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News and Events - Film Education

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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16
Jul

Young Film Consultants wanted for Cinemagic Belfast 2020 Film Festival programming!

16/07/20

Cinemagic is looking for  young film enthusiasts, aged 8-18 yr olds, to take on the role of online ‘film consultants’ on 23rd and 24th July, to help programme a series of short films […]

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02
Jun

Into Film and Northern Ireland Screen announce free online workshops for young people

02/06/20

Northern Ireland’s leading film, TV and games professionals will provide free online training sessions to young people looking for a career in the screen industry. Education charity Into Film and Northern Ireland Screen […]

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01
May

New Writer Focus – Screenwriting webinar with Mary Kate O’Flanagan

01/05/20

As part of our New Writer Focus webinars, Mary Kate O’Flanagan will be hosting a seminar on The Core Principles of Storytelling On Screen on Thursday 7th May from 3pm – 6pm via […]

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06
Apr

Into Film launches Review 100 competition

06/04/20

Calling all young film buffs – the search is on for the best Northern Ireland movie reviews by children and teens with the chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher every week. Educational […]

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24
Mar

Into Film provides free home educational activities

24/03/20

An education resource designed for use in schools is now available free online for Northern Ireland families to assist with home learning during the coronavirus outbreak. Education charity Into Film has a pack […]

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24
Mar

Online film education resources for teachers from Cinemagic

24/03/20

Cinemagic have programmed a number of special short film packages for teachers and educators, ideal for home learning. We have x 6 different packages that will be available over the coming months. Please […]

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20
Mar

The Film Corner Reloaded

20/03/20

The Film Corner  is an interactive web platform dedicated to cinema and suitable for students of Moving Image Arts and Creative Media aged 14+. The Nerve Centre has worked in partnership with six […]

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20
Feb

Cinemagic ‘On The Pulse’ Short Film Festival returns with new opportunities to inspire young film-goers

20/02/20

On The Pulse, short film festival presented by Cinemagic returns for a second edition from 29th February to 29th March 2020. The initiative is funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland […]

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29
Oct

BBC Digital Skills Day 2019

29/10/19

BBC Digital Skills Day returns as part of Digital Cities Belfast 2019 with another jam-packed day of free talks, workshops and creative sessions, helping you explore the latest in digital content and storytelling. […]

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08
Oct

Exploration through Cinema for Students as Foyle Film Festival’s Education Programme Launches

08/10/19

As Foyle Film Festival gets ready for its annual celebration of cinema and screen, the launch of this year’s dedicated education programme promises 10 days of cinematic exploration for children and young people […]

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03
Sep

Film Hub NI and access>CINEMA partner for cross-border initiative in Belfast

03/09/19

Film Hub NI, part of the BFI Film Audience Network, have teamed up with access>CINEMA to host four days of events at Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast. Kicking off this cross-border initiative on Thursday […]

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04
Jun

Deadline reminder for €3,000 Pitching Award in association with 101 Films International

04/06/19

The Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to partner with 101 Films International to present a €3,000 cash award for the best pitch at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition. Since its inception in […]

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03
Jun

‘Collective’ Effort Kick-starts New Independent Film Project across NI

03/06/19

Collective is a creative new initiative from Film Hub NI, part of the BFI Film Audience Network, to support homegrown film and celebrate independent cinema across Northern Ireland. The project aims to bring […]

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03
Jun

Broadcasting History: An Evening with the Archives

03/06/19

Experience Northern Ireland as it was 50 years ago, through recently unearthed TV footage and in conversation with some of the key players in broadcasting at the time. As part of the upcoming […]

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02
Apr

Foyle Film Festival’s Light In Motion Competition Open for Entries

02/04/19

Northern Ireland’s only Oscar® affiliated film festival has launched its 2019 Light In Motion (LIM) competition, open to filmmakers and animators across the world. Based in Derry~Londonderry, the Foyle Film Festival competition will […]

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