Jobs in Film

Check out our list of jobs and opportunities in the Irish film industry.

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Operations Manager at Screen Guilds of Ireland. Email by Friday the 6th September 2019.

Shadow Directing opportunities on The South Westerlies. Deadline is 30th August 2019.

Screen Scene Visual Effects is seeking a Visual Effects Coordinator. Email: recruitment@ Deadline is 26th August 2019.

Cork Film Festival is seeking to recruit a Digital Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Assistant . Deadline is 20th August 2019.

Brown Bag Films are hiring a Production Assistant. Deadline is 19th August 2019.

Animatic Editor on Puffin Rock. Deadline is 13th August 2019.

Moose are seeking to hire a producer. Email Deadline is 9th August 2019.

Cork Film Festival is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced and highly motivated professional to fulfil a new full-time three-year contract role as Director of Programming, commencing January 2020. Deadline is 9th August 2019.

Timeline Studios  are looking for a Camera Operator/Editor.

JAM Media is looking to hire an FX Artist for their current mixed media series which is in production with an immediate start.

Brown Bag Films are currently recruiting animation and production professionals to work on their slate of hit TV series.

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival is seeking a Projects Officer & Short Film Programmer for the 2020 festival. Deadline is 5pm, 2nd  August 2019.

Head of Film & Television at the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) Deadline is Friday 14th June 2019.

Associate Producer Xpose. Virgin Media Television Deadline is June 14th, 2019.

Full Time Shooter and Editor One Productions Deadline is June 14th 2019. Email: production @

Production Assistant.  Brown Bag Films. Deadline is 31st May 2019.

The Arts Council is seeking a Project Lead for the implementation of its Equality, Human Right and Diversity policy. Deadline is 1pm Wednesday 29 May 2019.

Screen Skills Ireland Marketing, Communications and Policy Co-Ordinator. Deadline is May 27th.

The Writers Guild of Ireland wishes to appoint a Director. Deadline is COB Friday, 24th May 2019.

Festival Programmer Vacancy at Kerry International Film Festival. Deadline is Friday, 24th May 2019.

Glasseye seek a Camera Operator / Video Editor.  Email: talent @  Deadline is May 24th, 2019

Screen Scene require Runners. Deadline is 22nd May 2019. Apply Now / Email:

Lecturer/Lecturer below the bar in Video/Film and Visual Communication.  Deadline is 20th May 2019.

Regional Film Co-Ordinator. Deadline is 12.00pm Friday, 17th May 2019.

Production Manager. Cartoon Saloon. Deadline is 16th May 2019.

Film Artist in Residence (Screenwriter) University College Cork. Deadline is 2nd May 2019.

Screen Ireland Inward Production Coordinator. Deadline is 2nd May 2019.


Submissions & Funding Deadlines


Call For: Commercial Videographer and Editor

Like Communications Ltd. seeks applications for a Commercial Videographer and Editor.The role is full time, but hours can be flexible.

Like is a Cork-based Digital Marketing Agency specialising in niche targeting and viral video for the motoring, property, FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors.

Candidates should be experienced in video production essentials such as Final Cut Pro or similar and should be conversant with video formats for social media.

Experience with wireless lapel microphones and sound required.

Competitive salary on offer.

Ideal candidates will be imaginative and creative in their approach, prepared to work to tight deadlines and have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.

Own transport and full driving licence an advantage.

Please apply by sending your C.V., cover letter and salary expectation and links to examples of your work.

Skills: Editing, Final Cut Pro or similar, Motion Graphics an advantage, Videography, Camera operating, Sound, Lapel Mics, Adobe After Affects or similar, Colour Correction, Communication Skills.

Job Type: Full-time



Call For: Positions Available at Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB), the national development agency for film, TV and animation is now hiring for three new positions including:

  • Inward Production Assistant
  • Production and Development Assistant
  • Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant

Based in IFB’s Dublin office, these roles will involve assisting the Inward Production Manager, Project Managers and the Marketing and Communications Manager, respectively.

Inward Production Assistant
Reporting directly to the Inward Production Manager this role will be to support the Inward Production Manager whose role is to attract mobile film and television production in to Ireland.  The role will assist in project monitoring, project queries, locations recces and the preparation of marketing materials for producers / studio executives.  The role will also assist the Inward Production Manager in the key priorities of enhancing film production in the regions and the Film Dublin Partnership.

Production and Development Assistant
Reporting directly to the IFB Project Manager Team this role will provide administrative support collectively and individually to the three project managers.  It will assist the Project Manager team within a very busy fast-moving environment with administration, filing, contacts, script administration, diaries and processes.

Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant
Reporting directly to the Marketing and Communications Manager this role will provide an opportunity to work across co-ordinating all digital marketing & communications at the Irish Film Board including generating social media content, web content, newsletters, and trailers. The role will also be responsible for creating ideas to increase traffic across all of the IFB communications platforms, as well as managing IFB analytics. The role will assist with preparing website news stories and press releases. Also key to this role will be providing necessary administration support to the Marketing and Communications Manager in a very fast-paced vibrant department.

To find out more the requirements and responsibilities for each role as well as details on how to apply, please click here.



Call For: Content Producer


Tilleo (Dublin (Filmbase) require a creative Course Content Producer, to join their team to help in the production of high-quality-film courses for lifestyle learners. The role covers every aspect of production from research, talent liaison, storyboarding, course structuring, shoot scheduling, through to editing direction and distribution.

