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News and Events - Film Culture

26
Apr

BBC NI profiles DeLorean in Fired Up Films’ new box set series

26/04/21

DeLorean: Back From The Future, a two-part theatrical documentary series exploring the rise and fall of automaker John Z DeLorean and his attempt to build the car of the future in the 1980s, […]

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14
Apr

Irish Animation Awards nominees announced as event goes virtual

14/04/21

The nominees for the 2021 Irish Animation Awards have been announced today (Wednesday 14th April) by Animation Ireland, the trade association for Irish animation studios. The biennial awards ceremony will take place virtually for […]

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23
Dec

Galway Film Fleadh presents Solstice Winter Festival

23/12/20

The holiday season in particular, is a time when we find comfort in the art of light – in films. As always, Galway Film Fleadh wants to bring audiences together; to share in […]

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30
Nov

Submissions are now open for 33rd Galway Film Fleadh

30/11/20

Feature film submissions are now open for the 33rd Galway Film Fleadh, taking place from 6th – 11th July 2021. Approaching the end of a challenging year, and with a successful outing as […]

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20
Oct

33rd Foyle Film Festival launches Change and Challenges programme

20/10/20

In a year full of change and challenges, the 33rd Foyle Film Festival has gone virtual, with many of the films in the programme reflecting this year’s theme. The festival will take place […]

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09
Oct

Belfast Film Festival and Docs Ireland are back with a month of movies

09/10/20

Belfast Film Festival and its sister documentary festival, Docs Ireland will both take place this November after being postponed earlier in the year. The two festivals will run across the month of November […]

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02
Oct

Northern Ireland Screen & Docs Ireland pitching competition

02/10/20

After the success of the inaugural pitching competition at the 2019 festival, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to […]

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22
Sep

Here Before selected for London Film Festival’s inaugural works-in-progress showcase

22/09/20

Here Before, the debut feature film from Northern Ireland writer-director Stacey Gregg, has been selected as one of seven projects for the BFI London Film Festival’s inaugural works-in-progress showcase. The platform will form […]

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01
Sep

Boys From County Hell selected for Sitges Film Festival

01/09/20

Congratulations to Northern Ireland’s Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin whose latest film Boys From County Hell has been selected to screen at the 53rd Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia. The Festival, […]

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21
Aug

#LoveCinema invites everyone to fall in love with the big screen all over again

21/08/20

  The Irish Film Distributors Association with Cinema First, the industry body charged with the promotion of UK cinemagoing, has launched #LoveCinema, a nationwide campaign designed to capture the attention of audiences across the UK […]

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30
Jul

Cathy Brady’s Wildfire selected for Toronto International Film Festival

30/07/20

It has been announced today that Cathy Brady’s Wildfire will have its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Developed and produced with funding from Northern Irealand Screen, Wildfire is […]

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28
Jul

Nowhere Special selected for Venice Film Festival

28/07/20

The line-up of the 2020 Venice Film Festival has been announced. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see Nowhere Special, which filmed on location in Northern Ireland in 2019, feature in the Horizons […]

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25
Jun

Northern Ireland projects and talent selected for 2020 Galway Film Fleadh

25/06/20

For the first time, in its 32 year history, the 2020 edition of the Galway Film Fleadh will take place entirely online from 7th to 12th July. Northern Ireland talent, and projects which […]

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09
Jun

Galway Film Fleadh announce the launch of new Festival Network

09/06/20

Galway Film Fleadh have today announced the launch of a new Festival Network. The primary purpose of the network is to formalise a system for sharing information, strategies and culture amongst festivals that will […]

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28
May

Three Northern Ireland films being showcased at Hot Docs 2020 online

28/05/20

Three documentaries that were made in Northern Ireland and supported by Northern Ireland Screen will be showcased online from today as part of Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. DoubleBand Films’ Lost […]

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18
May

Marketplace at Galway Film Fair moves online

18/05/20

Applications are now being accepted for the virtual Marketplace at the 2020 Galway Film Fair, taking place during the 32nd Galway Film Fleadh. In light of the current Government restrictions on large gathering, the Galway Film Fair will take […]

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11
May

Galway Film Fleadh moves 2020 edition online

11/05/20

Following the announcement from the government that cinemas will remain closed until August 10th and large gatherings will not be allowed for some time, the Galway Film Fleadh have made the decision to present […]

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15
Apr

Hot Docs reveals Made in Northern Ireland films

15/04/20

This year’s Hot Docs Festival, which was scheduled for April 30-May 10 in Toronto, like many other events has been postponed. While the Festival explores the best way to bring its outstanding films […]

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13
Mar

20th Belfast Film Festival Postponed

13/03/20

Statement from Belfast Film Festival: It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the rescheduling of the 20th Belfast Film Festival.  To slow down the spread of COVID-19 and protect our guests, […]

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05
Mar

Belfast Film Festival celebrates 20 years with film’s finest

05/03/20

Belfast Film Festival celebrates its 20th year as it launches a programme packed with award winning guests and special events. The programme launches today and will run from 1-9 April. Organisers hope to draw a record […]

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17
Feb

Short film submissions now open for 32nd Galway Film Fleadh

17/02/20

The Galway Film Fleadh is now accepting short film submissions for its 32nd edition, taking place from 7th – 12th July, 2020. Named as as one of its “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker […]

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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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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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21
Oct

Registration for Belfast Media Festival now open

21/10/19

The Belfast Media Festival 2019 is returning for its 10th year celebration and registration for sessions are now open. The festival will once again take place at the MAC in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter from […]

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10
Oct

RTS NI Reveals Shortlist for 2019 Programme Awards

10/10/19

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the finalists for its 5th Annual Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom which will take place in The Mac, Belfast on Thursday […]

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