A new strategy for a new era in Irish cinema

Recent high-profile hits prove that the Irish film industry is thriving, and the new Audiovisual Action Plan aims to prolong that success, writes James Hickey

29th July, 2018
James Hickey, chief executive, Screen Ireland

The Irish screen industries are experiencing a period of sustained growth and critical acclaim, with Irish film consistently selected for some of the world’s most prestigious festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes and Toronto. This is not to mention Ireland’s recent successes at the Academy Awards.

However, this success is neither sudden nor surprising, but rather the result of years of investment and support in Irish creative filmmaking talent.

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