27 February 2017 The Irish Film & Television Network
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
Finance
Corporate Finance
Public Funding
Section 481
Film Insurance
TV Commissions
Information
Who's Who
IFTN Finance News
Site Map
IFTN HOME

Irish Film and Television Network

 »

Finance

 »

IFTN Finance News



The Irish Film Board set for €1.1m Funding Increase
19 Dec 2016 : Katie McNeice
The increase has been announced by Minster Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD.

The funding is being made sourced from within the department’s 2016 budget.

Minister Humphrey’s announcement today, Monday December 19th notes the total amount of funding provided to the IFB by the department this year is   €15.5M.

Minister Humphreys:
“I am pleased to be in a position to approve this additional funding for the Irish Film Board, which will allow the IFB to provide extra support to Irish film makers. It will bring to €15.5 million the total amount of funding provided to the IFB by my Department this year.

“Investment in the Irish Film Board produces excellent results. Just last week, two films which were funded by the Film Board were nominated for Golden Globes. Continued investment in Irish film makers over a sustained period is very important if we want to continue to produce world class talent and output.

“The Government is committed to supporting the Irish film sector. I recently commissioned an economic analysis of the screen based industries, which should give us a clearer picture of the scale and impact of the Irish audiovisual sector. The film industry also forms an essential pillar of the Government’s Creative Ireland programme, which aims to make Irish a centre of excellence for global media production.

“As the economy continues to improve, it is my hope that I can continue to increase investment and support for Ireland’s vibrant film, TV and animation sector.”




BREAKING NEWS
IFTN chats to Light House Studio Co-Founders and two-time Oscar Nominees Cartoon Saloon
‘Building Ireland’ TV series wins IHAI Award
Martin Scorsese will receive Award from President Michael D Higgins at special IFTA event in Dublin
BAI Launches 3 Year Strategy Statement

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Amy Shiels Talks to IFTN about starring in 'Twin Peaks'
Director Whit Stillman talks 2016 for acclaimed Period Comedy ‘Love & Friendship’
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
IFTN Launches Jobs Newsletter for Film, Television & Media Candidates
22 Feb 2017 
UK & Irish Rights to Lorcan Finnegan’s ‘Without Name’ Acquired by Element Pictures Distribution
20 Feb 2017 
Siobhán O'Donoghue RIP
20 Feb 2017 
Irish TV & Film Productions Claim up to €111m back in Tax Reliefs
17 Feb 2017 
EDITOR'S PICK
Martin Scorsese will receive Award at IFTA event
Launch of BBC Scotland and BBC Alba Investment
IFTN Launches Jobs Newsletter
Patrick Gibson talks 'The OA', playing Steve Winchell and upcoming roles
MORE ON IFTN
Irish Production Companies
Listings for Irish film & television production companies
What's In Production?
The latest info on projects filming in Ireland
Latest Industry Jobs
Job listings for Irish film & television crew

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors


 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter