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News and Events - Digital Film Archive

09
May

Digital Film Archive partners with artists to preserve memorable footage in The Looking Glass Anthology

09/05/22

A unique record of archive film has been beautifully preserved for future generations and will now be showcased by an eclectic selection of artists in a series of projects collectively titled The Looking […]

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03
Mar

Malojian’s lockdown gig to premiere at Strand Arts Centre

03/03/22

Malojian: Humm – Live at the Strand, a screening of a lockdown gig, will premiere at Strand Arts Centre on Thursday 10th March at 8:45pm. Malojian was due to play at Strand Arts Centre in […]

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28
Feb

Into Film’s My Place project showcases Digital Film Archive footage

28/02/22

In 2021 My Place was an inter-generational Into Film project undertaken by 10 young people across Northern Ireland who worked with interview footage from 9 different interviews of care home residents living within […]

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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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04
Nov

Free event – Old Comrades from a By-Gone Era

04/11/21

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive, in partnership with Belfast Film Festival and BBC Northern Ireland, present Old Comrades from a By-Gone Era. Join us for this FREE in conversation event with three […]

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23
Sep

Lost Connections – a film about recovery, hope and renewal

23/09/21

An echo of our own contemporary experiences, Lost Connections is a new archive-based film which gives us hope for the future by connecting with the past. Comprising over a century of remarkable footage […]

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26
Jul

Free horror filmmaking programme for 12-16 year olds

26/07/21

The Horror! filmmaking programme Learn how to create your own Horror Film using SFX make-up and filmmaking techniques with the latest programme from Making the Future. Are you aged 12-16, based in Northern […]

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27
Apr

Digital Film Archive partners with Finnish artist Jarkko Räsänen on CryptArk

27/04/21

In partnership with Finnish curator Mirjami Schuppert, our Digital Film Archive has commissioned CryptArk, the first part of a project by Finnish artist Jarkko Räsänen reimagining the UTV archive using new technology. CryptArk […]

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01
Feb

WANDA: Feminism and Moving Image 2021

01/02/21

WANDA is back for a fourth edition from Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th February, this time completely online! Once again bringing you important archive works, film practitioner focus, brand new premier works and […]

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21
Dec

Northern Ireland Screen 2020 year in review

21/12/20

2020 proved to be a very different year for Northern Ireland Screen. Production got underway at the start of the year as usual and continued to boost the local economy and provide employment […]

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01
Dec

Go back in time this Christmas with our Digital Film Archive

01/12/20

In the spirit of Christmas, Northern Ireland Screen has compiled a collection of festive themed footage from its Digital Film Archive and will present it in the form of a ‘Christmas Checklist’, for […]

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10
Jul

Seaside Revival’s Vintage Friday Flicks

10/07/20

In an exciting new partnership with Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive, Open House Festival will release a clip of archive film featuring Bangor by the Sea, each Friday throughout the summer. Vintage Friday […]

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17
Jun

Terence McDonald in the spotlight

17/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive have collaborated with Belfast Film Festival on a feature about Terence McDonald. Hugh Odling-Smee of Film Hub NI joins in conversation with Dr Ciara Chambers, Head of […]

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04
Jun

WANDA collaborates with Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive

04/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive have commissioned WANDA to cast a critical eye over the archive. We are delighted to present their new online collection that looks through the lens of gender […]

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11
Feb

The Rocky Road to Equal Marriage: How Did We Get Here?

11/02/20

The legalisation of same sex marriage in Northern Ireland was an occasion so momentous and so long in the making, that it demands reflection. How did we get here? This is a difficult […]

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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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06
Dec

TECHNE collaborative Doctoral award studentship

06/12/19

The Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production at Royal Holloway, University of London is pleased to announce a TECHNE Collaborative Doctoral Award funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. […]

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04
Dec

Belfast festive film is Christmas No.1 in ‘Top 10 most watched films you have never heard of’

04/12/19

A government-made film featuring the unique circumstances of Belfast at Christmas during the height of the Troubles is most watched local film in a unique archive made possible by National Lottery Funding. The […]

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31
Oct

Staff memories of ‘Best of UTV’ mark 60th Birthday of TV station

31/10/19

UTV turns 60 today and, to mark this milestone birthday, interviews with a group of former and current staff members have been released in which they share their memories of working at the […]

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03
Jun

Broadcasting History: An Evening with the Archives

03/06/19

Experience Northern Ireland as it was 50 years ago, through recently unearthed TV footage and in conversation with some of the key players in broadcasting at the time. As part of the upcoming […]

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02
Oct

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive and PRONI present Home Movie Day

02/10/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive and PRONI are joining forces to proudly present Belfast’s first Home Movie Day. Part of an international festival, this event celebrates amateur films and filmmakers, providing the […]

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25
Sep

Belfast’s rich Linen Mill history comes to life through archive footage

25/09/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive, in partnership with Film Hub NI and Pollen Studio, will celebrate Belfast’s historical Linen industry with a live cinema event combining archive footage with performance art. The event, titled […]

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18
Jun

UTV Archive to be preserved at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

18/06/18

A new partnership agreement between the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive and ITV aims to safeguard the extensive catalogue of UTV archive material, dating back over […]

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13
Mar

Archive digitisation and preservation workshop at PRONI

13/03/18

In partnership with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), the Film, Sound & Photography Section (FSPS) of the Archives and Records Association is pleased to announce a day-long workshop on Tuesday 20th March 2018, held […]

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02
Feb

Call to NI residents to participate in archive survey

02/02/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive (DFA) is conducting a survey to determine the extent of Northern Ireland’s moving image heritage and is seeking the support of members of the public to assist. […]

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