Film Industry Open Day

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Are you interested in a career in the film & TV industry?  Would you like to gain on the job experience on a film set? This could be the opportunity for you! Screen Training Ireland/The Irish Film Board and Troy Studios will host a special open day event in Limerick on SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER, to offer attendees a full overview of working in film, as well as an opportunity to meet professional film crew and talent. The open day is ideally suited to school leavers, jobseekers, new entrants to the labour market, graduates, and those seeking diverse exciting job opportunities.  The open day will give you the chance to hear from some of the industry’s most experienced professionals about how film production works, how the set operates and about the different aspects of production. The film industry open day will include talks and panel sessions, as well as information on various aspects of the film industry.  The seminar will include the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Film & TV industry
  • Who’s who: an overview of departments and roles and responsibilities in film & TV
  • Working on set: collaboration, communication and set etiquette
  • Safety on Set: the principles of risk assessment and safety in film & TV

IS THIS INDUSTRY RIGHT FOR YOU? Making films is about a lot more than actors, writers, directors and producers!  Film sets need carpenters, hairdressers, make-up artists, props buyers, location assistants, accounts assistants, wardrobe assistants, production assistants, and a host of trainees in a variety of roles.  Check out our film department guide to learn more about the kind of skills required and roles available in film production. NEXT STEPS If you’re interested in attending this free of charge open day, please register here For further details on the open day go to for further queries email Deadline for registration:  Monday 26 September 2016. Applicants will be required to submit an application form and CV.