Neil Jordan’s ‘The Widow’ with Chloe Grace Moretz receives Irish Film Board funding

Neil Jordans The Widow with Chloe Grace Moretz receives Irish

New works from Neil Jordan and John Butler are among the projects being supported by the Irish Film Board in its latest round of funding decisions. Upcoming projects from Kirsten Sheridan, Roddy Doyle and Stefanie Preissner, which are in development, are also being backed by the national film body. The Widow, co-written by Jordan and … Read more

Film4 funding increased to record $36m; signs Fox Searchlight deal

Film4 funding increased to record 36m signs Fox Searchlight deal

Film4 has announced a major increase in its funding, which will rise from $22m to $36m (£15m to £25m) for 2016. The substantial funding increase will also include two major new partnerships: a co-financing deal with Fox Searchlight for In Bruges director Martin McDonagh’s new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; and a new two-year … Read more

Three Irish projects receive Eurimages backing in latest round of funding

Three Irish projects receive Eurimages backing in latest round of

The Council of Europe’s Eurimages fund has named the 29 co-productions that will be supported from the latest round of applications. Three Irish co-productions, Black 47, Muse, and Return to Montauk, will share part of the combined fund of over €7 million. The Fastnet FilmsFastnet Films is the Irish film and television production company of … Read more