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News and Events - General

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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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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20
Sep

Jo Gilbert

20/09/18

We were deeply saddened to hear this week that Jo Gilbert died prematurely after battling serious illness.  Jo flew a staggeringly energetic flag for the potential of the film industry for Northern Ireland […]

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14
Sep

Applications Now Open For Northern Ireland Screen’s Sound Trainee Position

14/09/18

Craft and Technical Skills – Sound Trainee 2018 Northern Ireland screen is running a skills development scheme called Craft & Technical Skills 2018.  The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in […]

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13
Sep

Cinemagic Film Festival Set To Illuminate Belfast This Autumn

13/09/18

The 29th Cinemagic Film and Television Festival for Young People, in association with Hagan Homes, returns to Belfast this October and November 2018, jam-packed with over 200 events and creative opportunities to inspire […]

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12
Sep

We The People, Sunday 16th September at 10pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland

12/09/18

We The People, a new documentary for BBC Two Northern Ireland, explores the impact that Ulster-Scots emigrants had on different aspects of American culture, life and politics, including their role in the framing […]

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12
Sep

Lomax in Éirinn, Sunday 16th September at 8.30pm on TG4

12/09/18

In a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary, Pol Brennan uncovers the story of Alan Lomax in Lomax in Éirinn. In the late 1940s Texan song-collector Alan Lomax had a dream to record […]

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12
Sep

Jed Mercurio Masterclass

12/09/18

Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to host a masterclass with Jed Mercurio. Jed Mercurio is one of the few UK writers to work as an American-style showrunner. His most recent credits are Bodyguard, […]

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10
Sep

Northern Ireland Sound Mixer, Ronan Hill, wins fourth Primetime Emmy

10/09/18

Congratulations to Northern Ireland based sound mixer Ronan Hill who won an Emmy at the 70th Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing on a Comedy or Drama series (1 hour). This is the 4th Emmy […]

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23
Aug

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond to be shown on Sunday 26th August at 8.30pm on TG4

23/08/18

A new documentary about the Tyrone minor teams of 1997 and 1998 will air this weekend on TG4. This programme received funding support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund and is […]

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22
Aug

The Dig is heading to Toronto International Film Festival!

22/08/18

The Dig has been officially selected for Toronto International Film Festival. Having just won Best Irish Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh, The Dig is now venturing far to have its North American Premiere. The Dig […]

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13
Aug

RTS launches Northern Ireland programme awards  

13/08/18

The Royal Television Society (RTS) today launched its 2018 Programme Awards for the Northern Ireland creative industries. Once again Ka-Boom, one of Northern Ireland’s leading facilities companies is headline sponsor of RTS NI […]

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08
Aug

BFI Film Academy 2018/19 running at Nerve Belfast

08/08/18

Nerve Belfast is looking for committed and enthusiastic young people between the ages of 16 and 19 to be a part of the BFI Film Academy 2018/19 Network Programme delivered by Nerve Belfast […]

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08
Aug

Legendary to work with ‘Bad Day For The Cut’ Filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin

08/08/18

Legendary has closed a deal on an Untitled project from local filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin who run Six Mile Hill Productions in Belfast. Chris is set to direct the project, while […]

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01
Aug

Pull Focus Documentary Festival to feature Wonderful Losers: A Different World

01/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen supported documentary Wonderful Losers: A Different World will have its Northern Ireland premiere as part of the Belfast Film Festival’s Pull Focus documentary festival on Sunday 12th August. Director Arunas […]

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27
Jul

Northern Ireland film, Elián, nominated for an Emmy Award

27/07/18

A feature documentary produced by Belfast based Fine Point Films has been nominated for an Emmy Award. Elián is the story of Elián Gonzalez, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, […]

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24
Jul

ITV announces new Torvill and Dean drama 

24/07/18

ITV has today confirmed the commission of Torvill and Dean, a film narrating Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean’s early years and the creative impetus that finally drove them to become ice dancing royalty. Written by leading […]

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20
Jul

Anijam 48 Hour Animation Competition

20/07/18

The UK’s first 48-hour animation competition, Anijam, is now open with a Northern Ireland regional heat taking place on Friday 10th – Sunday 12th August. Animators aged 18+ can compete for free in teams of […]

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19
Jul

Cinemagic on the search for Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2018

19/07/18

The #CYF2018 – Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2018 competition is now open for entries.  All types of film will be considered; fact, fiction, comedy, drama, news programme or documentary, as long as it is […]

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16
Jul

Sixth Emmy Nomination for Ronan Hill

16/07/18

Congratulations to Northern Ireland based sound mixer Ronan Hill who has received his sixth Emmy nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing on a Comedy or Drama series. His sixth nomination is for his work […]

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16
Jul

Northern Ireland productions win at Galway Film Fleadh

16/07/18

The 30th Galway Film Fleadh came to a close last night (Sunday July 15 2018) with two projects supported by Northern Ireland Screen winning top awards at the annual awards ceremony. Feature film […]

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03
Jul

Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey to attend screenings presented by Foyle Film Festival

03/07/18

The 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s psychedelic space epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with two special screenings, in Belfast and Derry, attended by the film’s leading actor, Keir Dullea. Presented […]

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29
Jun

Galway Film Fleadh Announce Masterclasses

29/06/18

The Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to announce Masterclasses with Andrew Scott, Madeleine Olnek and Ed Solomon. The Masterclasses offer a unique chance to learn from experts in their respective fields, in an intimate engaging environment. The much-acclaimed Irish actor Andrew Scott, who has starred […]

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28
Jun

Applications are now open for 2018/19 BFI Film Academy courses

28/06/18

Open to young people from anywhere in the UK and from any background, the BFI Film Academy offers a real chance for talented 16-19-year-olds to be part of our future film industry. The […]

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