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Two UK companies awarded TV Programming grants

In the most recent results from the TV Programming scheme, Brook Lapping Productions and Scottish-based Mara Media receive a total of €353,979. Respectively, the projects supported are documentaries Expedition New Earth and Wild Way of the Vikings.

In total, 19 companies from nine countries in Europe have been awarded funding in this round (call number 23/2016) for their drama, documentary and animation projects. They share just over €6 million. One of the supported projects, high-end TV drama co-production Das Boot received a grant of €1 million.

The country with the highest number of successful applications is France, with six companies receiving grants. For the full set of results visit the EACEA website.

A call for applications to the TV Programming scheme is now open with a deadline of 30 May. Read our our overview of the scheme, our tips and resources article and get in touch for help with your application.

For insight from those who have successfully applied for the funding, check out our interviews with beneficiaries of the scheme, Banyak Films and Lupus Films.

Image: This is the second time Brook Lapping Productions has received Creative Europe TV Programming funding. Their three part documentary for BBC2 Inside Obama's White House also recieved funding in 2014.