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Creative industries

    Creative industries


    home to a wide range of creative arts and industries.

    From first-rate film and television productions, such as Game of Thrones and The Fall, to the thriving games industry – the creative sectors play a big role in the economic development and growth of the region.

    Locally, over 36,000 people work in the creative industries or in creative occupations. This represents 4.6 per cent of the workforce. Since creative industries rely on individual creativity, skill and talent, they have the potential to:

    create capital and jobs
    develop intellectual property
    advance the way other business sectors innovate and compete
    enhance Northern Ireland’s profile on the world stage
    This guide outlines the shape of the creative sector in Northern Ireland and highlights key opportunities and support available to Northern Ireland’s creative businesses.

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