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News and Events - Film Culture

17
May

Line up announced for Irish Film Festa 2022

17/05/22

The 2022 edition of the IRISH FILM FESTA returns to Rome’s Casa del Cinema, Villa Borghese. This edition of the festival dedicated to Irish cinema and culture will be divided into two parts, […]

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28
Apr

Here Before to tour Northern Ireland with special Film Hub NI Collective Tour

28/04/22

Here Before, the debut feature film by Belfast writer and director Stacey Gregg will be touring Northern Ireland in May and June, as part of Film Hub NI’s (FHNI) Collective Tour programme which brings […]

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03
Feb

Ken Branagh’s Belfast nominated for 6 BAFTA Film Awards

03/02/22

BAFTA has today announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2022, celebrating the very best in film of the past year. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see that […]

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24
Jan

Applications now open for the Docs Ireland 2022 Marketplace

24/01/22

Applications are now open for the third edition of the Docs Ireland Marketplace. The Docs Ireland Marketplace is an opportunity for filmmakers to meet one-to-one with leading international documentary industry decision makers, including […]

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10
Jan

Kenneth Branagh wins Golden Globe for Best Screenplay with Belfast

10/01/22

Last night, Sunday 9th January, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, recognized and honoured the talents of film and television for 2021 with its Golden Globes. Northern Ireland Screen’s Honorary President, Sir Kenneth Branagh, […]

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20
Oct

Northern Ireland talent features in BIFA 2021 new talent longlist

20/10/21

The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) has today announced longlists for its New Talent categories. BIFA highlights and rewards the best, most innovative and creative independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the UK. Northern […]

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05
Oct

Irish premiere of Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast to headline 21st Belfast Film Festival

05/10/21

‘Belfast’, the latest film from acclaimed director Kenneth Branagh, and now the Toronto International Film Festival People’s Choice Award winner, will have its Irish première at this year’s Belfast Film Festival at The ICC […]

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26
Jul

Success for Northern Ireland talent at the 2021 Galway Film Fleadh

26/07/21

On Sunday 25th July the Galway Film Fleadh came to a close, we are delighted that projects filmed in Northern Ireland and funded by Northern Ireland Screen were among the prestigious list of winners […]

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15
Jul

Cinemagic unveils world cinema titles available on new movie streaming platform

15/07/21

Watched all the family and teen movies on Netflix? Have the children watched everything they want to on Disney+? Well this July and August dive into a new platform which will offer a […]

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08
Jul

Northern Ireland projects and talent selected for 2021 Galway Film Fleadh

08/07/21

Featuring a spectacular eleven World Premieres, forty-five new films, and over 100 short films, this year’s Galway Film Fleadh will feature powerful, moving, funny and provocative storytelling from both emerging and renowned filmmakers. […]

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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 and […]

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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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