Fostering creative excellence is central to our ethos and our annual calendar of events. We have developed initiatives to support creatives throughout their careers and we’re always working to strengthen the learning opportunities we provide. In our efforts to foster creative excellence we encourage members to experience new and challenging influences and inspire them to push the boundaries in their own creative work. We also run a number of programmes to foster the next generation of creative talent.
If you’re in your graduating year, you shouldn’t miss ICAD’s Portfolio Lab, it will help you to gain access to some of Ireland’s top Creative Directors and to build up your industry contacts.
ICAD’s Portfolio Lab, along with our Upstarts Programme, can help to bridge the gap between the college experience and employment in the industry. Any student in their graduating year should be encouraged to apply for each, to gain access to some of Ireland’s top Creative Directors and build up their industry contacts.
We aim to foster creative excellence in the next generation of creative talent. We have a number of ongoing activities suitable for graduates including Portfolio Lab and our annual ICAD Upstarts programme. Please also check out our membership options, we’re here to help you to gain a foothold in the industry.
ICAD Foster Key Dates
Creative Shorts VII
Our annual screening of short films from ICAD members moves back to its position as first event of the year.
Young Directors Awards 2018 Ceremony
The winners of the Young Directors Awards 2017 will be presented with their awards at a ceremony in The Sugar Club on February 22. The aim of ICAD and the CPI, in running YDA Ireland, is to find, award and nurture the best of the up and coming directors in Ireland today.
“Biting The Hand That Feeds Us….” is coming to Dublin! Joined by some of Ireland’s finest creatives and directors, David Reviews editor, Jason Stone, will compere this night of critique and craic.
This workshop, facilitated by Jason Stone, will focus on how to develop your critical skills and analyse your own work, and that of others, objectively and fairly.