Training Resources

Animation Skillnet

SUBSIDISED TRAINING FOR THE ANIMATION, GAMES AND VFX SECTORS… Animation Skillnet is an industry led training network for the animation, games and VFX sectors in Ireland.

Bow Street

Bow Street was originally established as The Factory in 2010 by three of Ireland’s leading filmmakers, John Carney, Kirsten Sheridan, and Lance Daly. They were shortly joined by Casting Director Maureen Hughes and filmmaker Shimmy Marcus. Originally set up as a space for filmmakers to collaborate and share ideas, The Factory evolved into one of

Cork Film Centre

The Cork Film Centre is a resource centre for Filmmakers in the Cork area.  Funded by the Arts council, CFC supplies local filmmakers with equipment and training. For further information on courses currently on offer please contact Cork Film Centre. T: +353 21 421 5160 E:


Filmbase is a not-for-profit resource centre for filmmakers. It is funded primarily by the arts council, members fees and training fee income.  Filmbase provides a range of film and video training courses for new and emerging filmmakers as well as the more experienced film professional. Course lengths vary from 1 day or weekend courses to courses run

Galway Film Centre

Galway Film Centre is a non-profit, members based organisation dedicated to the development of film as an artistic medium in the West of Ireland. They support filmmakers, community and youth groups through education and training, equipment provision and information. They offer short training programmes, tailored training for groups and one to one tuition. They focus

National Film School (IADT)

The National Film School (NFS) at IADT launched in November 2003 is a professional centre of excellence that both reflects and influences practice in the film, animation, broadcasting and digital media industries by providing creative, technical and academic education at an international standard. This status is based on: the consistently high achievements of its student

The Digital Hub Learning Programme

The Digital Hub Learning Programme (formerly elevate Learning @ The Digital Hub) offers members of the Dublin 8 community the opportunity to gain IT skills and digital media training. The programme has reached out to local schools, colleges and community groups with projects involving over 12,000 participants to date. The initiative has also developed links

The Gaiety School of Acting

The Gaiety School of Acting train actors for the theatre, film and television industries. Past students have worked on The Clinic, Fair City, Bachelors Walk, Casualty, The Bill, Tudors and Love/Hate. Graduates have worked on stage in the Abbey Theatre, the Gate Theatre, and with the Druid Theatre Company, Rough Magic and the Fishamble Theatre

The Lir Academy

The Lir, is Irelands’s National Academy of Dramatic Art established as a result of a recognised need for an academy of excellence with the island of Ireland. Its close associations with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and Trinity College Dublin ensure that the contents of all courses are set to the

The National Digital Skills Centre – Broadcast Production Skills

The Broadcast Prodcuction Skills course, formally TV and Video Production, based in the National Digital Skills Centre, Tralee and running since 1987, is the market leader in practical skills based training, utilising up to date, state of the art technology from Apple, Adobe, AVID, Sony, Panasonic, JVC, RED and many other industry vendors. The course