Founded in 1986 Filmbase is a support organization for the independent film and video sector in Ireland.
Filmbase fulfills this role by facilitating training & development, equipment and edit suite hire, information services, representation and lobbying for the low budget film sector.
Filmbase also publishes Film Ireland magazine and the Ireland on Screen directory. We also administer a number of Short Film Award schemes.
Membership of Filmbase is open to anyone who has an interest in film. For further information please visit the membership section of this site.
The Filmbase Board
Greg Corcoran, Francois Farrugia, Nicky Gogan, Brian Gormley, Janet Healy, Conor Murphy (Chair), Viko Nicki, John Phelan & John Wallace.
Film Ireland Magazine
The current issue of Film Ireland magazine is on the shelves nationwide.
Subscription Rates (1 Year)
Ireland, inc. NI €23
Corporate (3 copies) €63
Eu (incl. UK) €30
Corporate (3 copies) €70
Rest of World €48
Corporate (3 copies) €96
Subscription enquiries to should be sent to subscriptionsfilmbase.ie
Please note that an annual subscription to Film Ireland magazine is included in Filmbase's membership fee.
Ireland on Screen is a directory of Irish production companies working in film and television, it also contains details of the many companies offering facilities and services to the Irish production sector.
The directory can be purchased directly from Filmbase and is also available through the bookshop in the Irish Film Institute and other film centres around the country.
Information on File
For up to date Festival information and application deadlines, actors files, skills database, funding information and more - call to reception to access files.
Support and Advice
The staff of Filmbase are available to advise and inform on all aspects of filmmaking and the film industry.