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Charlene Lydon: “I genuinely feel another Saturday night at home watching a new release film doesn’t do it for me. Everyone wants out of their house.”

The speed of June’s reopenings took the team at the Light House Cinema by surprise. “Yes,” says programme manager Charlene Lydon. “We’ve been having a(...)

Screen Ireland chief executive Désirée Finnegan: Fund supports new storytelling avenues and technical ambitions.

Ten “next generation” animation projects, including an augmented reality (AR) card game and a language-learning app for children, have been announced (...)

Kilruddery House near Bray is the backdrop for a duel in Netflix series Fate: The Winx Saga. Photograph: Jonathan Hession/Netflix

International investment in the Irish film, television and animation industry is being hindered by a cap on the tax credit that can be claimed by prod(...)

Cartoon Saloon’s Wolfwalkers, a nominee for best animated feature at Sunday night’s Oscars.

As Cartoon Saloon prepares for Oscar night for the fifth time this Sunday with Wolfwalkers, the Kilkenny animation studio has never been busier or big(...)

Wolfwalkers: the animated feature has garnered Cartoon Saloon’s fifth Oscar nomination.

The Oscar-nominated Wolfwalkers contributed to a 39 per cent rise in profits at Cartoon Saloon in 2019. Newly filed accounts for the Kilkenny-based an(...)

Calm with Horses: the Irish actors Barry Keoghan (left, with Cosmo Jarvis) and Niamh Algar have been nominated for Baftas for their roles in the film

Nick Rowland’s Calm with Horses, a crime drama set in rural Ireland, has scored four Bafta film-award nominations in an impressively diverse, creative(...)

A scene from Normal People

Element Pictures’ production of Sally Rooney’s Normal People was one of the big winners in movie tax reliefs granted by Revenue last ye(...)

Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) in the original series of Vikings

An “explosive next chapter” of the now-finished television series Vikings is to be filmed at Ireland’s Ashford Studios following Netflix’s decision to(...)

The Chinese arthouse market stretches to some 2,000 cinemas. Photograph: iStock

The Chinese film market isn’t just an opportunity for Hollywood blockbusters is the message emerging at this week’s China Ireland International Film F(...)

Visitors queue at the entrance of the first China International Import Expo  in Shanghai:  event  takes place as US president Donald Trump presses China to reduce its huge trade deficit with the US. Photograph: Johannes EIsele/AFP/Getty

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys oversaw the signing of €50 million worth of deals at the International Import Expo (...)

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