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.
Areas covered will include: How to spot and tell a good story Professional TV research techniques Sources of information Interviewing skills How to write proposals and research briefs How to come up with and pitch ideas The basics of editorial policy and broadcast law Accuracy and double-checking information Copyright
Screen Training Ireland is seeking participants for “Creating a Scene”. This course will provide guidance to writers and creatives on: The Shapes of Scenes Creating and Sustaining Dramatic Tension Within a Scene Visual Storytelling The Use of Props and Spaces to Tell a Story Externalising The Internal Life of Characters Mary Kate O’Flanagan is an
Screen Training Ireland is seeking participants for “The Basic Principles of Storytelling on the Screen”. This course will provide guidance to writers and creatives on: The Shapes of Stories What Defines a Plot Twist and Why They Are Necessary Character at the Heart of The Screen Story Creating and Sustaining Dramatic Tension Putting the Audience’s
Around 4,000 film festivals are active worldwide every year and over 10,000 have run at least once in the past 15 years. Festivals, often combined with markets and Labs, are the key way to promote your work and can also act as a distribution system. Understanding how to create and deliver an effective film festival
This one day course will introduce you to working on-set as a data acquisition artist. We’ll be covering the basics of using a DSLR camera for shooting on-set reference, the considerations you need to bear in mind before a VFX shoot. We’ll then get hands on with live demonstrations, covering shooting HDRIs, panoramas and photogrammetry
Course Profile; This introductory course will give you an overview of the importance of anatomy and demonstrate how it can improve your digital art. Whether you are looking to be a digital modeller, sculptor, rigger or animator, anatomy is the backbone for creating believable imagery. This one day course aims to demystify how you can
How do you turn an idea, the germ of a story, into a short, feature, game or whatever platform works best for the story? Content is king, but if you fail to take proper steps to protect and secure your IP (Intellectual Property) a potentially award-winning and successful idea can fail to see the light
Screen Training Ireland is seeking applications from directors interested in a one-day shadow directing opportunity on the drama production VIKINGS. Four applicants will be chosen to participate. The dates of the shadowing are the 12th to the 15th of November inclusive and you will be assigned a day on one of these dates TBC. Due
Screen Training Ireland in collaboration with VIKINGS will host a workshop for Art Department in: Set Development for Studio and Location filming. Read relevant scenes Outline and discuss set requirements and the various departments involved, e.g. Locations, Construction, Props, Stunts, SFX, VFX, Health & Safety. Show Drawings & Model of Set and discuss drawing details, notes
Screen Skills Ireland in collaboration with VIKINGS will host Hair Design: An Introduction to Film/TV Hair Styling for Trainees. Hair design for large scale cast and extras. Hair styling for period drama Sourcing materials
Screen Training Ireland in collaboration with VIKINGS will host Costume Dept: “The A to Z of Costume Design for high-end TV drama” Costume Design for large scale cast and extras. Management of budget and department. Sourcing, purchasing and hiring. Costume making and the workshop. Collaborating with other departments.
Screen Training Ireland in collaboration with VIKINGS will host a workshop for the: Assistant Director Department: “The Importance of Being Prepped” The emphasis of this workshop will be the work of the Assistant Directors at the planning level prior to shoot and focus on the important elements in the pre-production phase for high-end TV Drama.
Screen Training Ireland in collaboration with VIKINGS will host a workshop in: Set Decoration and Production Buying Outline the job of Set Decoration and the Production Buyer Script breakdowns and analysis Budgeting Role within Art Department Working with other departments Prop procurement and top tips!
Screen Training Ireland in collaboration with VIKINGS will host a workshop in: Camera | Setting Up and Executing a Camera Department for a Major TV Drama Series • Demonstration of how the camera department organizes and works during a shooting day, on a real set with a working camera kit, DIT and Video Village. •
Shimmy Marcus, Artistic Director at Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting will deliver a two-day Workshop on the internationally renowned Gerry Grennell Method for Screen Acting. Shimmy is a multi award winning filmmaker working in a variety of formats including Features, Shorts, TV, Documentary, Music Promos, and Commercials. He has been giving filmmaking and acting