Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland

Screen Ireland

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.

Screen Ireland’s mission is to support and promote Irish film, television and animation through fostering Irish artistic vision and our diverse creative and production talent, growing audiences, and attracting filmmakers and investment into the country.

Screen Ireland is committed to providing leadership, direction and advocacy for the Irish screen industries, as well as supporting writers, directors and production companies through investing in Irish filmmaking talent.

The agency delivers on its mission through generating inward investment by promoting Ireland as a film location as well as promoting Irish films to major international markets. Screen Ireland is also committed to supporting the distribution of feature films, bringing Irish film to wider audiences and engaging with European counterparts on mutually beneficial policy initiatives.

Major Irish and international titles to have received support from Screen Ireland in recent years include Academy Award®-nominated films such as Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, John Crowley’s Brooklyn, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, and the Academy Award®-winning Room, helmed by Lenny Abrahamson. Other notable titles include John Carney’s Sing Street, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deerand Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship alongside critically acclaimed domestic titles such as Frank Berry’s Michael Inside, Aoife McArdle’s Kissing Candice and Peter Foott’s The Young Offenders.

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Steven Davenport Steven Davenport to head up Screen Ireland’s Los Angeles office - Screen Ireland has announced that Steven Davenport, the agency’s lead on inward international production, will relocate to Los Angeles to establish Screen Ireland’s US office.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland New board announced for Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland - Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, has announced the members of the new Board of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland Screen Ireland invites applications to establish Crew Development Hubs - Applications are now open to establish Crew Development Hubs across Ireland, as part of Screen Ireland’s new National Talent Academy for Crew initiative.
Screen Ireland Screen Ireland’s Talent Development Academy for Television Drama will be led by Galway Film Centre - Screen Ireland has appointed the Galway Film Centre as the leading organisation to manage the establishment of a Talent Development Academy for Television Drama.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland Screen Ireland announces four new Focus Shorts - Screen Ireland announces new Focus Shorts selections, which sees emerging filmmakers will receive €50,000 to make four bold, original short films in 2021
Screen Ireland launches Cinema Stimulus Support Fund - Screen Ireland, with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media, are launching supports for cinemas.
Wolfwalkers Watch Screen Ireland’s new trailer of upcoming Irish cinema Releases - Screen Ireland presents a new trailer Escape to the Cinema: showcasing new Irish films arriving in cinemas over the coming weeks and months.
Virgin Media TV - Screen Ireland Virgin Media in association with Screen Ireland announce €150,000 prize fund for short film makers - Virgin Media in association with Screen Ireland today unveiled a €150,000 prize fund for the Virgin Media Discovers short film competition
RTÉ - Screen Ireland RTÉ and Screen Ireland announce search for new comedy and drama series - RTÉ, in association with Screen Ireland, today announced two new initiatives to develop new drama and comedy series for younger audiences.
Screen Ireland Screen Ireland welcomes €26.2 million in Capital Funding for 2021 Budget - Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland welcomed an increase in its capital budget to €26.2 million for 2021 which represents an increase of 52% on 2020’s original budget allocation