ScreenWorks

ScreenWorks main image - January 2019
ScreenWorks main image - January 2019

ScreenWorks, supported by NI Screen and delivered by Into Film, is an exciting new scheme to help young people in Northern Ireland aged 16-19 to explore screen crafts through a range of unique work experiences.

Young people are invited to apply for a ScreenWorks experience, where each participant will learn about a craft or technical role in the Northern Ireland film industry on a 3-5 day work experience placement.

Placements take place throughout the year, and experiences include:

  • Prosthetics
  • Wigs and hair
  • Make-up
  • Costume
  • Visual and special effects
  • Animation
  • Concept art
  • Set construction and props
  • Sound and Foley
  • Coding and interactive media.

By taking part in the initiative, participants will develop teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills and gain an increased awareness of craft and technical roles within the world of film and associated industries.

Application forms can be downloaded below.

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

When applying, please choose your ScreenWorks experience from the options below.

ScreenWorks: Make-Up

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Make-Up (with The Make-Up Dept)
  • Date: 28 January - 1 February 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • Set etiquette
  • Script breakdown
  • Period makeup and hair
  • Special effects and prosthetics
  • Continuity and progression

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Prosthetics

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Prosthetics (with Clare Ramsey)
  • Date: 6 - 8 February 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • Introduction to casualty effects (bruising, wounds, burns)
  • How to make your own prosthetic gelatine and blood
  • Moulding and casting
  • Creating characters
  • The importance of a portfolio

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: The Art Department

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: The Art Department (with Nigel Pollock)
  • Date: 11 - 15 February 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • The breakdown of different roles in the art department
  • Research and period referencing
  • The importance of colour
  • Breaking down a script
  • Creating a graphic print

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Wigs, Hair & Make-Up

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Wigs, Hair & Make-Up (with Patricia Strong Academy)
  • Date: 11 - 15 February 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • Etiquette & code of conduct on set and location
  • Health & safety
  • Chain of command
  • Practical demonstrations of film hair, wigs & make-up
  • How to present a CV to a production company

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Concept Art

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Concept Art (with Games NI)
  • Date: 25 February - 1 March 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • Scene and character concept
  • Storyboarding
  • Asset production and technical artistry
  • Animation
  • Bringing the scene together

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Costume

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Costume (with Lisa Lavery)
  • Date: 25 February - 1 March 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • Designing a costume
  • The psychology of clothing
  • Analysing and interpreting a script
  • How to break into Costume Design
  • Costume research

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: VFX

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: VFX (with Doublejump Studios)
  • Date: 6 - 8 March
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

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

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Game Design

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: VFX (with Enter Yes)
  • Date: 11 - 15 March
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

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

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Animation

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Animation (with Dog Ears)
  • Date: 20 - 22 March 2019
  • Location: Derry / Londonderry

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • Overview of animation in Ireland
  • Storytelling for animation
  • Explaining the Production Workflow
  • Character Design
  • Introduction to software

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Props & Set Design

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Props & Set Design (with Shane Bunting)
  • Date: 20 - 22 March 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • The day to day running of the Props Department
  • Breakdown of scripts and budgeting
  • Basic prop making skills
  • Simple set construction and finishing
  • How to dress a set

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org

ScreenWorks: Film, Television & VR

  • Placement Details: ScreenWorks: Film, Television and VR (with Queen's University Belfast)
  • Date: 9th - 11th April 2019
  • Location: Belfast

This ScreenWorks programme will look at;

  • Film-making fiction
  • Television programme making
  • Cinematic virtual reality

For more information and to apply, please email: screenworks@intofilm.org