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Screen Skills Ireland Announce Further Details for Screen Industry Education Forum 2019 22.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is excited to announce further details for the Screen Industry Education Forum, including a draft schedule, panel topics and panel guests. The Forum will bring together industry stakeholders, education providers & policy influencers to focus on the skills development challenges and opportunities related to the screen sectors in Ireland. Throughout the day there will

An Evening With Hal Hickel (ILM) 18.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are proud to welcome Oscar winning Animation Director Hal Hickel to Dublin. In the first talk of the evening, “Anatomy of an Animation Supervisor” Hal will discuss the role of the Animation Supervisor in feature film Visual Effects. Drawing on his 23 years at ILM, he will share his

Call For Mentors: Listen, Challenge, Advise & Guide 18.10.2019

In late 2019 Screen Skills Ireland will launch a new structured Mentoring Funding Scheme that will offer screen professionals mentoring support at key stages in their career development that will encompass business, creative and/or technical mentoring. In advance of the launch of the funding scheme Screen Skills Ireland are assembling a new panel of diverse and experienced mentors to support this initiative. The new Mentor

Screen Skills Ireland – Reflection on Responsible Production Event 15.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland were delighted to host a one day event on ‘Responsible Production for the Screen Sector in Ireland’ on 9th October 2019. The event was attended by over 150 participants from the screen sector in Ireland and focused on the importance of continuing to improve the culture of the sector, in order to

Irish Writers Announced for LA Writers’ Room Placements and Mentorship 2019 10.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce that the writers for the LA Writers’ Room placements have been chosen.  The aim of the placements is to provide Irish writers with an opportunity to experience a U.S. TV Writers’ Room. The selected writers are: Award-winning writer and director Nick Kelly (Shoe, The Drummer And The Keeper). Shoe was

Dublin Editors in Conversation with Paul Machliss ACE 10.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to support an exciting upcoming masterclass, Dublin Editors in conversation with Paul Machliss ACE. This masterclass will focus on Paul’s work across film and television, with particular emphasis on his Oscar-nominated editing on Baby Driver. The event will examine a number of scenes from different films, along with a discussion

Screen Ireland and Screen Skills Ireland Drive Agenda for Sustainable & Responsible Production Across the Screen Industries 09.10.2019

As part of a drive towards creating a more sustainable production sector, Screen Skills Ireland will host a one day event ‘Responsible Production for the Screen Sector in Ireland’ on 9th October 2019. 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

Screen Skills Ireland to Host Screen Industry Education Forum 2019 08.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to host the Screen Industry Education Forum 2019 The Forum will bring industry stakeholders, education providers & policy influencers together to focus on the skills development challenges and opportunities related to the screen sectors in Ireland. Topics to be discussed on the day include: The importance of investing in people

Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship 2019-2020: Call for Applications 07.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are currently seeking applicants for the next iteration of the hugely successful graduate Traineeship Programme for Animation, VFX and Games, which is supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Animation Ireland. In 2018-19, 15 trainees took part in the programme and were placed in a studio for 6

ACE Producers Broadens Its Perspective With The Animation Special 03.10.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to partner with ACE Producers as it broadens its perspective with a workshop that focuses primarily on animation production. In close collaboration with Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Dingle and support from other key Irish partners – Screen Ireland, BAI, IDA and Animation Ireland – the 4-day workshop will be