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News and Events - Skills Development

02
Apr

Channel 4 and NFTS Online Masterclass & Training Sessions

02/04/21

Channel 4 and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) have launched an exciting range of masterclasses, training courses and workshops all intended to support indies and freelancers in the UK. Monday 12th April […]

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26
Mar

Free sitcom webinar with Keith Martin

26/03/21

Sitcom Webinar with Keith Martin Thursday 22nd April 2021 from 5pm to 8:30pm (on Zoom) To secure your place your place on this  FREE webinar email  [email protected] Keith Martin is an award-winning development […]

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24
Mar

BFC / PGGB high level Covid Supervisor training

24/03/21

*New dates added – Saturday 17th April, Saturday 24th April and Wednesday 5th May* The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB), in partnership with the British Film Commission (BFC), is accepting applications for its […]

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22
Mar

Leadership workshops for the interactive sector

22/03/21

We are running a series of workshops on leadership skills within the interactive sector. The workshops are aimed at company leaders, individuals with team lead roles or junior team members that want to […]

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22
Mar

thinkBIGGER’s engage mentoring programme is open for disabled people

22/03/21

thinkBIGGER is calling deaf and disabled talent working in film, TV, games, animation or VFX to apply for its ENGAGE Mentoring Programme. ENGAGE is a six-month programme for deaf and disabled talent with 1-2 […]

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12
Mar

Free webinars for emerging producers

12/03/21

*REGISTRATION IS FULL* Northern Ireland Screen is hosting the following webinars for emerging producers in April: Tuesday 20th April at 2pm Starting a production company and running a creative business with Maria Caruana Galizia […]

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11
Mar

The Writers Lab US Launches in the UK & Ireland

11/03/21

The Writers Lab (TWL) has announced the launch of The Writers Lab UK & Ireland (TWL UK & I) with the first script development programme of its kind for women over 40, in […]

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09
Mar

4Skills workshop: How to take your first steps in TV and Film in Glasgow & Belfast

09/03/21

Thinking about a career in TV and film? Take part in Channel 4’s Belfast virtual open day on Tuesday 30th March. Join the free workshop to find out more about how to take […]

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03
Mar

Free QUB leadership courses for those impacted by Covid-19

03/03/21

Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is offering 215 free places across a range of competitive leadership and management courses. Funded by the Department for the Economy NI, the courses are available to individuals in Northern Ireland who […]

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01
Mar

Trainee Dressing Props development scheme

01/03/21

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

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25
Feb

Belfast Met Film and TV School Documentary Production course is open for applications

25/02/21

The award-winning Belfast Met Film and TV School is launching a new Level 5 HND in Documentary Production (Moving Image and Audio Productions) and is recruiting now for the September 2021 cohort. This course […]

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23
Feb

Ulster Screen Academy receives Unreal Academic Partner status and invests £1m in virtual production studio

23/02/21

In an exciting week for the new Ulster Screen Academy, Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool, has awarded Unreal Academic Partner […]

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11
Feb

ScreenSkills training on IR35 changes

11/02/21

The new IR35 regime will finally come into force in April following a year’s delay – but do you know what it means for productions? ScreenSkills is hosting a free seminar about the […]

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10
Feb

Shadow Director and Producer Placement opportunities

10/02/21

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications from Northern Ireland resident directors and producers working in drama to apply for our placement opportunities. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to shadow either directors or […]

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02
Feb

Northern Ireland 16-19 year olds wanted for Cinemagic Short Film Academy

02/02/21

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

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02
Feb

Company placement opportunities with Yellowmoon

02/02/21

Yellowmoon is expanding and is looking to hire personnel across three departments to work on high-end television drama, documentary and feature film projects. All positions are trainee posts, jointly funded by Northern Ireland […]

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27
Jan

ScreenSkills HETV Trainee Finder: accounts department

27/01/21

ScreenSkills is looking for talented individuals from across the UK who have less than 12 months of paid experience in the accounts department in high-end TV to apply for their training programme. High-end […]

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21
Jan

Production Guild and BFC High-Level Covid Supervisor Training reopens for applications

21/01/21

The Production Guild of Great Britain’s High-Level Covid Supervisor Training Programme, in partnership with the British Film Commission is now open for its second round of applications. The course is tailored to those […]

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13
Jan

Channel 4’s Production Training Scheme is open for applications

13/01/21

Channel 4 have launched a Production Training Scheme that will provide an amazing opportunity for people to take their first steps into TV production. The scheme will begin in May 2021 and will […]

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13
Jan

BBC Academy Digital Cities 26 – 28 January: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

13/01/21

Digital Cities Virtual returns on Tuesday 26th January for another fantastic lineup of online events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries. Sessions from BBC Academy include skills […]

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07
Jan

Mission Accomplished: The Step-up to 1st AD in Film training course

07/01/21

Mission Accomplished have introduced a Step-up to 1st AD in Film training course, commissioned by ScreenSkills, aimed at giving up to 16 participants the opportunity to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to […]

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05
Jan

ScreenSkills writing for children’s animation workshop

05/01/21

What’s it like to write for a children’s animation show? What are the challenges you will face? What are the limitations you will have to work with? How do you develop your own […]

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18
Dec

ScreenSkills is calling for industry feedback to help improve National Occupational Standards for screen industry roles

18/12/20

ScreenSkills is asking for industry feedback on its update of the National Occupational Standards that inform the development of qualifications and apprenticeships in the screen industries. This autumn, ScreenSkills consulted with professionals across […]

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18
Dec

Netflix Documentary Talent Fund opens applications from Monday 4th January 2021

18/12/20

Netflix have launched a Documentary Talent Fund that is designed to guide aspiring filmmakers through every step of the film making process. The opportunity will be open to anyone across the UK and […]

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16
Dec

Costume Department Trainee development scheme

16/12/20

Northern Ireland Screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft and Technical Skills 2020.  The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry between January 2021 […]

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