Irish board sets up funds

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The Irish Film Board launched Thursday two new funds for low-budget and micro-budget pics to encourage emerging local talent.

The low-budget initiative will provide up to 60% of funding for films costing €1 million ($989,000).

The micro budget will cover digital projects up to $98,900.

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