Are you looking for something different this summer?? Why not join us and make your very own movie? Whether in front of the camera or behind it, we guarantee you an experience of a lifetime!
NATIONAL YOUTH FILM SCHOOL is LAUNCHING
We run 3 to 5 day film making workshops in schools across the nation, enabling young people to be creative and work as a team. Book your workshop today.
Keep your social welfare payment and study digital media!
If you are currently in receipt of a social welfare payment, are on disability or if you have left school early then you can study digital media technology at Young Irish Film Makers!
Film Workshops for Juniors & Seniors, Monday – Friday from 4 pm onward.
Places are limited. Click here to book now.
Young Women in Film & Television
Young Irish Film Makers and Ireland’s National Film School, IADT have partnered to deliver a ‘Young Women in Film & TV’ masterclass for Transition Year students.
As part of the national strategy to ensure the growth of women working in the film industry, Young Irish Film Makers, in partnership with The National Film School, brings Stephanie Preissner, Scriptwriter & Producer, ‘Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope’ and Neasa Hardiman who has worked with Amazon, BBC, Channel Four, ITV and RTE to IADT for this masterclass.
Other guest speakers on the line up for the’ Young Women in Film & TV’ masterclass include, experts in the fields of writing, directing, editing, directing of photography, producing and sound engineering. Jean Rice, Mary Kate O Flanagan, Rachel Lysaght, Fiadhnait McCann, Cara Holmes, Niamh Moroney and Deirdre O’Toole.
Over an action-packed, hands-on three days, the transition year teenagers will undertake workshops, talks and projects to give them an inside look at all aspects of working in Film and TV.
Working in IADT’s state-of-the-art facilities, they will be guided through the process of scriptwriting, the technicalities of cameras, sound equipment, computers and editing software, culminating in the creation of their own short film.
The Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dun Laoghaire, have said that they are very excited to be working alongside Young Irish Film Makers to help transition year students explore their love of film.
Watch this space for more work with Young Women in Film & Television!
Welcome to our world
Young Irish Film Makers is a digital film training and production centre where young people aged 9 to 25 years are empowered, through practical training programmes, to work with professional digital equipment to make films and digital media content.
Founded in 1991, YIFM works with over 1200 young people nationwide in schools, summer camps, after school workshops and also through The National Youth Film School.
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YIFM Policies, Procedures and Governance Documents.
In accordance with the Arts Council’s requirements for organisations that receive funding on a recurring basis, Young Irish Film Makers comply with their ‘B’ Standard of the Governance.
Click below to see the Young Irish Film Makers Governance documents.