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Screen Training Ireland To Support An Irish Writer on Guiding Lights 2017 14.03.2017

Screen Training Ireland, part of Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB), is pleased to announce that it is supporting an Irish writer (or writer/director) to participate in the ninth edition of Guiding Lights, the UK’s most prestigious film mentoring scheme. The deadline date for applications is 5pm, Tuesday 11 April 2017. First launched in

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IMRO | RTÉ Scoring For Film Program 2017 | Seeks Film Submissions 07.03.2017

Following on from the success of previous collaborative film-scoring workshops, the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, in association with Filmbase, The Contemporary Music Centre (CMC) and Screen Training Ireland will bring together the very best emerging Irish filmmakers and composers to work on an exciting collaborative project. The focus of

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RED ROCK Training Scheme 2017 06.03.2017

AN INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN FILM AND TELEVISION Are you interested in a career in the film & TV industry? Would you like to gain on the job experience on the set of a real life TV drama? This could be the opportunity for you! Screen Training Ireland/The Irish Film Board, The Broadcasting Authority of

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“Meet the Filmmakers” – Renowned Irish and International Filmmakers Visiting Dingle International Film Festival 2017 01.03.2017

Dingle International Film Festival (Dingle IFF) has always attracted esteemed guests and their acclaimed films from the world of cinema, and 2017 promises to be the most diverse and talented yet. Running right through the festival weekend, audience members will get the opportunity to meet and hear from these acclaimed filmmakers themselves. Special feature films

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Directors Masterclass with Béla Tarr 21.02.2017

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to partner with Silk Road Film Festival to present a masterclass with celebrated auteur Béla Tarr.  The masterclass is aimed at directors, film students, film educators, actors, producers, cinematographers, writers. This Masterclass is an interactive session and the aim is to explore the works of Béla Tarr from his early

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Martin Scorsese Masterclass – IFTA/STI 20.02.2017

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to partner with the Irish Film and Television Academy to present an industry masterclass with acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese. The masterclass aimed at filmmakers, directors, writers, producers, editors, sound department, composers etc. takes place on Saturday 25th February in Dublin. The Objective of the Masterclass is for Ireland’s leading film

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VFX and Animation Graduate Traineeship Update 15.02.2017

The VFX and Animation Graduate Traineeship, a joint initiative of Screen Training Ireland and Animation Skillnet, will culminate this March with a trip to Animation Dingle for participating trainees.  The programme kicked off in October 2016 with a week of intensive training covering areas such as Storytelling for Animation, Storyboarding, the VFX and Animation Pipeline,

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Chrysalis: The Advanced Screenplay Development Programme Participants and Projects Announced 15.02.2017

Screen Training Ireland is delighted to announce the participants and projects for the inaugural Chrysalis programme. Chrysalis is an intensive, project-based development programme aimed at writers and development teams of both live action and animation cinematic projects. Tutored by international screenwriter and educator Beth Serlin and story consultant Mary Kate O’Flanagan the programme will take

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Mentors Tessa Ross, Andrew Haigh and Moira Buffini Join Guiding Lights 8 10.02.2017

Guiding Lights, the UK film industry’s leading mentoring scheme, announced the latest cohort of prestigious mentors. Luminaries in British cinema, including director Andrew Haigh (45 YEARS, WEEKEND), producer Tessa Ross (ROOM, EX MACHINA), writer Moira Buffini (JANE EYRE, BYZANTIUM), and exhibition professional Alice Cabanas (Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival), are amongst those to support

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Stunt School Ireland Courses 09.02.2017

Stunt School Ireland have a range of exciting courses taking place at their facility in Arklow in February.  The courses will give a good insight into the stunt industry in Ireland and include  An Introduction to Stunt Performance & Performance on Wire Rigs, Advanced Performance & Performance on Wire Rigs and Percision Driving. Brendan Condren (VIKINGS, PENNY DREADFUL,