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Horizons: Emerging Filmmaker Development

Deadline: Rolling


Under our BFI NETWORK Wales offer, Ffilm Cymru develops world-class live-action, documentary and animated feature films from emerging filmmakers.

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

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Who can apply?

Writers or writer-producer teams who have some experience in screen but have not yet led on a feature film with a budget of over a £1 million. Either the lead writer, producer or director on the project should be born or based in Wales.

How much can I apply for?

Up to 10k for a specific stage of development – that could be for revising a treatment, script drafts, 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 a treatment and a sample script for screen; CVs for lead members of the creative team.


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

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