Screen Leaders Announces 2016 Participants

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Screen Leaders is the leading Strategic Company Development Programme for the Screen Industries.

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to announce the selected participants for the 2016 programme.  Participants are from; Poland, Ireland, Croatia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Lithuania and Switzerland. 

Screen Leaders enables companies to make informed strategic decisions supporting the future growth of their business. It is designed for company leaders working in film, television, animation, games, post-production, VFX, facilities, sales, distribution and exhibition.  The programme is funded by the Creative Europe Programme and the Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann.

What makes Screen Leaders unique is that it is execution focused, responsive and custom designed to the needs of the participating companies so that it is effective as a company development programme and has real results in the work life and long term development of the participating individuals and companies.

The participants for 2016 are;

Tristan Orpen Lynch, Founder/Producer
Aoife O Sullivan, Producer

Bees Nees Media
Alasdair MacCuish, Creative Director
Iain MacLeod, Head of Production

Human Ark Animation Studio
Maks Sikora, Managing Director
Anja Sosic , Lead Producer

In Script
Lukas Trimonis, Managing Director/Producer
Leva Biliunaite, Line producer

Kavaleer Productions
Andrew Kavanagh, CEO Founder
Gary Timpson, Managing Director

Mathias Noschis, Founder/Film Marketing Strategist
Joanna Solecka, Head of Alphapanda Warsaw

Moetion Films
Moe Honan, Managing Director/Producer
Anne Jones, Head of Finance

Playdead Ltd.
Kevin McCrae, Owner/Director
Jonny Harris, Owner/Director

Underground Films
Rachael Lysaght, Founder/Lead Producer
Lyndsay Campbell, Producer

Commenting on the 2016 programme Helen McMahon, Programme Director Screen Leaders said: ‘We are delighted to have secured this group of top international executives onto the 2016 programme and we look forward to working with them on the strategic development of their companies.  We aim to provide the participating companies with the skills they need to build sustainable businesses in a complex and ever-changing international marketplace and the opportunity to focus on and invest in their individual and companies evolution.’

Teresa McGrane, DCEO, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board said: ‘Screenleaders has become one of the most important programmes for companies wishing to develop their companies.  It is going from strength to strength annually and the alumni of Screenleaders are certainly the companies making a vital contribution to the audiovisual industry through their work’.