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Vacancy: Funding Schemes Coordinator 16.09.2019

Screen Skills Ireland (SSI) is the leading agency with responsibility for investing in people and skills development for the screen sectors in Ireland. It was established to provide ongoing skills and career development opportunities for professionals working in the screen industry. SSI delivers structured skills development to the Film and TV Drama, Animation, VFX and

Screen Skills Ireland to Host ‘Responsible Production’ Event 11.09.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to host ‘Responsible Production’, a one day event at the Alex Hotel, Dublin on 9th October 2019 from 9am-4pm. This event will focus on the importance of continuing to improve the culture of the screen sector in Ireland, in order to foster responsible production activity and create more positive and

Kilkenny Animated 2019 Schedule Announced 04.09.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is proud to announce that it is sponsoring Kilkenny Animated 2019, taking place 4-6 October 2019. This is the second year of the festival, which celebrates the best of Irish and international artists committed to the art of visual storytelling in all its forms. Kilkenny Animated is a new festival of visual storytelling,

Screen Skills Ireland and GRETB Launch Media Production Assistant Traineeship 26.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland are excited to announce the launch of the Media Production Assistant Traineeship, delivered in partnership with the Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB). Starting September 2019 and based in the Gaeltacht, this traineeship is for new entrants with a real passion for film and TV, who hope to build a

Screen Skills Ireland Announce Further Details About Post Graduate Certificate for Advanced Producers Programme 22.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland (SSI) are pleased to announce further details about the forthcoming Post Graduate Certificate Advanced Producers Programme. The programme has been designed by SSI in partnership with TU Dublin and is available via Springboard+. The programme has been tailor-made for up-and-coming producers for film and TV drama to provide them with the skills,

Assistant Editing for Animated Features Course with Animation Skillnet 19.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are delighted to offer Assistant Editing for Animated Features, a two day course in Dublin tutored by animation editor Rachel Brennan (Minions, Despicable Me 3, Secret Life of Pets 2). DATE & TIME: Thursday 26th and Friday 27th September, 9.30am – 5pm. LOCATION: Sandymount Hotel, Herbert Road, Dublin. COST: €100 for Animation

Screen Skills Ireland launches Multi-Camera Directing Course in Association with IADT 15.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland, in association with IADT, is delighted to announce Multi-Camera Directing for TV non-fiction. The course commenced on Monday 12 August 2019 in the IADT TV studio. Award-winning Multi-Camera Director, Richard Valentine (Live 8, Dancing With The Stars) designed the course with Screen Skills Ireland to address skills gaps in multi-camera directing for

Accessing Your Creative Mind Pipe Talk 12.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to partner with Animation Skillnet to offer an informal talk from award winning animator and artist Greg McLeod. Greg will explore the subject of creativity and ideas generation and what to do once you’ve had them. He will guide you through some of his work and working methods and will

CGI Technical Artist Apprenticeship Programme 2019-2021: Call for Expressions of Interest 06.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce the development of a CGI Technical Artist Apprenticeship, in association with Technological University Dublin and Animation Skillnet. The CGI Technical Artist Apprenticeship was one of 26 new national apprenticeships launched by the Minister for Education and Skills in December 2017 as part of the expanded apprenticeship scheme. This

TU Dublin to offer new Post Graduate Diploma in Creative Leadership, in partnership with Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet 01.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland (SSI) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Post Graduate Diploma in Creative Leadership, aimed at creative sectors like animation, games, VFX, and immersive technologies, that has been developed by SSI in collaboration with TU Dublin and Animation Skillnet and is available via Springboard+. The Creative Leadership Programme aims to empower