Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin T.D. – together with Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, Tourism Ireland, the I.D.A., Enterprise Ireland and the Department of Foreign Affairs – will lead a trade mission in Los Angeles to promote the Irish screen industry and Ireland’s cultural power ahead of the Academy Awards this Sunday.
The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has clarified the nature of their €200m investment promised to the Irish Film Board today as part of their Investing in Our Culture, Language and Heritage 2018 – 2027 programme. The investment will bring total IFB capital grants to €200m for the 10 year period.
IFI Spotlight returns on April 27th for a day dedicated to Irish film and television, reviewing the past year, and considering current trends and equality.
Limerick's film production facility, Troy Studios, has announced expansion plans, adding a fourth sound stage and allowing for two simultaneous productions.
Minister Josepha Madigan TD today announced plans to invest €1.2 billion in Irish culture, heritage and language infrastructure as part of Project Ireland 2040. The plans include €200m for the Irish media production and audio visual industries.
Ireland's famous Ardmore Studios has been acquired by Olcott Entertainment, after they struck a deal for Ardmore Studios International Ltd's 68% holding and Enterprise Ireland's 32%.
Screen Training Ireland has announced three new appointments to the current team: Sorcha Scully, Emer MacAvin, and Sharon O’Hara.
Alan Duggan has been announced as the new Manager of Galway Film Centre, the non-profit, members based organisation dedicated to the development of film as an artistic medium in the West of Ireland.
Earlier today it was announced that Filmbase, the dedicated centre to Irish film development, education, and equipment, is to close as it enter voluntary liquidation. This is a dark day for the Irish film industry. We've gathered some responses from industry figures.