is a short film scheme for the making of live-action, fiction films that act as a proving-ground for Irish creative talents aspiring to write, direct and produce films for the cinema.
SHORT STORIES invites film-makers to use their imagination and give us some succinct, creative and even entertaining films on the theme of IDOLS.
REAL SHORTS is a new short documentary film scheme inviting filmmakers to produce work with strong personal voices, presenting material which utilises the emotional and aesthetic technique of cinema.
FRAMEWORKS is an established scheme for the making of animated short films which is considered to be continually successful in stimulating ground-breaking new work from Irish animators. The 2017 guidelines will be published shortly.