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Country Focus: Ireland

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Articles, interviews, news, analysis on the Irish audiovisual sector.

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Country profile: Ireland

Country profile: Ireland

27 December 2020

ViacomCBS joins forces with Sky to launch Paramount+ in Europe

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - UK/Ireland/Italy/Germany/Switzerland/Austria

ViacomCBS joins forces with Sky to launch Paramount+ in Europe

The premium streaming service will be available in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria in 2022  

10 August 2021

Screen Ireland’s Talent Development Academy for Animation to be led by Animation Ireland

Industry / Market - Ireland

Screen Ireland’s Talent Development Academy for Animation to be led by Animation Ireland

The national audiovisual agency’s new initiative will commit to nurturing diverse and regional talent, and creating opportunities on the national level  

13 April 2021

The 2021 edition of the FÍS TV Summit announces its full schedule

Industry / Market - Ireland

The 2021 edition of the FÍS TV Summit announces its full schedule

Moving to become a digital, free event, the conference will take place from 25-28 January and will host a line-up of prestigious speakers  

21 January 2021

Greystones to host Ireland's newest film-studio complex

Industry / Market - Ireland

Greystones to host Ireland's newest film-studio complex

Greystones Film Studio and Media Campus will be County Wicklow’s third major production hub  

08 January 2021

Screen Ireland announces a €1 million support package for the animation sector

Industry / Market - Ireland

Screen Ireland announces a €1 million support package for the animation sector

The provision will focus on the creation of a Concept & Creative Innovation Development Fund and the establishment of a Talent Development Academy for Animation  

08 December 2020

Screen Ireland announces details of its Production Continuation Fund

Industry / Market - Ireland

Screen Ireland announces details of its Production Continuation Fund

The fund is now available for film and television projects and aims to assist production outfits amidst the uncertainties caused by the health crisis  

30 September 2020

The animation sector generates half of Ireland’s production spend

Industry / Market - Ireland

The animation sector generates half of Ireland’s production spend

The latest figures published by Screen Ireland, the country’s audiovisual agency, show that the local animation industry is continuing its expansion  

08 May 2020

Screen Ireland announces further measures to protect the Irish audiovisual industry

Industry / Market - Ireland

Screen Ireland announces further measures to protect the Irish audiovisual industry

The new set of provisions is designed to aid production companies and talents in developing a strong slate of quality projects, despite the hardship caused by the outbreak  

17 April 2020

Modern Films attempts to rescue indie cinemas

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - UK/Ireland

Modern Films attempts to rescue indie cinemas

The British distribution company’s initiative will involve 22 different venues, located across the UK and the Republic of Ireland  

01 April 2020

Screen Ireland announces initial measures to support the national audiovisual sector

Industry / Market - Ireland

Screen Ireland announces initial measures to support the national audiovisual sector

The Emerald Isle’s film agency has been monitoring the spread of the coronavirus and has committed to supporting the local film, television and animation industries  

18 March 2020

A breathtaking 2019 for Irish cinemas

Box Office - Ireland

A breathtaking 2019 for Irish cinemas

Last year, the Emerald Isle’s box office netted over €117 million, and the most popular domestic production was Lee Cronin’s The Hole in the Ground  

09 January 2020

Screen Ireland announces its slate of funding for the first quarter of 2019

Funding - Ireland

Screen Ireland announces its slate of funding for the first quarter of 2019

The Irish film body has confirmed it is granting development, production and distribution support to over 40 projects  

31 May 2019

Black '47 is the most popular Irish film of 2018 at the box office

Box office - Ireland

Black '47 is the most popular Irish film of 2018 at the box office

Lance Daly's latest feature, a period drama based on the events of the tragic 1847 Great Famine, has grossed over €1 million in Ireland  

21 December 2018

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