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Screen Skills Ireland Writers Webinar Series with Declan De Barra and Des Doyle 18.12.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to present the second webinar in our Writers Series, with showrunner Declan De Barra (The Witcher: Blood Origin) and Des Doyle. Originally from Waterford and now living in LA, Declan de Barra is the showrunner for Netflix’s The Witcher – Blood Origin. He has previously worked as a writer and producer on

The Dark Art of Comedy Screenwriting with Andrew Ellard 09.12.2020

Galway Film Centre, in partnership with Screen Skills Ireland and Gréasán na Meán Skillnet, is delighted to announce that applications are now open for The Dark Art of Comedy Screenwriting workshop with Andrew Ellard. This three-day interactive workshop will take place virtually from the 18th – 20th January 2021 and will include  read-throughs with actors

Screen Skills Ireland Announces Second Mentee and Mentor Cohort for the Screen Mentoring Scheme 08.12.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that 25 screen professionals have been selected from a high number of applications, as mentees in the second iteration of the Screen Mentoring scheme. The selected mentees have been matched with a highly experienced industry mentor from our panel, with ‘Michael

Screen Skills Ireland Writers Series with Steven S. DeKnight and Des Doyle 04.12.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to present the second webinar in our Writers Series, with showrunner Steven S. DeKnight (Daredevil, Spartacus) and Des Doyle. Steven S. DeKnight is an American Showrunner and Director. He is best known for being the creator and Showrunner of the Starz series Spartacus, the Marvel/Netflix series Daredevil and the director

Screen Skills Ireland Announces Recipients of Screen Stakeholders Funding 03.12.2020

Funding worth over €130,000 awarded to eight organisations to deliver skills development activities and initiatives for a diverse range of groups and roles across the screen sector. Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, has today announced the eight organisations that have been awarded funds from the second round of the Screen

Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation in the Animation Sector: in the Studio and on Screen 02.12.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland are delighted to partner with Animation Ireland, Animation Skillnet, and Women in Animation Ireland to present Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation in the Animation Sector: in the Studio and on Screen. Moderated by Moe Honan (CEO of Moetion Film and Chair of Animation Ireland), this free online panel

Flexible Working In The Screen Industry 30.11.2020

Online Conference (Via Zoom) Thursday December 10th 2020 9.30am – 3pm   Flexible Working In The Screen Industry is a free online conference on Thursday December 10th from 9.30am – 3pm. The event will share insights and spark discussion in a bid to inspire positive change towards flexible working across the screen sector. What is

Screen Skills Ireland and TU Dublin Announce Participants for Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Producing 19.11.2020

Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with TU Dublin are delighted to announce the participants of the Advanced Producing Programme for this year, following a high volume of applications for the course. The course has been expanded to Postgraduate Diploma level building on the success of last year’s programme, which saw 15 up-and-coming producers improve their

Screen Skills Ireland and The National Film School Announce Start of Post Graduate Diploma in Series Production 16.11.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, and the National Film School at IADT are delighted to announce that the inaugural Post Graduate Diploma in Series Production has commenced with 15 industry professionals.

Creative Leadership Programme for Animation, VFX & Games: Applications Now Open 04.11.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to announce the launch of the Creative Leadership Programme for Animation, VFX and Games, in collaboration with Animation Skillnet, Animation Ireland and with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). Now in its second year, the programme has been designed to Empower the Growth and sustainability of the