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Animation Ireland announces call for entries to the Irish Animation Awards 05.12.2018

Animation Ireland, the representative body for animation studios in Ireland, have from Friday 12th October announced that that entries are now open for the 2019 Irish Animation Awards. The 2019 awards ceremony will take place in Dingle on 23rd March 2019 and is Animation Ireland’s biennial awards ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding, world-class

Screen Skills Ireland Rebrand Launched at the Inaugural Screen Industry Education Forum and New ‘Careers in Screen’ Portal Unveiled 19.11.2018

Screen Skills Ireland, formally Screen Training Ireland, today announced its new name at the inaugural Screen Industry Education Forum. The agency is also providing a new service which proactively maps career paths within the industry, with the launch of a brand new ‘Careers in Screen’ portal. Screen Skills Ireland is hosting the inaugural Screen Industry Education Forum, which

Screen Training Ireland and VIKINGS drama series partner to develop director talent in Ireland 09.11.2018

Screen Training Ireland and the global hit TV series VIKINGS are collaborating to develop talent among Irish directors. Four candidates have been chosen to ‘shadow direct’ for a day each on VIKINGS. They are Terry McMahon (Patrick’s Day, Charlie Casanova), Geraldine Creed (Want, Chaos), Brendan Muldowney (Pilgrimage, Love Eternal) and Bonnie Dempsey (The Girl at the End of the Garden, All in

Learning Needs Analysis Survey 2018 05.11.2018

The development of people and skills in the screen sector is crucial for our industry’s growth, and Screen Training Ireland is committed to continually evaluating the sector in terms of learning needs. Our priorities are to identify future skills gaps and support ongoing professional development for a growing industry. We’d like to invite you to

Cleraun Media Conference Documentary Masterclasses – Supported by Screen Training Ireland 02.11.2018

Scheduled to take place every two years, the Cleraun Media Conferences began in 1986 and have gradually grown in stature. They now constitute an important forum where media practitioners can address and discuss ethical and professional issues which arise in the course of their work in a positive and constructive way. This year’s conference takes

Cork Film Festival Industry Days supported by Screen Training Ireland 01.11.2018

The Cork Film Festival 2018, taking place on 9th – 18th November, has with support from Screen Training Ireland, launched their programme of Industry Days. Industry Days provide invaluable opportunities for established and emerging filmmakers to connect, and to explore all aspects of the film industry. The following Industry Days can be booked now: First

VIKINGS Production Workshops 2018 31.10.2018

Screen Training Ireland, in collaboration with VIKINGS, are pleased to announce a series of workshops, delivered by industry experts and hosted in Ashford Studios, Co. Wicklow. These workshops are suited for those seeking to gain an insight on the knowledge and skills that are needed to work in high-end TV Drama and an opportunity to meet various Heads

Irish Writers Announced for LA Writers Room Placements 24.10.2018

Screen Training Ireland is delighted to announce that the writers for the LA Writers Room placements have been chosen.  The aim of the placements is to provide Irish writers with an opportunity to experience a US TV Writers Room.   The selected writers are, award-winning writer and director for stage and screen, Carmel Winters (FLOAT LIKE A

Gerry Grennell Masterclass – ‘Act Like A Child’ 18.10.2018

Film In Cork, Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting and Screen Training Ireland bring you a two-day masterclass with Hollywood acting coach Gerry Grennell. This two-day course will take place in Cork City on the 3rd and 4th of November. The course is aimed at Actors with previous film and television experience who are interested in expanding

Screenwriting: Tools, Not Rules! Screenwriting evening class starting in Cork 15.10.2018

Screenwriting: Tools, Not Rules! Film In Cork have announced they will host a five-week Screenwriting evening class from October 31st. This course is for new-to-intermediate level screenwriters who are keen to expand their storytelling knowledge and abilities. The five-week course will increase participants’ understanding of modern screenwriting standards and will help to develop their approaches