Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) is a members organisation that promotes the growth and sustainability of a working environment conducive to a strong independent production sector.  It is their duty to be the most effective voice of independent film, television, animation and digital producers in Ireland by addressing the needs of the sector and using their knowledge and expertise to deliver a strong and sustainable position for them.  SPI is focused on shaping an independent production industry that is comparable to best international standards.

SPI encourages state organisations charged with developing the industry to put in place development plans and policies for the sector to maximise potential.  SPI supports the continuance of the Irish Film and Television production tax incentive, Section 481.   SPI continually identifies potential improvements to the scheme and pursue Government to deliver on stated commitments.

SPI communicates and negotiates with industry stakeholders to include Broadcasters, The Irish Film Board, The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Government Departments and other relevant Irish and international organisations.  SPI works to ensure that independent producers are provided with fair regulation across all broadcasting platforms.
SPI develops good communications with relevant unions representing employees in Film & TV Drama, to deliver effective and competitive collective agreements.

Latest News

Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland “Irish Original Content crucial to future of Public Service Broadcasting” - In a statement Screen Producers Ireland has welcomed the announcement from RTÉ of a strategy to address its financial difficulties
Screen Producers Ireland Screen Producers Ireland welcomes Minister’s commitment to Irish Independent Production Sector - Screen Producers Ireland welcomes the Minister for Communication’s commitment to the Irish Independent Production Sector.
Screen Producers Ireland #Industry: Screen Producers Ireland launch new video highlighting need for TV Licence Fee reform - Screen Producers Ireland launch a video campaign to recommend solutions for TV Licence Fee reform and to highlight that there is more the TV Licence Fee than just RTÉ.
IFI Documentary Festival: Panel on Documentary Making In Ireland #Event: IFI Documentary Festival: Panel on Documentary Making In Ireland - The Irish Film Festival, in association with Screen Producers Ireland, is holding a discussion on the state of documentary production in Ireland today
Graduates of CDCFE Degree in Video and Film Production with head tutors Leticia Aguro ( far left) and Frank Berry, director of Michael Inside ( far left top) Ones to Watch – An overview of student film coming out of Coláiste Dhulaigh in Dublin - At the end of May the graduates of the BA Video and Film Degree course of Wolverhampton which is facilitated by Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education, showcased their programme of short films in Light House CinemaLight House Cinema is a specialist independent cinema in Smithfield, Dublin. Their eclectic schedule includes feature films, shorts, classics, […]
Screen Producers Ireland #Industry: Screen Producers Ireland welcomes launch of Audiovisual Action Plan - Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) welcomes today’s publication of the Creative Ireland Audiovisual Action Plan and calls for extension of S481 tax credit.
Amplify Women Harassment Toolkit #Interview: Scannain Talks the Amplify Women Harassment Toolkit with Sarah Kiernan - Scannain spoke to Sarah Kiernan about Amplify Women's new guide to harassment and bullying in the workplace, The Harassment Toolkit.
Amplify Women Harassment Toolkit #Industry: Amplify Women publish a free harassment and bullying practical toolkit - The umbrella group Amplify Women has published a free practical toolkit on how to deal with harassment and bullying in the workplace.
IPSG and SPI Writers Credit Guidelines #Industry: Screen Producers Ireland and the Writers Guild of Ireland agree new writer credit guidelines - Screen Producers Ireland and the Writers Guild of Ireland have agreed a new set of guidelines for the crediting of writers on productions.
Screen Producers Ireland #Industry: Elaine Geraghty appointed CEO of Screen Producers Ireland - The Board of Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) has announced the appointment of Elaine Geraghty as the new CEO for the organisation today (November 23rd).

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Managing Editor

Founder and Managing Editor of Scannain. Head of Business Affairs at Treasure Entertainment. If found please return to a cinema. Always willing to lend a hand to an Irish film, actor or director in need.