Stephen Poliakoff’s drama series starring some of the UK’s finest big screen talent was broadcast on BBC Two earlier this year before being bought by American cable channel Starz.
It was nominated for Best TV Movie or Mini-Series, Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie (Jacqueline Bisset).
The AMPF, supported by Advantage West Midlands and the European Regional Development Fund, provides co-finance for major feature film and television drama projects, attracting production to the West Midlands region, supporting local employment and local businesses, and ensuring regional stories and talent are seen on screens around the world.
The relaunched West Midlands Production Fund invests in the production of feature films and high-end TV drama from companies based in the West Midlands as well as from producers looking to establish a base and film in the region.
The Fund has previously supported projects as diverse as the Nativity films, the documentary One Mile Away (Best British Feature, Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012) and high rating TV series Line of Duty and of course Dancing on the Edge.
Creative Engand are planning to support between four and five productions over the next 18 months, with investments of up to £500,000 per project.
Visit the Production Funding section of the Creative England website for more information.