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22
Oct

Northern Ireland Screen launches Foundation Academy for Animation

22/10/18

Animation is a major growth area in the creative industries in Northern Ireland; in response to the high demand for skills and local talent, Northern Ireland Screen has launched a Foundation Academy for […]

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19
Oct

Welcome to a multiplatform, immersive experience, a first for Irish broadcasting

19/10/18

Did you know Derry City plays host to Europe’s biggest Halloween Festival and this year for the first time you can share in the festivities – with a multi-platform experience like no other.  Samhain […]

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19
Oct

Irish Director Cathy Brady’s Highly Anticipated First Feature Announced

19/10/18

Pre-production is underway on Wildfire, the highly anticipated feature debut from award-winning Irish director Cathy Brady (Morning, Small Change, Wasted) and a multi award-winning team of producers: Tempesta Films’ Carlo Cresto-Dina (The Wonders, […]

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19
Oct

RTS NI reveals shortlist for 2018 programme awards

19/10/18

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominees for this year’s Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom which will take place in The Mac, Belfast on Thursday 15th […]

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18
Oct

Belfast’s feminist film festival to host 4 days of films, discussions, panels across the city

18/10/18

“We want these important films to reach a new audience in Belfast and promote discussion about the things that affect women’s lives here and around the world every day.” WANDA, Belfast’s feminist film […]

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17
Oct

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2018

17/10/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2018. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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17
Oct

Cinematic Adventure for Students as Foyle Film Festival’s Education Programme Launches

17/10/18

As Foyle Film Festival gets ready for its annual celebration of cinema and screen, the launch of this year’s dedicated education programme promises 10 days of cinematic adventures for children and young people […]

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16
Oct

Rocky Ros Muc screenings in Belfast and New York

16/10/18

Rocky Ros Muc, a film supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, is set to screen at The Belfast International Arts Festival on 22nd October and at the Irish Arts Centre […]

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15
Oct

Celtic-Korean co-production The Wall launches at MIPCOM

15/10/18

Today (Monday 15th) at MIPCOM, to mark their new strategic alliance, the partners in the Celtic International Fund are launching The Wall, a six-part documentary series for Welsh broadcaster S4C, Irish broadcaster TG4 […]

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11
Oct

An Shandon on TG4 on Thursday 18th October at 8pm

11/10/18

An Shandon, a fly on the wall documentary series, provides a behind the scenes look at the Shandon hotel in Donegal, where the staff have as much craic as the guests. Across four […]

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10
Oct

ScreenSkills to run workshop on the National Occupational Standards for Production Roles

10/10/18

ScreenSkills (formerly Creative Skillset) needs your help to review and develop the National Occupational Standards for Production (Film and TV) roles. The Standards are simply lists of the knowledge and competence required to […]

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09
Oct

An Bap to air on BBC Two Northern Ireland on Sunday 14th October at 10.15pm

09/10/18

Chef and musician Brian (Danny Minnie) Ó Domhnaill uncovers the story of the Belfast bap, from its humble beginnings in 1842 to its status as a modern day icon, and learns about the […]

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08
Oct

BBC Drama and BBC Writersroom are looking for breakthrough writing

08/10/18

The BBC Writersroom is launching The Break from Northern Ireland this year, giving writers the opportunity to see their script developed, produced and broadcast on BBC Three. The aim of the series, now […]

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08
Oct

Video Game Tax Relief round table

08/10/18

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a lunchtime round table with Colm Seeley of the BFI on Video Game Tax Relief on Friday 19 October from 1pm to 2pm. The UK video games tax […]

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03
Oct

Investment means more new factual, drama and comedy commissions from BBC Northern Ireland

03/10/18

BBC Northern Ireland audiences can expect more local drama, more comedy and a greater range of documentaries over the next year. Speaking at a BBC Northern Ireland commissioning briefing in Queen’s Film Theatre, […]

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03
Oct

ILBF documentary explores state of NI civil rights on BBC Two NI

03/10/18

Against the backdrop of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement, BBC Gaeilge documentary Ar Theallach an Dóchais (BBC Two Northern Ireland, Sunday 7 October, 10.15pm) explores the state of civil rights […]

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03
Oct

Line Of Duty reveals Stephen Graham as Balaclava Man in casting announcement for series five

03/10/18

Stephen Graham (Save Me, Taboo, This Is England) will star as guest lead in Line Of Duty series five. Graham will play John Corbett alongside Rochenda Sandall (Girlfriends, Broken) as Lisa McQueen – […]

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02
Oct

Applications open for a Trainee Post-Production Assistant and a Trainee Production Assistant

02/10/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for the following roles: Trainee Post-Production Assistant Trainee Production Assistant Both roles are paid placement schemes (NMW/NLW) running for 12 months from November 2018. Both roles will provide […]

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02
Oct

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive and PRONI present Home Movie Day

02/10/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive and PRONI are joining forces to proudly present Belfast’s first Home Movie Day. Part of an international festival, this event celebrates amateur films and filmmakers, providing the […]

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28
Sep

USBF series traces family’s ancestry in ‘Family Footsteps’

28/09/18

Have you ever wondered where you came from or what life was like in Northern Ireland for your ancestors?  A new three-part series takes one family from County Antrim to find out just […]

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26
Sep

[email protected] 2018 announces 17 new participants

26/09/18

The BFI announced the 17 writers, directors and producers selected for [email protected], BFI NETWORK’s flagship professional development programme which takes place annually at the BFI London Film Festival (LFF). Designed to support and […]

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26
Sep

Graduation marks new wave of talent for the Irish language TV production sector

26/09/18

Northern Ireland Screen hosted a reception in The MAC on Wednesday 26th September to mark the graduation of thirteen trainees who took part in various Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) training schemes and […]

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25
Sep

Belfast’s rich Linen Mill history comes to life through archive footage

25/09/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive, in partnership with Film Hub NI and Pollen Studio, will celebrate Belfast’s historical Linen industry with a live cinema event combining archive footage with performance art. The event, titled […]

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24
Sep

HBO Licensing and Retail to Launch GAME OF THRONES Legacy Experiences in Northern Ireland

24/09/18

Filming Locations from the Hit HBO Series to Open as Tourist Attractions in 2019 As Game of Thrones finishes filming after a decade in Northern Ireland, HBO is celebrating the show’s incredible legacy […]

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24
Sep

Cosáin Cheoil, Friday 28th September at 8.30pm on RTE1

24/09/18

A new documentary series called Cosáin Cheoil (Musical Paths) demonstrates the interaction between modern and contemporary musical styles in Irish and Scottish traditional music over the past half a century. Cosáin Cheoil is an […]

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