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Crew Academy West | CV Workshop for Crew Working in the Screen Industry

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Date: Workshop 27th May 2023 with additional hour 1:1 clinic

Duration: 10:00 am – 03:30 pm

Cost: Free

Venue:  online

Tutor: Alex de Valera

Course Profile:

In this hands-on course, we will walk through putting together a CV for the screen industry and also look at cover letters and LinkedIn profiles.

What this course will include:

  • Understanding the purpose of a CV
  • Choosing the right format and tips on formatting
  • Writing effective content
  • Proofreading and editing
  • Networking and job searching

Participant Profile:

Crew working in the screen industry who would like to enhance their CV and cover letter skills.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at this link by 12 pm on Wednesday 17th May 2023

For technical difficulties with the online system please email 

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

Tutor Profile: 

Alex de Valera has worked both in Dublin and London in the Production department, and as a Sustainability Officer, Coordinator and Supervisor on large and mid-scale Film, HETV and Commercials projects. She has worked for Netflix, Constantin, Max Films, Metropolitan, Amazon Studios, Magic Light Pictures, Pull The Trigger, Assembly and Big Fish TV. Her credits include Fate: The Winx Saga S2, The Diplomat S1, The Problem With People, Silver, and The Velveteen Rabbit to name a few.

With over 8 years of experience in ensuring sustainable practices and specialised training in the hospitality sector, and a first-class honours BSc in European Studies from Trinity College Dublin, Alex moved into the film industry to deliver sustainability to its highest standard.   Alex continuously researches and looks for new ways in which systems can be streamlined so that productions can meaningfully strategies and reduce emissions. Alex has set up her own company Ecoscope Ltd to support and help productions make the change for a sustainable future. Alex recently completed the ‘Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategies’ course run by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education and has undergone training in Albert, AdGreen, Greenshoot and Screen Ireland’s Supervisory Management course, continually developing her skill set throughout her career. 

Alex was elected as the Training Officer for the Sustainability Guild of Ireland 2022. Alex has recently developed a workshop for Screen Ireland to fill a skills gap in the sector by training Sustainability Practitioners on how to successfully achieve and reach the Production’s sustainability objectives. Alex is passionate about training and upskilling and is eager to share her experience and expertise.