Wednesday November 25, 2020

Colette Sexton on Business

RTÉ may lack funds to compete for top product

7th April, 2019
Colm Lyon, chief executive and founder of Fire

RTÉ has pledged for years to give more money to independent producers if a broadcasting charge or some other form of funding for the broadcaster is introduced. Change is moving at a glacial pace in that regard, but Irish animation companies are now looking elsewhere to get their work financed, with streaming platforms opening up a huge revenue stream for them.

The work of Kilkenny-based studio Cartoon Saloon appeared on a major world stage...

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