ScreenWorks

ScreenWorks

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 16-19 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 screenworks@intofilm.org. 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 Application Form 2019
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ScreenWorks Application Form 2019

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ScreenWorks: Production Accountancy

ScreenWorks

13 - 15 January 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Production Accountancy (with Seamus Devine)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • The importance of Accounting within the TV & film industry
  • The role of the accounting department
  • Structure of the accounting department
  • Skill set required to become a Production Accountant
  • Career opportunities that the creative industries will offer.

ScreenWorks: Special Effects Make-Up (ages 14-16)

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14 - 16 January 2020, Newry

ScreenWorks: Special Effects Make-Up (with Connie McGrath - ages 14-16)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Introduction to Make-Up FX
  • Applying scars, wounds and bruises
  • Applying bald caps
  • The role of the make-up artist

ScreenWorks: Animation (ages 14-16)

ScreenWorks Animation

20 - 22 January 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Animation (with Joel Simon from Hola Lola - ages 14-16)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • The principles of animation
  • Professional practice and industry overview
  • Introduction to software
  • Practicing different animation styles
  • Understanding character animation

ScreenWorks: Story Development (Derry/Londonderry)

ScreenWorks Story Development

21 - 24 January 2020, Derry/Londonderry

Screenworks: Story Development (with Amanda Verlaque)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Generating story ideas
  • Choosing the style/format
  • 3 Act and 5 Act structures
  • Mapping out the idea.

ScreenWorks: Catering

ScreenWorks

28 - 30 January 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Catering (with Film & Media Catering)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Menu planning and dietary requirements
  • Food supplies sourcing and checking
  • Preparation and cooking
  • Assessment and clean up.

ScreenWorks: Location Management

ScreenWorks

29 - 31 January 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Location Management (with Adam Wilkinson)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Scouting for locations
  • Production planning
  • Health & safety
  • Logistics of filming

ScreenWorks: Documentary Animation

ScreenWorks Animation

3 - 7 February 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Documentary Animation (with Enter Yes)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Introduction to software
  • Storytelling for documentary animation
  • Explaining the production workflow
  • Creating work to a brief.

ScreenWorks: Story Development (Belfast)

ScreenWorks Story Development

10 - 14 February 2020, Belfast

Screenworks: Story Development (with Amanda Verlaque)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Generating story ideas
  • Choosing the style/format
  • 3 Act and 5 Act structures
  • Mapping out the idea.

ScreenWorks: Hair & Make-Up (for ages 14-16)

ScreenWorks Hair & Make-up

11 - 13 February 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Hair & Make-Up (with Patricia Strong Academy)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Etiquette & code of conduct on set and location
  • Health and safety
  • Chain of command
  • Practical demonstrations of film hair, wigs & make-up.

ScreenWorks: Make-Up (Omagh)

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17 - 19 February 2020, Omagh

ScreenWorks: Make-Up (with Caroline Reynolds)

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Etiquette & code of conduct on set and location
  • Theatre and television make-up comparison
  • SFX make-up introduction
  • Using make-up to age actors
  • Practical demonstrations of film make-up.

ScreenWorks: Game Design

ScreenWorks - Game Design

24 - 28 February 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Game Design with Rewind Play Games

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • Designing and building your own game
  • Game and story conception
  • Artwork for gaming
  • Coding for gaming
  • How to deliver completed games

ScreenWorks: Production

ScreenWorks

26 - 28 February 2020, Belfast

ScreenWorks: Production with Brendan Mullin

This ScreenWorks programme will include:

  • What is a producer?
  • The hierarchy of production
  • The "nuts and bolts" of production
  • Pitching and story creation