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Irish Film Board adopts new structure

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- Project Managers to replace Development and Production Executives

Irish Film Board adopts new structure

The Irish Film Board (IFB) has announced changes to the organisation of its creative decision making structures. The current roles of two Production Executives and a Development Executive will cease once the current contracts expire on a phased basis from now to the beginning of next year. In their place, three Project Managers will be hired to manage projects across all genres from the initial concept stage right through to the project launch onto the market.

The IFB hopes that the new structure “will provide multiple access points for applicants who will have the option to approach any one of the three Project Managers with a development or production application for their project.”

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One of the Project Managers will be based in Galway and two will be based in Dublin.

IFB Chief Executive James Hickey said, “I believe that the new structure will provide applicants with access to a broadly experienced creative team. A member of the team will assist applicants in taking their project from the first stage of development to full scale production and distribution of the film with a focus on delivering high quality projects with strong Irish creative talent behind them and a focus on audiences both local and international.”

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