Upcoming Courses & Events

Supported Places- Thriving with Autism Conference 17.10.2021

Screen Skills Ireland is happy to offer thirty supported places for screen industry professionals at the upcoming “Thriving with Autism” conference. The conference will be wide ranging and cover many aspects including: How to support an autistic person effectively. How to create inclusive environments to minimize anxiety, stress and distress. How to select the best strategy

People Management – QQI Level 6 Higher Certificate 08.10.2021

Screen Skills Ireland and Screen Skillnet are delighted to offer People Management – QQI Level 6 Higher Certificate to the Irish Screen Industry. Often, the transition to a management role is made without any training or preparation. Therefore, even the most naturally talented managers can feel unprepared at times. Taking 3 days to complete this

Neurodiversity and the Irish Screen Industries Seminar 06.10.2021

This seminar will focus on neurodiversity in the Irish Screen Industries. The session will be chaired by Lindsay Jane Sedgwick screenwriter and inclusivity advocate. Eleanor McSherry, B.A. M.A. PDTLHE, is currently doing a PhD in Maynooth University’s Department of Media Studies. She is the Programme Co-ordinator of Autism Studies University College Cork and filmmaker will

Vectorworks – Foundation Level – Introduction to Vectorworks 2022 05.10.2021

The working landscape has been changed dramatically by the Covid-19 pandemic. This change has offered Vectorworks the opportunity to accelerate their plans to offer an online, flexible training solution. Vectorworks have kindly offered to run four free online, tutor led, training sessions for Irish crew registered on the Screen Skills Ireland database in 2021.  Each session will

Valuing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Irish Screen Sector 28.09.2021

This workshop aims to increase participants’ awareness of their roles and responsibilities in promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. Participants learn how to recognise and manage behaviours that can undermine individuals and teams, along with positive actions that, together with management’s commitment and the right policies, can create a culture in which everyone has

Management Skills for Growing Animation, VFX and Games Studios 16.09.2021

Screen Skills Ireland, Animation Skillnet and Animation Ireland are delighted to be working with the HR Suite to offer Management Skills for Growing Animation, VFX and Games Studios. With these fast growing sectors in mind this course aims to support new talent to become innovative leaders. This modular course will run from September to November

Story Mastery with Michael Hauge 14.09.2021

Screen Skills Ireland and Screen Skillnet are delighted to bring renowned script consultant and story expert Michael Hauge to Irish writers and creators. According to Will Smith, “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” Michael will present his unique approach to creating compelling stories

Script Editing with Kate Leys 06.09.2021

Screen Skills Ireland is seeking 10 script editors and development personnel with proven experience in working on feature film to participate on this programme. Kate Leys has been head of development at several companies including Film4, where she helped commission and develop some of the UK’s most successful feature films. For the last ten years

3D Animation Next Step Bootcamp 17.08.2021

Animation Skillnet and Screen Skills Ireland are proud to present the new instalment of their 3D Animation Bootcamp, aimed at recent graduates interested in joining the 3D Animation industry. This Bootcamp is supported under the Skills Connect Programme. Details: Devised in consultation with professionals from various Irish Studios, the Bootcamp will involve an introduction to

2D Animation Next Step Bootcamp 10.08.2021

Animation Skillnet and Screen Skills Ireland are proud to present the new instalment of their 2D Animation Bootcamp, aimed at recent graduates interested in joining the 2D Animation industry. This Bootcamp is supported under the Skills Connect Programme. Details: Devised in consultation with professionals from various Irish Studios, the Bootcamp will involve an introduction to