Research and Data

Research and Data

Here you will find a collection of research and gather data we have gathered to measure various trends within the IFB and the Irish film industry.

FÉ/SI Research and Data 

Exchequer Funding and Total Production Spend
This is a breakdown of the total funding received by the Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI), then known as Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board (BSÉ/IFB), from 2006 – 2016 from the Government and also includes the IFB spend during that period alongside the revenue that generated for the Irish economy.

Annual Applications and Strike Rate
This is a breakdown of the number of applications received by the FÉ/SI versus how many receive funding. 

This is an overview of gender trends within the industry and an analysis of the impact of FÉ/SI gender and diversity initiatives across our funding schemes. 

Exhibition and Distribution 

Cinema Exhibition 
This is a breakdown in Irish and European cinema trends over a number of years.

Box Office
This is a breakdown of the top ten Irish and European box office figures and market share over a seven-year period.


Annual Snapshot
This is an annual overview of various figures from both FÉ/SI and the Irish film industry for 2016.

Total S481 Spend and Breakdown by Trends
This is a breakdown of projects which have availed of the Irish tax incentive, Section 481, categorised by genre over a ten-year period.