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Vacancy: Animation Development Consultant 11.02.2020

Screen Skills Ireland are recruiting for the part-time, contract position of Animation Development Consultant. About Screen Skills Ireland (SSI) Screen Skills Ireland is the skills business unit within Screen Ireland, the national development agency for the creative screen industry. Screen Skills Ireland has responsibility for investing in people and skills development across film, television and

Vacancy: Skills Development Coordinator (Section 481 and Work-Based Learning) 10.02.2020

About Screen Skills Ireland (SSI) Screen Skills Ireland is the skills development business unit within Fis Éireann/Screen Ireland (SI), the national development agency for the creative screen industry. Screen Skills Ireland has responsibility for investing in people and skills development across film, television and animation. Screen Skills Ireland designs, develops and delivers industry-focused skills development

Screen Leaders 2020 Open for Applications 05.02.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce that applications for Screen Leaders 2020 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 want to

Screen Skills Ireland Releases A Year in Review 2019 and Skills Needs Analysis Report 03.02.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to two release two reports reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to developments in 2020: ‘A Year in Review 2019’ and ‘Skills Needs Analysis Report for the Screen Sector in Ireland 2019-2020′. Screen Skills Ireland is the skills development team within Screen Ireland, the national development agency for

BAME/Afro Hairstyling Workshop with the Hair Guild and Image Skillnet 24.01.2020

Screen Skills Ireland was delighted to support a BAME/Afro Hairstyling Workshop, aimed at providing hair stylists working in the screen industry with the core knowledge and skills to work with afro-textured hair. It represented the first collaboration between SSI, the Hairstylist Guild of Ireland, and Image Skillnet, and was designed to address a skills gap

Inaugural ACE Animation Special Selection Announced 21.01.2020

ACE Producers has announced the sixteen producers that have been selected for the first edition of the ACE Animation Special that will take place during Animation Dingle in Ireland this coming March. The selected participants are all producers who want to diversify their activities to include, and/or deepen their knowledge of, developing and producing long

Screen Skills Ireland Featured in Fora Report on Apprenticeships 20.01.2020

Screen Skills Ireland was featured in an article by Fora, exploring the range of apprenticeships available in Ireland. The article highlighted the CGI Technical Apprenticeship, run in partnership with TU Dublin, a Level 8 apprenticeship that commenced in October 2019. The apprenticeship, which was designed in extensive consultation with industry, is aimed at individuals looking

Jeb Stuart Masterclass at the IFI 13.01.2020

Screen Skills Ireland are delighted to support a masterclass by award-winning screenwriter Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive) on crafting action movie scripts at the IFI. Jeb has enjoyed a career spanning over 30 years, during which time he has written hugely successful blockbuster action movies. His most recent project is upcoming TV series Valhalla, which

Abel Ferrara Masterclass with Silk Road International Film Festival 18.12.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support Silk Road International Film Festival as they present a masterclass with acclaimed director Abel Ferrara. This inspiring masterclass will focus on the director’s work, style & creation of films including working with non actors discussing films to date. It will feature open discussion, allowing for interactive questions & answers,

Screen Skills Ireland Releases Podcasts on LA Writers’ Room Placements 16.12.2019

Screen Skills Ireland has added two new episodes to its ongoing podcast series, which explores the importance of skills development in the screen industry and different models for upskilling, as well as the variety of career pathways into the industry. Previous episodes in the series have explored the industry landscape more broadly, featuring guests from