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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

Screen Skills Ireland Disability Awareness Webinar Series 16.03.2021

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce the first instalment of the SSI Disability Awareness Webinar Series with Stephen Kelly from Ability Focus. Join us for free for an overview of disability awareness in the workplace. Date: Thursday 18 March 2021 Time: 11.00 – 12.00 Register here: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/135/1n4k4f64

Spotlight on Development – TV Commissioner Webinar Series 2 15.03.2021

What makes a TV proposal stand out, and where do TV proposals & pitches fail to hit the mark? Which sections of your proposal are most important, and which sections can the commissioner ‘live without’?  What do commissioners really want to see in your pitch? Following on from the success of our TV Commissioner webinar

Screen Skills Ireland Supports the Launch of The Writers Lab UK & Ireland 12.03.2021

Also supported by Cate Blanchett’s Dirty Films, The Writers Lab is the only virtual script development programme for women aged 40 and over. Screen Skills Ireland is thrilled to support the launch of The Writers Lab UK & Ireland, the first script development programme of its kind for women aged 40 and over. Building on

Vacancy: Industry Education Liaison Consultant 04.03.2021

Screen Skills Ireland (SSI), the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, has responsibility for investing in people and skills development for the screen sectors in Ireland, through the design, development and delivery of industry-focused skills development initiatives encompassing film, TV, animation, games and VFX, for all roles from new entrants to company leaders. Screen Skills