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TG4 and Údarás na Gaeltachta Launch Media Training Development Scheme 17.07.2019

A TG4 and Údarás na Gaeltachta Media Training Development Scheme was launched by Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, with Seán Kyne TD, Chief Whip and Minister of State for Gaeilge, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, on July 12th in the Galmont Hotel, Galway during the Galway Film Fleadh. The scheme

Business 101 for Creative Startups 05.07.2019

Ever wondered how to set up a business? How about what happens if your team splits up half way through a project? And what about VAT, accounts, or tax returns? Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to be supporting Animation Skillnet to offer a one day workshop with Kevin Murphy from RetroNeo Games Ltd that covers the answers

Full Schedule Confirmed For The New Look Fleadh Forum 2019 04.07.2019

Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to support the Fleadh Forum 2019 at the Galway Film Fair. The full schedule for the Forum has now been revealed with Gavin Kelly, Mark O’Halloran and Mason Speta completing the fantastic line up of speakers. They will join James Schamus, Michele Maheux, Brenda Romero and Andy Mayson as part

IADT launches new Certificate in Production Management for Animation 03.07.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to announce the launch of a new Certificate in Production Management for Animation at IADT, in association with Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet. Developed with IADT’s industry partners in Ireland and Screen Skills Ireland, this new fourteen week certificate course is available via Springboard+. Learning from industry leaders, Ian

More Industry Experts Announced As Speakers For The New Look Fleadh Forum 2019 03.07.2019

Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to support the Fleadh Forum at the Galway Film Fair and to announce further speakers joining the line-up of the event. Industry experts, Michele Maheux, Brenda Romero and Andy Mayson will present at the conference in addition to  previously announced keynote speaker James Schamus. Andy Mayson is the Co-CEO of Altitude

Masterclasses at the Galway Film Fleadh 2019 02.07.2019

Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to support two exciting masterclasses at the Galway Film Fleadh, from Tuesday 9th to Sunday 14th July 2019. The masterclasses feature a fantastic line up of guest speakers, including director Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice) and actor Will Forte (Nebraska, The LEGO Movie).     Friday

Managing Staff in line with Legal Requirements & HR Best Practice 01.07.2019

This course is presented in partnership with Screen Skillnet Ireland and Screen Producers Ireland Date: Wednesday July 3rd 2019, 10am (arrival from 9.45am) – 4.30pm Duration: 1 day Venue: The Clayton, Leopardstown Tutor: Ciara McCormack (Graphite HRM) Cost: Free (Registration required) Course Profile: Session 1: Managing the On-Boarding Process What is required when you offer a role to a successful candidate? An Overview of ‘The Employment

New Look 2019 Fleadh Forum Announced with Keynote Speaker Mr. James Schamus 21.06.2019

Celebrating its 10th year, The Fleadh Forum is an annual platform to explore and share ideas about what is happening in the audiovisual industry, delivering a unique opportunity for filmmakers and industry professionals to come together and exchange news and views. Presented by the Galway Film Fair and the WRAP Fund, with the support of the Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, the Galway Film Centre and Screen Skills Ireland, with Creative Europe, The Fleadh Forum will unveil a new format

Animation Graduates: Next Step Bootcamps 31.05.2019

Animation Skillnet and Screen Skills Ireland are proud to present two new Animation Bootcamps aimed at recent graduates: 2D Animation: from Monday 17th June to Friday 21st June 2019. 3D Animation: from Monday 24th June to Friday 28th June 2019. Devised in consultation with professionals from various Irish Studios, each Bootcamp will involve an introduction to all

IFTA Masterclass with Allan Cubitt supported by Screen Skills Ireland 22.05.2019

Award-winning Writer/Director Allan Cubitt will take part in an IFTA Masterclass to discuss his work in Drama writing and directing. Allan Cubitt’s work is the subject of this IFTA Masterclass, where participants will hear first-hand from this critically acclaimed Writer/Creator about his transition into Directing and about writing/directing across his most recent feature and drama projects. Allan was the