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

Intimacy Etiquette for Film and Television starting 30.04.2018

Bow Street Screen Acting Academy and Screen Training Ireland are seeking participants for “Intimacy Etiquette for Film and Television”.   This course will feature an industry panel on best practice chaired by Shimmy Marcus and a presentation by Ita O’Brien. This course will provide guidance on best practice for Actors, Producers, Directors, 1st Assistant Directors and Directors of Photography on working with

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The Core Principles of Storytelling on the Screen starting 03.05.2018

  Screen Training Ireland is seeking participants for “The Basic Principles of Storytelling on the Screen”. This course will provide guidance to writers and creatives on: The Shapes of Stories What Defines a Plot Twist and Why They Are Necessary Character at the Heart of The Screen Story Creating and Sustaining Dramatic Tension Putting the

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