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Career Spotlight: Eimear Noone, Composer and Conductor 25.01.2018

Screen Training Ireland talks with Irish Composer and Conductor Eimear Noone as part of a Careers Spotlight series. Eimear is arguably the world’s current premier conductor of video game scores.  She is the principle conductor for Blizzard Games (WORLD OF WARCRAFT) and a first call for sessions at Skywalker Ranch, her credits include the most respected

Transatlantic Partners 2017 25.10.2017

Rachel O’Kane, producer, Tilted Pictures, recently received a bursary to attend the Transatlantic Partners 2017.Read more about her experience on the programme. “Transatlantic Partners is an excellent training and networking programme for experienced film and TV producers from Europe, Canada and the US. Founded in 2009 by Jan Miller, TAP is the only programme that is

Career Spotlight: Caoimhe Doyle, Foley Artist 19.06.2017

Caoimhe Doyle Foley Artist outlines her career path. “I began my journey into sound in 1989 with a Diploma in Communications and Media Production, specialising in sound, from Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Dublin. At that time, film sound was in its infancy in Ireland. It wasn’t until 1995 that Paul Moore founded Ardmore Sound; a studio that

LOOKING FOR SUPPORT TO ATTEND A TRAINING OR WORK PROGRAMME? 12.06.2017

Interested in participating in a training course or structured work programme to enhance your career development?  Screen Training Ireland may be able to assist with funding through the Bursary Award Scheme. Katie Holly, producer Blinder Films, recently received a bursary to attend the Showrunners TV Drama Series Exchange in Los Angeles with MediaXchange. Read more

Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab New York 06.04.2017

Oonagh Kearney received a bursary to attend the Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab in New York.  Read more about her experience on the programme. “In November 2016, I came across an opportunity online looking for feature film scripts featuring strong female characters. The inaugural Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab was designed for female writers who had not

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Intensive Feature Film Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer Training 28.11.2016

Steve Fanagan received a bursary to attend a mentorship in Intensive Feature Film Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer with Douglas Murray at 20th Century Fox in Los Angeles.  Read more about Steve’s experience. “With the support of Screen Training Ireland’s Bursary Award Scheme, I recently completed a 2 week full-time course in ‘Intensive Feature Film Supervising Sound

Virtual Reality Filmmaking Workshop Helsinki 20.09.2016

Conor Dowling received a bursary to attend a Virtual Reality workshop in Helsinki in Finland.  Read more about Conor’s experience. “After much interest and research into Virtual Reality Filmmaking and 360 video, I came across a practical VR filmmaking workshop in Helsinki, Finland.  I applied for the course and was accepted. Fortunately Screen Training Ireland

Dublin Editors In Conversation with John Wilson ACE 19.09.2016

Screen Training Ireland is delighted to support Dublin Editors In Conversation with John Wilson ACE, THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER, BILLY ELLIOT, DOWNTON ABBEY, THE HISTORY BOYS. This event will take place in Dublin on Tuesday September 20th at 8pm. If you’re interested in attending please email dublineditors@gmail.com, Dublin Editors will

Guest Post: Shadowing Director Lisa Mulcahy on RED ROCK 07.06.2016

Hannah Quinn, Assistant Director talks about her experience shadowing Director Lisa Mulcahy on RED ROCK. Earlier this year, I had the experience of shadowing Director Lisa Mulcahy on one of her blocks of the hugely successful TV3 serial drama – RED ROCK, for 5 weeks.  Each cycle consists of 10 days prep, 8 days shoot

Brendan Condren on Stunt Rigging AP8 course 27.05.2016

Brendan Condren, Stunt Drive Ireland recently received a bursary to attend a Stunt Rigging AP8 course at Stunt and Wireworks Haeger Limited, Berlin.  Read more about Brendan’s experience. “I was lucky to receive a bursary from Screen Training Ireland to attend  Level 1 & 2 Stunt Rigging AP8 Course . The course was held in