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24
Oct

Andrea Harkin to COME HOME to direct new BBC One drama

24/10/17

Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to announce that new BBC One drama, Come Home, is to be directed by local woman, Andrea Harkin. Produced by RED Production Company, cameras roll on the 3×60 minute […]

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24
Oct

Bad Day for the Cut amongst BIFA 2017 New Talent longlist

24/10/17

It was revealed today that locally produced thriller Bad Day for the Cut has been included in the New Talent longlist at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). BIFA highlights and rewards […]

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23
Oct

Foyle Film Festival Launches its Education Programme for 2017

23/10/17

Schools, students and young people from across the North West will be taken on a round-the-world cinematic adventure next month as Foyle Film Festival launches its annual dedicated education programme. The nine-day bumper programme, running […]

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23
Oct

Irish language and Ulster-Scots programmes get a big, new showcase on BBC iPlayer

23/10/17

BBC Northern Ireland’s Ulster-Scots and Irish Language television programmes are to be made more widely available to audiences around the UK on BBC iPlayer from today (Monday 23 October). A wide collection of […]

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23
Oct

Storyland 2017-18 briefing in Belfast

23/10/17

Northern Ireland Screen and RTÉ are seeking submissions from writers and producers to develop new original online dramas for the next season of Storyland. The online drama series gives emerging Irish creative talent an opportunity […]

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23
Oct

New ILBF Documentary marks 500th anniversary of the Protestant reformation

23/10/17

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Gaelic scholar Dr Art Hughes examines the impact of Martin Luther and his ideas on the Gaelic-speaking peoples of Scotland and Ireland in Irish […]

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20
Oct

Four brand new web-dramas launched by RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen for the new season of Storyland 2017

20/10/17

Northern Ireland Screen and RTÉ launch four brand new 20 minute dramas from Storyland 2017 on RTÉ Player. Currently in its seventh season, Storyland 2017 brings original stories to a national and a […]

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19
Oct

Brave New World: Back Home

19/10/17

Over four years and across seven hours of television, William Crawley has travelled to America, Canada, New Zealand and Australia to tell the stories of some remarkable Ulster-Scots men and women who made […]

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19
Oct

RTS NI unveils shortlist for 2017 awards

19/10/17

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominees for this year’s Programme Awards and an exciting new headline sponsor Ka-Boom. Sarah McCaffrey, RTS NI Awards Committee Chair […]

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18
Oct

‘Puffin Rock’ nominated for International Emmy Kids Awards

18/10/17

It was announced at MIPCOM earlier this week that the animated preschool series, Puffin Rock, narrated by Chris O’Dowd, has been nominated in the Kids: Preschool category at this year’s International Emmy Kids […]

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13
Oct

AmmA Project Shortlisted for Heritage Angel Awards

13/10/17

The AmmA Centre, Armagh, has been shortlisted in the ‘Heritage Angel Awards for NI’. The Amma Centre has been shortlisted in the category of ‘Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People’. […]

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13
Oct

Stars showcase new NI comedy writers in Halloween themed short films

13/10/17

Some of Ireland’s best known actors and comedians are giving up-and-coming comedy writers a boost by starring in Fright Shorts, a new film showcase to develop new Northern Irish talent. Jason Byrne, Bronagh […]

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13
Oct

Belfast film, ‘Zoo’, to have world premiere at Chicago International Film Festival

13/10/17

Feature film, ZOO, from Belfast writer-director Colin McIvor and producer Katy Jackson, will get its world premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival this weekend on 14th October. Made with funding from the […]

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12
Oct

IRISH LANGUAGE BROADCAST FUND ANNOUNCES FUNDING DECISIONS FOR 2017

12/10/17

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

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11
Oct

Help shape the future Standards for your industry

11/10/17

Creative Skillset needs help to review and develop the National Occupational Standards for two occupations in the sector – Grips and AR/VR. The Standards are simply lists of the knowledge and competence required […]

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11
Oct

Bad Day for the Cut to tour Northern Ireland

11/10/17

Film Hub NI, in partnership with Belfast Film Festival, is pleased to be supporting a regional tour of locally produced thriller Bad Day for the Cut starring Nigel O’ Neill and Susan Lynch. […]

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09
Oct

Wonderful Losers: A Different World to premiere at Warsaw Int’l Film Festival

09/10/17

Feature documentary Wonderful Losers: A Different World, co-produced by Derry-based Dearcán Media will get its world premiere at the Warsaw International Film Festival this Thursday, 12th October. Made with Lottery funding from the […]

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09
Oct

Graduation marks new wave of talent for the Irish language production sector

09/10/17

Northern Ireland Screen hosted a reception in the Linenhall Library on Tuesday 3rd October to mark the graduation of thirteen trainees who took part in various Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) training schemes […]

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06
Oct

Digital Cities Hackathon: Hack The Screen

06/10/17

What: Digital Cities Hackathon: Hack The Screen, Saturday 11 November – Sunday 12 November 2017 Where: Animation Labs, University of Ulster, Belfast Campus When: Saturday 10:00 until Sunday 20:00 What is happening: As […]

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06
Oct

Screenwriting workshops at NOIRELAND Festival

06/10/17

The first NOIRELAND International Crime Fiction Festival takes place from 27-29 October 2017 at Belfast’s Europa Hotel. This is the first festival of its kind in Ireland with some of the greatest names […]

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05
Oct

John O’Connor Writing School and Literary Arts Festival

05/10/17

There are a number of fantastic events on offer at the upcoming John O’Connor Writing School and Literary Arts Festival. This is the second year of the festival, which celebrates writing, poetry and […]

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04
Oct

Missing Believed Wiped Northern Ireland

04/10/17

For the first time, Missing Believed Wiped is coming to Northern Ireland with a screening event showcasing archive material originally thought to be misplaced on Saturday 4th November at the QFT Belfast. The archive content, some dating […]

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04
Oct

Nominations open for the 2017 Northern Ireland Creative & Cultural Skills Awards

04/10/17

The 2017 Northern Ireland Creative & Cultural Skills Awards celebrate the unsung heroes of the creative industries who epitomize Creative and Cultural Skills’ values: Give young people opportunities to work and learn in the […]

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04
Oct

NI Sound Mixer, Ronan Hill, nominated for 5th TEC Award

04/10/17

Congratulations to local Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill, who has been nominated for a fifth Technical Excellence and Creativity award in recognition for his work on Game of Thrones season 7. Hill and the […]

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03
Oct

HETV Connect programme

03/10/17

The ‘HETV Connect’ programme launches to integrate High End TV Production Companies with Fresh Production Talent from all over the UK: Successful Applicants to get One-To-One meetings, Networking Events, Potential Job Opportunities Creative […]

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