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Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland Announces Launch of Health and Safety Guide for Screen Industry 02.12.2021

New guide and related course aim to promote safe working practices for the Irish creative screen industry  Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (Screen Ireland) has today announced details of a Health and Safety Guide developed in close consultation with Screen Producers Ireland, Screen Guilds of Ireland, CMSE Safety Consultants & Training, SIPTU, and the wider industry to provide guidance on best practice in health and safety for all professionals working in film and television. 

Introduction to Writing for Children’s Animation In Ireland 30.11.2021

Free online event for new entrants from all backgrounds to learn about writing for children’s animation Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to host the Introduction to Writing for Children’s Animation In Ireland event, in collaboration with Animation Skillnet, Screen Skillnet, Animation Ireland, Cartoon Saloon, and Brown Bag Films & 9 Story Media Group. The event

VACANCY: Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland Skills Development Co-Ordinator 17.11.2021

Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland (Screen Ireland) is the national agency for the Irish film, television drama, animation and documentary industry. Screen Ireland is the creative partner to the sector, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise. We are inspired by original storytelling that will emotionally engage audiences at home and abroad. Through a wide range

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland Partners With UK’s National Film and Television School to Launch New Training Programmes 17.11.2021

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (Screen Ireland) is to partner with The National Film and Television School (NFTS) for the first time to launch a range of short courses designed to support progression and address in-demand skills within the growing Irish production sector.    Led by top industry professionals, the new training programmes will be delivered online by the NFTS. The first intake of courses range from two to five days.   In response to the ongoing demand for crew at all levels, these courses will help upskill existing production

Pathways 17.11.2021

Supporting Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives for Crew and Workforce Development Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland is the national development agency for the screen sector investing in Talent, Creativity and Enterprise. The agency supports and promotes the Irish film, television and animation sector and the use of Ireland as a location for international production.  As part of

An Update on Screen Skills Ireland 12.11.2021

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland’s recently published Strategy ‘Building for a Creative Future 2024’ (https://www.screenireland.ie/strategy/) outlined investment in talent and skills as a key strategic objective to support the future success of the Irish screen industry. In line with this, Screen Skills Ireland will no longer operate as a separate brand from mid December 2021, and will

Screen Skills Ireland & IADT Announce the Graduation of the Postgraduate Diploma in Series Production 2021 12.11.2021

Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with IADT (The National Film School) is proud to announce the graduation of the inaugural Postgraduate Diploma in Series Production, class of 2021. Funded by Springboard+, this one-year programme was designed in collaboration with seasoned executive producer and programme chair Colin Pauser-Cowman to demystify the building blocks of the Series

Masterclass with T.J. Berden 11.11.2021

Learn how to develop, produce and market your own social action documentary. Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to support a free online masterclass with T.J. Berden for young documentary filmmakers and journalists, from the Cleraun Media Ethics Forum, at 19.00 on Thursday 2 December.  T.J. Berden is an award-winning film producer who has developed, produced

Creative Leadership Programme for Animation, VFX, & Games 11.11.2021

Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to announce the launch of the Creative Leadership Programme for Animation, VFX and Games, in collaboration with Animation Skillnet, Animation Ireland and with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). Now in its third year, the programme has been designed to empower the growth and sustainability of the

Industry Events at Cork International Film Festival 08.11.2021

Keynote address by Dawn Porter, Doc Day, & First Take industry events Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support industry events at Cork International Film Festival, including Sundance award-winning US documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter (John Lewis: Good Trouble, Pete Souza Documentary, Gideon’s Army and Trapped) as the keynote guest at Doc Day online 2021. A