Irish Filmmakers Resources Screen Directors Guild of Ireland (SDGI) The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland (SDGI) represents Irish directors working in both the Irish and international audio-visual industry. Members of this guild work in disciplines such as feature films, fiction, animation documentary, television drama, short films, video art and commercials. The main aim of the guild is to provide support to Irish screen directors and encourage Irish directors to advance their skills both nationally and internationally. This includes developing the creative ambitions of screen directors and providing an understanding of their role and status as artists. Website Link - https://www.sdgi.ie/about Screen Ireland Screen Ireland (formally known as Bord Scannán na hÉireann/ The Irish Film Board) is the Republic of Ireland’s state development agency, which focuses on supporting the ever-growing Irish film, television and animation industry. It provides funds for the all of the key stages of production of relevant creative projects including development, production and distribution of feature films, feature documentaries, short films, TV animation series and TV dramas. Screen Ireland promotes opportunities for a diverse range of talent and artistic visions to flourish. Website Link - https://www.screenireland.ie/about/ifb-vision IFI The Irish Film Institute is Ireland’s official cultural institution for film. It’s role is to provide Irish audiences with the highest quality of independent, Irish and international film. Ireland’s moving image heritage is preserved in the IFI Irish Film Archive. This interesting preservation allows audiences from all over the world and of all ages to comprehend and critically engage with film. Website Link - https://ifi.ie/about/ IFTN The Irish Film and Television Network (IFTN) is Ireland’s national film information service. It is a well established entity and has gained traction as Ireland’s most comprehensive news service and directory for the Irish Film and Television Industry. The website is updated on a regular basis by providing information on multiple aspects of the Irish audio visual industry. Website Link - https://www.facebook.com/pg/IrishFilmTVNetwork/about/?ref=page_internal Irish Writers Guild The Writer’s Guild Of Ireland (WGI) represents Irish writers for the stage, screen, radio and digital media. Essentially the guild is an organisation run by writers for writers. Members of the guild are informed of news about the industry through blog posts, newsletters, meetings, information sessions and talks. The Guild also collaborates with writers organisations globally in order to be up to date on new developments throughout the industry. Website Link - http://script.ie/ Screen Skills Ireland Screen Skills Ireland is an agency in Ireland, which invests in people and skills development for projects intended for the screen in Ireland. Currently a part of Screen Ireland, Screen Skills Ireland was established in 1995 with the ambition to provide training and career development opportunities for individuals seeking to work in the Irish film industry. Screen Skills Ireland focuses on designing, developing and executing industry-oriented skills development initiatives for projects made for the screen in Ireland. These initiatives include projects in film, TV, animation, games and VFX for individuals with experience levels ranging from new entrants to industry professionals. Website Link - https://www.screenskillsireland.ie/who-we-are/ Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is the key controller of broadcasting in Ireland. It’s main functions are as follows: · Regulate broadcasting codes and rules · Licencing radio and television services throughout the country of Ireland · Reviewing the performance of RTE and TG4 · Distribute funding for programming relating to Irish culture, heritage and experience Website Link - https://www.bai.ie/en/about-us/#al-block-1 Filmmakers Forum The Filmmakers Forum was established for those who love film and filmmaking regardless of their professional level. The aim of the forum is to introduce an environment, where filmmakers can openly network and market themselves. The forum invites members to ask filmmaking questions, share thoughts & ideas, promote their work and showcase their ambitions for the future. Website Link - https://www.facebook.com/groups/forumforfilmmakers/ Arts Council The Arts Council of Ireland is a government agency responsible for progressing the arts. It works closely with artists, art organisations and public policy makers to provide a platform for arts to flourish in Irish life. It’s main functions are to: Inspire public interest in the arts. Promote understanding, admiration and practice of the arts. Assist in improving standards in the arts. Advise the Minister and other public bodies on the arts. Website Link - http://www.artscouncil.ie/about/ Further useful Resources for Filmmakers No Film School No Film School is a global community of filmmakers, video producers and creatives. The idea behind the community is to provide a platform for filmmakers to learn from each other without the need of a film school. Whether the member went to film school or not is irrelevant. This site can assist with building a sustainable, creative careers in this growing creative industry. Website Link - https://nofilmschool.com/about Filmmaker IQ Filmmaker IQ is a very well established internet filmmaking school. It offers free advice on how to improve your craft and learn about the numerous aspects of filmmaking. The goal of the organisation is to make filmmaking knowledge accessible to all and provide a very thorough understanding of the intricacies of filmmaking. Website Link - https://filmmakeriq.com/about/ Industry Analysis Website by Stephen Follows This is a useful source of filmmaking information and statistic. Created by U.K. based producer Stephen Follows – who uses his industry experience to create a range of interesting articles and other resources. His work spans over all aspects of filmmaking and gives very useful insights that can be assist with developing your craft as a filmmaker. Website Link - https://stephenfollows.com/about-stephen/ Here is a quick sample of some dramas that we have been involved in producing. At ImageLink Film & Media, we have an ongoing involvement in producing innovative and engaging drama content....Read More As well as having a number of Irish Short Film projects in development, we are also currently developing a Feature Length Irish Drama that will provide a unique insight into family dynamics and the role of addiction in Irish society. HomeTypes of Video – Video ProductionVideo Price Variables -Video ProductionContact – Video Production Ireland Kandoy House, 2 Fairview Strand, Dublin 3. Tel: ( 01 ) 902 3549, ( 086 ) 1688 901 | Fax: ( 01 ) 963 0059 | Email: email@example.com © Image Link Film and Media 2018. All rights reserved.