Filming in Mayo (Achill) was a joy for all of the cast and crew involved in the production.

Ian W Davis, Producer

FAQs

» What does Film Mayo do?
» Can Film Mayo give funding towards my production?
» How can Film Mayo help me?
» Why should I shoot my production in Mayo?
» Do I need a permit to shoot in Mayo?
» My production requires a certain location can you tell me if Mayo has that location?
» My production requires cast/crew, can you help me?
» Can you help advertise my production?
» Where exactly is Mayo?
» Can you tell me what is being filmed in your area or scheduled to film?
» Where do I find information on Irish/local weather?
» Do I require a visa for entering Ireland?
» How do I find potential Irish Co-Production Companies?
» Can you tell me how to get involved in the film industry?
» Can I register my property with Film Mayo?
» How do I find out about accommodation in Mayo?

 

What does Film Mayo do?

Film Mayo aims to promote filming in Mayo. Our extensive knowledge of Mayo and efficient, professional, free and confidential advice should help save you time and money.

Can Film Mayo give funding towards my production?

While we do not have specific funding streams available for production or development, we can point you in the right direction so please see our funding section for further suggestions.

How can Film Mayo help me?

We offer free and confidential advice, we are well networked and can point you in the right direction. We know Mayo and we know film. We would welcome your production in Mayo and are here to help. In Mayo you will find a "can do" attitude, where things happen dynamically. If we don’t know the right person to help you with your requirements we will put you in touch with someone who does.

Why should I shoot my production in Mayo?

We love Mayo and think that you will too. You can’t beat the friendliness of Mayo people. Mayo has a natural beauty, stunning locations and plenty of amenities. It has huge areas of unspoilt landscape and a wide variety of potential locations. Plus Film Mayo is here to answer any queries you may have.

Do I need a permit to shoot in Mayo?

For certain locations you will require a permit. Please get in touch with us to discuss your proposed locations and we will help determine if you require a permit.

My production requires a certain location can you tell me if Mayo has that location?

We have comprehensive information on Mayo locations. If you require a specific location, please contact us and we can see how we can assist you.

My production requires cast/crew, can you help me?

We have comprehensive information on Mayo Cast & Crew Directory. If you have specific requirements please get in touch and we can see how we can assist you.

Can you help advertise my production?

If you send us PR regarding your production we may be able to add the same to our News section but inclusion is not guaranteed. Please see the publicity section of Film Mayo.

Where exactly is Mayo?

Mayo is located in the West of Ireland, on the Atlantic coast. It can be reached by Air (Knock Airport, Co. Mayo or Shannon Airport, Co. Clare) Train (Dublin Heuston/Westport line), Bus and Car. You can check out AA Route planner to find out distances between towns.
If you require further information on Mayo please get in touch.

Can you tell me what is being filmed in your area or scheduled to film?

If producers are happy to share this information we can do so, if not we respect their confidentiality. 

Where do I find information on Irish/local weather?

There are various websites that offer this service. eg. Met √Čireann

Do I require a visa for entering Ireland?

The Department of Foreign Affairs have information on visa requirements.

How do I find potential Irish Co-Production Companies?

The Guild representing Irish Film and Television Companies are Screen Producers Ireland.

Can you tell me how to get involved in the film industry?

We can put you in touch with various training organizations in Ireland and relevant bodies.

Can I register my property with Film Mayo?

Yes, please get in touch with us and we will send you a form to register your property. However we do not guarantee inclusion on Film Mayo.

How do I find out about accommodation in Mayo?

We can provide you with a list of accommodation and can also point you towards various accommodation sites.