The audiovisual industry in Ireland is a competitive and innovative one supporting over 10,810 jobs and contributing €692m to the Irish economy. At AudioVisual Ireland, our goal is for Ireland to continue to be a competitive location for film and television content creation. We represents the industry on common issues to stakeholders such as: Government, regulators, state agencies.
Our membership is broad an diverse and includes companies involved in animation, television, post production, VFZ and film. Our members enjoy a high quality services that impact positively on their business performance.
- Promote the implementation of the recommendations of the Government’s Audiovisual Action Plan through a collaborative approach between Government Departments, state agencies and industry
- Seek that the Section 481 tax-based production incentive remains internationally competitive in both its administration and its terms
- Inform all stakeholders of the implications of Brexit for the sector
- Request a continuation of the process of restoring adequate funding to Screen Ireland, which should be benchmarked against similar agencies in competing jurisdictions
- Advocate effective measures to combat television licence fee evasion, currently costing the sector approximately €40m per annum in lost revenue, thereby helping to stabilise the funding of public service broadcasting
- Urge the establishment of an interagency taskforce to tackle digital piracy in view of Exchequer revenue evaded, jobs lost and the 9.8% year on year increase to 590 million visits to piracy websites by Irish internet users (Source: MUSO Annual Piracy Report
Get in touch
Audiovisual Ireland, led by Torlach Denihan, represents and supports a broad and diverse mix of members from Irish audiovisual sector. The team keeps members informed on policy through in-house briefings, provides industry updates, research and regularly runs member networking forums and industry led training for the sector.
For any queries, please contact on 01 605 1500.