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

Improve Your Drafting Skills (Online) starting 06.04.2020

Screen Skills Ireland is pleased to offer Improve Your Drafting Skills. This course is being offered free of charge to support the Irish creative screen industries impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19. The course work will be participant lead and projects undertaken will be specific to each individual, and will relate to the skill they

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Successfully Managing Creative Teams Remotely (Online) starting 06.04.2020

Applications for this course are now closed. Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to offer the two day online Successfully Managing Creative Teams Remotely course. This course is being offered free of charge to support Irish creative screen industries impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19. The programme is endorsed and facilitated by the Institute of

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Writing a Webseries (Online) starting 06.04.2020

Applications for this course are now closed. Creating a web series is a great way to get noticed as a creator and writer of episodic series. Webisodes are short and relatively fast to write. This course will take you through the development and writing of a web series over four weeks. The first three weeks

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Production Accountancy for Film & TV (Online) starting 06.04.2020

This online programme is aimed at assistant accountants seeking to up-skill into the role of Production Accountant; and other production grades that are interested in moving into the accounts departments. The course will run over five half days: Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th, Thursday 16th and Friday 17th April, 2020. The course aims to provide

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Virtual Classroom Essentials for the Screen Sector (Online) starting 08.04.2020

Screen Skills Ireland in association with Screen Skillnet are delighted to offer a one week online Virtual Classroom Essentials Programme. This course is being offered free of charge to support the Irish creative screen industries impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19. The Programme endorsed and facilitated by the Institute of Training and Development is designed

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Working Remotely as an Editor (Online) starting 09.04.2020

Please note: applications for this course are now closed due to a high volume of applications. We apologise for any inconvenience.  In this course participants will learn of the options available to Film and TV editors who need to work in a standalone environment. From external drives to cloud computing, we will explore solutions for

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