Who We Are

Screen Training Ireland part of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland is the national training and development resource specifically created for Ireland’s film and television industry. It was established in 1995 to provide continuing training and career development opportunities for professionals working in the screen sectors.

We work with national and internationally recognised industry professionals, both locally and internationally, to identify, design and deliver training for Irish professionals. Training programmes are offered to practitioners and companies to enhance their expertise in Film, Television, Animation and interactive screen content.

Our aim is to:-

  • Develop storytelling skills (visual and narrative) across multiple genres and platforms and promote creative collaboration.
  • Develop production and technical skills enabling Irish content creators compete at the highest level internationally
  • Raise the bar of business acumen and entrepreneurship

The Irish screen sector is part of a competitive global industry where technology is changing at an incredibly fast pace. Screen Training Ireland is an on-going training resource which is dedicated to assessing skills shortages in the industry and designing courses and opportunities for practitioners to fill those gaps.

Upcoming Courses

TV Production Research Skills starting 06.11.2018

Areas covered will include: How to spot and tell a good story Professional TV research techniques Sources of information Interviewing skills How to write proposals and research briefs How to come up with and pitch ideas The basics of editorial policy and broadcast law Accuracy and double-checking information Copyright

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Health & Safety Awareness for Film & TV Production starting 22.11.2018

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. On completion of this course participants will:

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