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

Actors Masterclass with Michael Smiley

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to support the Actor’s Masterclass with actor Michael Smiley during the Galway Film Fleadh 2017. The masterclass will be facilitated by Maureen Hughes of Bow Street. Irish actor and comedian Michael Smiley began his performing career in the early ’90s on a whim when he took the stage during an

Animation Dingle

Animation Dingle is part of the Dingle Film Festival  and includes the National & secondary school animation showcase and the Young Animator of The Year Award for Transition Year Students. This event includes a showcase of Irish student animation films as well as a showcase of new Irish animation. 

Audi Dublin Film Festival Immersive Stories Conference and Exhibition 2018

Audi Dublin International Film Festival and Screen Training Ireland are hosting a special Virtual Reality conference and exhibition, Immersive Stories, taking place on February 24th and 25th, featuring Curtis Hickman (founder of “hyper-reality” entertainment startup THE VOID),  Diana Williams (Lucasfilm Ltd’s creative executive and content strategist), Colum Slevin( Head of Experiences, Oculus VR), Sol Rogers ( founder and


Cinemagic is a festival that embraces film, television and digital technologies to educate, motivate and inspire young people through film screenings, industry workshops, practical masterclasses, filmmaking projects and outreach activities. The Cinemagic festival runs programmes for schools, children and families, young people from 12-16 and 16-25.

Cork Film Festival 2016

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to announce their support of Alt. Fund and the Industry Documentary Day at Cork Film Festival 2016. The Festival takes place in Cork from the 11th to the 20th of November 2016. Alt.Fund is Cork Film Festival’s brand new seminar for emerging film professionals which explores innovative and non-traditional models

Cork Film Festival Shines Spotlight on Irish Cinema

More than 80 Irish films showcased in Ireland’s oldest film festival  03-November-2016: Irish film is in the spotlight at this year’s Cork Film Festival, with the European premiere of I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER among the highly acclaimed homegrown productions to be screened from 11-20 November. The psychological thriller directed by Cork’s own Billy O’Brien,

Corona Fastnet Film Festival

Corona Fastnet Film Festival encourages first time filmmakers through the medium of short Film.  Leading Irish and International filmmakers have contributed their support in kind to the festival and include Jim Sheridan, Gerard Stembridge, Jack Gold, Kirsten Sheridan, Steve Coogan, Greg Dyke, Tony Barry, Lenny Abrahamson, Carmel Winters, Ken Wardrop, Mike Leigh and many others.

Directors Masterclass with Amir Bar-Lev

Screen Training Ireland are excited to announce our support of the Directors’s Masterclass with Amir Bar-Lev at the Galway Film Fleadh 2017.  The masterclass will be moderated by Irish director and producer Brendan J. Byrne. Amir Bar-Lev is a New York based film director and Galway Film Fleadh veteran. His directorial debut, FIGHTER, was released

Directors Masterclass with Béla Tarr

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

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival 2018

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, Ireland’s newest International Film Festival dedicated to filmmakers exclusively using mobile devices (Phones & Tablets) kicks off on the 27th January 2018.  The festival will screen a selection of short film, documentary, animation and music videos, along with educational workshops. With over 65 entries from more than 25 countries,  Awards categories

Film In Cork announces details of 2018 Short Film Award

Film In Cork, through the support of the Arts Offices of Cork City and County Councils, and in association with the Tomar Trust, is delighted to announce the launch of the 2018 Short Film Award. This funding initiative aims to support creative and resourceful filmmaking in the Cork region. Film In Cork is looking for

Fingal Film Festival – Submissions for 2017 Now Open

A major revamp of the Fingal Film Festival’s annual event is underway with a summer weekend packed with film, comedy and live music. Taking place on the 11th & 12th August, the new summer festival format will be hosted in the open air venue at Swords Castle, Co. Dublin with outdoor screenings, live music, stand-up

First Cut! Youth Film Festival

First Cut! Youth Film Festival was launched as a one day event in 2009 to showcase new films by young filmmakers, with screenings, workshops and talks by film industry professionals. The success of the festival has seen it grow to a 3-day event, with almost 200 films submitted from all over Ireland and abroad. The

Fresh Film Festival

Fresh Film Festival encourage and support young filmmakers aged 7-18 to tell their stories through the medium of moving pictures. The festival focuses on national and international filmmakers spanning the primary and secondary age groups. It includes screenings and workshops as well as the Filmmaking competition and “The International Young Filmmaker Awards”. The competition is

Guth Gafa Celebrates 10th Birthday with Bumper Programme

Guth Gafa is celebrating its 10th birthday party 3rd-7th of August at Headfort House,  Kells, Co Meath with a bumper festive programme packed with an extraordinary selection of films for all ages from all over the world. Over 60 of the best and latest documentary films from over 25 different countries around the world, including

Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival 2016

The Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival  is celebrating its 10th anniversary 3-7 August at Headfort House in Kells, Co Meath with a bumper programme packed with extraordinary films for adults and children from all over the world. And in a first for an Irish Film Festival, Guth Gafa will unveil a Virtual Reality cinema

Immersive Content Creation

Screen Training Ireland is partnering with Audi Ireland and Dublin International Film Festival to present Immersive Content Creation. This event will take place in Dublin on the 23rd of September and is designed to offer creatives across live action and digital production a deeper understanding of the craft of immersive storytelling for VR/AR. An exciting

Industry Focused Events at the Cork Film Festival

Screen Training Ireland is excited to support FIRST TAKE and DOC DAY, two industry focused events at Cork Film Festival 2017. FIRST TAKE | NOV 16 |11:00 | The Metropole Hotel Cork | €20 This event is aimed at  newly established film professionals, emerging filmmakers, and students of film and will include a range of interactive

Industry Talks at Rathmullan Film Festival 2018

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to support The Rathmullan Film Festival 2018. The festival is an all ages inclusive and participatory festival taking place in the beautiful seaside village of Rathmullan, Co. Donegal, from 15th to 18th of February. The programme has been curated by local community groups, businesses, school kids and film fanatics, with

International Alliance Set to Support “Belt and Road” Movie Production

A multi-national production alliance to expand the influence of film in China’s “Belt and Road” initiative participating countries was signed at the 20th Shanghai International Film Festival which was held from the 17th to 26th June 2017.  The Silk Road International Film Festival (SRFF), which takes place across the city of Dublin in March each

Junior Film Fleadh 2016: Call for Entries

Calling all Future Filmmakers! The Junior Film Fleadh is looking for entries from young filmmakers from the ages of 7 to 18 inclusive for the Future Filmmakers Short Film Programmes.  The Festival takes place 9-12  November 2016 in Galway. Today’s students are tomorrow’s filmmakers and, in addition to a mix of workshops, script competition, and

Masterclass with Agnès Jaoui as part of the IFI French Film Festival

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to support a masterclass with multi-award winning actress, screenwriter, director and singer, Agnès Jaoui at the Irish Film Institute on Saturday the 18th of November at 1pm. The masterclass will be hosted by director Rebecca Daly. Agnès Jaoui’s acting and screenwriting collaborations with former partner Jean-Pierre Bacri include Philippe Muyl’s KITCHEN

Masterclass with Taiwanese Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien and screenwriter Chu Tien-Wen

Screen Training Ireland is delighted to support a masterclass with Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien and screenwriter Chu Tien-Wen in association with CLFFI (Chinese-language Film Festival Ireland) and the Irish Film Institute (IFI). The inaugural Chinese-language Film Festival Ireland debuts this year with Made in Taiwan at the Irish Film Institute, highlighting the work of master

Offline Film Festival

The Offline Film Festival is based in Birr Co. Offaly and involves a competition where teams of young filmmakers are  challenged to shoot & edit short films (less than 10 minutes) over 2 days during the festival. There is a prize of €5000 for the winners and their film will be screened at the Galway

Screen Training Ireland support Masterclasses at Audi Dublin Film Festival

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to support two exciting industry focused masterclasses at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.  Working with Actors: A Masterclass with Kerry Fox and a Directors Masterclass with Ben Wheatley. Award-winning actor Kerry Fox,  AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE, SHALLOW GRAVE, BRIGHT STAR, THE REHEARSAL; will deliver an intensive half-day

The 6th Irish Film Festival London to open with A DATE FOR MAD MARY

The Irish Film Festival London is delighted to announce A DATE FOR MAD MARY as this year’s opening night film. Based on Yasmine Akram’s play, A DATE FOR MAD MARY sees director Darren Thornton make an exceptional feature debut. Boasting stellar performances from its predominantly female cast, and in particular from lead actress Seána Kerslake,

The Art of Fine Storytelling at Guth Gafa

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to support a masterclass with award winning filmmaker, Jerry Rothwell on how to turn a news story into a documentary feature film at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival 3-7 August, Headfort House, Kells, Co Meath. The director of Sour Grapes, a riveting story of a wine fraud, the

The Junior Galway Film Fleadh

The Junior Galway Film Fleadh is the young people’s part of the Galway Film Fleadh, featuring World Cinema, Documentaries and Irish language programming for young people, as well as Social Awareness Screenings, Workshops to develop filmmaking skills and a Story Pitching Competition that emphasises the importance of writing to the audio-visual industry.

Workshops at Cruinniú na Cásca

Screen Training Ireland are delighted to be part of Cruinniú na Cásca a Creative Ireland initiative presented by RTÉ. The festival will take place across four zones in Dublin city and will celebrate contemporary Irish culture and creativity through a variety of live music and dance, art, film and music workshops, talks, readings and screenings