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Screen Skills Ireland and The National Film School Announce Certificate in Production Management for Animation 13.07.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that the Certificate in Production Management for Animation is now open for applications via Springboard+. This accredited course has been developed by IADT with support from SSI. The course is designed to equip participants with the skills to manage animation productions from

Screen Skills Ireland and TU Dublin Announce Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Producing 02.07.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that the Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Producing is now open for applications via Springboard+. This course has been developed by SSI in partnership with TU Dublin. The course is aimed at new producers and will be delivered by key industry specialists. It

The Fleadh Forum Returns With A Series of Free Webinars During The Galway Film Fleadh 2020 30.06.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support the Fleadh Forum during the Galway Film Fleadh 2020. Celebrating its 11th year, the Fleadh Forum is an annual platform to explore, discuss 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

Screen Skills Ireland Welcomes COVID-19 Production Guidelines 29.06.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to welcome the publication of COVID-19 Production Guidelines for Film, TV Drama and Factual genres of the creative screen content industry. The guidance, published by Screen Producers Ireland with funding from Screen Skills Ireland’s Screen Stakeholders Funding Scheme, will help to translate government

Screen Skills Ireland Announces Recipients of Screen Stakeholders Funding 25.06.2020

Funding worth €200,000 awarded to 11 organisations and initiatives to deliver a wide variety of skills development activities for the Irish screen sector.   Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, has today announced the organisations that have been awarded funds from the Screen Stakeholders Funding Scheme, worth €200,000. The scheme was

Spotlight on Development – TV Commissioner Series 25.06.2020

What makes a TV proposal stand out, and where do proposals & pitches fall down?   Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce a TV Commissioner Series hosted by TV Producer and Development Executive Colin Pauser-Cowman. This free commissioner webinar series takes place each morning from Monday 6th to Friday 10th of July. Leading commissioning

Safely Shooting During Covid-19: TV Non-Fiction Panel Discussion 18.06.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit with Screen Ireland, and Screen Producers Ireland are pleased to present Safely Shooting During Covid-19: TV Non-Fiction Panel Discussion. This panel will focus on how factual and entertainment productions that have been shooting through the pandemic have implemented measures to continue safe shooting. They will discuss what they

From Real to Unreal: Unreal Engine for Virtual Production 08.06.2020

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are pleased to present this online talk in association with Epic Games. This event is offered free of charge to support the Irish creative screen industries impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19. This talk will examine the uses of game-engine technology in Film, Animation, TV and New Media

Screen Talks Webinar with ‘For Sama’ Filmmakers 04.06.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to welcome Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts, the directors of the Oscar-nominated documentary ‘For Sama’, as the guest speakers for the next Screen Talks webinar. The webinar will take place at 4pm on Tuesday 9 June. To join, please register via this link. ‘For Sama’ tells the story of Waad

Applicants Wanted for New Screen Mentoring Scheme Introduced by Screen Skills Ireland 28.05.2020

Mentors include a wide range of award-winning industry professionals Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce the introduction of a new structured mentoring scheme, Screen Mentoring. Over 100 Irish and international industry professionals from the film, TV, animation, VFX and Immersive Technology sectors have signed up to be