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18
Jan

New Irish thriller Doineann to be released in cinemas on 28th January

18/01/22

DOINEANN, the Irish for ‘stormy weather’, will be released in cinemas on Friday 28th January. Acquired by Wildcard Distribution, the tense Irish language thriller is a feature debut from Damian McCann with the screenplay penned […]

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17
Jan

Paula McIntyre returns to BBC Two NI for a Burns Night banquet

17/01/22

In Paula McIntyre’s Burns Night Banquet, the chef celebrates the supper a little different this year in a new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund programme. Produced by Clean Slate Television, the show airs on Sunday […]

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13
Jan

Phil Cunningham journeys across the Narrow Sea in new USBF series

13/01/22

In a new Ulster-Scot Broadcast Fund series, The Narrow Sea, The Farther Shore With Phil Cunningham, the broadcaster returns to Northern Ireland on a coastal odyssey that will culminate in the creation of […]

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13
Jan

The Ukie Hub Crawl returns for a hybrid series of events

13/01/22

The Ukie Hub Crawl is back! Join fellow games developers and publishers and identify new opportunities and strategies to support the growth of your business. The 12-date series will commence from Tuesday 18th […]

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13
Jan

New Entrant Training

13/01/22

We are running a three-day training course aimed at new entrants to the film & TV industry. The course is open to anyone wishing to get their foot through the door and to […]

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12
Jan

Platform @ The Pixel Mill is open for applications

12/01/22

Platform is a business accelerator programme for video game companies in Northern Ireland aimed at supporting companies to self-publish a new game based on an original IP within 12 months. Working out of The […]

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12
Jan

Northern Ireland short film ROUGH in the running for a BAFTA

12/01/22

Northern Ireland Screen funded short film, Rough, written and directed by Adam Patterson and Declan Lawn (The Sailsbury Poisonings) and produced by Gallagher Films’ Louise Gallagher (A Bump Along the Way) has made […]

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11
Jan

Global Game Jam 2022

11/01/22

NI Game Dev Network and Farset Labs have teamed up to host the 2022 Global Game Jam (GGJ) on Friday 21st January from 5pm to Sunday 23rd January. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen, GGJ is the world’s […]

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10
Jan

Kenneth Branagh wins Golden Globe for Best Screenplay with Belfast

10/01/22

Last night, Sunday 9th January, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, recognized and honoured the talents of film and television for 2021 with its Golden Globes. Northern Ireland Screen’s Honorary President, Sir Kenneth Branagh, […]

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07
Jan

COVID recovery programme for film festivals and independent cinema now open for applications

07/01/22

The Executive and the Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey MLA, have provided COVID recovery funding for a range of not-for-profit organisations. Northern Ireland Screen will deliver the ‘COVID Recovery Programme for Film Exhibition […]

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07
Jan

New Dylan Moran comedy series for BBC Two to film in Belfast

07/01/22

Brand new comedy series Stuck, written by Dylan Moran and starring Dylan Moran and Morgana Robinson, is coming to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer in 2022. Made by Hat Trick Productions and filmed […]

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07
Jan

Digital Cities Virtual January series

07/01/22

BBC Academy’s Digital Cities Virtual has launched three days of masterclasses, panel discussions and practical training sessions from Tuesday 18th January to Thursday 20th January. All sessions are FREE and open to students, creatives […]

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06
Jan

Free ScreenSkills production secretary training

06/01/22

ScreenSkills is running a FREE production secretary training programme for unscripted TV from Monday 7th – Tuesday 15th March in London. Open to candidates who are in the early stages of their career […]

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05
Jan

The Pixel Mill Workshop – Federation of Small Businesses

05/01/22

The Pixel Mill will be hosting an online talk with Graeme Weir from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) on Thursday 20th January at 2pm. The talk will cover the FSB and how […]

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23
Dec

Sunny Side of the Doc: GLOBAL PITCH 2022 submissions are open!

23/12/21

The Global Pitch by Sunny Side of the Doc will be held on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd February. The aim of the two-day online pitching session sponsored by Al Jazeera Documentary Channel and […]

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23
Dec

ILBF podcast Ceol na Sióg will be available from tomorrow

23/12/21

Ceol na Sióg (Music of the Fairies), a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund radio podcast supported by four lyric videos exploring the magic of the world around us, will be available on BBC […]

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22
Dec

100 Pages in 10 Weeks Practical Screenwriting Workshop

22/12/21

The Online Screenwriting Academy is hosting a 100 Pages in 10 weeks Practical Screenwriting course for emerging screenwriters and have some experience with characterisation, structure and genre on Tuesday 18th January at 7pm. Facilitated by BAFTA […]

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22
Dec

ILBF series Ar An Sliabh airs on BBC Two NI

22/12/21

A new Irish Language Broadcast Fund six-part observational documentary series, Ar An Sliabh, follows the lives of mountain communities – from the slopes of Slieve Gullion to the heart of the Wicklow mountains. […]

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21
Dec

USBF series The Band returns to BBC One NI

21/12/21

A new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund series, The Band, returns on Wednesday 5th January at 10:35pm on BBC One Northern Ireland. Produced by DoubleBand Films, the three-part series follows the highs and lows of […]

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21
Dec

New Daniel O’Donnell documentary by Waddell Media celebrates his 60th birthday

21/12/21

A landmark arts documentary exploring the life and career of softly spoken superstar crooner and undisputed National treasure, Daniel O’Donnell, will be shown on RTÉ One at 9:25pm and BBC One Northern Ireland at 10:35pm on Tuesday […]

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21
Dec

Production, Craft and Technical Skills trainee opportunities

21/12/21

Northern Ireland Screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft and Technical Skills. This scheme provides training opportunities in a variety of roles in the film and television industry. It is a […]

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20
Dec

COVID Recovery Programme for Film Festivals and Independent Cinema

20/12/21

The Executive and the Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey MLA, have provided COVID recovery funding for a range of not-for-profit organisations. Northern Ireland Screen will deliver the ‘COVID Recovery Programme for Film Exhibition […]

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20
Dec

Northern Ireland Screen 2021 year in review

20/12/21

2021 proved to be another great year for Northern Ireland Screen with many successes across film, TV, animation, games and interactive content. Despite the challenges brought about by the ongoing pandemic we were […]

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17
Dec

USBF documentary Nature’s Haven airs on NVTV this Christmas

17/12/21

A new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund documentary, Nature’s Haven, airs on NVTV on Christmas Day at 5pm. Produced by Northern Visions, this is the first in a series of films being planned which brings […]

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17
Dec

Warner Media seeks Equity and Inclusion Manager

17/12/21

WarnerMedia intends to employ an Equity & Inclusion Talent Manager. This is a full-time position working within the Equity and Inclusion International team. The successful candidate will be embedded within a HETV project […]

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