Rising Stars Ireland

A new talent spotlight for Irish actors and filmmakers.

Screen Ireland and Screen International have announced a new talent spotlight for Irish actors and filmmakers.

Applications are now open for Rising Stars Ireland, which will aim to identify and promote the next generation of Irish film talent to the international industry as the country’s film infrastructure and output continues to surge. Applications are open now.

Rising Stars Ireland will select 10 up-and-coming actors, directors, producers and writers who are on the verge of their first major professional breakthrough.

Désirée Finnegan, Chief Executive of Screen Ireland, said: “Screen Ireland is so proud of the incredible range of emerging talent working in the Irish screen industry. We’re delighted to launch this collaboration with Screen International to shine a spotlight on Rising Stars across the industry, from acting talent to directors, screenwriters and producers, creating a major opportunity for upcoming storytellers and filmmakers to connect with the international industry.”

Further details here.

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