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The U.K.’s Film Council has unveiled plans to invest £1.5 million ($2.1 million) over the next three years into the production of digital short films.

The council’s New Cinema Fund is allocating half its annual $1.4 million shorts budget to the initiative, which will receive matching finance from 11 regional orgs including the Glasgow Media Access Center in Scotland, the Moving Image Development Agency in Liverpool and the Northern Ireland Film Commission.

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