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– is Ireland’s leading course provider for short term Camera Acting Intensive courses. Our Showreel Services in both creating original footage for actors, and showreel editing are unparalleled in this country. We are a partnership comprised of film director/writer Graham Cantwell and actor/director Amy-Joyce Hastings.




Saturday 29th July, 10.30am – 5pm
Saturday 5th August, 10.30am – 5pm
Saturday 12th August, 10.30am – 5pm
Saturday 19th August, 10.30am – 5pm
Sunday 20th August, 10am – 6pm


As well as our own work in the Irish and British film industries, we are both passionate about discovering and developing new talent. Drawing on years of combined experience we have designed practical workshops for actors, directors and writers in the film and television industries.

We specialise in practical training, believing that time in front of the camera is the only way to properly develop your camera craft. Our group classes promise to inform and educate in a comfortable and inclusive atmosphere. We cater to the needs of artists at all levels, from beginners to the highly experienced.

Film Venture also operates as a production company of original narrative fiction films. Credits include feature films Who We Love (2021) (6 x IFTA nominations 2022), The Callback Queen (2 x IFTA nominations 2016), Duets (an anthology of duologue scenes filmed with Film Venture actors) as well as many award winning short films QEDBody of Christ, Parfum, Nocturne Passage, Exercise Caution and the Oscar Longlisted, IFTA Nominated Lily.

As well as our group courses we offer intensive one to one tuition sessions for film, bespoke showreel scene shoots, headshot/portfolio photography and a variety of showreel editing packages to suit your budget. Please browse the tabs above to learn more about our services or check out our current course listings which are open for booking (above). You may also enquire about future CAI course dates and pre-register to take part by emailing us. Register for our newsletter to receive production/casting news and training opportunities via the Contact Page.

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