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Set Etiquette for the Film and TV Drama Industry

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Date the course commences:  Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th October 2022

Duration:  2 Day

Cost: Free

Venue Location: An Chuasnóg, Spiddal, Galway, H91 K1VP

Tutor: Adrienne Greenhalgh

Course Profile:

This course will run over two days on Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th of October 2022, from 10:00 to 17:00

This in-person course is run by the National Talent Academies: Film & TV Crew Academy West.  The aim of the course is to provide participants with the basic knowledge required to start on a production and be ‘set-ready’.  It is a practical hands-on course and will enable participants to hit the ground running their first day on the set of a production.

Course content:

  • Crew roles and job descriptions
  • Overview of the organisational structure of a production
  • Understanding essential production documents such as call sheets, schedules and movement orders.
  • Filling out start forms and timesheets
  • Set Lingo
  • Using walkie talkies
  • Red light, bell and stage doors
  • Set culture

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at new entrants and trainee crew who want to work or are working in the live-action Film & TV Drama Industry. 

Crew who would like to gain more knowledge of Health and Safety procedures in the workplace can learn more with Screen Ireland’s free online Safe Pass course, link to the information HERE.

Film & TV Crew West is managed by Atlantic Academy

The course is limited to 12 participants

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at this link by 5pm on Friday 14th October 2022

For technical difficulties with the online system please email

Selection on courses/programmes will be based on the quality of application and industry experience relevant to the course and participant profile.  We do not accept CVs so please make sure you outline all relevant experience in the application form. 

Film & TV Crew Academy West courses are open to all regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

Tutor Profiles:

Adrienne Greenhalgh has been working in the Film & TV industry as an Assistant Director for the last 25 years.  She started as a trainee and has worked her way up to 2nd AD. She has worked internationally for Fox, Starz, AMC, MGM, Netflix, ITV, BBC networks on Outlander, Tyrant,  Vikings: Valhalla and The Fall .  .  She has also worked on small indigenous Irish productions and large-scale productions. Her credits include; Vikings: Valhalla, MoonhavenRedemption, Into the BadlandsThe Fall, A Date for Mad Mary, Rebellion, Charlie, Love/Hate, Ella Enchanted, The Count of Monty Christo, In America and many more.

Adrienne had the opportunity to train with and learn from excellent Assistant Directors on large and small productions.  She is passionate about training and up-skilling in the Screen Industry and is also a trained facilitator, registered with The Teaching Council of Ireland and is looking forward to sharing her experience and expertise.