Upcoming Courses & Events

Making The Most Of Your Guild 04.03.2021

This course is designed to give the guilds all the information they need to structure and operate the guilds in the most effective way. The course will cover: The purpose of a guild Being an effective committee Sorting out the practicalities Getting support This course will be recorded.

Managing Unconscious Bias in the Workplace at a Time of Crisis 03.03.2021

Unconscious bias can be heightened during a crisis such as COVID-19, as leaders and employees are modifying how they work together. In the workplace, there will be a “new normal,” which will impact policies, work, customers, and the business. If not well managed, unconscious biases can hinder companies’ ability to be responsive to this crisis

Script Reading 18.02.2021

This programme will consist of tutor led sessions with significant pre and post course self-directed work. Tutor Led Sessions: 90min sessions on Feb 18th (Thurs), 22nd(Mon), 25th(Thurs), March 1st(Mon) and 4th(Thurs) at 11am-12.30pm. This online workshop is designed to equip participants with the practical and analytical skills to write high-quality script reports for film and

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Irish Screen Sector: Staying the Course During a Crisis 09.02.2021

During times of crisis, many companies tend to disengage from Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives (DEI), but new research shows that DEI efforts present a potent source of strength as they weather tough times. This workshop aims to increase participants’ awareness of the importance of working together with people from different backgrounds and cultures and

Passport to Production – Donegal 06.02.2021

Passport to Production is a New Entrant Training Online Programme, delivered in partnership with Donegal County Council, 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

Successful Networking for Women 04.02.2021

We are delighted to Partner with the Erich Pommer Institute to offer 20 places to Irish female industry personnel to attend Successful Networking for Women online. This course can be accessed over a 6-month period in your own time. Workshop content: Successful Networking for Women Female leaders are still underrepresented in business, politics and science.

Managing Remote and Hybrid Teams 02.02.2021

Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with Animation Skillnet is delighted to bring Managing Remote & Hybrid Teams course. This training consists of 4×2 hr workshops, where we bring leaders/managers in from Animation, VFX and Games section together to explore the move to remote/hybrid work and the challenges it has brought.  We will discuss solutions you

Writing for Young People (Online) 12.01.2021

Maximum participants: 8 writers/writing teams.  The course will consist of eight days of intensive writing and professional development training. It will mimic a “real world” writers room process, where writers will develop their own series. There will also be an opportunity to network with top producers of young people’s content, industry professionals and commissioning editors.

Coping with Covid for Factual and Entertainment 12.01.2021

This session is aimed at participants who want to learn more about how the production challenges raised during the pandemic are being addressed across the Factual and Entertainment space. Panellist’s: Dr Gordon Haire and Paul O’Grady,  Medmark Sophie Ridley, Covid-19 Manager/ Entertainment Safety Consultant, Safents Consulting Tom Johnson, Producer/Director, Stop Watch Tina O’Reilly, Producer/Managing Director,