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Screen Training Ireland is the national training and development resource specifically created for the Irish screen sectors to provide continuing training and career development opportunities for professionals in the independent film, television and animation sector, and is founded on a collaborative approach with industry.
Screen Training Ireland in co-operation with national and international industry partners delivers a wide range of training to the sector in enterprise and business development, creative IP development, and technical skills to creative and technical personnel.  Read more

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No Repro Fee ….  19-8-15   TV3 SOAP RED ROCK LAUNCHES NEW TRAINING INITIATIVE … A TRAINING SCHEME SEEKS TO DEVELOP NEW INDUSTRY TALENT THROUGH WORK PLACEMENTS ON THE RED ROCK SET.  Screen Training Ireland, The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and TV3’s drama series Red Rock have announced details of a new, exciting work placement scheme that will be launched in September.  Pictured at the announcement on the Red Rock set were RED ROCK actress Jane McGrath who plays Garda Sharon Cleere in the series along with from left  Celine Craig, Deputy CEO of the BAI ,  Gareth Philips, Red Rock Executive Producer and Teresa McGrane, Deputy CEO of the Irish Film Board . The Red Rock Training Scheme will offer a select number of placement opportunities on the set of TV3’s drama series - produced by Element Pictures in association with Angel Station - as it enters into production of season 2. These six-week placements will introduce participants to essential skills in a number of key production departments, such as Locations, Wardrobe, Hair/Make-Up, Art Department, Continuity, and Post Production. To raise awareness about the programme, a special open day event will be held on Saturday 19th September 2015 on the Red Rock production base in Dublin.  The event, which is open to a maximum of 100 people, will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about different aspects of TV drama production from a range of industry experts, and gain an insight into how Red Rock is made from the show’s heads of departments.   Pic  Maxwell’s - No Repro Fee     19-8-15

RED ROCK TRAINING SCHEME – WORKING IN FILM AND TELEVISION starting 19.09.2015

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 Ireland and TV3’s RED ROCK drama series have

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Red Rock on TV3

Pictured left to right:

Adrijan Kosos (Boyko Krastanov), Sean Holden (David Crowley), Angela Tyrell (Andrea Irvine), James McKay (Richard Flood), Brian McGonigle (Sean Mahon), Sharon Cleere (Jane McGrath) and Paudge Brennan (Patrick Ryan).

RED ROCK Writers Academy starting 28.09.2015

The aim of the ‘Red Rock’ Writers Academy is to discover the next generation of Irish Writers for television, initially by going through an intensive course on writing for ‘Red Rock’. 8 students will be selected for the course. On completion of the course, successful students will be commissioned to write future episodes of the

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Beth Serlin

Scene Analysis: The Building Blocks of Scene Writing and Sequence Structure starting 18.10.2015

The aim of the course is to explore the precise craft of writing scenes for film. Through the medium of course work participants will apply their learning to their own scripts. The course will focus on: • fundamentals – what is a scene? • the basic dramatic predicament • how character creates a scene •

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