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Women Directors Working Group

To achieve gender equality for directors in the production of Irish screen industry

Promote the work and role of female directors in the creation of Irish film and TV shows

Promote creative and economic rights of women directors in the Irish screen industry.

To reach 50/50 gender equality for directors in the screen industry.

To run events and special projects that support the goals of the committee.

To provide recommendations regarding the inclusion of female director talent to the key stakeholders in the Irish audiovisual sector including the following: Screen Ireland, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), Virgin Media, The Media Commission, productions made in Ireland under the Film Relief known as Section 481 available to producer film productions in Irish industry. 

The Women’s Committee is Chaired from Board Members at present.  We are actively seeking members and separate Chair to lead the Women Director’s Working Group.

If you would like to get involved or have concerns about an issue as a woman director please contact the Women Director’s Working Group of SDGI.


Funding for Women Directors