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News and Events - General

23
May

Celluloid on Sea sailing into Belfast

23/05/17

The Celluloid Sail tour will visit the Abercorn Basin on the 14th and 15th June offering the public a unique film experience set around a three-masted barque, the Kaskelot during her stay in […]

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17
May

Sixteen South to produce Pinkalicious & Peterrific for PBS

17/05/17

US Network PBS has announced its new PBS KIDS animated series Pinkalicious & Peterrific has gone into production.  Produced by WBGH Boston and Northern Ireland animation studio Sixteen South, the series is set […]

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17
May

Red River set to be directed by Gary Shore

17/05/17

Red River, written by award winning Northern Ireland writer Ronan Blaney, is set to be directed by Gary Shore (Dracula Untold). Red River was developed with Lottery funding from the Arts Council of […]

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16
May

Script writing seminar with Rob Ritchie

16/05/17

Northern Ireland Screen will be hosting a script writing seminar with Rob Ritchie on Monday 5th June, from 6pm-9pm, at The Mac Theatre in Belfast. The seminar will be a step-by-step guide to […]

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16
May

Applications for ILBF New Entrant scheme now open.

16/05/17

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is seeking applications from fluent Irish speakers for its New Entrant training scheme. The New Entrants scheme is a 12 month paid placement (minimum wage) […]

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05
May

Call for entries for the Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition

05/05/17

The 29th Galway Film Fleadh running from 11th – 16th July is currently accepting entries for its annual Pitching Competition. As hosts of Ireland’s longest-running film pitching competition, the Galway Film Fleadh aims […]

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04
May

Her Majesty’s SPIFFING goes mobile

04/05/17

Northern Ireland game developer Billy Goat Entertainment has released its celebrated space adventure game Her Majesty’s SPIFFING (that’s the Special Planetary Investigative Force For Inhabiting New Galaxies, if you’re wondering) on iOS and […]

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03
May

Northern Ireland producer selected for Producers On The Move

03/05/17

Northern Ireland producer Chris Martin from Indie Movie Company has been selected to take part in the European Film Promotion’s Producers On The Move at the Cannes Film Festival, May 17 – 28. […]

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28
Apr

The Journey released in cinemas Friday 5th May

28/04/17

Next week sees the UK and Ireland cinema release of The Journey. The film has its UK & Ireland premier on Thursday 4th May before going on general release on Friday 5th May. […]

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25
Apr

Applications now open for SERC’s HNC in Creative Media Production

25/04/17

Now Accepting Online Applications – Northern Ireland Film & Television School An opportunity to learn new production skills or develop your existing skills further at the NI Film & Television School.  The part-time […]

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24
Apr

Submissions Now Open For the 30th Foyle Film Festival 2017

24/04/17

Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®-affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 30th edition of the festival, which will run 17 – 26 November 2017. The prestigious Light In Motion […]

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20
Apr

Creative team behind Bad Day for the Cut sign with CAA and Plattform

20/04/17

Following the successful world premiere of their debut feature film, Bad Day for the Cut, at Sundance in February, the Northern Ireland writer/director/producer team of Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin have signed with […]

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20
Apr

Shorts to Features 2017-2018

20/04/17

An initiative which provides an opportunity for emerging creative teams to create a short film which is tonally and thematically aligned with their feature film ambitions. Applicants are invited to submit a LIVE […]

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20
Apr

Poetry Day Ireland supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive

20/04/17

The Lyric Theatre, in conjunction with Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive, is set to celebrate Poetry Day Ireland with a lunchtime reading by two of Northern Ireland’s most exciting contemporary poets, Olive […]

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11
Apr

NI talent amongst nominations for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards

11/04/17

The nominations for this year’s British Academy Television Awards have been revealed, with several Northern Ireland productions included in the list. Sue Perkins is set to host the awards ceremony, which will take […]

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06
Apr

CelAction training course in conjunction with Sixteen South

06/04/17

BAFTA award-winning children’s television studio, Sixteen South is keen to develop skills and talent within the Creative Industry in Northern Ireland and are researching the feasibility of organising a CelAction training course, which […]

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05
Apr

BBC and Northern Ireland Screen renew successful partnership agreement

05/04/17

Northern Ireland Screen / BBC Partnership Agreement The BBC and Northern Ireland Screen today renewed their successful partnership agreement, which sees them continue to work together to invest in developing an internationally competitive […]

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29
Mar

Royal Television Society NI Student Awards 2017

29/03/17

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland Student Awards took place yesterday (Tuesday 28th March) at the Black Box, Belfast. Supported by the Department for Communities as part of Creativity Month 17, the RTS NI […]

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29
Mar

Applications now open for the Transport 2017 training scheme

29/03/17

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its film and TV facilities training skills development scheme, Transport 2017. Transport 2017 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from May 2017 – 31 […]

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28
Mar

Scottish and Northern Irish TV Talent meet with top US Channels in TRCmedia Business Trip

28/03/17

Seven senior television executives from Scotland and Northern Ireland visited New York and Washington DC last week to meet with top US television channels as part of TRCmedia’s International Development Programme. The stateside […]

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23
Mar

Channel 4 Pop Up 2017

23/03/17

Channel 4 Pop Up, the fantastic 4Talent event is set to return to Belfast on Thursday 27th April 2017. Channel 4 is seeking people who are 18 years and over with an interest […]

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21
Mar

A Cambodian Spring to have world premiere at Hot Docs

21/03/17

Feature documentary A Cambodian Spring, made by Northern Ireland film-maker Chris Kelly, will have its world premiere in May at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto as part of its international competition. A […]

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15
Mar

Shorts Submissions Open for Galway Film Fleadh

15/03/17

The Galway Film Fleadh is now accepting short film submissions for the 2017 edition of the festival. Filmmakers with animated, documentary and/or dramatic short films are invited to submit their film for selection […]

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14
Mar

Nominations announced for Irish Animation Awards 2017

14/03/17

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland talent nominated at this year’s Irish Animation Awards. Presented by Animation Ireland during the Animation Dingle festival on Saturday 25th March, the awards acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding […]

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08
Mar

IFTA Nominations Announced for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2017

08/03/17

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland talent nominated at this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA). The countdown begins for the Irish film industry’s biggest night of the year, acknowledging and rewarding the […]

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