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Elaine Geraghty, chief executive of Screen Producers Ireland, believes the production industry is vital to the economy

13th August, 2017
Elaine Geraghty, chief executive, Screen Producers Ireland Picture: Fergal Phillips

While some people might hear ‘arts’ and think ‘handout’, the production industry is vital to the economy, according to Elaine Geraghty, chief executive of Screen Producers Ireland.

SPI represents producers in film, TV, animation, digital, drama and documentary, and Geraghty aims to get government to take them seriously.

“In Britain, at every cabinet decision at the highest level, the creative industries are being taken seriously. It is very cohesive and it...

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