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Profile of registrant

Screen Producers Ireland

Identification number in the register: 85939938977-36
Registration date: 14/06/12 11:42:33

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/05/14 11:09:53
The date of the last annual update was 19/05/14 11:09:53

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Screen Producers Ireland
Acronym: SPI
Legal status: Private
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Barbara Galavan
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Barbara Galavan
Position: Chief Executive

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 77 Merrion Square South 
Dublin 2
Telephone number: (+353) 16621114
Fax number: (+353) 6619949
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) is the national representative organisation for over 140 independent film, television and animation production companies in Ireland active in all genres from feature film, documentary, TV drama and animation to factual, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, young people’s and children’s programming.

SPI promotes commercial interests of our members with the relevant state, semi-state and private bodies on a broad range of issues that are key to the success of the sector thereby contributing to the development of Ireland’s economy and culture.

As an employers organisation, SPI negotiates collective agreements with the unions involved in feature film and TV drama crewing. SPI negotiates Terms of Trade with RTE and TG4.

SPI links in to a network of international producer representative associations including Pact in the UK, the PGA in the US and is a member of the European Co-ordination of Independent Producers (CEPI).

SPI is governed by a Board of Directors elected by members and an Executive Staff.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Connected TV & State Aid Consultations & AVMS Directive

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Culture


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.


Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.