IFB Funding Programmes /
Short Film Schemes
Signatures is a short film scheme that encourages the making of live-action, fiction films that aim to encourage strong, original storytelling, visual flair, and production values appropriate to the big screen.
Short Shorts is a short film scheme that encourages the making of very short films that are innovative, provocative, idiosyncratic, audacious that must confirm to a genre that is chosen each year.
Reality Bites is a short documentary scheme that encourages experimentation and the realisation of fresh approach to non-fiction filmmaking.
Virtual Cinema is a scheme for the making of high quality short films that are suited to the new form of digital video consumption.
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.
Gearrscannáin is a short film scheme to produce Irish language short films that will appeal to a general audience.