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10
Apr

Beart is Briathar, 10th April, 10pm BBC 2 NI

10/04/17

New Irish Language Broadcast Fund series Beart is Briathar follows journalist and broadcaster Eamonn Mallie as he speaks to a number of high profile personalities.  The series begins on Monday 10th April at 10pm BBC […]

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07
Apr

Northern Ireland filmmakers to have feature film debut released in US

07/04/17

Bad Day for the Cut, the feature film debut from writer/director/producer team of Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin, is to be released in cinemas later this year in North America by Well Go […]

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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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04
Apr

Wayfaring Stranger With Phil Cunningham, Thursday 6 April, BBC Two Northern Ireland at 7pm

04/04/17

Wayfaring Stranger With Phil Cunningham combines music and history in a new series, presented by acclaimed Scottish musician, composer and broadcaster, Phil Cunningham.  The three-part series is a Below the Radar production for BBC […]

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03
Apr

Ulster-Scots programming receives boost with new trainees

03/04/17

  Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce the selection of two new trainees which will help strengthen Ulster-Scots programming in Northern Ireland. Ulster-Scots content production has seen a boom in recent years […]

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31
Mar

Applications open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Post Production Training scheme

31/03/17

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Post Production skills development scheme Post 2017. Post 2017 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from May 2017 – 31 March 2018. […]

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31
Mar

Apply to Northern Ireland Screen’s VFX training scheme

31/03/17

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its VFX skills development scheme – VFX  2017. VFX 2017 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from May 2017 – 31st March 2018. […]

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31
Mar

PACT Export Accelerator Programme 2017

31/03/17

Northern Ireland Screen is supporting the PACT Export Accelerator programme to help independent production companies to create a global business strategy and increase their export revenues. Northern Ireland Screen can offer Independent Production […]

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31
Mar

Creative Skillset – High End TV Trainee Finder 2017

31/03/17

High End TV Trainee Finder is an entry-level placement scheme on UK TV drama productions. If accepted onto the scheme, applicants will also have access to an industry mentor and receive additional, bespoke […]

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30
Mar

‘Television, Teens and Identity’ event at this year’s Belfast Film Festival

30/03/17

The second annual ‘Television, Teens and Identity’ event is due to take place tomorrow (Friday 31st March) at this year’s Belfast Film Festival. The session aims to create an open dialogue between academic […]

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29
Mar

Gaming Skills Development Scheme -Gaming 2017

29/03/17

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

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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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28
Mar

Arts & Wellbeing project launched in the Moyle area

28/03/17

A consortium of organisations including Living Well Moyle, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Arts Care and Northern Ireland Screen have launched an Arts and Wellbeing project that will see a programme of […]

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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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20
Mar

Rocky Ros Muc set to premiere at Irish Film Festival in Boston

20/03/17

Rocky Ros Muc, a feature documentary produced by Below The Radar with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, has been awarded the Global Vision Award for Best Documentary at the […]

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16
Mar

NÓS TV launches the first Irish Language Lip Dub video

16/03/17

NÓS TV, in conjunction with Coláiste Feirste the Irish medium secondary school in Belfast, has produced the very first extended lip dub in Irish. Hundreds took part in the music project, which included […]

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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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14
Mar

Filming begins on Season Two of The Frankenstein Chronicles starring Sean Bean

14/03/17

The Frankenstein Chronicles, a terrifying re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein starring Sean Bean has returned to Northern Ireland to begin filming its second season for ITV Encore and Endemol. The major new six-part […]

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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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08
Mar

Introducing Enter RETNE, the new Northern Ireland Virtual Reality experience

08/03/17

VRNI Ltd has this week launched a new immersive VR experience called Enter RETNE, in partnership with Kainos Ltd and Digital Catapult NI to showcase at SxSW 2017. Enter RETNE has received development […]

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