Director / Producer Shadowing

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Northern Ireland Screen


T: 02890 232444


Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications from Northern Ireland resident short film directors and producers for Director and Producer Shadowing opportunities on network TV drama (including Children’s TV Drama), Animation, Factual Entertainment, Independent Films and Large-Scale productions. 

The aim of the scheme is to create pathways for new and emerging talent by enabling directors and producers to ‘step up’ from short films to longer form projects. 

Successful applicants will be employed by Northern Ireland Screen and placed on Northern Ireland Screen funded projects where they will work as the assistant to the director or assistant to the producer, depending on the participants career pathway. They will then work closely with the director or producer through the various stages of production to gain an in-depth knowledge of the director or producer’s process.

If you have previously applied and been accepted onto the Director or Producer Shadowing Scheme you must re-apply via this new call.

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