In the press: The business of making a movie in Ireland

14 Mar 2023

film business

Filmmaking is big business in Ireland. Adam Maguire, Business journalist for RTE, writes about what it takes to get a script turned into a movie and where the funding is likely to come from. The key thing is to have a finance plan in place.

Sinead McHugh, a partner at Saffery Champness Ireland and an expert on Ireland’s section 481 film tax credit, spoke to Adam Maguire about the funding process.

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Sinead McHugh

Partner, Dublin

Key experience
Sinead qualified as a chartered accountant in 2009 in Dublin before moving to London and joining Saffery Champness in 2010.