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22
May

Applications open for our Ulster University Graduate Work Placement Programme

22/05/18

As part of our ongoing support of the local animation, gaming and VFX sectors, Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a work placement/training programme aimed at under graduates studying animation (BDes Hons) from […]

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17
May

ILBF Training Schemes Now Open

17/05/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is seeking applications from fluent Irish speakers for the following training schemes. Trainees on the schemes will learn the craft of television while on placement with […]

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14
May

Sixteen South Rights announce major international sales for new hit show WildWoods

14/05/18

Sixteen South Rights has today announced TV sales in key territories for its new, hit preschool live-action puppet comedy WildWoods, to the USA and Russia. The series received production funding from Northern Ireland Screen […]

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03
May

‘Echoes’ wins Best Irish Short at Dublin Sci-Fo 2018 Award

03/05/18

Congratulations to short-film Echoes, which won ‘Best Irish Short’ at the Dublin Sci-Fi Awards Echoes was produced by causeAscene Films and received funding support from Northern Ireland Screen via the BFI Network. This […]

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03
May

ILBF projects amongst winners on Day One of Celtic Media Festival 2018

03/05/18

Hard-hitting investigations and sporting legends were among the day’s winners at the 3-day Celtic Media Festival in Llanelli, Cymru. The 39th festival is underway as hundreds of delegates arrive to experience the annual […]

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01
May

Applications now open for Company Placement, ‘Post’

01/05/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Post Production Skills Development Scheme – POST 2018 POST 2018 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from May 2018 – 31 March […]

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30
Apr

Applications now open for company placement, ‘Production’

30/04/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Production Skills Development scheme – PRODUCTION 2018. PRODUCTION 2018 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from May 2018 – 31 March 2019.  […]

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27
Apr

The BFI Doc Society Fund now accepting applications

27/04/18

The BFI Doc Society Fund is now open, receiving applications until noon on Friday 11 May. The BFI Doc Society Fund aims to develop storytellers from all parts of the country and all […]

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27
Apr

‘A Cambodian Spring’ confirmed for release in cinemas across Ireland from 4th May

27/04/18

Little Ease Films and Zanzibar Films are thrilled to announce that Eclipse Pictures will release their Award-winning documentary ‘A Cambodian Spring’ into Irish cinemas from Friday 4 May.  Winner of the Special Jury […]

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20
Apr

Applications now open for Casting 2018

20/04/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Casting skills development scheme – CASTING 2018 CASTING 2018 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from June 2018 – 31 March 2019.  […]

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17
Apr

Star cast join Ruth Wilson BBC Drama ‘Mrs Wilson’

17/04/18

Award-winning actress Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Luther) is set to lead an all-British cast in Mrs Wilson, a new original drama for BBC One, co-produced with MASTERPIECE, based on the life of her […]

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16
Apr

New destination for Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip

16/04/18

Top chefs and great friends Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn return to UTV tonight (Monday 16 April) at 8pm with a new eight-part series.  Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip New Zealand sees the dynamic duo embarking on a […]

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13
Apr

New Writer Focus scheme 2018 – Applications now open

13/04/18

Northern Ireland Screen is now seeking feature film scripts to develop for its New Writer Focus scheme 2017-2018. The scheme, which is supported by the BFI Network, is open to writers who are […]

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12
Apr

Northern Ireland Screen launches two Short Film schemes

12/04/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched two funding schemes to support the production of short films. The funding for both schemes is provided in partnership with the BFI Network. Shorts to Features A scheme […]

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11
Apr

Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville to star in ‘Normal People’

11/04/18

Liam Neeson (Taken, Schindler’s List) and Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread, Another Year) are set to star in NORMAL PEOPLE, directed by Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn (Good Vibrations), based on the script […]

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15
Mar

Applications open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Feature Documentary Development call

15/03/18

Northern Ireland Screen intends to provide funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories from Northern Ireland resident filmmakers. Northern Ireland based […]

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13
Mar

Green Man Gaming Publishing, Enter Yes and Northern Ireland Screen Announce New PC Game, Before the Blood

13/03/18

Green Man Gaming Publishing, Enter Yes and Northern Ireland Screen are pleased to announce Before the Blood, a new urban brawler game, which will be launching on digital PC Mid-2018. Before the Blood will also be […]

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09
Mar

Applications now open for Two Minute Masterpiece 2018

09/03/18

Two Minute Masterpiece is an exciting initiative for emerging female producers/directors in Northern Ireland to have their voices heard. The initiative is made available through the BBC Arts Show in partnership with Northern […]

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22
Feb

Projects selected for Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus 2018

22/02/18

Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to announce the five projects selected for its New Shorts Focus scheme 2018. New Shorts Focus is an initiative set-up to find Northern Ireland resident filmmakers exclusively from groups […]

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21
Feb

Derry Girls consolidates as the biggest series in Northern Ireland

21/02/18

Derry Girls has consolidated to become the biggest series ever in Northern Ireland since modern records began in 2002, Channel 4 has revealed. The comedy, set in the early nineties during The Troubles, […]

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14
Feb

Takeover Film Festival 2018 set to ‘take over’ QFT screens

14/02/18

The ninth annual Takeover Film Festival organised by QFT’s young programmers ‘takes over’ QFT from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February, with an exciting weekend of film previews, popular classics and masterclasses. Aimed […]

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13
Feb

NI Short films included in competition line-up for Irish Film Festa

13/02/18

The line-up for the 11th Irish Film Festa Short Film Competition, the only Italian film festival completely dedicated to Irish cinema, has been announced today. The competition, which will take place from 21 […]

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19
Jan

NI filmmaker selected for Bridging the Gap

19/01/18

Congratulations to local Northern Ireland talent Dianne Lucille Campbell who is one of five other filmmakers from across the UK to be selected for this year’s Bridging the Gap programme. Dianne’s short film […]

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19
Jan

Applications open for short initiative, ‘Hope: The 1998 Referendum’

19/01/18

Northern Ireland Screen and the Community Relations Council are working together to support three new and emerging factual filmmakers, resident in Northern Ireland. We are looking for up to three factual short films*: […]

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11
Jan

Channel 4 commissions second series of Derry Girls

11/01/18

The first episode of Derry Girls is Channel 4’s the biggest comedy series launch in almost 5 years with 2.5 million viewers so far (part-consolidated after 6 days) Second series commissioned by Director […]

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