ScreenWorks, funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen and delivered by Into Film, is an exciting scheme to help young people in Northern Ireland aged 14-19 learn more about careers in the screen industries through hands-on work experience opportunities.

Placements with ScreenWorks offer young people unparalleled access to industry professionals on 3-5 day work placement across all five screen sectors - Film, Television, Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects.

Programmes take place throughout the academic year, and will include:

  • Costume Design
  • Production Design
  • Storyboarding & Concept Art
  • Prosthetics
  • Make-Up
  • Visual and special effects
  • Production Accountancy
  • Animation
  • Game Design
  • Camera Operating
  • and much more!

Young people can apply to their preferred placement by completing an application form and emailing it to Participants are encouraged to apply directly, rather than through a teacher or parent. 

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified of the status of their application. For any queries, please contact the ScreenWorks Delivery Coordinator on 07936 361786. Note: Northern Ireland Screen can not advise on the status of applications. 

All ScreenWorks programmes are free, and a travel bursary is available to assist young people in travelling from different cities and towns.

ScreenWorks (VFX)

ScreenWorks - VFX

with DoubleJump Studios
  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: VFX (with Doublejump Studios)
  • Date: 31 January - 2 February
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme includes;

  • Introduction to software
  • Creating work to a brief
  • Producing a short VFX-based animation

In addition to our in-person programmes, you can learn about different screen careers with  ScreenWorks Online! Click here to find out more.


Screen Works 21-22 Application Form

ScreenWorks 2021/22 Application Form

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