February newsletter

Welcome to the SGI February Newsletter, where we will be filling you in on all the latest news, straight from your crew and guilds!

Introducing the Crew Database

Screen Ireland launches brand new Crew & Services Database

We’re delighted to see the Crew Database launch! This great resource enables crew members to upload their details and availability to the online platform, as well as the ability to search Upcoming Productions.

Register for free HERE

Employability Network Event

The NTA’s East, in collaboration with SGI, ran a networking event in February. It was great to see so many of you there and we hope to see you on set soon!


SGI is looking to hire Maternity Cover for the role of Skills Development Liaison. Read more HERE. Applications close on the 6th March.


Open Session on Sustainable Production – Saturday 11th March 2023

Now’s your chance to learn all about sustainable production and the things we can all do to play our part. Learn more about the day, and how to register for this free session run by TorinoFilmLab HERE.


Looking to upskill?

Steadicam Silver Course – Apply by 3rd March

We encourage crew members to complete these free, self-led online courses:

Addressing Unconscious Bias
Tackling Bullying and Harassment in the Arts and Creative Sectors
Being an Active Bystander in the Arts and Creative Sectors

If you have any training requests please get in touch with your training rep or email Jess, our Skills Development Liaison, HERE

Catch Em While You Can!

The Dry - Official Trailer [HD] | Now Streaming

THE DRY – Coming to RTE 1 on 1st March at 9:35pm

MY SAILOR, MY LOVE Trailer | TIFF 2022

MY SAILOR, MY LOVE – Hits Irish Cinemas on the 10th March

Cocaine Bear | Official Trailer [HD]

COCAINE BEAR – In Cinemas across the country now.

Crew Resources

Safe to Create is a great resource for crew, promoting dignity at work for the Arts and Creative Sectors. Read all about their Code of Behaviour HERE, or undertake some online training HERE.

We were at the Code on the Road event in Dublin this month. SGI support the Safe to Create Code of Behaviour and have signed their declaration.

Minding Creative Minds has launched a 12 session counselling model to the entire Irish Creative & Arts Sectors.

Find more information HERE or text “Hi” to 087 369 0010 (standard rate applies)

Say Hello to SGI

We know how busy you are out there, so if you want us to drop down to your production for a chat, simply reply to this email.

And if you see us on set, say hello!

You can also check out our website HERE for useful resources like the competency framework, research and the SGI strategy.