U.K.'s iFeatures Scheme To Help Develop, Produce 3 Indie Pics On £350K Budgets

iFeatures 8 Minutes IdleCreative England, the British Film Institute, BBC Films and Skillset are partnering on the second go-round of iFeatures, a low-budget film initiative for indie filmmakers in the UK. The program provides development and production support for three features budgeted at £350,000 that will be shot in England. The last iFeatures round included just-completed romantic comedy 8 Minutes Idle, starring Ophelia Lovibond, Tom Hughes and Antonia Thomas; and the Helen McCrory-starrer Flying Blind, which is currently in post. ContentFilm is handling sales on both while the BBC will pre-buy free-TV rights to the next three films to go through the scheme. Submissions are open for iFeatures² through May 3. Here’s the release: (more…)

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