Plotting her next moves: Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) in Netflix hit The Queen’s Gambit. Photograph: Phil Bray/Netflix

Even by 2020 standards, Life Worth Living felt like a gloomy title for the November report of the Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce. It was a refere(...)

Songs for While I’m Away, a documentary about the life and music of Phil Lynott directed by Emer Reynolds, is one of the productions recently backed by Screen Ireland.

Production insurance remains “a significant challenge” for the Irish film and television industry as it grapples with the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks o(...)

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin: Bill brings ‘more appropriate’ regulation of video-on-demand services. Photograph: Alan Betson

Online platforms such as Google-owned YouTube and Facebook could be fined as much as 10 per cent of their Irish turnover if they fail to comply with h(...)

Désirée Finnegan, Screen Ireland chief executive: “When the pandemic hit, we had to stop and reconfigure everything that we were doing.”

Désirée Finnegan was seven months into her role as chief executive of Screen Ireland when every Irish cinema shut down and every mid-shoot film and te(...)

Rachel Weisz in The Favourite: Element Pictures commissioned the script for the Oscar-nominated film using a slate funding scheme that was later axed. Photograph: Fox Searchlight

Screen Ireland has awarded €3.2 million to Irish film production companies in its first “slate funding” since the financial crisis of 2008. This type (...)

Irish film Herself, developed from an idea by its lead actor and co-writer Clare Dunne and supported by Screen Ireland.

The Irish housing crisis film that won a standing ovation at Sundance, the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney novel Normal People and the 17th century Kilk(...)

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(...)