Three UK companies awarded Single Project development funding
The latest results from the Single Project development scheme have been published, with three UK companies - all of which have women producers at the helm - to receive grants for their fiction projects.
- Wildgaze Films, who were also awarded funding in the last round for their project Dark Matter, were awarded €50,000 towards The Giant's House, a feature written by Nick Hornby.
- Patchwork Productions were awarded €30,000 for their project The Tentmaster's Daughter, based on the true story of a teenage girl who joins her estranged father and his new family in their life with a travelling circus.
- Cork Films were awarded €50,000 towards their project The Stolen Television Series, set during the time of the gold rush in 1860s New Zealand.
A total of 296 applications from 32 countries were submitted, with 65 going on to be selected for funding. The UK submitted a total of 19 applications. Successful candidates received a combined total of €2,655,000, making a success rate of 22%. This marks an increase of 5% from the previous deadline.
19 Jun 2019