Director Lenny Abrahamson, one of the mentors in a new Screen Skills Ireland scheme, is pictured on the set of Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe / Element Pictures / BBC.

Screen Ireland has launched two new schemes to support creative talent ahead of the expected resumption of film and television production in the Repub(...)

Screen Ireland chief executive Désirée Finnegan (second from left), with actor Niamh Algar (left), Screen Ireland chair Dr Annie Doona and director Lenny Abrahamson. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Screen Ireland has announced new stimulus measures to help alleviate the “devastating impact” of Covid-19 on the Irish film and television industry. (...)

Ireland must transpose the EU’s revised audio-visual media services directive into law by September 2020.

Should the State do what some EU members are already doing and introduce levies on subscription video-on-demand companies to boost funding for Irish-p(...)

James Hickey, who will step down as chief executive of Screen Ireland at the end of July. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The Government should consider levying audio-visual services that are not based in the State but target audiences here, to generate funding for Irish (...)

Irish actors Nora-Jane Noone (left) and Nika McGuigan  in Wildfire, the upcoming debut feature from  Irish director Cathy Brady. Photograph: Great Point Media

Screen Ireland will sponsor a sold-out international networking event for female talent at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Monday. The event is (...)

Former Warner Bros marketing and publicity executive Désirée Finnegan is the next chief executive of Screen Ireland.

Screen Ireland, the organisation previously known as the Irish Film Board, has appointed Désirée Finnegan as its next chief executive. She will repla(...)

Seána Kerslake, star of forthcoming film ‘The Hole in the Ground’ is pictured with its director and writer Lee Cronin (right) and Screen Ireland chief executive James Hickey at the launch of its 2019 production catalogue. Photograph: Julien Behal

A psychological horror about an ominous sinkhole, an Atlantic-set thriller with a mysterious sea monster and a black comedy featuring “possessed magpi(...)

Fields of gold: Irish actors Ann Skelly and Jamie Dornan in ‘Death and Nightingales’, a  co-production between the BBC and RTÉ

Add it to the list of television programmes you really should watch. Period drama Death and Nightingales, a three-part adaptation of the Eugene McCabe(...)

Isabelle Huppert and Chloe Grace Moretz star in Neil Jordan’s thriller ‘Greta’.

Neil Jordan’s film Greta has secured a sales deal with Focus Features, which picked up the rights to the thriller in a number of territories following(...)