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Screen Training Ireland and Animation Skillnet announce Animation and VFX Graduate Traineeship and Trainees 18.10.2018

Screen Training Ireland and Animation Skillnet are delighted to announce the Animation and VFX Graduate Traineeship, trainees and host studios for the 2018/19 programme. Now in its fourth iteration, this highly successful programme takes place over a six-month period and is targeted at developing skills and talent in the Irish animation and VFX sectors.  The

Gerry Grennell Masterclass – ‘Act Like A Child’ 18.10.2018

Film In Cork, Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting and Screen Training Ireland bring you a two-day masterclass with Hollywood acting coach Gerry Grennell. This two-day course will take place in Cork City on the 3rd and 4th of November. The course is aimed at Actors with previous film and television experience who are interested in expanding

Screenwriting: Tools, Not Rules! Screenwriting evening class starting in Cork 15.10.2018

Screenwriting: Tools, Not Rules! Film In Cork have announced they will host a five-week Screenwriting evening class from October 31st. This course is for new-to-intermediate level screenwriters who are keen to expand their storytelling knowledge and abilities. The five-week course will increase participants’ understanding of modern screenwriting standards and will help to develop their approaches

WORKING TOGETHER Workshop in Geneva – Deadline 15th October 12.10.2018

FOCAL, founded in 1990, is a Switzerland-based organisation which aims to develop and promote creative, technical and entrepreneurial skills among professionals in the areas of film, audiovisual arts and new media. It is now offering a new workshop, WORKING TOGETHER – Filmmaking Is A Collaborative Process, which will take place near Geneva from 29 November to

Screen Training Ireland appoints Fran Keaveney to new role 12.10.2018

Screen Training Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Fran Keaveney to the position of Skills Development Executive – Film and TV Drama Production. Fran will work closely with industry guilds, heads of department, crew and producers to address gaps in skills and competencies and address future skills requirements. She will also work closely

Irish Writers in the US: Writers Room Placements 10.10.2018

Screen Training Ireland is seeking three experienced Irish Writers for placements in Los Angeles.  The placement will commence on the 25th of October and run until the 1st of November. Screen Training Ireland will provide a €2000 contribution to costs for each participant but participants will be expected to organise their own transport and accommodation.

Shadow Directing Opportunity – Wildfire 08.10.2018

Screen Training Ireland is seeking applications from female directors interested in a shadow directing opportunity on upcoming film production Wildfire. Due to the nature of production, the opportunity will have a fluid form but the overall objective will be to provide participants with exposure and experience on a feature film set, and ultimately to help

Físín Irish Scriptwriting Competition open for submissions 04.10.2018

An open invitation for submissions of a short film proposal in the Irish language. The project targets and encourages filmmaking in Irish. The Físín competition does not favour any particular genre and is open to submissions in all categories. The competition has a cash prize of €5,000 to the overall winner. The winner will also

IndieCork 2018: Directors Studio with Rebecca Daly and Oonagh Kearney 01.10.2018

IndieCork 2018 – Directors Studio – Rebecca Daly and Oonagh Kearney On the occasion of the inaugural IndieCork award for Best Emerging Irish Female Director, IndieCork with support from Screen Training Ireland present this encounter between two Irish women directors, focusing on the challenges and opportunities for women who take on the directorial role in

Production Value Workshop 2019 in Sweden 28.09.2018

Are you an assistant director or a line producer/production manager interested in improving your scheduling and budgeting skills at an international level, in learning from senior professionals, and in developing a European network? Are you a producer with a complex project, interested in getting a schedule and a budget supervised by top-level first assistant-directors and line producers?