Irish Film Institute -IFI & ADIFF: CAREERS IN FILM DAY


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This event has been rescheduled to Wednesday May 2nd 2018. All tickets for the original event remain valid, please bring them along on the day. 

Careers in Film Day is an innovative one-day programme of events aimed at second-level students who are interested in working as part of the film industry. The day will offer insights into the diverse range of film professions, while academic staff and students from college courses will be on hand to offer guidance and advice.

Careers in Film Day is a joint initiative from the Irish Film Institute and Audi Dublin International Film Festival, and is supported by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board.

A number of the Irish film industry’s most talented artists will attend on the day including:

KEYNOTE: John Connors (Cardboard Gangsters, Love/Hate, King of the Travellers)
Darragh O’Connell of Brown Bag Films (Give Up Yer Aul SinsDoc McStuffins)
Documentary filmmaker Ken Wardrop (His & Hers)
Actor Moe Dunford (Vikings, Black 47)
Cinematographer Kate McCullough (The Farthest, Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope)
Niamh Herrity, Pink Kong Studios (Urban Tails)
Casting agent Louise Kiely (Frank, What Richard Did)
VFX Supervisor Ciaran Crowley (The Dark Knight, Inception)
Modelmaker Mark Maher (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
Production Designer Tom Conroy (Vikings, The Tudors)
Costume Designer Joan Bergin (The Prestige, Vikings)

Please note the following:
– Tickets for the event cost €5 per student and per teacher attending
– This event is suitable for second-level students only
– Prior to the event, you will receive a separate e-mail with information pertaining to the day
– Any queries should be directed to

Career’s in Film Day is supported by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland


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