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19
Oct

BFI Black Star

19/10/16

The BFI Film Audience Network (BFI FAN) announced this week details of events and screenings taking place across the UK as part of BFI Black Star, the UK’s biggest ever season of film […]

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19
Oct

Northern Ireland talent among BAFTA Children’s Awards nominations

19/10/16

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards, which honour the very best in children’s media, with talent from Northern Ireland being […]

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14
Oct

BFI Film Academy specialist residential programme

14/10/16

pplications are now open to take part in the BFI Film Academy’s specialist residential programmes The BFI Film Academy scheme is providing opportunities for talented and committed young people between the ages of […]

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14
Oct

Tyrone Productions wins an IFTA

14/10/16

Tyrone Productions’ CBBC documentary My Life: Champion of the World has won the IFTA for Children’s and Young People’s, at the annual IFTA Gala Television Awards ceremony which were held in Dublin on […]

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14
Oct

Tyrone Productions wins an IFTA

14/10/16

Tyrone Productions’ CBBC documentary My Life: Champion of the World has won the IFTA for Children’s and Young People’s, at the annual IFTA Gala Television Awards ceremony which were held in Dublin on […]

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14
Oct

BFI Film Academy specialist residential programme

14/10/16

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications from programmers for its skills development scheme, Gaming Programmers 2016. Gaming Programmers 2016 is a paid placement scheme (minimum wage) which will run from December 2016 – […]

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13
Oct

Patricia Strong Wig Academy Training

13/10/16

Patricia Strong Wig Academy is providing an introductory course to Wigs and Postiche for Film, Theatre and Television The course is delivered by a professional hairdresser and make-up artist who has worked on […]

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13
Oct

Northern Ireland Screen to present Showcase Screening at ASFF 2016

13/10/16

Northern Ireland Screen is set to present a showcase screening at this year’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF). The BAFTA Qualifying ASFF takes place over the course of 3-6 November in York, screening […]

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13
Oct

Northern Ireland talent among Game Connection’s Development Awards nominees

13/10/16

Northern Ireland game development studio Italic Pig have been nominated for five awards at Game Connection’s 2016 Development Awards for its latest project Mona Lisa. The award ceremony will take place during this […]

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13
Oct

Patricia Strong Wig Academy Training

13/10/16

Patricia Strong Wig Academy is providing an introductory course to Wigs and Postiche for Film, Theatre and Television The course is delivered by a professional hairdresser and make-up artist who has worked on […]

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11
Oct

Net.Workshops: Junior Animators session

11/10/16

Peter Dodd, the animation director of Ethel and Ernest will be in Belfast on Tuesday 1st November to deliver a workshop to junior animators as part of Northern Ireland Screen’s Net.Workshops programme. Ethel […]

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11
Oct

Belfast screenwriting seminar with Charles Harris

11/10/16

Award winning writer and director Charles Harris is set to host a screenwriting seminar on the essentials of writing for the screen in Belfast next month. Charles has won international awards for his […]

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11
Oct

Net.Workshops: Junior Animators session

11/10/16

Peter Dodd, the animation director of Ethel and Ernest will be in Belfast on Tuesday 1st November to deliver a workshop to junior animators as part of Northern Ireland Screen’s Net.Workshops programme. Ethel […]

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10
Oct

Píobairí Ard Mhacha, BBC2 NI, Monday 17th October at 10pm

10/10/16

New Irish Language Broadcast Fund series, Píobairí Ard Mhacha, looks into the history of the Armagh Pipers Club which has been at the forefront of Irish traditional music for many years. The three […]

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07
Oct

Cinemagic Film and Television Festival

07/10/16

The annual Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme opens with a colourful programme of events from 7th-30th October, jam-packed with over two hundred films and special film and television related opportunities to inspire […]

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06
Oct

Production begins on revenge thriller Paula

06/10/16

Production starts in Belfast this week on 3-part revenge thriller Paula. Olivier-award winning actress Denise Gough will star in the drama by playwright and filmmaker Conor McPherson. She will be joined by Tom […]

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03
Oct

Shaping the Coast, Sunday 9 October, 10pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland.

03/10/16

Shaping the Coast, an Ulster Scots Broadcast Fund series, tells the largely unknown story of the creation of the Antrim Coast Road as well as stories about its history and its people. The […]

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29
Sep

The Fall returns for series 3

29/09/16

Hit drama series The Fall returns for a third series tonight on BBC TWO at 9pm. Gillian Anderson returns as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson. She has arrested Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) – but […]

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29
Sep

Full steam ahead for Film Archive

29/09/16

Beyond The City, an initiative set up as part of the British Film Institute (BFI) Britain on Film project, concludes at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum next week. The project aims to […]

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26
Sep

Our Innovators website launched

26/09/16

A unique learning resource that stars pupils from schools across Northern Ireland was launched at Stormont today. Entitled Our Innovators: An Ulster-Scots Legacy, the comprehensive educational tool examines the legacy of local visionaries […]

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21
Sep

Na Dulradóirí, Wednesday 21st September, TG4 at 5.25pm.

21/09/16

A new environment based educational programme from a Belfast based production company will broadcast on TV screens later today. Na Dulradóirí, which received funding from the Irish Language Broadcast Fund, was produced by […]

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21
Sep

Production begins on Tom Collins’ Penance

21/09/16

Feature film Aithrí/Penance has begun filming in Northern Ireland. The Irish language film is the latest feature film from Director Tom Collin and will star IFTA award-winning  actor Peter Coonan (Love/Hate) Penance has […]

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19
Sep

Game of Thrones sets a new Emmy record

19/09/16

Game of Thrones picked up 12 awards, including best drama series, at this year’s Emmys in Los Angeles. The 12 awards brought the total number of Emmys won by the show to 38 […]

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19
Sep

Múinteoirí, Monday 26th September, BBC Two Northern Ireland, 10pm.

19/09/16

Last year a total of 239 newly qualified teachers graduated from local teacher training colleges in Northern Ireland. Among them were 27 qualified to teach through the Irish Language. Múinteoirí, an Irish Language […]

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16
Sep

New talk show What Makes You Tic? begins filming in Northern Ireland

16/09/16

Nice One Productions is delighted to announce that filming has begun in Northern Ireland this week on the pilot for its new comedy-entertainment talk-show What Makes You Tic? What Makes You Tic? is […]

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