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News and Events

08
Apr

The Writers Lab UK & Ireland announce mentors for the first virtual script development programme for women over 40

08/04/21

The Writers Lab UK & Ireland (TWL UK & I) has announced the guest mentors for the first script development programme of its kind for women over 40, including producer Tanya Qureshi of […]

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08
Apr

Turas Bóthair is back with a brand new series on TG4

08/04/21

Turas Bóthair is back with some familiar and new faces! The Irish Language Broadcast series that exposes real life topical conversations filmed through rigged cameras inside cars will air on Thursday 15th April […]

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07
Apr

Decision makers announced for the second edition of the Docs Ireland Marketplace

07/04/21

Docs Ireland is pleased to announce it’s first decision makers for the second Docs Ireland Marketplace, taking place online on Thursday 17th June and Friday 18th June, as part of the festival’s online […]

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02
Apr

Channel 4 and NFTS Online Masterclass & Training Sessions

02/04/21

Channel 4 and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) have launched an exciting range of masterclasses, training courses and workshops all intended to support indies and freelancers in the UK. Monday 12th April […]

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02
Apr

Dealing with Brexit seminar

02/04/21

Course Overview Tutor: Across Borders Consulting Date: Thursday 15th April at 11.00 am Venue: Online Course Profile: On the 1st of January 2021 the UK exited the Brexit transition period and left the […]

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02
Apr

Popular ILBF show Croí Uladh le John Toal returns for second series

02/04/21

John Toal is back on our screens and on the road again for a second series of Irish Language Broadcast Fund show Croí Uladh le John Toal, starting Monday 12th April at 10pm […]

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01
Apr

Safeguarding actors and supporting artists: The Employment Agency Inspectorate

01/04/21

The Employment Agency Inspectorate (EAI) is the agency responsible for the regulation of the Northern Ireland private recruitment sector; this includes agents and agencies that represent actors’ and supporting artists. The team at […]

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01
Apr

Short film 2021-22: 1st call for applications

01/04/21

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its first funding call for Short Film 2021-22. Northern Ireland Screen intends to use Lottery Funds provided through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BFI NET.WORK to […]

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01
Apr

Irish actress Nadia Forde creates comedy The Lido for RTÉ

01/04/21

Irish actress and model Nadia Forde (Once Upon a Time in London, Republic of Telly) has created Dublin-set comedy The Lido for RTÉ. Based on Forde’s own family history, the series centres on an Italian-run fish and chip […]

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31
Mar

Blue Lights from Adam Patterson & Declan Lawn commissioned by BBC

31/03/21

Following the BBC’s ambitious plans to increase portrayal of all audiences across the UK, BBC Drama today announced eight new commissions including Blue Lights an original police drama created by Northern Ireland writer-directors Adam […]

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30
Mar

BBC Three gets ready to party with Alleycats

30/03/21

BBC Three has commissioned The Big Proud Party Agency (w/t) from Northern Ireland production company, Alleycats, a 6 x 30 series that follows a team of LGBTQ+ professional party agents as they plan some iconic […]

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30
Mar

Networkshops 2021

30/03/21

Northern Ireland Screen will be hosting a series of online workshops for new and emerging talent in May 2021. The workshops will cover animation, factual and fiction genres. The workshops will be open […]

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29
Mar

Stellify Media announces new format “Barbershop for Bald Men”

29/03/21

Male pattern baldness affects around half of all men by the age of 50, typically starting in the late twenties to early thirties. It can be a hugely traumatic life event – made […]

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29
Mar

Vertigo Releasing acquires Chris Baugh’s Boys from County Hell

29/03/21

Vertigo Releasing has announced the acquisition of Chris Baugh’s Boys From County Hell, the ultimate Dracula ‘origin story.’ Vertigo is planning to release the film in UK and Irish cinemas and on digital […]

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29
Mar

Enda Kenny discovers abandoned railway routes in Ireland in new ILBF series

29/03/21

Iarnród Enda, a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series about the long-abandoned railway routes of Ireland, airs on Monday 5th April at 8:30pm on RTÉ One. The six-part series was produced by Sonas […]

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26
Mar

Free sitcom webinar with Keith Martin

26/03/21

Sitcom Webinar with Keith Martin Thursday 22nd April 2021 from 5pm to 8:30pm (on Zoom) To secure your place your place on this  FREE webinar email  [email protected] Keith Martin is an award-winning development […]

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25
Mar

The Pixel Mill’s Platform success

25/03/21

The Pixel Mill is saying goodbye to this year’s Platform companies and is delighted to announce that Infosoft NI, Silverstream and Pigs in Blankets are the successful companies that will be part of Platform […]

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25
Mar

Film Hub NI launches free training podcast series

25/03/21

Engaging audiences online during the global pandemic has been hugely challenging for many arts, creative and community organisations across Northern Ireland.  Help is now at hand from Film Hub NI (FHNI) which has […]

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25
Mar

RTS announce winners of 2021 Northern Ireland Student Television Awards

25/03/21

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Student Television Awards supported by Northern Ireland Screen and the Department for Communities. Ulster University, Belfast […]

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25
Mar

Two ILBF projects nominated for the RTS Ireland Television Awards

25/03/21

Two Irish Language Broadcast Fund projects, Sol and Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige, have been nominated for the RTS Ireland Television Awards. The winners across nine categories will be announced on Virgin […]

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24
Mar

BFC / PGGB high level Covid Supervisor training

24/03/21

*New dates added – Saturday 17th April, Saturday 24th April and Wednesday 5th May* The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB), in partnership with the British Film Commission (BFC), is accepting applications for its […]

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23
Mar

TRC Media: International Horizons professional development programme

23/03/21

TRC Media has launched International Horizons, a professional development programme that gives senior executives the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to get a competitive edge on the global stage. Delegates will benefit from […]

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23
Mar

Future Screens NI is seeking mentees to apply for its Future Foundation

23/03/21

Much has been learned over the past few years about the ways in which art practitioners have to navigate a range of complex legislative and funding systems to ensure they can continue with […]

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23
Mar

Northern Ireland Student Television Awards 2021 shortlist is announced by RTS

23/03/21

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominations for this year’s Student Television Awards, supported by Northern Ireland Screen and the Department for Communities. Now in its […]

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23
Mar

Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch

23/03/21

After the success of our online pitching competition in November 2020, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, […]

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