Upcoming Courses & Events

Irish Writers Pitching Programme for TV Drama & Comedy 14.08.2019

This is a new programme designed to give experienced writers with produced credits the opportunity to pitch directly to a selection of production companies in Ireland who are actively looking to develop their TV production slates with an emphasis on ideas that will work for the global marketplace. The companies who have confirmed participation to

Multi-Camera Directing in Association with IADT 12.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland, in association with IADT, The National Film School, is seeking six participants for a Multi-Camera Directing course. This course will be tutored by BAFTA and Royal Television Society award winning multi camera director Richard Valentine (One Love Manchester, Sound of Music Live, Live Earth, Chime for Change, Live 8, Dancing with the

Toon Boom Harmony – Character Animation Workshop 12.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to announce an intensive 5-day Toon Boom Harmony – Character Animation Workshop upcoming this August. The aim of the course is to get participants up to speed with the latest version of the software. The course will teach students how to use Toon Boom effectively in a production environment. It

Movie Magic Scheduling, Budgeting and Script Breakdowns – Galway 12.08.2019

This hands-on programme, delivered in partnership with Gréasán na Meán Skillnet and GMIT, Centre for the Creative Arts, will provide the knowledge and skills to break down a script and the time-saving facilities of EP Movie Magic Budgeting and Movie Magic Scheduling, the industry’s most widely used scheduling and budgeting software. Script Breakdown A script breakdown

Film Camera Shooting for Camera Assistants 10.08.2019

“Film is dead” – Don’t believe it, film is alive and well. At any given time, worldwide, there are literally hundreds of productions shooting on film. It is true to say that has not been the case in Ireland over the last 10 years (the last major film shoot was Leap Year in 2009). Over

Television Drama – Writing, Structuring, and Developing a Hit TV Show with John Yorke 01.08.2019

Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with Screen Skillnet and in association with MediaXchange are seeking participants for Television Drama – Writing, Structuring, and Developing a Hit TV Show. What are we going to do together? A structured course that explores all the key components of storytelling and its application to television.  Over five sessions in

Building Resilience and Time Management Skills 27.07.2019

This course is the first of a number of workshops run for crew to develop skills needed to work in the Film & TV sector. The first course will focus on helping attendees manage their time and remain resilient in this fast paced and ever changing industry.  We will give attendees tools and techniques that

General American Accent for Actors 25.07.2019

Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting and Screen Skills Ireland are seeking participants for “General American Accent for Actors”. With so many American productions filming in Ireland there are greater casting opportunities for Irish actors looking to work on these productions. The workshop plans to give actors the specific tools to perfect a better general

Developing an Animated Television Series 16.07.2019

Selling a series these days is difficult. Budgets are down, competition is up, and investors have little time to wade through the sea of material that arrive on a daily basis. So how do you get your fantastic idea to stand out from the crowd, and how do you get them to read yours in

Passport to Production Galway: Film and TV Drama New Entrant Training Programme 15.07.2019

Passport to Production is a New Entrant Training Programme which has been developed to equip new entrants with the key future skills and the key elements of working in the film and TV Industry and to support new entrants on the job. New entrants are increasingly required to possess competencies that reflect the ever changing