Who We Are

Screen Training Ireland part of Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board 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

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In The Writers Room II starting 28.06.2017

Filmbase and Screen Training Ireland are pleased to launch In The Writers Room 2 with Matthew Carnahan Creator/Showrunner of Emmy award-winning Showtime series HOUSE OF LIES. This unique course aims to provide an introduction to Television Series Concept Development via an intensive project based programme. Participants are asked to apply with a 1 page outline which they wish

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