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News and Events - Skills Development

06
Jul

Cinemagic ‘HOME’ Filmmaking opportunity for 12-25yr olds launched in partnership with Future Screens NI

06/07/20

Young creatives aged 12-25 are being sought for the Cinemagic and Future Screens NI Filmmaking initiative ‘HOME’, which will take place online from July-October 2020. In light of the covid-19 pandemic, Cinemagic wishes […]

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03
Jul

ScreenSkills HETV Learning Session

03/07/20

ScreenSkills HETV Skills Fund is presenting a series of online industry expert led learning sessions, to support freelancers continue to develop their skills in the HETV industry during the Covid-19 crisis. These interactive […]

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01
Jul

Coronavirus basic awareness on production training

01/07/20

Free online training designed to support screen industry workers stay safe on productions in the context of Covid-19 is launched by ScreenSkills, the UK’s screen skills body. The development has been supported by […]

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26
Jun

Applications open for the Puttnam Scholarship Programme

26/06/20

Future Screens NI, Northern Ireland Screen and Screen Ireland have teamed up with Atticus Education to offer four Northern Ireland resident writers, directors and producers the opportunity to attend 6 online masterclasses with […]

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25
Jun

Future Screens: Perspectives on Storytelling

25/06/20

Future Screens NI, Northern Ireland Screen and The Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast are hosting workshops on the Perspectives on Storytelling. Film-makers and fiction writers alike aim to tell a story — but […]

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18
Jun

The Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 (Community Management) Skills Development Programme

18/06/20

The Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 (Community Management) is the new entrant scheme for aspiring video game marketers. Northern Ireland Screen is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a career in Northern Ireland’s […]

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11
Jun

Trainee opportunities for 3D modellers and junior artists

11/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run skills development programmes called 3D Modeller Trainee 2020 and Junior Artist 2020. The programmes will provide opportunities in interactive content companies. The scheme and placements will be based in […]

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04
Jun

New Entrant Training 2020

04/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a two-day online training course aimed at new entrants to the Film & TV industry. The course is for those wishing to get their foot through the […]

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12
May

Foundation Animation and Visual Effects Academies now open for 16-19 year olds

12/05/20

This month our Foundation Academy for Animation and Visual Effects Academy for 16-19 year olds will take place online. Both academies will be facilitated by Nerve Belfast. The Foundation Academy for Animation is a 6 week course starting from […]

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12
May

Free online workshops with Northern Ireland Screen

12/05/20

Northern Ireland Screen will be running several online workshops. The workshops will cover filmmaking, animation and directing. The sessions will take place on the following dates: Factual filmmaking, 20th May, 3pm Short film […]

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07
May

Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 applications are open

07/05/20

Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 is the new entrant scheme for aspiring video game developers. Northern Ireland Screen is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a career in Northern Ireland’s thriving interactive […]

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06
May

Free online training for freelancers from ScreenSkills

06/05/20

As the lockdown persists, ScreenSkills are continuing to roll out wide-ranging slate of free training sessions for freelancers supported by the Skills Funds in television (unscripted, high-end and children’s), animation and film as […]

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05
May

Online Carbon Literacy Training 2020

05/05/20

Albert have adapted their Carbon Literacy training programme so that it can be delivered via webinar during UK lockdown. Albert exists to support the UK production and broadcast industry’s transition to environmental sustainability, […]

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01
May

New Writer Focus – Screenwriting webinar with Mary Kate O’Flanagan

01/05/20

As part of our New Writer Focus webinars, Mary Kate O’Flanagan will be hosting a seminar on The Core Principles of Storytelling On Screen on Thursday 7th May from 3pm – 6pm via […]

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15
Apr

Games Development Academy Taster Sessions with Nerve Belfast

15/04/20

Nerve Belfast is running a number of taster sessions as part of the Games Development Academy for young people aged 16-19. The Academy will take place on the following dates: Thursday 23rd April […]

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09
Apr

Production Design Academy with Nerve Belfast

09/04/20

This is the first of Nerve Belfast’s online courses to be delivered as part of the Production Design Academy aimed at 16-19 year olds. During the four weeks you will take a script […]

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26
Mar

New Writer Focus 2020-2021 open for applications

26/03/20

Northern Ireland Screen is now seeking feature film and TV drama scripts to develop for its New Writer Focus scheme 2020-2021. Only Northern Ireland resident writers new to feature film and long-form drama […]

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24
Mar

Into Film provides free home educational activities

24/03/20

An education resource designed for use in schools is now available free online for Northern Ireland families to assist with home learning during the coronavirus outbreak. Education charity Into Film has a pack […]

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20
Mar

The Film Corner Reloaded

20/03/20

The Film Corner  is an interactive web platform dedicated to cinema and suitable for students of Moving Image Arts and Creative Media aged 14+. The Nerve Centre has worked in partnership with six […]

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20
Mar

Online workshops with Northern Ireland Screen

20/03/20

Northern Ireland Screen will be running several online workshops for new and emerging talent in April. The seminars will cover script development, direction and post-production. The sessions will take place on the following […]

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09
Mar

Progress your career in post-production supervision

09/03/20

**Unfortunately due to the current circumstances, the post-production supervision training has been cancelled** Northern Ireland Screen is hosting an intensive 2-day training session on progressing your career in post-production supervision. Led by Paula Crickard, […]

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02
Mar

The Northern Ireland Film & Television School is now accepting applications for Sept 2020

02/03/20

The Northern Ireland Film & Television School (NIFTS) is now accepting applications for the HNC in Creative Media Production beginning this September. School leavers and mature career changers are encouraged to apply. The HNC […]

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13
Feb

Trainee opportunities in camera, sound and electrical departments

13/02/20

Northern Ireland screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft & Technical Skills 2020.  The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry. We currently […]

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28
Jan

16-19 Year olds trainee crew call-out for Cinemagic short film academy

28/01/20

Cinemagic has launched its search for a young film production crew for the Cinemagic Belfast Short Film Academy. The short film will be made by young people under the guidance of industry professionals. Participants, […]

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28
Jan

Placement opportunity for Art Department trainee

28/01/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Production, Craft and Technical Skills scheme is a paid placement scheme where participants will gain experience on Northern Ireland Screen funded film and television projects. The scheme will provide training […]

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