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Looking to Level Up Your Career? The Next Round of Screen Mentoring is Open for Applications 10.05.2021

Screen Skills Ireland to support a further 25 mentorships in 2021. Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the next round of Screen Mentoring, a structured mentoring scheme for industry professionals. Screen Mentoring enables mentees to avail of one-to-one mentoring at key

S481 Screen Talks: The Art of Packaging and Financing 06.05.2021

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce the next S481 Screen Talks webinar on the Art of Packaging and Financing, with producers Laura Rister and Laura Lewis, moderated by Katie Holly, in partnership with Blinder Films. This webinar will provide an exciting opportunity to hear from Emmy-nominated Laura Rister who heads up production for Untitled

Screen Skills Ireland Announces 2021 Call for Screen Stakeholders Funding Scheme 21.04.2021

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 to provide skills development opportunities and initiatives to the Irish screen sector. To date, Screen Skills Ireland has awarded over €330,000 to 19 organisations to enable them

Masterclass with Martina Durac 19.04.2021

Exploring the ethics and responsibilities of filming with people in sensitive situations. Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support the Cleraun Media Ethics Forum’s Masterclass with documentary director and producer, Martina Durac. This event is for young documentary filmmakers and journalists. The masterclass will take place online from 19.15 on Wednesday 28 April 2021 and

Multi-camera Drama Directors Training Course in association with RTÉ 07.04.2021

RTÉ with the support of Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland are looking to run a training course for 4 multi-camera Drama Directors who will go through a structured training programme to prepare them to direct episodes on RTÉs, ongoing drama, Fair City. This initiative is part funded by the TV

Dublin International Screenwriting Festival 2021 31.03.2021

Sponsored by Screen Skills Ireland and Griffith College the inaugural Dublin International Screenwriting Festival (DISF) takes place online from the 19th-23rd of April with a week of lunchtime and evening workshops, panel discussions and in conversation interviews.  DISF was established to celebrate the craft of screenwriting in Ireland and to develop opportunities for screenwriters both in Ireland and abroad. Although Irish writers of

East Asia Film Festival 2021 26.03.2021

Screen Skills Ireland is thrilled to support the East Asia Film Festival 2021, which offers innovative, independent and inspiring cinema from East Asia, and presents work otherwise unavailable from both emerging and established filmmakers. Featuring films from across the region including mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam, the films presented

Irish Participants Selected for Series’ Women, Supported by Screen Skills Ireland 26.03.2021

Screen Skills Ireland supports Anna Mannion and Lindsay Campbell to participate in Series’ Women, the first career enhancement programme for female producers in the European drama series industry. Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce that producers Anna Mannion (Tri Moon Films, SKIP TO THE END) and Lindsay Campbell (Mesmeric Pictures, HERSTORY: IRELAND’S EPIC WOMEN)

Screen Leaders 2021 Open for Applications 24.03.2021

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce that applications for Screen Leaders 2021 are now open for European and Irish screen companies. What is Screen Leaders? Screen Leaders is the strategic company development programme for the screen industries that can transform businesses. Is your company going through a period of change or growth? Do you want

Animation, VFX, and Games Graduate Traineeship 2021: Call for Applications 22.03.2021

Animation Skillnet and Screen Skills Ireland are currently seeking applicants for the next iteration of the hugely successful graduate Traineeship Programme for Animation, VFX and Games, which is supported by Skillnet Ireland under the Skills Connect Programme. In 2020, the studios that took part in the programme included Algorithm, Cartoon Saloon, Giant Animation, Lighthouse Studios, Piranha