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News and Events - Film Culture

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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10
Sep

30th Cinemagic Festival programme unveils over 30 days of unmissable film opportunities this autumn

10/09/19

The 30th Anniversary Cinemagic Festival has unveiled over 30 days of unmissable opportunities for young audiences in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The 2019 Cinemagic Belfast Festival line-up includes Oscar-nominated Irish actress Saoirse […]

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08
Aug

Second Northern Ireland Film, A Bump Along The Way, Selected For Toronto International Film Festival

08/08/19

A Bump Along the Way has been confirmed in official selection at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) where it will have its international premiere. Funded by Northern Ireland Screen and filmed […]

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02
Jul

Northern Ireland talent at the Galway Film Fleadh

02/07/19

The Galway Film Fleadh (9th -14th July) returns for its 31st edition with a programme promising plenty for audiences to enjoy. Northern Ireland talent, and projects which received funding from Northern Ireland Screen, […]

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26
Jun

Call for young film programmers for Cinemagic Belfast 2019

26/06/19

Cinemagic has launched its annual call for young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ this July in Belfast, to help programme a series of films for the annual Cinemagic […]

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01
Nov

Finding new talent and developing skills with BBC Academy’s Digital Cities Belfast Week

01/11/18

BBC Academy’s Digital Cities Belfast Week  (#DigiBelfast) returns this autumn from Tuesday 6 November until Friday 16 November with a series of free events and workshops aimed at finding new talent, developing skills […]

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18
Oct

Belfast’s feminist film festival to host 4 days of films, discussions, panels across the city

18/10/18

“We want these important films to reach a new audience in Belfast and promote discussion about the things that affect women’s lives here and around the world every day.” WANDA, Belfast’s feminist film […]

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03
Jul

Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey to attend screenings presented by Foyle Film Festival

03/07/18

The 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s psychedelic space epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with two special screenings, in Belfast and Derry, attended by the film’s leading actor, Keir Dullea. Presented […]

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28
Jun

International Pitching Forum Returns To Celtic Media Festival For 2019

28/06/18

Celtic Media Festival has announced the launch of the international pitching forum for 2019, introducing a development prize of £10,000 for the winning pitch. The CMF International Pitching Forum, in association with XPO […]

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22
Jun

What the fleadh?! Galway Film Fleadh reveals new late-night genre programme

22/06/18

  The Galway Film Fleadh has, in recent years, showcased independent genre films such as Grabbers, The Canal, A Dark Song, The Survivalist and Bad Day for the Cut among others. In 2018, as Galway celebrates the 30th Film Fleadh, the festival has announced a new, dedicated late night strand of […]

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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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05
Jun

Foyle Film Festival’s Summer Programme Is Coming In Hot

05/06/18

We know the great weather won’t last forever, but thankfully Foyle Film Festival’s Summer Programme is here for the long haul with a scorching new season of cinema stretching from June 11 right […]

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17
May

Call for Entries – Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition

17/05/18

The 30th Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition (running from the 10th – 15th of July 2018) in association with 101 Films International (one of the UK’s leading entertainment labels), is currently accepting entries […]

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16
May

Queen’s Film Theatre’s Over 60’s Outreach Programme

16/05/18

To celebrate its 50th anniversary milestone in October, QFT has been working with three over 60’s community groups whose enthusiastic participants have shared their memories of the films they have seen and experiences […]

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07
Mar

Galway Film Fleadh welcomes international shorts for 30th Festival

07/03/18

The Galway Film Fleadh has opened short film submissions for its 30th edition, taking place from 10th – 15th July, 2018. Over the last three decades the Film Fleadh has cultivated a reputation […]

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06
Mar

Survey into Impact of AS/A-Level Moving Image Arts on the NI Creative Industries

06/03/18

Did you study Moving Image Arts at school or college? If so, we want to hear from you. Northern Ireland Screen, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, is undertaking a significant research study […]

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27
Feb

Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural and Anti-Racism Programme Puts the Spotlight on Global Issues

27/02/18

Over 30 acclaimed and award-winning films exploring issues of race, representation and diversity will be screened as part of the Foyle Film Festival’s annual Intercultural and Anti-Racism Programme in Derry~Londonderry next month. From Tuesday […]

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14
Feb

Takeover Film Festival 2018 set to ‘take over’ QFT screens

14/02/18

The ninth annual Takeover Film Festival organised by QFT’s young programmers ‘takes over’ QFT from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February, with an exciting weekend of film previews, popular classics and masterclasses. Aimed […]

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01
Dec

Three Northern Ireland Screen funded shorts at Irish Film London

01/12/17

Three short films funded by Northern Ireland Screen, Inhale, Listen and Tit for Tatt, have been selected for the Irish Film London Festival. Now in its seventh year, the Festival presents the latest and […]

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28
Nov

Early Bird Deadline for 18th Belfast Film Festival Submissions

28/11/17

The Belfast Film Festival runs from Thursday 12th – Saturday 21st April 2018 and is open for submissions to its three competition strands (Short Film/Short Documentary Film/Maysles Brothers Award) as well as the […]

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27
Nov

Foyle Film Festival Announces 2017 Light In Motion Competition Winners

27/11/17

The 30th Foyle Film Festival drew to a close last night (Sunday 26 November) with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners in Derry~Londonderry. The festival is one of only a handful […]

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21
Nov

Submissions open for Film Devour Short Film Festival 2018

21/11/17

The Film Devour Short Film Festival 2018 is now accepting submissions from local filmmakers. The event is due to take place on Monday 8th January at the Blackbox in Belfast and submissions are […]

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20
Nov

RTS NI reveal winners of 2017 programme awards

20/11/17

The winners of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) 2017 Programme Awards were announced at a glittering awards ceremony in The MAC Belfast last week, hosted by TV presenter Angela Scanlon […]

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16
Nov

Oscar Nominated Irish Director To Lead Foyle Film Festival’s Filmmaking Event

16/11/17

One of Ireland’s greatest directors, Jim Sheridan, will join a host of leading film industry luminaries at the Foyle Film Festival’s ‘From Shorts to Features’ conference in the Nerve Centre next Friday 24th November. […]

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