Future Screens NI; Future Foundation

16 February 2022


Future Screens NI have established Future Foundation, a mentoring programme offering artists, makers and creative freelancers, the chance to become a mentee to experienced practitioners in the field.

Mentees will be individuals who need help and support in areas like:

  • Developing new approaches to working in Creative and cultural industries
  • Enhancing practical skills and getting advice on career advancement
  • Identifying and applying or rethinking options of financing
  • Acquiring new practical and technical skills for working in post-COVID-19 environments
  • Using or adapting technology to market, promote and expand their product or service

What’s involved?

Future Foundation will form a register of experienced mentors who will be made available to those seeking help. (Applications to become a mentor are currently closed).

Individuals seeking support from the Future Foundation mentoring scheme will apply and once approved will be allocated a suitable mentor.

Each mentee will be eligible to:

  • 5 sessions with a mentor within a 1 year period
  • Attend 2 training seminars
  • Access workshops/ lectures

To be eligible, mentees…

  • Must have two years’ experience within Creative and cultural industries
  • Must not be in full time education
  • Are primarily based in Northern Ireland
  • Are interested in developing/ adapting new approaches and learning new skills

Find out more about this rolling application here.

To apply to become a mentee, please fill in the form.


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