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Useful Resources

A list of useful websites and resources for people interested in the film industry in Ireland.

Ardmore Studios

Ardmore Studios is Ireland's longest-established dedicated film studio and is based in Bray, Co. Wicklow. These world-class studio facilities and services have been endorsed by world class directors and actors. Ardmore offers everything one would expect from a film studio lot - stages, production offices, workshops, hair and makeup, props, wardrobe, catering and much more. There is a range of companies on site that can provide additional services, making your move to Ardmore as seamless as possible. Ardmore Studios is suitable for film, TV, commercials, promos, rehearsal space, underwater filming, photo shoots and much more.

Ashford Studios

Ashford Studios is Ireland's largest and most modern purpose-built film studio and is based just off the M11 motorway, 30 minutes south of Dublin, in the village of Ashford. Among the top-class facilities are three purpose-built sound stages of 30,000sqft (2,787sqmtrs), 14,500sqft (1,347sqmtrs) and 12,500sqft (1,161sqmtrs) and all the back-up facilities your production needs.

Kite Studios

Offering a sound stage, hair and makeup facilities and more, Kite Film Studios, in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow is Ireland's latest addition to outstanding services in the Irish Film Industry. Kite Film Studios Ireland - The Best of Irish Film and TV Studio Facilities.

Film FX Ireland

In existence for over two decades, Film FX Ireland has an impressive list of credits including Ripper Street, Into the Badlands and Vikings, and is located in Ashford, Co. Wicklow

Team FX

Team FX is an award-winning provider of special effects and is located in Ardmore Studios.

Irish Film Board

The National development agency for the Irish Film, Television and Animation Industry, supporting and developing talent, creativity and enterprise.

Movie Extras

Looking for some help to recruit extras? Movie Extras is Ireland’s leading agency for film, TV and commercial opportunities.

Animation Ireland

The trade association for Ireland’s leading animation companies.

The Writers Guild of Ireland

The representative body in Ireland for writers for the stage, screen, radio and digital media.

Screen Producers Ireland

The representative organisation for production companies in Ireland operating in the areas of broadcast, film and animation.

Screen Directors Guild of Ireland

The representative body for directors involved in the Irish and international audio-visual industry.


Ireland’s inward promotion agency partners with established companies, both large and small, working with them to achieve a smooth, fast and successful set-up of their operations in Ireland.

Enterprise Ireland

The government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets, who work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets.

Screen Greening

Dedicated to assisting film and television productions to achieve higher standards of environmental sustainability.

VFX Association Ireland

Promotes Ireland as a VFX centre of excellence.

The Locations Guild of Ireland

The representative body for location managers, location assistant managers, location assistants and location trainees in Ireland.

Production Manager/Line Producers Guild of Ireland

This guild represents all production managers and line managers in Ireland.


The IFTN website provides information, news, industry contact information, representative bodies information, and film industry job listings.