‘Room’ & ‘Brooklyn’ Investor Irish Film Board Gets A 13.8% Budget Hike

Off of the back of a banner year thanks to the success of titles such as Room and Brooklyn, Ireland’s government has declared its confidence in the country’s film business and has granted national funding body, the Irish Film Board, an additional €2M ($2.2M) to its annual budget. That’s a 13.8% increase for the public funding body to €16.47M ($18.2M) from €14.47M ($16M).
This is important money for indigenous films in the territory, which goes to support writers…

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