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IFI Careers in Screen

This year’s Careers in Screen Programme goes hybrid! In association with Screen Skills Ireland, we have a year-long series of events, both in-cinema and online.
You and your students can find out about various roles in the screen industries and learn about filmmaking from in front of and behind the camera.

Virtual Launch
 

Online, October 20th, 15:00

Michael Keane, award-winning young filmmaker of Covid-Éire, launched this year’s Careers in Screen programme on Oct 20th.

Watch the Q&A here.

SKILLS – Smartphone Filmmaking
 

Online, November 10th, 10:30

At this online event, students heard rom filmmaker Rob, founder of Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, on creating using your phone.

Watch the session with Rob here

 

Fresh ideas for your films/Fresh Showcase
 

Online, December 2021

Hear from Fresh filmmakers about making their winning work and competing in for Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year.

Get tips from young filmmakers on getting your film ready to enter!

Booking through Fresh Film on 061 391 555.

 

SKILLS – Writing for Screen
 

Online, January 18th, 2022, 10.30

Experienced screenwriter Díóg O’Connell will talk through the basics of writing for screen and give ideas for starting or working on your script.

Contact schools@irishfilm.ie for more information.

 

First Steps
 

In-Cinema + Online, February 2022

At this hybrid event, you will hear from first time filmmakers about getting into the industry. Guests and Dates to be announced soon.

 

Careers in Screen Day
 

In-Cinema + Online, March 2nd 2022, 10:00 – 16:00

Our day-long event across all IFI screens, at which special guests and keynote speakers talk about their work. Now in its fourth year, this event is a unique opportunity for young people to find out about a whole variety of screen careers, including costume, animation, cinematography, and directing, with Hazel Doupe, Paddy Slattery and more.

 

Fresh Heats and Fresh International Film Festival with Careers Mid-West
 

March-April 2022

See your film on screen in your local cinema or online and catch some of the careers programme in Fresh Careers mid-west.

Booking via info@freshfilmfestival.net.

 


Transition year students and up can access any or all of these events.
See the IFI Careers Space for previous talks with industry guests and more.

The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland