Three UK companies awarded Single Project development funding

The latest results from the Single Project development scheme have been published, with three UK production companies receiving grants for their fiction projects. 

In total, 338 applications from 29 countries were submitted with 75 projects from 23 countries being selected for funding, receiving a combined grant total of almost €3.1 million.

The UK submitted 18 applications for fiction projects, six for animation and three for creative documentary. 

The projects selected for funding from the UK are:

  • Dark Matter from Wildgaze Films, an Arctic-set ghost story adapted by Gaby Chiappe (Their Finest) and to be directed by Francis Lee (God's Own Country)
  • Polarized from Enlightenment Productions, a love story between two women from very different sides of contemporary small town America
  • Le Diable au corps from Poorhouse International

The country with the most projects selected for funding was Germany with 10.

Browse the results in full on the European Commission's website.

Image: Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey, award-winning producers behind Wildgaze Films, one of the UK's leading independent production companies.