SPI Policies

Screen Producers Ireland have produced a range of policies which will promote growth in the film and television sector.

Cable Retransmission Policy 

This policy seeks to change the ‘Copyright Act’ so that copyright holders receive retransmission fees from cable operators in Ireland.

Fair Regulation in Broadcasting Policy

This policy seeks a change in the  Audio Visual Media Services Directive (AVMS) to ensure channels that sell “opt out” advertising into other territories are regulated to ensure spend commitments are made to locally produced content.

Film for PSB Policy

This policy supports dedicated film fund for Ireland's National broadcaster, RTÉ, through new legislation or a regulated commitment.

Irish Film Board Funding Policy

Seeks increased funding for Ireland's national screen agency to support the creative content production sector.

Public Service Broadcasting Policy

Supports the principle of adequate and secure funding for PSBs, and  the introduction of the publisher-broadcaster model.

Section 481 Policy

Supports the continuance of Ireland's film and television production tax incentive, Section 481, identifying potential improvements and continually communicating to Government to ensure competitiveness.

Pre-Budget Submission 2019 

SPI has submitted a Pre-Budget Submission for Budget 2019 calling on Government to extend Section 481 beyond 2020 and increase Screen Ireland funding. 

Oireachtas Arts Committee Submission 

SPI attended the Oireachtas Committee Culture, Arts and the Gaeltacht in Janurary 2018 to discuss working condistions and developmetns in the Film Industry.

Oireachtas Communications Committee Submission

SPI attended the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Change and Natural Resources in November 2016 to discuss funding for our Public Service Broadcasters.