Screen Skills Ireland is part of Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland and 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.

They 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.

Their 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 Skills 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.

Latest News

Screen Skills Ireland Rebrand Launched #Industry: Screen Training Ireland rebrands to Screen Skills Ireland - Screen Skills Ireland Rebrand Launched at the Inaugural Screen Industry Education Forum and New ‘Careers in Screen’ Portal Unveiled
Cleraun Media Conference #Event: Documentary Masterclasses at the Cleraun Media Conference November 16-18 - With support from Screen Training Ireland, Cleraun Media Conference 2018 will host 4 separate documentary masterclasses from November 16th to 18th.
Screen Training Ireland #TalentDevelopment: Shadow directing on Vikings with Screen Training Ireland - Screen Training Ireland is seeking applications from directors interested in a one-day shadow directing opportunity on the drama production Vikings.
Writers Room #IrishTalent: Screen Training Ireland selects writers for Writers Room placements in LA - Screen Training Ireland has announced that the writers for the LA Writers Room placements have been chosen: Pierce Ryan, Carmel Winters, and Paul Walker.
Writers Room #Training: Irish writers needed for Writers Room placements in LA - Screen Training Ireland is seeking three experienced Irish writers for writers room placements in Los Angeles starting October 25th.
Screen Training Ireland #Training: Screen Training Ireland seek female director for a Shadow Directing opportunity on Wildfire - Screen Training Ireland is seeking applications from female directors interested in a shadow directing opportunity on upcoming film production Wildfire.
Galway Film Centre and Screen Training Ireland and BAI Writing Scheme #Industry: Galway Film Centre announces Writing Mentorship winners 2018 - Galway Film Centre in association with the BAI and Screen Training Ireland have announced the writers for their writing mentorship scheme.
Screen Training Ireland Hires August 2018 #Industry: Screen Training Ireland announces three new appointments - Screen Training Ireland has announced three new appointments to the current team: Sorcha Scully, Emer MacAvin, and Sharon O’Hara.
Introduction to the US TV Landscape with Des Doyle #Training: Introduction to the US TV Landscape with Des Doyle – September 4th - Screen Training Ireland and Galway Film Centre will present an Introduction to the US TV Landscape with Des Doyle on Sep 4th in The Harbour Hotel, Galway.
Writing Mentorship Scheme #Industry: Galway Film Centre announce new Writing Mentorship Scheme - Galway Film Centre in association with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Screen Training Ireland has announced a new writing mentorship scheme

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Managing Editor

Founder and Managing Editor of Scannain. If found please return to a cinema. Always willing to lend a hand to an Irish film, actor or director in need.