Screen Ireland To Invest $3.5M In Local Crews As Production Continues To Boom

Screen Ireland To Invest $3.5M In Local Crews As Production Continues To Boom
Screen Ireland has announced plans to invest €3M ($3.5M) in developing local production crew as the country continues to experience a boom in filming.

As part of the endeavor – dubbed ‘Building for a Creative Future 2024’ – the org will open three additional regional crew hubs, as well s two new ‘National Talent Academies’ to continue to provide skilled personnel to satisfy growing demand. At present, the industry already supports 12,000 jobs, the body said.

Separately, a platform called Where To Watch will help audiences around the world discover Irish productions, while two new funds are also being established: Creative Futures Fund (Cff) will build additional development capabilities to support high-quality creative projects; and new support fund for Irish distribution companies is being set up to help offset the challenges that have been created by Covid.

The news was announced by Desiree Finnegan, Chief Executive of Screen Ireland and the recently appointed Chair of the Screen Ireland Board,
See full article at Deadline »

Similar News


Recently Viewed