Tuesday October 20, 2020

Lights, camera, Brexit!

With Article 50 talks going live straight after the British general election, Ireland’s film and TV producers smell opportunity. But can they survive a hard border?

28th May, 2017
Brexit could call into the question the filming of Game of Thrones in the North

Larry Bass is in no doubt. The boss of Shinawil, the TV production company, believes Brexit could open the door for Ireland to become Europe’s Hollywood.

“Brexit could be the key to unlocking a whole new world of creativity and very high end production across film, television, animation and digital content,” Bass said.

“Some of the biggest movie franchises in the world are made in Britain. They may decide to move....

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