Who We Are

“Screen Skills Ireland occupies a central and crucial role at the centre of training and skills development for the AV industry in Ireland. It is well-regarded by stakeholders, with a strong reputation for quality and for engaging industry. The organisation is seen as a key link between the industry and skills development provision, with deep understanding of the needs of the sector.”

Crowe Horwath Report on the Development of Skills for the Audio-visual Industry in Ireland 2017.

Screen Skills Ireland is the leading agency with responsibility for investing in people and skills development for the screen sectors in Ireland.

Now part of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, Screen Skills Ireland was established in 1995 to provide continuing training and career development opportunities for professionals working in the screen sectors.

Screen Skills Ireland designs, develops and delivers industry-focused skills development initiatives for the screen sector in Ireland, encompassing film, TV, animation, games and VFX, for all roles from new entrants to company leaders.

Our Core Values: Screen Skills Ireland’s core values are embedded in the work we do as follows:

  • providing skills development opportunities to our industry’s professionals throughout their career
  • offering strategic leadership for skills development within the screen sectors in Ireland
  • driving positive change within the sector through support for inclusivity, diversity, transparency and fairness in our work.
  • supporting the sector to grow and thrive across all regions nationally and internationally
  • collaborating with key stakeholders to provide skills development initiatives that respond to the changing needs of the sector

Upcoming Courses & Events

Building Your Ambition (Online) starting 09.07.2020

The world of work is changing. It is becoming more virtual, diverse and dispersed, with an ever-greater need for leadership capability.  Often, when people have worked at the same level for some time, they do not have the self-belief to take advantage of new and existing  opportunities.  This course is designed to encourage crew working

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Building Your Ambition (Online) starting 10.07.2020

The world of work is changing. It is becoming more virtual, diverse and dispersed, with an ever-greater need for leadership capability.  Often, when people have worked at the same level for some time, they do not have the self-belief to take advantage of new and existing  opportunities. This course is designed to encourage crew working

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Sales & Distribution Clinic (Online) starting 14.07.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to offer the Sales and Distribution Clinic. This course is offered free of charge to support the Irish creative screen industries impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19. The Sales & Distribution Clinic is a 3-week programme and one-on-one mentoring initiative that will prime producers for being best prepared for

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Television Drama – Development Deep-dive for Creative Producers, Exec Producers & Development Execs with John Yorke (Online) starting 20.07.2020

Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with Screen Skillnet and in association with MediaXchange are seeking participants for Television Drama – Development Deep-dive, with John Yorke. This course is offered free of charge to support the Irish creative screen industries impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19. Effective television development requires a creative storytelling skillset, strategic

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