€750,000 Awarded In Cinema Digitisation Grants

| March 2, 2009

The Arts Council and the Irish Film Board have announced that seven cinemas will share an award of €750,000 between them as part of the Cinema Digitisation Grant Scheme.

The Scheme, which is an initiative of the Cultural Cinema Consortium, seeks to provide grants that will allow Irish cinemas to purchase and install digital projection equipment.

The seven cinemas awarded grants are Light House Cinema (€200,000); Irish Film Institute (€150,000); Screen Cinema (€110,000); Cinema North West (€75,000); The Cinemobile (€75,000); Mermaid, Wicklow Arts Centre (€70,000); and Town Hall Theatre, Galway (€70,000).

The Digital Cinema in Ireland Report can be downloaded here.

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