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Script Breakdowns for the Art Department (Online)

Tutors: Irene O’Brien

Date: Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Duration: 1 day

Venue: Online

Cost: €0

Course Profile:

Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to have partnered with Screen Skillnet to offer Script Breakdowns for the Art Department. This course is being offered free of charge to support the Irish creative screen sector impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19.

A Script Breakdown is vital for prep, schedule and budgeting for a film.

This one day online workshop will give an overview of how to identify the most common production elements in a script which includes set dressing, props, picture vehicles, graphics, special effects, and VFX elements.

We will work on a case study of the script “Brooklyn”, a period feature film which was partly filmed in Ireland. There will be an in-depth analysis of each scene to identify specific requirements.

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at new entrants and trainees who would like to get an overview of technical and vital elements of script breakdown for Live Action production from an Art Department perspective.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at by 12pm on Wednesday 13th May, 2020. For further information, please email

For technical difficulties with the online system please email or see our FAQs.

Applications for this course are limited and we expect a high volume of applications. Applications without a CV will not be considered for selection. CVs should be in Word or PDF format.

Screen Skills Ireland courses are open to all regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

Please see Application Procedure for details.