IFI Careers in Screen

Tickets to Careers in Screen Day 2022 are on sale here.


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!


SKILLS – Writing for Screen

Online, January 19th, 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.

Watch the session with Díog here.


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, March 2nd 2022, 9.00 – 15.30

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, Moe Dunford and more. Select events live-streamed online throughout then day.

Tickets on sale here.


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