Upcoming Courses & Events

Mapping the U.S. TV & Global Streaming Landscape 2019 10.12.2019

This one day course will include: Detailed look at both the established Global Streaming services (Netflix and Amazon Prime) as well as the major upcoming services arriving in the next year –  Disney+, Apple+, HBO Max, Hulu, Peacock, Quibi and their impact on US and European programming and the opportunities they present to Irish Writers

Market Ready Day 07.12.2019

Market Ready is an intensive day’s programme that will prime producers for being best prepared and therefore achieve maximum results from attending a market. Film markets are the ideal place to extend your network, present your slate and seek partners, whether they be sales companies, distributors, financiers or co-production partners. This programme will allow producers

Sales & Distribution for Filmmakers 06.12.2019

Sales & distribution is often an afterthought in the filmmaking process, while it should be part of the development process from the very start. The better you know your market and your audience, the earlier you start engaging them, the more likely will you connect with your audience and the market agents, who help you

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace 03.12.2019

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace is an introduction to the concept of unconscious bias – the mental shortcuts our brains take to help us make decisions quickly. The course is aimed at raising awareness of how unconscious biases work, and how they can negatively influence workplace hiring and promoting decisions. Areas covered include: Understand the

Conference: Co-Pro Lab – Connect/Create/Produce 29.11.2019

A day-long exploration of successful co-production structures, discussing Creative Co-productions and Service Co-productions. Equipping producers with knowledge and insight through a mixture of panels and case studies covering Film, TV and Animation. There will also be a panel of international funding bodies advising on accessing partners and funding in their territories. The day will culminate

Creative Thinking Techniques 28.11.2019

Are you feeling a bit stuck?  We’re all expected to come up with new ideas or ways of doing things.  “Think outside the box”, we’re told – but how do you do it?    The aim of this workshop is to give you a creativity toolkit to help you think laterally, generate and develop your ideas.

Understanding Diversity and Inclusion 26.11.2019

In this interactive one-day course participants will get a good overview of how to integrate the practice of diversity and inclusion into the day-to-day learning processes of their working environment; and take decisions in an atmosphere of respect, trust and acceptance. Areas covered include; What is diversity & inclusion? Why do we need to be

The Core Principles of Storytelling on the Screen for Composers and Directors 26.11.2019

Screen Skills Ireland and the Irish Music Rights Organisation are seeking participants for “The Basic Principles of Storytelling on the Screen for Composers and Directors”, featuring guest speaker Greg Magee. This course will provide guidance to composers and creatives on: The Shapes of Stories What Defines a Plot Twist and Why They Are Necessary Character

QQI Level 6 Train The Trainer Course 25.11.2019

Our four-day QQI Certified Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation training programme covers the nature of training, improving presentation and training skills, the trainer’s role, individual learning styles and best practice methods for evaluating training sessions. Self-directed learning and assessment work are required after the course to achieve QQI Accreditation. At the end of the

Managing Mentoring Workshop 23.11.2019

In this workshop we look at mentoring, how to manage this as part of your overall role and how, if done effectively it can have a positive impact on individuals and the industry as a whole. Things that we will cover are: What is mentoring and the impact it has How mentoring looks in your