Many congratulations to Amir Mahmud Oates12A who has secured a place on the NI Screen works Academy for Animation which will take place over eighteen Saturdays in Belfast. Well Done!


A Mahmud Oates


ScreenWorks, funded by the Department of Communities through Northern Ireland Screen and delivered by Into Film, is an exciting scheme to help young people in Northern Ireland aged 16-19 learn more about careers in the screen industries through hands-on work experience opportunities.

Placements with ScreenWorks offer young people unparalleled access to industry professionals on 3-5 day work placement across all five screen sectors – Film, Television, Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects.

Programmes take place throughout the academic year, and will include:

  • Costume Design
  • Production Design
  • Storyboarding & Concept Art
  • Prosthetics
  • Make-Up
  • Visual and special effects
  • Production Accountancy
  • Animation
  • Game Design
  • Camera Operating
  • and much more!

Young people can apply to their preferred placement by completing an application form and emailing it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Participants are encouraged to apply directly, rather than through a teacher or parent.

All ScreenWorks programmes are free, and a travel bursary is available to assist young people in travelling from different cities and towns.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Into Film website.


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