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21
Jan

Hot Docs to showcase work from Northern Ireland in its ‘Made In’ programme

21/01/20

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, announced today that the 2020 Festival will showcase recent works from Northern Ireland in its Made In programme. Film titles for the programme will be announced […]

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21
Jan

Beidh Aonach Amárach returns for second series on TG4 and BBC Two NI

21/01/20

The popular country agricultural show, Beidh Aonach Amárach, is back on our screens on TG4 on Thursday 23rd January at 8pm and BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 3rd February at 10pm. Witness […]

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20
Jan

The Creative Growth Debt Fund visits Northern Ireland

20/01/20

Creative England have launched a £24 million growth finance programme for the creative and digital sector – it offers scale-up finance for post-revenue businesses presenting promising growth potential. Creative England’s CFO, Mehjabeen Patrick, will be […]

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20
Jan

A story of Jewish refugees to air on BBC Two to mark Holocaust Memorial

20/01/20

From Bafta-nominated screenwriter Simon Block and Bafta and Emmy-winning director Michael Samuels, The Windermere Children is the first dramatisation of a remarkable true story about hope in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Based […]

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20
Jan

Italic Pig Nominated for Best Indie Developer at Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2020

20/01/20

Northern Ireland video game company Italic Pig is thrilled to have been nominated as one of ten companies throughout the UK for the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards “Best Indie Developer 2020” award […]

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17
Jan

Hame returns to screens to explore the spirit of ulster-scots communities

17/01/20

A new three-part series of Hame is back on our screens from Sunday 26th January on BBC Two Northern Ireland at 10pm to showcase the people and places at the heart of Ulster-Scots communities. Hame is a Below the Radar TV production for […]

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16
Jan

Techne Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentship

16/01/20

Ulster Television in the 1960s Northern Ireland Screen, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and the Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production, Royal Holloway, University of London are pleased […]

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15
Jan

Applications now open for PLATFORM at The Pixel Mill!

15/01/20

Platform is the new accelerator programme for video game companies in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Screen is seeking teams that are passionate about video games and are motivated to establish/grow their company.  We […]

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14
Jan

Assistant Accountant – Maternity Cover

14/01/20

Full-time, 16 months Grade SO Salary £30,560 Northern Ireland Screen is seeking an Assistant Accountant for maternity cover to support the finance team. Reporting to the Financial Controller the post-holder will assist in […]

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14
Jan

Ukie Hub Crawl coming to Belfast

14/01/20

The Hub Crawl is back! Come and join fellow games developers and publishers and identify new opportunities and strategies to support the growth of your business. This year’s Hub Crawl will focus on […]

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09
Jan

Supermarket Shriek nominated for MCV/Develop Award

09/01/20

Billy Goat Entertainment’s Supermarket Shriek has been nominated for the Audio Innovation of the Year award at the 2020 MCV/Develop awards. A culmination of the former individual MCV Awards and Develop Awards, the […]

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09
Jan

Organ donation documentary to air on BBC Two NI

09/01/20

Croí Briste, meaning Broken Heart in Irish, is a new 30-minute observational documentary which highlights the issue of organ donation through the story of three-year-old Belfast boy, Dáithí Mac Gabhann who is currently […]

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08
Jan

UK Games Fund round 6 now open for applications

08/01/20

Applications are now being taken for round 6 of the UK Games Fund. Round 6 is open to all UK-based game developers with less than 50 employees who are developing early-stage projects. Applicants […]

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07
Jan

Submissions now open for 2020 Galway Film Fleadh

07/01/20

Feature film submissions are now open for the 32nd Galway Film Fleadh, taking place from 7th – 12th July, 2020. The Film Fleadh is Ireland’s leading film festival, the international discovery place of New Irish Cinema […]

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07
Jan

Global Game Jam 2020 to take place at Farset Labs

07/01/20

Farset Labs will be hosting the Belfast site of the international hackathon Global Game Jam for its 8th year, with support from Northern Ireland Screen. The Game Jam will run from Friday 31st […]

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07
Jan

Return to Work scheme for parents/carers working in Post and VFX

07/01/20

Film London is delighted to launch the ScreenSkills Return to Work scheme for post and VFX. This programme is supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV […]

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06
Jan

StoryFutures to run Immersive Bootcamp

06/01/20

‘How to Become an Immersive Creator’ is a bootcamp from The National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, in association with TRC. The bootcamp takes place on 26th and 27th February 2020 at InGAME, Dundee and […]

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02
Jan

Kate Leys – Screenwriting seminar

02/01/20

Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to host a screenwriting seminar on story and structure with Kate Leys. Kate Leys is a feature film script editor who works on film screenplays at all stages of development from […]

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24
Dec

Northern Ireland Screen 2019 Year in Review

24/12/19

2019 proved to be another prosperous year for Northern Ireland Screen with many successes across film, TV drama, animation, games and factual-entertainment. Throughout 2019 production continued to boost the local economy and provide […]

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20
Dec

BBC Studios hosts roadshow for emerging film talent

20/12/19

BBC Studios is hosting a roadshow in Belfast on Tuesday 28th January to attract talent from the film industry to work on its multi-award-winning continuing dramas Casualty and Holby. Casualty and Holby have been at the […]

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19
Dec

New funding announced for creative jobs through the Northern Ireland Creative Employment Programme

19/12/19

Forty new entry level paid internships will offer young people in Northern Ireland the chance to gain real on-the-job experience to kick-start their careers in the creative industries. The NI Creative Employment Programme […]

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19
Dec

Adrian Dunbar traces Samuel Beckett’s footsteps in Searching for Sam

19/12/19

In a documentary to be broadcast on the anniversary of Samuel Beckett’s death, Adrian Dunbar travels in Beckett’s footsteps, finding those places that inspired Beckett’s thinking, shaped his mind and fed his imagination […]

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18
Dec

Last call for applications for WFTV new mentoring scheme in Northern Ireland sponsored by Netflix

18/12/19

Northern Ireland women will shortly be selected to take part in the Women in Film and TV (WFTV) pioneering new mentoring scheme for Northern Ireland, sponsored by Netflix.  This innovative programme is designed […]

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17
Dec

Cuideachta na gCártaí pays homage to the enduring pastime of card-playing

17/12/19

Cuideachta na gCártaí pays homage to the enduring pastime of card-playing as seen through the experiences of generations of enthusiasts across Ulster today. Cuideachta na gCártaí, produced by Imagine Media for BBC Gaeilge, […]

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16
Dec

Four Northern Ireland Projects Nominated for Kidscreen Awards

16/12/19

Four projects made in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen have been nominated for the 2020 Kidscreen Awards. Now in their 11th year these prestigious Awards honour the best work in children’s […]

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