Are you interested in being the next festival programmer? Do you have an idea for a film festival? This might be the programme for you.

Join Fresh Film, The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival and UL’s Festive Arts team to learn about and create your own film event and host one in your own school. Fresh is calling for Transition Year students who would like to earn a certificate in film programming. This five part course involves watching films, making a programme, learning about event planning, meeting filmmakers and hosting your own event. For more information email Fresh Film.

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Annual Showcase

How would you start to make a film? How do you get ideas? Watch the award winning films from Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year 2021 and hear tips and thoughts from the young filmmakers themselves. Hosted by Clare Dunne, this  45 minute showcase is a great way to get ideas for your next film. Available here
Our thanks to the young filmmakers, the leader, the Arts Council and the IFI for their support to make this programme


Are you thinking of working in film but are unsure of what you can do on set? This series of short introductions to working in film is for you. Each segment highlights a role on a film crew. Keep an eye on our social media for the posts. The full programme will be available through IFI’s Careers in Screen.

IFI Careers in Screen

Are you aged 15 -18 and interested in a career in Film? If so, the IFI Careers in Screen is for you. For information and workshops and to check out your options see .

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