Day 95 Irish Film Industry, the emerging economy & Ardmore Studios
The film production industry is worth ~€170M to the Irish economy and saw 27,000 working on projects last year. Ireland has seen an increase from individual investors in films rise by a quarter, going from 3,372 to 4,217. The Irish government over the last year has given €73.1m in tax relief via its Section 481 vehicle. Ardmore Studios (www.ardmore.ie) has been one of the key sites with Penny Dreadful, Tudors and Camelot being filmed there. Read more here.