Pinewood starts production services venture in Ireland
On the back of Ireland’s success through its enhanced tax incentive structure, Pinewood launches a full service production company in the country.
Within Ireland’s growing film and television industry, Pinewood Productions Ireland Limited will service Pinewood’s International clients shooting on location.
Services range from pre-production budgeting and location scouting, through facilities rentals and talent and crew sourcing. The company plans to hire a Head of Production to service the Ireland offering.
From the beginning of this year Ireland's tax incentive for film and television has been enhanced, creating a new payable tax credit programme worth up to 32% of eligible Irish expenditure. This is based on the cost of all cast and crew working in Ireland, regardless of their nationality.
The incentive applies to feature films, television drama (singles or series), animation (excluding computer games) and creative documentaries.
Details of the incentives programmes can be found here in KFTV’s production guide on Ireland.
Speaking for Pinewood Studios Group, commercial director, Nick Smith said: “We are delighted to announce this exciting new venture in Ireland. Pinewood Productions Ireland will expand Pinewood’s global offering and enhance the services we can offer our International clients.”