Screen Producers Ireland

Screen Producers Ireland

Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) is a members organisation that promotes the growth and sustainability of a working environment conducive to a strong independent production sector.  It is their duty to be the most effective voice of independent film, television, animation and digital producers in Ireland by addressing the needs of the sector and using their knowledge and expertise to deliver a strong and sustainable position for them.  SPI is focused on shaping an independent production industry that is comparable to best international standards.

SPI encourages state organisations charged with developing the industry to put in place development plans and policies for the sector to maximise potential.  SPI supports the continuance of the Irish Film and Television production tax incentive, Section 481.   SPI continually identifies potential improvements to the scheme and pursue Government to deliver on stated commitments.

SPI communicates and negotiates with industry stakeholders to include Broadcasters, The Irish Film Board, The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Government Departments and other relevant Irish and international organisations.  SPI works to ensure that independent producers are provided with fair regulation across all broadcasting platforms.
SPI develops good communications with relevant unions representing employees in Film & TV Drama, to deliver effective and competitive collective agreements.

Latest News

Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland welcomes the publication of the finalised General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill - Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) today welcomed the publication of the finalised General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill.
Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland welcomes SIPTU members decision to accept the 2020 Shooting Crew Agreement - Screen Producers Ireland has welcomed SIPTU members decision to accept the 2020 Shooting Crew Agreement for Feature Film and High-End TV Drama.
New SPI CEO Susan Kirby Headshot Screen Producers Ireland appoint Susan Kirby as new CEO - The Board of Screen Producers IrelandScreen Producers Ireland (SPI) is a members organisation that promotes the growth and sustainability of the Irish audiovisual production sector.  More (SPI) has announced the appointment of Susan Kirby as the new CEO for the organisation today (18th November). Taking up her role on the 4th of January 2021, she will be responsible for the development and implementation of an ambitious SPI Strategy for 2021 – 2024.  Susan Kirby has over 20 years of experience in the […]
Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland publish Return to Production Guidelines for the Creative Screen Industry - Screen Producers Ireland, with Industry Stakeholders, has developed Return to Production Guidelines for the Film, TV Drama and Factual production.
Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland welcomes key programme for government commitments for the production sector - Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) has welcomed the publication of the draft programme for Government document ‘Our Shared Future’ which includes the vast majority of the representative body’s key proposals.
Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland “Irish Original Content crucial to future of Public Service Broadcasting” - In a statement Screen Producers Ireland has welcomed the announcement from RTÉ of a strategy to address its financial difficulties
Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland welcomes Minister’s commitment to Irish Independent Production Sector - Screen Producers Ireland welcomes the Minister for Communication’s commitment to the Irish Independent Production Sector.
Screen Producers Ireland #Industry: Screen Producers Ireland launch new video highlighting need for TV Licence Fee reform - Screen Producers Ireland launch a video campaign to recommend solutions for TV Licence Fee reform and to highlight that there is more the TV Licence Fee than just RTÉ.
IFI Documentary Festival: Panel on Documentary Making In Ireland #Event: IFI Documentary Festival: Panel on Documentary Making In Ireland - The Irish Film Festival, in association with Screen Producers Ireland, is holding a discussion on the state of documentary production in Ireland today
Graduates of CDCFE Degree in Video and Film Production with head tutors Leticia Aguro ( far left) and Frank Berry, director of Michael Inside ( far left top) Ones to Watch – An overview of student film coming out of Coláiste Dhulaigh in Dublin - At the end of May the graduates of the BA Video and Film Degree course of Wolverhampton which is facilitated by Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education, showcased their programme of short films in Light House CinemaLight House Cinema is a specialist independent cinema in Smithfield, Dublin. Their eclectic schedule includes feature films, shorts, classics, foreign language ... More. Having stumbled upon the screening with no expectations, I was really impressed at the quality of the work shown across the […]