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News and Events

24
May

Applicants sought for new Youth Executive role

24/05/19

As part of their ongoing partnership agreement, Northern Ireland Screen and the BBC have revealed exciting plans for a new Youth Executive role based at BBC Northern Ireland. Both parties wish to make […]

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23
May

Michael Davitt: Radacach, TG4, Wednesday 29 May at 9.30pm

23/05/19

Dearcán Media’s new drama-documentary Michael Davitt: Radacah presents the life of Michael Davitt, the Mayo born revolutionary and land activist, a hugely significant figure in Irish and British political life in the late […]

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21
May

The Children now filming in Northern Ireland

21/05/19

The Children, a powerful drama based on an extraordinary true story is currently filming in Northern Ireland. Commissioned by BBC Two the film has received funding from Northern Ireland Screen. The Children will […]

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20
May

Paul Henry, Portráid Éireannach,TG4, Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 9.30pm 

20/05/19

In this new documentary for TG4, Antaine Ó Donnaile investigates how a Belfast Baptist came to create the quintessential image of the west of Ireland. Exactly 100 years after Paul Henry’s departure from […]

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17
May

Applications open for The Pixel Mill’s Internship Programme

17/05/19

Trainee Quality Assurance Games Tester 2019-20 Northern Ireland Screen’s PIXEL MILL intends to run a skills development scheme called TRAINEE QUALITY ASSURANCE GAMES TESTER 2019-2020. The programme will provide a training opportunity for one […]

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15
May

Oscar-Winning Director Alex Gibney to attend new all-Ireland documentary festival in Belfast next month

15/05/19

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney will take part in an event on the opening night of the new all-Ireland documentary film festival, DOCS IRELAND. Gibney will participate in an ‘In Conversation’ event with Brian […]

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14
May

New Shorts Focus 18/19 selection decisions

14/05/19

Three short projects have been chosen to go into production through Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus 18/19 scheme. The three projects went through a period of development with three other writers under […]

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14
May

New Writer Focus applications open

14/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen is now seeking feature film scripts to develop for its New Writer Focus scheme 2019-2020. The scheme is only open to Northern Ireland resident writers new to feature film and […]

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14
May

Northern Ireland Screen’s Creative Animation call now open

14/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its Creative Animation Scheme, which is designed to develop Northern Ireland resident junior creators/animators through the production of animated short films. The scheme provides junior level creators/animators with […]

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13
May

An Focal Scoir, BBC Two Northern Ireland, Monday 13 May at 10pm

13/05/19

An Focal Scoir, a studio discussion series for BBC Two Northern Ireland, is back tonight, Monday 13 May at 10pm. The four-part series was produced by Below The Radar TV for BBC Gaeilge […]

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10
May

Celtic Media Festival marks 40 years with outstanding festival programme

10/05/19

Bafta, Joe.ie, BFI set to converge on Aviemore, Scotland, alongside BBC, RTÉ and a range of international broadcasters. The Celtic Media Festival in Association with Screen Scotland today announced the details of its […]

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10
May

Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition accepting entries for 2019

10/05/19

Since its inception in 2005, The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition has emphasised that good writing is still the backbone of the audio-visual sector and provided many writers with an opportunity to get […]

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09
May

Applications open for the ILBF New Entrant Scheme 2019

09/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is seeking applications from fluent Irish speakers for the ILBF New Entrant Scheme. Trainees on the schemes will learn the craft of television while on placement […]

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09
May

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond, Sunday 12 May, BBC Two NI, 10pm

09/05/19

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond is the untold narrative behind the most successful minor team in the history of the GAA – the Tyrone Class of 1997/1998. Featuring Tyrone manager Mickey Harte and […]

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07
May

BFI Doc Society Local at Docs Ireland

07/05/19

Join fellow filmmakers and the team from Doc Society at BFI Doc Society Local at Docs Ireland, taking place in Belfast on Friday 14th June 2019. This is the next stop in a […]

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01
May

Barclays Funding for Media Companies event

01/05/19

Barclays is hosting an event outlining funding options for TV & Film production companies on Wednesday 29 May 2019 at Barclays Eagle Labs, Ormeau Baths. The lunchtime event will be hosted by Lorraine […]

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30
Apr

Health and Safety / Emergency First Aid course – May 2019

30/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen will run training for the BECTU Creative Industries Health and Safety Passport on Monday 13th May. This is a nationally recognised training course (accredited by IOSH).  This course will teach you: How and […]

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29
Apr

Applications open for our Production, Craft and Technical Skills scheme

29/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft and Technical Skills 2019. The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry between May 2019 – […]

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29
Apr

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2019

29/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2019. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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26
Apr

Cherrie Picks, Friday 14 June, Lyric Theatre

26/04/19

Short film Becoming Cherrie will screen as part of an evening of cabaret on Friday 14 June in the Naughton Studio at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast from 8pm. The cabaret event will […]

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19
Apr

Sam Henry Songs Of The People, Sunday 21 April, BBC Two NI

19/04/19

A new series for BBC Northern Ireland explores the unique story of Sam Henry and his monumental music collection – Songs of the People – that is often referred to as an ‘Ulster […]

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19
Apr

Ups & Downs, Monday 22 April, BBC One Northern Ireland at 9pm

19/04/19

Ups & Downs, one of two stand-alone dramas, made as part of BBC Northern Ireland’s pilot New Perspectives initiative, is to be shown on BBC One Northern Ireland, Monday 22 April at 9pm. […]

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16
Apr

Scéal na Beatha, Wednesday 17 April at 9.30pm on TG4

16/04/19

Scéal na Beatha, a documentary produced by Below The Radar with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund will be broadcast on TG4 on the 17th of April at 9.30pm. With […]

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12
Apr

RTÉ 2’s new show ‘The Fitting Room’ on a mission to prove that fashion can be fun for everyone

12/04/19

RTE 2’s exciting new series “The Fitting Room”, presented by Paddy Smyth, is on a mission to prove fashion can be fun and accessible for everyone – celebrating difference and ripping open the seams of what […]

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11
Apr

Applications now open for our Studio Assistant Company Placement

11/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a skills development programme as part of its COMPANY PLACEMENT SCHEME called STUDIO ASSISTANT 2019. The programme will provide a training opportunity in a local music composition […]

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