Screen Training Ireland supports Irish Industry professionals to enhance their careers through international training opportunities. Through the Bursary award scheme individuals can avail of funding to attend training courses and workshops and support funding to participate in a structured work programme with international companies and organisations. The purpose of the scheme is to expose Irish Industry professionals to the best training expertise, work situations and mentoring internationally.

Screen Training Ireland’s Creative Europe funded programmes Screen Leaders and VFX: Script to Screen provide opportunities for Irish and International participants to network and develop skills. Screen Leaders is the leading strategic company development programme for the Screen industries. VFX: Script to Screen is an innovative programme targeted at developing skills and talent in the Irish and European visual effects sector.

In addition Screen Training Ireland has forged partnerships with leading European training programmes such as ACE, EAVE, Inside Pictures and Guiding Lights.



Upcoming Courses


Health & Safety for Film & TV Production starting 23.01.2017

The aim of the course is to provide participants with information and knowledge regarding general health and safety, and to alert them to their responsibilities and duties as agents of employers according to the Health and Safety Act 2005 as it relates to the film and television industry.  The course will cover the following: Safety,

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Creating Showbusiness: The Entertainment Television Format Creation Seminar starting 24.01.2017

Creating Showbusiness: The Entertainment Television Creation Seminar aims to equip emerging creative talent in the entertainment television sector in Ireland with the tools to devise cutting edge creative programming.  This course will help creatives in companies to define and revise better TV formats to today’s schedules, with input from the broadcasters and active professionals with

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Production Coordination: From Script to Set starting 28.01.2017

The Galway Film Centre and Screen Training Ireland are seeking participants for a Production Coordination training programme. The course will cover each stage of the production coordination process, and will include both lectures and practical exercises. Topics covered will include: Brief Introduction to the three stages of production – prep, shoot, wrap overview of the

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Sketch-Up: Beginners & Intermediate starting 28.01.2017

Galway Film Centre and Screen Training Ireland are seeking participants for a Sketch-Up training programme.  The programme is aimed at both beginners and those with some Sketch-Up experience. Topics covered on the course will include: Brief overview of the basics including key concepts, menus and tools Examples of the use of Sketch –Up in  recent

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TRAIN THE TRAINER (Animation/VFX) – After Effects starting 10.02.2017

Screen Training Ireland is launching a Train the Trainer initiative designed to enhance the skills of educators and trainers working in further education, higher education and training.  The initiative is initially focused on targeting skills in the teaching of industry-standard software and processes for animation and VFX.  The initiative aims to bridge the gap between

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Chrysalis: The Advanced Screenplay Development Programme starting 05.03.2017

  Chrysalis is an intensive, project-based development programme. It is aimed at writers and development teams of both live action and animation cinematic projects.  Individual writers in receipt of third party support and teams of a writer / writers with their active producer / development executive are asked to apply. Eight strong film projects which

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