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Careers in Screen is presented by Irish Film Institute and Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival with the kind support of Screen Ireland and BAI.

This year’s event, aimed at students aged 15-18, offers a day-long in-person programme, designed to provide an insight into the various careers available to students in the film and TV industries. 

Careers in Screen Day will start with an in-cinema screening of The Racer, followed by a behind the scenes discussion with director, Kieron J Walsh, Yvonne Donohue (producer), Paul Tsan (grip), James Mather (DOP), Nicola Jackson (AD).

Also featured in this year’s programme are Moe Dunford, Hazel Doupe, Maureen Hughes, Animation Ireland, The Gal Pal Collective, costume, makeup, art dept, sound, Irish language filmmaking and more*.

The event takes place on Wednesday March 2nd and starts at 9.00. It is scheduled to end at 15.30. Talks also live-streamed online throughout the day.

ISL interpreting available across select events.

9.00: Screening of The Racer
10.45: Panel with crew of The Racer (Director Kieron J Walsh; Producer Yvonne Donohue; DOP James Mather; Grip Paul Tsan)
11.45: Costume with Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh
11.45: Casting with Maureen Hughes
11.45: Animation with Josh O Caoimh
12.15: The Actor and the Editor: Hazel Doupe and John Cutler of You are Not my Mother
12.15: Animation Ireland panel
12.15: Opportunities in filmmaking – Irish language filmmaking with Tom Sullivan; diversity and filmmaking with Aisha Bolaji of the GALPAL Collective
13.45: Moe Dunford in conversation
14.15: Model Making with Garrett Ryan and Kate Anger
14.50: What’s My Job Panel with script/ continuity; make up/ hair; extras coordinator; AD; camera

*Attendees are subject to change.


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