Creative Wales Production Funding

Creative Wales Production Funding is a discretionary scheme delivered via the Economy Futures Fund, where public funding is used to support the growth of Wales as a destination for the production of world class content. The funding will support Welsh based production and games development companies who are looking to develop productions intended for international audiences. It will also be used to attract high-end inward investment companies capable of boosting the local economy and leaving a significant skills legacy in Wales.

Creative Wales is prioritising the development of a content production sector that provides equal and diverse opportunities for a long term, skilled employment base. The funding will be targeted at companies that are implementing the latest practices in sustainable production, have wellbeing of cast, crew and employees at the forefront, whether they are freelancers, contractors or permanent staff.  

Who is eligible to apply?

You can apply for Creative Wales Production Funding if you meet all the following eligibility criteria:

  • Your main business activity is Film or TV (scripted/non scripted), Games or Animation
  • All or a significant part of this production will be made in Wales
  • You have a fully considered finance plan with all other funding in place
  • There is a skills/upskilling element to the project
  • Your project demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusivity and sustainability
  • You can evidence commercial viability (distribution deal, commission, broadcaster etc.) associated with this project
  • There is a minimum of 12 weeks until project start date (principal photography for TV & Film projects) from project enquiry 
  • Your company/management team have a demonstrable track record of delivery in the genre, and at least one commercial release within the last 3 years from application 

How to apply

Please use our eligibility checker to determine if this funding is right for your project: https://fundchecker.businesswales.gov.wales/creativeproductionfund/

For further information visit: https://www.creative.wales/funding-and-support

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