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23
May

Nerve Belfast Animation Summer School

23/05/17

Nerve Belfast will be running an Animation Summer school from 31st July – 4th August 2017 in Belfast. Over the five-day programme you will learn the latest in stop-motion animation practice and 2D animation […]

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22
May

Deadline extended for Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus

22/05/17

The application deadline for New Shorts Focus has been extended to the 5th June. The initiative is aimed at finding Northern Ireland resident filmmakers exclusively from groups that are underrepresented in the film […]

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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

Northern Ireland productions win at the Celtic Media Festival Awards

05/05/17

The Celtic Media Festival Awards, held in Douglas, saw a number of Northern Ireland projects taking home a prestigious Torc Award. The Kieran Hegarty Award for Innovation was won by Voices 16, a […]

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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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05
May

New BBC Drama Come Home to film in Northern Ireland

05/05/17

BBC One has commissioned a new drama series, Come Home, which will be filmed and set in Northern Ireland. The series will focus up close on a family reeling, from mother Marie who […]

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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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02
May

Alfred Hitchcock’s The Manxman at Festiv’Ards

02/05/17

The Portico of Ards is hosting a special screening of Alfred Hitchcox’s The Manxman and archive material from Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive on Friday 26th May at 7:30pm. The screening, which […]

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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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27
Apr

Northern Ireland Screen seeking applications for Casting Assistant 2017

27/04/17

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Casting Skills Development Scheme – Casting Assistant 2017. Casting Assistant 2017 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from June 2017 – 31 […]

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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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21
Apr

First NI feature documentary Elián to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

21/04/17

A feature documentary, Elián, produced by Belfast based Fine Point Films is set to debut at the world-famous Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Elián is the story of Elián Gonzalez, a five-year-old […]

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21
Apr

Applications open for Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus 2017-18

21/04/17

New Shorts Focus is an initiative to find Northern Ireland resident filmmakers exclusively from groups that are underrepresented in the film and television sector: Females Females 30+ Disabled applicants Black and minority ethnic […]

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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

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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19
Apr

Short Film 2017-18: First call for applications

19/04/17

Northern Ireland Screen has announced the first Short Film call of 2017. Northern Ireland Screen intends to use Lottery Funds provided through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BFI NET.WORK to support […]

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12
Apr

Turas Bóthair, Thursday 4th May, TG4 at 9.30pm

12/04/17

A new Irish Language programme, Turas Bóthair, is set to offer viewers an insight into the everyday conversations which take place in various car journeys across Ireland. The 6-part series, which received funding […]

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11
Apr

Deadline extended for Northern Ireland Screen’s film & TV facilities training scheme, Transport 2017

11/04/17

The deadline for Northern Ireland Screen’s film and TV facilities training skills development scheme Transport 2017 has been extended. Transport 2017 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from May 2017 […]

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11
Apr

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2017

11/04/17

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest round of funding decisions for 2017. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV, animation and online content […]

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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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