Script (up to 30 minutes in length. For fiction projects, please send a script draft - no outlines or treatments. Animations may send a storyboard, documentaries should send a detailed ‘scriptment’ outlining as far as possible how it is envisaged the story will unfold. Scripts must be in industry standard format, e.g. Final Draft - as PDF or Word doc. Electronic copies only. We cannot accept hard copies except by prior agreement with the Talent NETWORK Manager)
Personal Statement from the key Welsh talent (Writer, Director and/or Producer) to include:
The stage you are at currently in your professional career and your feature film ambitions.
The reasons how and why you would benefit from a Beacons Short Film award.
The creative vision for your project and how you intend to render that vision on screen.
Style/genre/tone. You might wish to mention filmmakers who inspire you, themes you want to explore. What makes this story original and compelling?
Producers should attach a budget detailing the funding required. (See attached budget template). We are keen to encourage filmmakers from diverse backgrounds. To that end we invite applicants to budget appropriately for hardship and/or access costs to overcome possible diversity barriers.
Evidence of rights ownership or counter signature of the rights holder.
The information you supply may be held on computer. It may be used to process applications, awards and to prepare statistics.
All National Lottery organisations share information so that they can co-ordinate related applications and recognise discrepancies. Additionally please note that Ffilm Cymru Wales may be required to provide details referring to applications under the Freedom of Information Act.
Ffilm Cymru Wales reserves the right to cancel any application and require repayment of funds if false or incomplete information is supplied.
Please sign to confirm the following
(N.B. The signatory must be the same individual named in Question 3 of the application form):
I confirm that all information provided on this application, and in any material submitted in support of it, is truthful and accurate.
I confirm that all other applications to other distributors of Lottery awards have been declared.
I undertake to inform Ffilm Cymru Wales fully and immediately of any changes affecting this application or related materials.
I confirm I have the authority to make this application on behalf of the applicant organisation.