Per episode budgets for series such as Disney Plus’s The Mandalorian show State investment in the Irish screen industry is not ‘meaningful’, the Oireachtas media committee heard.

Film and television producers are sacrificing their intellectual property (IP) rights to bridge a widening funding gap, while many other Irish screen (...)

A ‘modernised’ collective agreement for live action film and TV crew has been accepted by Siptu members.

Siptu members have accepted a new collective agreement for live action film and television crew in a ballot result that the trade union said would bri(...)

Susan Kirby will lead SPI’s ‘exciting new chapter’, said chairman John Gormley.

The board of Screen Producers Ireland, the organisation that represents independent production companies, has announced Susan Kirby as its new chief e(...)

Gogglebox Ireland’s Dale and Dawn watch the week’s TV highlights and lowlights for the Virgin Media Television show, commissioned from the independent sector.

RTÉ is behaving “aggressively” and undermining competition in the broadcasting market even as it flags its financial woes to Government, Virgin Media (...)

The draft programme for government contains ‘interesting stuff’ for the media, says the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Photograph: iStock.

Who wants to be Minister for Media? The job that most Irish media organisations would like to see advertised might not ever come into existence, thoug(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’. Post-production work by Dublin-based Screen Scene qualified for Section 481 tax relief.

Film relief, also known as the section 481 tax credit, has been lined up to make a cameo appearance on budget day next week, perhaps flanked by a self(...)

Women dressed as handmaids promote US streaming platform Hulu’s imminent adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale at the recent SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Reuters/Brian Snyder

The headline “Man Not Accepting Any More Television Recommendations At This Time,” is a recent work of casual genius from satirists The Onion. It “qu(...)

Dr Annie Doona, IFB chairperson designate:    she said restoration of funding is necessary for the Irish industry  to capitalise on recent commercial and critical success. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Screen Producers Ireland has called on the Government to restore the annual funding of the Irish Film Board to its pre-recession level of €20 million.(...)