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Established Filmmaker Feature Film Development

Next Deadline: 1 March 2021

Ffilm Cymru develops world-class live-action, documentary and animated feature films that tell universal stories from unique perspectives.

We can guide you through the development process with tailored funding and expert advice.

Who can apply?

Producers who have led on a feature film before or significant work for screen. Either the lead writer, producer or director on the project should be born or based in Wales.

How much can I apply for?

75% of the total development costs of a project. Most development awards are up to £25,000 for a specific stage of development – that could be initial script work from a treatment, proof-of-concept or packaging costs.

What do I need to apply with?

In addition to a completed application form, a script for the project if available or an 8-10 page treatment and a sample script; CVs for lead members of the creative team; any underlying rights agreements; and a completed application form.


Find out more about our Development funding by reading our Development Guidelines.

Application forms can be found below, and once completed should be sent to Our decisions are made within six to eight weeks of your application.

The application deadlines for 2021 are:

  • 1st March, 17:00
  • 1st June, 17:00
  • 1st October, 17:00