Director Shadowing Placements
Northern Ireland Screen is seeking expressions of interest from Northern Ireland resident directors working in live factual or fiction genres through live action or animation for potential paid placements on productions based in Northern Ireland. The aim of the scheme is to create pathways for new and emerging talent by enabling directors to ‘step up’ from short films to longer form projects.
The criteria for participation is listed below:
|Sector||Criteria 1||Criteria 2|
|Factual sector||3 short factual films [1 unfunded, 2 funded) *|
|Creative Animation||2 short animation films [funded through an Irish or UK public body or a Creative Animation film|
|Childrens’ TV Drama||3 short films [1 unfunded, 2 funded) *|
|Independent Film||3 short films [1 unfunded, 2 funded) *|
|UK Network TV Drama||3 short films [1 unfunded, 2 funded) *||1 Feature film|
|Large scale Production||3 short films [1 unfunded, 2 funded) *||1 feature film and 1 TV Drama OR 2 Features.|
*film funded through a UK/Irish public body or broadcaster
Applicant directors will be asked to supply a list of directing credits and links to previous work. The production will make the final decision on the successful director applicant for the placement.