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Coping with Covid-19 in Film and Television Production 22.10.2020

This interactive session from Screen Producers Ireland, brought to you in partnership with Screen Skillsnet and Screen Skills Ireland, will focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the film and television sector. With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continuing to disrupt everyone working in this sector, this is an opportunity to discuss the challenges

Industry Days at 65th Cork International Film Festival 21.10.2020

Cork International Film Festival (CIFF) presents its renowned Industry Days online for free in its 65th edition in November. Doc Day 2020 has an exciting programme of events available to view and participate online from Tuesday November 10th through to the end of the CIFF digital festival on Sunday November 15th, presented in partnership with Screen

Screen Skills Ireland Supports Expanded Script Mentorship Scheme 12.10.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support Galway Film Centre on the return of Script Mentorship Scheme for 2020, which has been expanded to include a Script Editor. Now in its third cycle, the hugely successful scheme is open for aspiring screenwriters and script editors across feature film and television drama. Previous graduates of the

ACE Animation Special – Call for Applications 08.10.2020

ACE Producers is pleased to announce the call for applications for the second ACE Animation Special. The workshop, which will be held in Dingle* during the 2021 Animation Dingle festival, is organised in close collaboration with the festival, Screen Skills Ireland and with additional support from Screen Ireland, Animation Skillnet and Animation Ireland. The workshop

GAZE Workshops – Telling Your Story 01.10.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to partner with GAZE Film Festival on a new educational and training opportunity especially for filmmakers — a special workshop on developing LGBTQ+ stories in documentary and narrative film. These interactive, virtual classes will explore the challenges in telling LGBTQ+ stories and the

Applicants Wanted for Next Round of Screen Mentoring Scheme 29.09.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that the next round of the structured mentoring scheme, Screen Mentoring, is now open for applications. The scheme enables mentees to avail of mentoring support at key stages in their career development that will encompass business, creative and/or technical mentoring. Mentors

Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship 2020: Participants and Host Studios Announced 24.09.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, and Animation Skillnet are delighted to announce the Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship participants and host studios for the 2020 programme.​ The traineeship, which has been running since 2016, has a great track record with over 90% of participants going on to gain further

Screen Skills Ireland Launches Skills Needs Analysis Survey 2020-2021 23.09.2020

Professionals and companies/organisations from across the screen sector are invited to have their say on skills development. Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is pleased to launch the Skills Needs Analysis Survey 2020-2021 as part of our commitment to continually evaluating the screen sector’s ongoing and future skills needs. The development of

Screen Skills Ireland Announces New Call for Screen Stakeholders Funding Scheme 22.09.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce the next call for applications to the Screen Stakeholders Funding Scheme, which enables organisations and initiatives to provide skills development opportunities for the Irish screen sector. The Scheme was launched in April as part of the overall measures announced by Screen Ireland

EAVE Producers Webinar Series Supported by Screen Ireland and Screen Skills Ireland Open for Registration 21.09.2020

Screen Ireland and Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, are delighted to support the EAVE Producers Workshop. EAVE Producers Workshop – one of the leading training programmes for audiovisual producers in Europe – which was due to happen in Galway, will now take place online. As part of EAVE 2020, the