Upcoming Courses & Events

Drafting for Film & Television 13.05.2019

Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with Screen Skillnet and in collaboration with Troy Studios are seeking participants for a Beginner/Intermediate Drafting Course. All coursework is done in pencil. This course will focus on drawing a studio set. The course will cover the following: DAY 1 An introduction to the principles of scale and dimensioning. An

Business Model Innovation & Design Thinking Workshop 09.05.2019

A 2 day workshop that will enable you to build an innovative business model using Stanford University methodologies to successfully deliver your next project. The course is suitable for developing business models and projects in Film/TV/Animation/Games, such as a feature film project currently in development. How do you imagine your organisation’s business model might look

THE FULL DECK: Mastering the Essential Deliverables Required for Commissioning Success 30.04.2019

So you have a great TV idea and have developed a compelling paper pitch. But what comes next? A brilliantly crafted ‘Full Deck’ is often the final decider when it comes to convincing a channel that your great idea is realisable, commissionable and returnable. Building on the success of the popular course ‘Creating Ideas that

Screenplay Unlimited: Advanced Development For Experienced Producers, Directors and Development Executives 30.04.2019

Emmanuel Oberg is a screenwriter, author and script consultant with more than twenty years of experience in the Film and TV industry. After selling a first project to Warner Bros as a co-writer, he went on to be commissioned by StudioCanal and Gold Circle before writing solo for Working Title / Universal and Film4. He

Camera Trainee Workshop – LIMERICK 23.04.2019

Camera Trainee Workshop will be run over three days at Troy Studios, Castletroy, Co Limerick from the 23rd April to 25th April 2019. This workshop aims to introduce, educate and prepare participants for an entry-level position as a camera trainee for work in Film and TV. Course tutor will be Cinematographer Ciaran Tanham ISC, Course

TV DEVELOPMENT: Steps to Creating TV Ideas That Stand Out – GALWAY 15.04.2019

Do you have TV ideas but don’t know where to start with developing them? How does a great idea get out of your head, and onto the box? What are the secrets to successful TV development? Colin Pauser-Cowman will deliver a two-day course on how to create, format and present TV ideas that stand out.

Storyboarding with Storyboard Pro 11.04.2019

This two-day course will give an overview of the main features and how to use them for Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro 6. Through talks, demonstrations and exercises, it will aim to facilitate the use of this program for storyboard artists working in both live action and animation to work from script up to an animatic

Writing Feature Films for Emerging Writers 10.04.2019

This programme is designed to help a writer better understand the rudimentary tenets of storytelling, including concept and plot, story structure, world-of-the-story, character and dialogue. It also explores the increasingly relevant issue of adaptation, as novelists and short story writers explore the idea of adapting their work for the big and small screens. Topics: CONCEPT

Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting 06.04.2019

Participants will be taught the time-saving facilities of EP Movie Magic Budgeting and Movie Magic Scheduling, the industry’s most widely used scheduling and budgeting software. Scheduling This will enable them to compile their schedules in the most effective way and allow them to quickly, and confidently modify, their work when required. The training sessions will

Camera Trainee Workshop 02.04.2019

Camera Trainee Workshop will be run over three days at 24-7 Drama, Bray, Co.Wicklow from the 2nd-4th April 2019. This workshop aims to introduce, educate and prepare participants for an entry-level position as a camera trainee for work in Film and TV. Course tutor will be Cinematographer Ciaran Tanham ISC, Course supervisor will be John