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News and Events - Film Education

23
May

Into Film building stories with schools across the North West

23/05/22

Into Film, delivered by the Nerve Centre, has been busy carrying out its Story Builder workshops and Film Buff screenings with primary and secondary schools across the North West. Over 650 pupils have benefited from the […]

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01
Apr

RTS announces winners of 2022 Northern Ireland Student Television Awards

01/04/22

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Student Television Awards winners were announced last night in Belfast at an awards ceremony hosted by UTV journalist Stewart Robson with the Joe McKinney memorial […]

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08
Mar

Fourth On the Pulse short film festival returns to venues this March

08/03/22

The 4th Cinemagic On the Pulse short film festival returns to venues throughout Belfast this March. After a fully digital edition last year the festival is delighted to return to live events and cinema-based screenings […]

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09
Feb

BFI Future Film Festival

09/02/22

The BFI Future Film Festival is the UK’s largest festival for young, emerging filmmakers. The festival runs from Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th February with events and screenings taking place both online and in-venue […]

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25
Jan

Calling all Moving Image Arts students past and present!

25/01/22

Did you study or are you currently studying Moving Image Arts at GCSE, AS or A2? We need your help for an exciting research project. This research study is funded by Northern Ireland Screen […]

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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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17
Nov

Screen Academies accepting applications for VFX and game development workshops

17/11/21

Screen Academies have released new dates for its upcoming workshops across VFX and game development. Both academies will run for 12-weeks from January to March 2022. VFX Academy Participants will learn about the different […]

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17
Nov

Belfast Media Festival returns for a one-day virtual event

17/11/21

The 12th Belfast Media Festival returns tomorrow (Thursday 18th November) for an exciting one-day ‘virtual’ event with the support from Northern Ireland Screen and BBC Northern Ireland. This year’s free virtual event, Meet the Commissioners, brings you some of […]

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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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22
Jul

Cinemagic Career Crafts programme

22/07/21

Many well-known faces from the world of TV and film will over the next couple of weeks, host masterclasses as part of Cinemagic’s Career Crafts programme. Running as part of the acclaimed film […]

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20
Jul

Minister commends work of Creative Learning Centres throughout the pandemic

20/07/21

On a visit to Nerve Centre, Derry, Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has paid tribute to the role Creative Learning Centres played in supporting young people, schools and community groups throughout the pandemic. Speaking […]

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29
Jun

BFI launches review to boost skills across UK

29/06/21

The BFI, the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image, is undertaking a major strategic skills review on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The review […]

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23
Jun

Liam Neeson invites Northern Ireland Primary Schools to join Cinemagic Young Film Jury Competition

23/06/21

Liam Neeson, patron of Cinemagic, has lent his support to the launch of a new film education initiative from Cinemagic International Film Festival. Cinemagic is offering Norther Ireland primary schools the opportunity to […]

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21
Jun

Cinemagic summer scheme calls film fans for young consultants’ programme

21/06/21

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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16
Jun

Thousands of NI schoolchildren encouraged to tell their own stories

16/06/21

Thousands of schoolchildren are being encouraged to tell their own stories thanks to a new, colourful booklet that has been distributed free to schools across Northern Ireland. Staff from education charity Into Film […]

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12
May

Docs Ireland returns with exciting series of online industry events

12/05/21

The international documentary film festival, Docs Ireland will return to Belfast in June with a series of online events in which industry professionals will hear from both rising stars and documentary filmmaking legends. […]

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27
Apr

Screenwriting and One Page Synopsis seminar with Kate Leys

27/04/21

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a Screenwriting and One Page synopsis seminar aimed at supporting screenwriters and filmmakers who hope to apply for the New Writer Focus scheme. The seminar will be led […]

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27
Apr

New education resource helps NI children tell their creative stories

27/04/21

Education charity Into Film, with the support from Northern Ireland Screen, has launched an exciting new activity pack which uses the magic of movies to help young people tell stories. Story Builder, is […]

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23
Mar

Northern Ireland Student Television Awards 2021 shortlist is announced by RTS

23/03/21

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominations for this year’s Student Television Awards, supported by Northern Ireland Screen and the Department for Communities. Now in its […]

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23
Feb

Ulster Screen Academy receives Unreal Academic Partner status and invests £1m in virtual production studio

23/02/21

In an exciting week for the new Ulster Screen Academy, Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool, has awarded Unreal Academic Partner […]

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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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22
Jan

Future Screens NI: The Future Foundation

22/01/21

Future Screens NI has formally announced the official launch of its new mentoring programme ‘The Future Foundation’. This mentoring programme has been developed to support individuals or groups of artists and other creative […]

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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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05
Nov

Educational broadcaster Peter Logue will leave a lasting legacy in Northern Ireland

05/11/20

Tribute by Martin Melarkey, Director Nerve Centre It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Peter Logue on October 24. Peter served as a board member of the Nerve […]

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23
Jul

Search For Young Filmmaking Talent for annual Cinemagic Competition

23/07/20

Cinemagic Film Festival is looking for imaginative and original films made by young people to be screened online as part of CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2020. The films can be about anything at all! […]

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