IRISH EYES ARE SMILING

The Irish are no doubt as bemused as the rest of the world as the Brexit saga in the UK unfolds. But, as potentially the English-speaking territory left in Europe (Malta notwithstanding), the Irish production community is gearing up to take advantage of their new-found position. TBI highlighted three key areas of impact after Brexit: production, EU funding and broadcast licenses.

ConnectED caught up with Director of Acquisitions & Coproduction, RTE, Dermot Horan, at MipTV 2019 to find out about current opportunities to work with the Irish pubcaster now and post-Brexit.

Dermot Horan, Director of Acquisitions & Coproduction, RTE, Ireland

Larry Bass, CEO of Irish prodco ShinAwiL, will be taking speed meetings at the Festival this year. Having built a reputation for producing Irish versions of popular formats such as Dancing With The Stars, the company has now launched a drama division.

Click here to request a ConnectED speed meeting with Larry Bass.

Larry Bass, CEO ShinAwiL, Ireland