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 (...)

‘Blood’ and ‘Line of Duty’ actor Adrian Dunbar will be a judge in the new Virgin Media Discovers scheme for upcoming film talent. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Line of Duty actor Adrian Dunbar will lead a judging panel on a new short film competition launched by Virgin Media Ireland. Filmmakers are invited (...)