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From South Park to Star Wars and the Future of Animation: In Conversation with Terrence Masson 20.03.2019

Tutors: Terrence Masson Date: Monday, 8th April, 2019 Duration: 6pm – 8pm Venue: Dublin TBC Cost: €10 Course Profile: Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to be partnering with Animation Ireland and Animation Skillnet to host a discussion with Terrence Masson on Monday the 8th of April. Chair of the MFA Computer Arts department at the School of

Screen Leaders 2019 is now open for applications 27.02.2019

Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to announce that applications for Screen Leaders 2019 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

Passport to Production starts in Ardmore Studios 26.02.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce that Passport to Production, a 5 day training programme for new entrants to the screen industries, has started this week in Ardmore Studios with 17 participants. Passport to Production highlights the screen sectors’ commitment to giving new entrants the support and development they need, as well as increasing

Careers in Screen Day 2019 in association with the IFI and VMDIFF 22.02.2019

Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to support Careers in Screen Day 2019, an inspiring and innovative day of events for young people interested in finding out more about working in the film industry. This year’s Careers in Screen Day will take place on Thursday, February 28th from 10.30am – tickets are now on sale. The first guests

Animation Ireland Announces the Irish Animation Awards 2019 Nominations! 21.02.2019

Animation Ireland has announced the nominees for the third Irish Animation Awards which will take place in Dingle on Saturday 23rd March, home to the Dingle Film Festival and Animation Dingle. The awards are kindly sponsored by RTÉ, Screen Ireland, Animation Skillnet, Philip Lee, Celaction, Screen Skills Ireland,  Brophy Gillespie and Gorilla Post. Congratulations to

Masterclasses at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2019 19.02.2019

Screen Skills Ireland are very pleased to support masterclasses at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, from the 20th of February to the 3rd of March 2019. The masterclasses range from award-winning composer David Shire to a case study of the Sundance-premiered documentary Shooting the Mafia. Friday 22nd of February: David Shire Composing Masterclass Prolific composer

Masterclasses at Animation Dingle 2019 announced 15.02.2019

Supported by Screen Skills Ireland, Animation Skillnet are teaming up with Animation Dingle to offer 4 masterclasses at Animation Dingle 2019 (with support from Skillnet Ireland and the BAI). The masterclasses take place on Saturday the 23rd of March at Saint James’ Church, Dingle. Masterclass 1 – Character Development with Wouter Tulp – 9.30am – 11.30am

Schoolism LIVE 2019 Schedule Announced 12.02.2019

Screen Skills Ireland, in collaboration with Animation Skillnet, are very pleased to announce the schedule for Schoolism LIVE 2019. Schoolism LIVE brings together some of the best talent in the industries of feature animation, gaming, illustration, and design in an intensely focused weekend of workshops Schoolism LIVE – Dublin 2019 will take place on the

Multi-Camera Drama Directing Programme with RTÉ commences 31.01.2019

RTÉ in partnership with Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to announce that the Multi-Camera Drama Director Training Programme has commenced. Running until June 2019, the programme provides an opportunity for the candidates to go through a structured training course, preparing them to direct episodes of RTÉs ongoing drama, Fair City. The participants (Janna Kemperman, Jason

Silk Road Film Festival 19 – Creating Animated Worlds with Joseph Wallace Masterclass 28.01.2019

Founded in 2012, the Silk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF) is fast becoming an international acclaimed film festival which is held annually during the month of March in Dublin, Ireland. The festival also holds year-round screenings, talks & events. Creating Animated Worlds with Joseph Wallace is a masterclass taking place in Jonathan Swift Theatre on