Saturday February 29, 2020

Teaching skills for a life in TV and film

Many Irish film professionals are graduates of the NFS or the IADT

14th February, 2016
Dr Annie Doona, President, IADT; Brendan Gleeson; Donald Taylor Black, creative director of the NFS and head of the Department of Film and Media at IADT

The freelance film and TV sector in Ireland has been going from strength to strength and series such as Vikings and Ripper Street employ large numbers of people, many of whom are graduates of the National Film School (NFS) at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT).

“We launched the National Film School in 2003, although we’ve been teaching film for over 30 years. Now we have just over 500 students,” said...

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