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News and Events - Film Culture

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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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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