Children’s Short Drama 2021
We are delighted to be taking part in this prestigious international showcase of the world’s best children’s shorts run by the EBU (European Broadcasting Union)
We have commissioned a script and are now looking for expressions of interest from companies with a track record in drama for BBC ALBA to produce the film.
The scheme’s main requirements are:
Further information on the scheme, examples of films from previous years and a treatment for this year’s film are available.
MG ALBA has specific talent development objectives and we would like to discuss with production companies the inclusion in the project of:
(a) Gaelic-speaking Directors and
(b) Composers with an understanding of Gaelic musical culture.
The project will have a funding contribution from MG ALBA of £40,000. We also expect that the successful company will make applications to the BFI’s Young Audience Content Fund and for UK tax credits.
Young Audiences Content Fund
Tax reliefs (via BFI tax credits certification)
In the first instance we are looking for expressions of interest together with a summary of production experience, an indication of key talent, and a creative statement
Deadline for submission – Friday 26 February 2021 at 5pm.
Deadline for MG ALBA/BBC partnership decisions – Friday 5 March 2021 at 5pm.
Final submissions and any questions should be addressed to Bill Macleod, at firstname.lastname@example.org