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Emerging Film Makers Begin Multi Camera Drama Directors Course 18.06.2021

RTÉ with the support of Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, has begun training four emerging film makers for multi camera direction with award winning director Clive Arnold. A professional working knowledge of directing actors for performance and a high appreciation and knowledge of soaps and serial drama, our successful

Vacancy: Next Generation Skills Consultant 14.06.2021

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

Get Your Start in the Film and TV Drama Industry with Passport to Production 04.06.2021

Practical training initiative with on set experience encourages those from underrepresented groups to apply Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit with Screen Ireland, is calling for applicants for its flagship Passport to Production initiative, a structured programme designed to equip new entrants with the tools to take up their first position as trainee crew members

Masterclass with Marcus Vetter for Young Documentary Filmmakers and Journalists 04.06.2021

The Middle-East Conflict: Filming a Palestinian Act of Humanity Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support the Cleraun Media Ethics Forum’s Masterclass with award-winning director and producer, Marcus Vetter. This event is for young documentary filmmakers and journalists. The masterclass will take place online from 19.15 on Wednesday 30 June 2021 and attendance is free.

Participants Announced for The Writers Lab UK & Ireland 28.05.2021

Four Irish writers among those selected for The Lab, which is supported by Screen Skills Ireland. The Writers Lab UK and Ireland, the first script development programme of its kind for woman and non-binary writers aged 40 and over, has announced its first cohort of screenwriters and projects. Screen Skills Ireland is incredibly proud to

Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship 2021: Participants and Host Studios Announced 21.05.2021

Six trainees to receive on-the-job training and mentoring with leading Irish animation, VFX, and games studios. Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, and Animation Skillnet are delighted to announce the Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship participants and host studios for the 2021 programme.​ The traineeship, which has been running since

Screen Leaders – Programme Manager 2021 19.05.2021

About Screen Skills Ireland Screen Skills Ireland (SSI) is the leading agency with responsibility for investing in people and skills development for the screen sectors in Ireland. Screen Skills Ireland (part of Screen Ireland) designs, develops and delivers industry-focused skills development initiatives for the screen sector in Ireland, encompassing film, TV, animation, games and VFX,

Pushing the Boundaries of Animation 17.05.2021

Irish Animation Awards Panel Talk at 4.30pm on Friday 21 May. Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are delighted to support Animation Ireland and this exciting panel ahead of the Irish Animation Awards. A discussion with international guests and Irish animation studios who are breaking the mould and utilising Animation as a wider medium. Speakers include;

The Future of Irish Animated Feature Films 17.05.2021

Irish Animation Awards Panel Talk at 3pm on Friday 21 May. Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are delighted to support Animation Ireland and this exciting panel ahead of the Irish Animation Awards. With a new wave of Irish animation features lined up for production in the coming years, here is a sneak peek at what’s

Looking to Level Up Your Career? The Next Round of Screen Mentoring is Open for Applications 10.05.2021

Screen Skills Ireland to support a further 25 mentorships in 2021. Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the next round of Screen Mentoring, a structured mentoring scheme for industry professionals. Screen Mentoring enables mentees to avail of one-to-one mentoring at key