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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Intermediate Drafting starting 08.05.2017

DAY 1 Review of basics of surveying, use of surveying equipment and information that needs to be acquired on a survey, sketching of plans and elevations for purposes of recording data. Use of photography to record detail. Introduction to the interior/exterior space to be surveyed with a view to the areas of greatest interest. Review

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Introduction to the Film Production Office starting 13.05.2017

Screen Training Ireland is seeking participants for a production office programme for trainees, assistant co-ordinators, PA’s to creatives (producers & directors), or those seeking an entry level role in film production.  The course – taking place over two days on Saturday and Sunday 13th and 14th May – will cover each stage of the assistant

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Innovation

Business Model Innovation Workshop starting 29.05.2017

Business Model Innovation is about creating value, for companies, customers and society. It is about replacing outdated models. Today, countless innovative business models are emerging. Entirely new industries are forming as old ones crumble. New innovation start-ups are challenging the old ones, some of whom are struggling to reinvent themselves. How do you imagine your

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Exploring Genre- Screenplay Unlimited Thriller Workshop starting 13.06.2017

This course is aimed at writers, development personnel, directors and editors who wish to hone their understanding of storytelling in thrillers.  It is required that applicants have either attended Emmanuel Oberg’s Advanced Development Workshop or read his book- “Screenwriting Unchained: Reclaim your Creative Freedom and Master Story Structure”. The aim of the workshop is to

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Exploring Genre – Screenplay Unlimited Comedy Workshop starting 15.06.2017

This course is aimed at writers, development personnel, directors and editors who wish to hone their understanding of storytelling in comedies.  It is required that applicants have either attended Emmanuel Oberg’s Advanced Development Workshop or read his book- “Screenwriting Unchained: Reclaim your Creative Freedom and Master Story Structure”. The aim of the workshop is to

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