Producing talent






Ulster Screen Academy

Producing talent

Bringing together Northern Ireland’s top talent in screen production, animation, games, photography and creative design, the Ulster Screen Academy is the driving force behind Northern Ireland’s fast-growing screen industry.

Be part of the action

Be part of the action

With a world class academic team teaching innovative, relevant and cutting-edge courses we produce highly skilled, award-winning graduates ready to excel in one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy.

Designed with the future at the forefront, our extremely practical courses will prepare you for an exciting career in the ever-evolving creative industries. Whether you want to head straight into creative employment, have ambitious plans to set up your own business or want to use your specialised skills in a wide range of sectors, the Ulster Screen Academy will help you make that idea a reality.

With world renowned, industry respected lecturers, the newest technology and high graduation employment rates Ulster University is one of the top universities to gain creative industry skills (8th in UK for Art and Design,The Times Good University Guide 2019 and 11th for Film Production and Photography, The Guardian University League Tables 2019).

Behind the scenes

As with the big screen, the work going on behind the scenes dictates success.

The Ulster Screen Academy has impressive industry connections, helping to drive the industry forward.

Our research partnerships include:

Future Screens NI – a £13m collaborative programme

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Creative Industries Cluster Programme, part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy, bringing together dynamic creative industries with world-leading university research talent.

The new Creative Industries R&D; partnership established to accelerate growth through new product development, services and high value skills for jobs in a flourishing sector.

A new Policy and Evidence Centre for the sector led by global innovation foundation Nesta, with partners across the UK.

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