Based in their Dublin office and working as part of a small team, you will devise and execute a number of filming projects from start to finish. The role requires a creative, highly organised, results-orientated, individual keen to prove their creative flair and utilise their film production expertise and enthusiasm. A keen interest in digital and social media is highly advantageous.

Tilleo story:

They are a lifestyle learning company keen to disrupt the world of online education. They have a number of learning brands already operational but their new creation,, is based around video-based learning that focus on subjects that people want to learn. From Magic to Makeup, they aspire to bring learners courses that create curiosity, and inspire fulfilment.

Role Requirements:

The broad nature of the role has the scope to allow the individual to own a number of projects and contribute to the growth of the business. Requirements will include:


  • Brainstorming course ideas and researching and identifying talent (YouTubers, Influencers and Subject Experts)
  • In conjunction with the team, contacting, negotiating and agreeing talent contracts
  • Course structuring, scripting (where required) and documenting
  • Liaison with film production crew to produce shoot schedules and managing logistics
  • Managing the editing process and ensuring deadline deliveries
  • Management of budgeting and administration
  • Liaison with marketing agencies to produce creative assets for ad and social campaigns
  • Content management and organisation
  • Maintain strong relationships with external supplier, freelancers and production teams


Your Capabilities:

  • Efficient and effective Project Management
  • Strong communicator and team player
  • Experience in creating and delivering production schedules, debrief reports
  • A keen eye for quality and ability to direct editing requirements
  • Ability to manage logistics (travel, accommodation, bookings, etc)
  • Experience of filming projects (personal, college or corporate projects)
  • Highly organised and detailed, working to deadlines with strong time management
  • Familiar with production techniques and trends
  • Copywriting experience
  • An abundance of enthusiasm for new projects, creativity and delivery


If you are interested contact Dan on 0871 826300 or email a CV and cover letter to


Call For: Crew



The New Music: A young pianist diagnosed with Parkinsons takes up keyboards in a Dublin-based punk band.

Needed: ADs, ACs, grips, sound, assistants, hair & makeup, continuity.

Shooting on WEEKDAYS in late June and throughout July with reshoots in August.

All in Dublin city centre + 1 week on location in Mayo.

All availability accepted.

Everyone will be credited. Any profits go to charity.

Writer/Director: Chiara Viale. Starring: Cillien McEvoy.
DP: Philip Kidd

If interested, please email with CV, links to your work and a reference.

Interviews in late May/early June.


Call For: FÍS Manager



Role Title: FÍS Manager (3 Year Fixed Term) Ref: 01/17


Role Description:

***Please note that applications will ONLY be accepted via recruitment website. Please go to > vacancies > search vacancies and apply through recruitment portal.***


IADT is home to the National Film School. IADT FÍS Initiative is a suite of innovative film and digital media literacy programmes and projects.  IADT FÍS has been developed and operated in partnership with the National Film School and external local, national and international stakeholders in the public and private sectors. These include the Professional Development Services for Teachers (PDST), the Irish Film Institute (IFI), Fresh Film Festival and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Services, among others.


Reporting to and working with the Head of Creative Engagement, the FÍS Manager is responsible for the management, delivery and sustainable development of the FÍS Initiative. The FÍS Manager will liaise closely with the IADT Head of Film and Media and the National Film School Team and with Executive teams with FÍS external stakeholders.


Deadline: 5pm, Friday 12th May 2017.

Primary Contact: Niamh Clifford @ 01 – 239 4913 / e-mail:

Address: Institute of Art Design and Technology, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Phone Number: 01 – 239 4913 / 01 – 239 4467


Call For: Director for Brown Bag Films

Working in a busy creative environment, the Director provides the vision and creative leadership for the animation production.

Key Areas of responsibilities:
Scripts & outline
Implementing all the agreed changes from final scripts
Attend voice recordings as deemed necessary by Production.
Approving new cameras and camera moves before shipping.
Working with the animation director for storyboard handout.
Working with the editor in cutting together the final animatic once storyboards come back.
Implementing all the agreed changes from network notes and locking animatic for shipment overseas.
Writing Directors notes to add to the animation log before shipment for each episode.
Review the blocking pass with the animation director (usually these would be over all notes and the animation director would do more details notes)
Review the animation pass with the animation director (usually these would be over all notes and the animation director would do more details notes)
Review the Final animation with the animation director (usually these would be over all notes and the animation director would do more details notes)
Cut final offline and lock picture ready to send for score.
Write score notes.
Lock offline and Implement all agreed network notes from offline.
Work with sound engineer on the pre sound mix before sending to network.
Approve Final online edit and lighting with Art director.
Attend Final mix with network.
Working with designers and modellers to organise artwork for weekly approval shipments to Network.
Work with animation designer to sign off key animation movements for characters or for difficult scenes.
Work with Art Director to sign off key lighting for scenes prior to overseas shipping.
Any other tasks relevant to providing the Employee’s services as a Director hereunder as reasonably decided by your manager Producer

Person Specification/Requirements :
Must have animation series ‘Director’ credit
Excellent understanding of a 3D computer animation Pipeline
Experience in managing long form animation productions across all departments
Excellent communication skills
Strong leadership and people management skills
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organizational skills

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