Kevin Moriarty is to step down from his “consulting role” at Ardmore Studios within the next two months. He retired as Managing Director back in February before tax changes were were introduced for state pension. Ardmore Studios has recently sought… Read More ›
The Irish Film Board investing in Ardmore Studios makes no sense, €3.3 million outstanding to Enterprise Ireland..
This week’s Bray People carries an article on the on-going problems at Ardmore studios, in which, Ardmore MD Kevin Moriarty makes some incredible comments. The owners of Ardmore Kevin says, want to get out of the business but don’t want… Read More ›
Delivering his budget speech today, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced that his government aims to expand tax credits to cover video games, animation and high-end TV program production. This move that will allow the U.K. to compete… Read More ›
After more than 7 years of planning and some setbacks along the way the much awaited Ballyhenry Studios will finally open its doors for a new 10 part series The Vikings. Situated in the peaceful village of Ashford Co. Wicklow,… Read More ›
Last week Ardmore Studio’s hit the headlines seeking a “bailout” of €500k from the Irish Film Board which followed on from the announcement that Morgan O’Sullivan would be taking the new €30 million series of ‘The Vikings’, South to the… Read More ›
The Irish Film Boards Annual Report for 2010 was published March 6th2012. Ted Sheehy at The Irish Film Portal blog has done a good job breaking down the information. The first thing that jumps out is the €225K that Volta… Read More ›
Although it is going to send a shockwave across the film industry it will not come as a surprise to most people involved in film. Ardmore is not stranger to closures and uncertainty it has gone through a succession of… Read More ›