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iFeatures sets development slate

30 June 2014 3:34 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

New projects from Screen Stars of Tomorrow, playwrights, TV talent.

UK low-budget filmmaking scheme iFeatures has selected 18 projects (below) for its next development slate.

The scheme, backed by Creative England, BFI Film Fund, BBC Films and Creative Skillset, selected 18 - instead of the usual 16 - feature-length projects from more than 400 submissions.

Three films will be ‘greenlit’ in March 2015 at budgets of £350,000.

The roster of writing and directing talent includes Lynsey Miller, Hope Dickson Leach and Dan Gitsham, all recent Screen Stars of Tomorrow; Rachel De-lahay, winner of 2013 Evening Standard’s Most Promising Playwright; Dominic Leclerc, director of Skins and The Village; Alice Birch, winner of this year’s George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright; Olivia Poulet, star of The Thick Of It; BAFTA Scotland winner Zam Salim; Broadcast Hotshots Abby Ajayi and Alex Kalymnios; and William Oldroyd whose short Best won the 2013 Sundance London Short Film Competition.

Producers include Nfts graduates Jessica Levick and Fodhla Cronin »

- (Andreas Wiseman)

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