Finnegan Takes on Screen Ireland Leadership

Finnegan Takes on Screen Ireland Leadership

Screen Ireland has revealed the identity of the person taking over the role of CEO from James Hickey. Désirée Finnegan brings big studio experience to the from her current position as Senior Vice President Theatrical marketing and Publicity for Europe, the Middle East...
Commercial Free Player?

Commercial Free Player?

The Irish Film Institute launched the Loopline Collection on the IFI Player this week. It is a loving look back on another era in Dublin, with property developers zeroing in on local communities and more. Footage of an early U2 Concert as part of a Looking On Festival...
A Year of Pictures in Numbers

A Year of Pictures in Numbers

The annual report of the Motion Picture Association of America has revealed that annual revenue at cinemas on a global basis was up one percent at $41.1 billion but that the gap to home entertainment was growing ever wider. The overall global value of entertainment at...
Captain Marvel Holds Up Paddy’s Weekend

Captain Marvel Holds Up Paddy’s Weekend

There are so many competing attractions that the Cinema box office over St Patrick’s weekend is never likely to be among the biggest of the year. There was a continuing boost though from Captain Marvel which backed up its opening weekend, the third biggest ever...
Captain Marvel Light up Screens

Captain Marvel Light up Screens

The first of the major superhero blockbusters smashed onto Irish screens last weekend and provided a significant boost for theatres. Captain Marvel, backed by a major media and digital advertising campaign paid off handsomely with revenues over the weekend of...