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News and Events

03
Feb

Puffin Rock nominated at the 44th Annual Annie Awards.

03/02/17

Puffin Rock, the animated pre-school series narrated by Chris O’Dowd, has received three Annie Award nominations for an episode in the second series titled, ‘The First Snow’. The series, which receives funding support […]

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01
Feb

Irish Language platform Meon Eile now accessible via smartphones

01/02/17

Meon Eile, the Irish language multimedia web platform has undergone a transformation this month. The site which is funded by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund has been available since 2012. “Meon […]

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31
Jan

Wee Man Studios to launch Lifespeed on Nintendo 3DS

31/01/17

Belfast-based video game developer Wee Man Studios is set to launch Lifespeed for the New Nintendo 3DS on Thursday 2nd February 2017. Lifespeed is the ultimate race for survival with players battling galactic […]

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26
Jan

A Special Relationship, Sunday 5th February, BBC Two Northern Ireland at 10pm

26/01/17

Scottish journalist Lesley Riddoch explores the connection between Northern Ireland and Scotland in A Special Relationship, which starts on BBC Two Northern Ireland on Sunday 5th February at 10pm. The new three-part series, which […]

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20
Jan

Burns Night At The Waterfront, Wednesday 25th January, BBC Two Northern Ireland, 7pm

20/01/17

The life and poetry of Robert Burns is celebrated in a special concert of song, dance and music on BBC Two Northern Ireland. Recorded at the Belfast Waterfront Hall, Burns Night at the […]

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18
Jan

Big Motive launches stunning children’s virtual reality story for iOS and Android

18/01/17

Tara’s Locket is a short virtual reality story adventure for 5-7 year olds set in a beautifully illustrated world. This unique virtual reality experience allows children to step into the story and meet […]

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17
Jan

Sony Camera Range Training course by Acorn

17/01/17

Acorn Film & TV Ltd is running a two day course focusing on the Sony camera range in February 2017. The course will be led by tutor Alister Chapman who is a renowned […]

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16
Jan

Assembler Programme returns

16/01/17

The Assembler Programme for early stage game development returns for 2017.

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16
Jan

Selling Invisible Fun – Game pitching seminar

16/01/17

Northern Ireland Screen invites you to Selling Invisible Fun, a game pitching seminar presented by Brian Upton on Tuesday 24th January from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the MAC Theatre Belfast. Making games takes money, so […]

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16
Jan

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund New Entrant Training Scheme

16/01/17

Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund is seeking applications for its New Entrant Training Scheme. The scheme will provide a twelve month training programme for two new entrants to develop skills in all […]

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11
Jan

Camera Operating course in Belfast

11/01/17

Grip Etc Ltd intends to run a course in camera operating using the wheels method, in Belfast this March. They are now inviting you to register your interest in attending. Tuition will be […]

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09
Jan

Ar Mo Bhealach Féin Monday at 10pm on BBC Two NI

09/01/17

Viewers have another opportunity to watch the Irish Language Broadcast Fund series Ar Mo Bhealach Féin, which is being repeated on BBC Two Northern Ireland from 10pm tonight (Monday 9th January). The three-part […]

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06
Jan

Music Night At Brownlow, Sunday 8 January, BBC Two NI at 10pm

06/01/17

Music Night At Brownlow, a new three-part series on BBC Two Northern Ireland, captures the variety and scope of the music that is Ulster-Scots. The series, which received funding from Northern Ireland Screen’s […]

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04
Jan

BBC Gaeilge Irish language commissioning brief

04/01/17

BBC Gaeilge is currently seeking programme ideas from independent television companies who have experience in producing the following content which will be considered for submission to Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund […]

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03
Jan

Sad death of Aodán Mac Póilín

03/01/17

Everyone at Northern Ireland Screen is deeply shocked and saddened by the passing of Aodán Mac Póilín who served on the board of Northern Ireland Screen for 5 years from 2012, with particular […]

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16
Dec

An Biongó, 30th December 2016, TG4 at 8pm

16/12/16

An Biongó, a poignant yet entertaining look at the tradition of bingo nights in Ireland, airs Friday 30th December at 8pm on TG4. An Biongó is an Imagine Media Production for TG4, with […]

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13
Dec

Big Toe Needs a Hand, All 4, Friday 16th December

13/12/16

Big Toe Needs a Hand, a new music series on Channel 4’s All 4 online platform, will be available to view from Friday 16th December. The series, which received funding from Northern Ireland […]

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13
Dec

Trainee AD course applications now open

13/12/16

Northern Ireland Screen will run a 3 day training course aimed at new entrants to the Film and TV industry who would like to work as Trainee Ads. The sessions are scheduled to […]

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09
Dec

Global Game Jam returns to Belfast

09/12/16

Farset Labs has announced the return of Global Game Jam to Belfast on Friday 20th January 2017, supported by Northern Ireland Screen. Global Game Jam is a 52-hour hackathon, which sees computer game […]

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09
Dec

‘Eithne – Idir Dhá Shaol’, Tuesday 20th December, TG4, 9.30pm

09/12/16

A new documentary, which explores the life of Irish singer Eithne Ní Uallacháin titled Idir Dhá Shaol, will premiere on Tuesday 20th December at 9.30pm on TG4. A repeat of the documentary is […]

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07
Dec

New Video Game Forecasts Britain’s Brexit Future… in Space

07/12/16

Belfast-based video game developer Billy Goat Entertainment has today launched Her Majesty’s SPIFFING on Xbox One and Steam with a PlayStation 4 release scheduled on Tuesday 13th December. The game tells the tale […]

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06
Dec

Call now open for applications to ‘Slate’ funding via Creative Europe Desk UK.

06/12/16

The ‘Slate’ scheme aims to support independent production companies seeking to develop 3 – 5 fiction, animation or creative documentary projects with international potential. The projects must be intended for cinema release, television […]

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01
Dec

Puffin Rock nominated at the 44th Annual Annie Awards.

01/12/16

Puffin Rock, the animated pre-school series narrated by Chris O’Dowd, has received three Annie Award nominations for an episode in the second series titled, ‘The First Snow’. The series, which receives funding support […]

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01
Dec

Project Children: Defusing the Troubles, BBC One Northern Ireland, 8.30pm, Monday 5 December.

01/12/16

A new documentary telling the previously untold story of how an NYPD bomb disposal expert played a key role in helping defuse the “Troubles” is to be broadcast on BBC One Northern Ireland […]

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01
Dec

10 Years of Moving Image Arts A-Level in Northern Ireland

01/12/16

2016 marks 10 years of the Moving Image Arts (MIA) A-Level in Northern Ireland. This unique qualification in digital filmmaking, the first of its kind in the UK, has been proving extremely popular […]

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