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Screen Skills Ireland and Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) Announce 2nd Year of the Media Production Assistant Traineeship 15.09.2020

Following on from a hugely successful first year of the Media Production Assistant Traineeship, Screen Skills Ireland and Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) are pleased to announce a second year of the course. Starting September 2020 and based in the Gaeltacht, this traineeship is for new entrants with a real passion for

Have you considered a career as a Hair Stylist in the Film & TV Drama industry? 07.09.2020

Ireland’s Film and TV Drama Industry has experienced unprecedented growth in the last decade. Due to this rapid increase in production, the industry is looking for more trainee hair stylists. If you are interested in working as a trainee hair stylist in Film and TV, you are invited to join some of the busy hairstylists

Screen Skills Ireland and The National Film School Announce Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Sculpting and Modelling 03.09.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that the Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Sculpting and Modelling is now open for applications via Springboard+. This course has been developed by IADT (Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology) with support from Screen Skills Ireland, and will provide participants with

X-Pollinator: Incubator Announces Six Successful Projects 01.09.2020

X-Pollinator is delighted to announce six projects which have been chosen to take part in INCUBATOR, a brand new female-driven development initiative that aims to build on the success of X-Pollinator 2019 to encourage and support collaborations between teams of X-Pollinator participants to create new feature film or TV pitches and treatments. Supported by Screen

Ignite Documentary Talent Development Programme 24.08.2020

A joint initiative of Cork International Film Festival & Docs Ireland, Belfast, supported by TG4, the Arts Council of Ireland, Screen Skills Ireland and Arts & Business NI, Ignite is a pilot bilingual talent development programme directed towards emerging Irish and Northern Irish documentary filmmakers embarking on their first or second non-fiction feature film. Created in

Screen Ireland & Bow Street Academy Announce Successful Recipients of the new ‘Actor as Creator’ Scheme 17.08.2020

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland and Bow Street Academy, the National Screen Acting School of Ireland are delighted to announce the successful recipients of the new ‘Actor as Creator’ scheme. There was a very strong response to the call for applications and the selection process has been incredibly competitive, with 30 successful recipients announced today. ‘The Actor as

Screen Skills Ireland Supports Launch of Raising Films Ireland 17.08.2020

We are delighted to formally announce the launch of Raising Films Ireland, the newest Chapter, and acknowledge the support of Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, via the Screen Stakeholders Funding Scheme. The Chapter has grown from an initial meeting back in February that brought together a group of women working

Screen Skills Ireland and The National Film School Announce Post Graduate Diploma in Series Production 12.08.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that the Post Graduate Diploma in Series Production is now open for applications via Springboard+. This is an exciting new advanced television production course, specifically for factual, entertainment and non-scripted television genres, that has been developed by IADT (Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design

Screen Skills Ireland Announces Mentee and Mentor Selections for the Screen Mentoring Scheme 11.08.2020

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce the 25 screen professionals selected to be mentees in the first iteration of the Screen Mentoring scheme. The selected mentees have been matched with a highly experienced industry mentor from our panel, with ‘Normal People’ director Lenny Abrahamson and producer Ed

IFTA Skills In Focus Series 31.07.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support the IFTA Skills In Focus Series, a series of online panel events that provides unique access to award-winning Irish talent.  This series will bring together carefully curated panels to focus on the skill and techniques that bring about award-winning work. The participants will be IFTA Nominees and IFTA