Irish and International Industry Leaders Announced for Screen Leaders 2018


Irish and International Industry Leaders Announced for Screen Leaders 2018

Posted: 15th June 2018

Screen Leaders is the Leading Strategic Company Development Programme for the Screen Industries.

We are pleased to announce the selected participants for the 2018 Screen Leaders programme.  Top industry leaders from; Amsterdam, Romania, Germany, Poland, Ireland and Croatia will come together in Ireland for the first module of the programme which commences on the 25 June.

Screen Leaders provides participants with the skills to lead their organisation in a complex, innovative and evolving international marketplace. It is designed for industry leaders working in film, television, animation, games, post-production, VFX, facilities, sales, distribution and exhibition.

Andy Mayson, co-CEO, Altitude Films who tutors on the programme said, “Screen Leaders is a brilliant program that guides Companies’ growth in in the rapidly changing Film and Television market. It’s run by experienced and friendly people that makes the course most welcoming.”

The programme is custom designed in consultation with participating companies – it is this bespoke approach with makes the programme unique. Content is tailored to the participant’s requirements, making it relevant to their company and targeting the markets which their business operates within. It supplies companies with an international network that supports growth in business.

The Screen Leaders Programme is funded by the Creative Europe Programme and the Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann.

The participants for 2018 are;

Pink Kong, Ireland
Niamh Herrity, Producer
Aoife Doyle, Creative Director

Digital Cube, Romania
Christian Nicolescu, CEO
Carmen Rizac, COO
Filmore, Amsterdam and Brussels
Remco Mastwijk, CEO
Fleur van Eldik, COO

Mind The Gap, Ireland
Anne Heffernan, Producer
Bernadine Carraher, Producer
Bill Hughes, Producer

Recircle, Croatia
Denis Alenti, Creative Producer
Vjekoslav Zivkovic, Animation Director
Match and Spark, Poland
Anna Rόżalska, Producer/Founder
Tarik Hachound, Talent Agent/Founder

Abu Media, Ireland
Brid Seoighe, Company Director & Producer
Pierce Boyce, managing Director

Hoferichter and Jacob, Germany
Olaf Jacobs, Producer
Karin Leske, Producer

OffScript, Ireland
Mitchell O’Gorman, Managing Director
Rob Treloar, Sales Director
Steven Courtney, Creative Director

Commenting on the 2018 participants Teresa McGrane, Deputy Chief executive of the Irish Film Board said: “This year we have a group of highly motivated international executives for the programme.  We look forward to working with them on the development and expansion of their companies.”

For further information, please contact:

Criona Sexton, T: +353 86 9891018 E:

Screen Leaders is an initiative of Screen Training Ireland supported by the Creative Europe Programme and Bord Scannan na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board.

Screen Training Ireland is part of Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board and provides on-going training for the screen sectors through the delivery of world class training initiatives