The line-up for the Careers in Screen Day 2021, presented in association with the Irish Film Institute, has just been announced. This year's event will take place online on Wednesday, March 10th and registration for students ages 15-18 and their teachers is now available here.

Careers in Screen Day is an opportunity for students to hear from a variety of film and TV industry specialists, to learn about their work both in front and behind the camera, how they got there, and what advice they might give to young people starting out. This year's event will feature a wide range of professions and will feature a mix of both live and pre-recorded events. 

Appearing live on the day will be acclaimed writer-actress-podcaster Stefanie Preissner (Can't Cope, Won't Cope), costume designer Lorna Mugan (Peaky BlindersNormal People), Cartoon Saloon (WolfwalkersThe Secret of Kells) line producer Caoimhe Ní Bhrádaigh, and film critic Jessica Kiang, whose work has been published in Variety and The Playlist

Students will also be able to access a wide variety of pre-recorded content featuring actor Robert Sheehan (The Umbrella AcademyLove/HateMisfits), BAFTA-winning actress Fiona Shaw, Oscar-winning short filmmaker Benjamin Cleary (Stutterer), directors Nathalie Biancheri (Nocturnal) and Dave Tynan (Dublin Old School), makeup artist Deirdre Fitzgerald (VikingsRipper Street), visual effects artist Andy Clarke (The Young Offenders, A Date for Mad Mary), director/photographer Rosie Barrett, and stunt Fionn Condren (Fate: The Winx Saga, Kissing Candice).

Full details of the line-up and the day's schedule are available from the Careers in Screen website.

If students are unable to attend the live events on March 10th, all Careers in Screen Day materials will be available to view online following the event.


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