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News and Events - Filming in Northern Ireland

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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12
Jun

Disney’s new movie ARTEMIS FOWL showcases Northern Ireland locations

12/06/20

Disney’s new film Artemis Fowl will stream exclusively on Disney+ from today, Friday 12th June. Based on Eoin Colfer’s best-selling young adult book of the same name, Artemis Fowl filmed partly on location […]

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11
Jun

Pablo, ‘House Time Special’ to support audiences in a post covid 19 world

11/06/20

Holywood based Paper Owl Films’ was recently commissioned by CBeebies to produce a special episode of Pablo, the 2D animated show about the adventures of a fun, smart and curious five-year-old boy with […]

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11
Jun

Bankside Films acquires worldwide sales rights to Stacey Gregg’s HERE BEFORE

11/06/20

Bankside Films today announced that it has acquired worldwide sales rights to HERE BEFORE, written and directed by Northern Ireland’s Stacey Gregg and starring Andrea Riseborough. HERE BEFORE is currently in post-production having […]

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04
Jun

Five BAFTA TV nominations for Northern Ireland projects and talent

04/06/20

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. Derry Girls, Line of Duty and […]

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29
May

Abacus acquires worldwide distribution rights for Fine Point’s The Dakota Entrapment Tapes

29/05/20

Recently launched distributor Abacus Media Rights (AMR), a member of the Amcomri Media Group, has acquired international distribution rights for The Dakota Entrapment Tapes, a Fine Point Films production, which has its world […]

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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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21
May

UK broadcasters join forces to introduce new industry wide guidance for producing television safely during COVID-19

21/05/20

ITV, BBC, Sky, Channel 4, Channel 5, STV, ITN, the Association for Commercial Broadcasters and On-Demand Services (COBA) and Pact have joined forces to introduce new industry wide guidelines for producing television safely […]

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14
May

BBC NI supports local creative sector with a range of new TV commissions

14/05/20

BBC Northern Ireland has commissioned a range of new television programmes that will inform, educate and entertain local television audiences  – and help to underpin the independent production sector and its role in […]

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22
Apr

Artemis Fowl to stream on Disney+ from 12th June

22/04/20

Disney’s new live-action fantasy-adventure film Artemis Fowl, which filmed partly on location in Northern Ireland, will be released exclusively on Disney+ from Friday 12th June. Directed by Northern Ireland Screen’s Honorary President, Sir […]

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30
Mar

Employment status information needed urgently!

30/03/20

Last Thursday the government announced the Self-employment Income Support Scheme which, in addition to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, is intended to provide much needed financial aid to workers affected by the Covid-19 […]

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16
Mar

Crew information regarding COVID-19

16/03/20

***please click here to visit our dedicated coronavirus page with more up-to-date information*** The coronavirus pandemic has had a particularly severe impact on freelancers working in the screen industry across the UK. A […]

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13
Mar

Jessy and Nessy now streaming on Amazon

13/03/20

Jessy and Nessy, a new preschool series about a young girl with magical spectacles and a curiosity that needs feeding is streaming on Amazon Prime Video from today, Friday 13th March. The 40 […]

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14
Feb

Sparks to fly: Lightning commissioned for BBC Two

14/02/20

The BBC has commissioned Fizz and Nice One TV to produce Lightning, a new teatime entertainment show hosted by award winning comic Zoe Lyons. Lightning sees the traditional quiz show collide with gameshow, […]

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13
Feb

Oorlagh George’s Stranger With A Camera now filming in Northern Ireland

13/02/20

Principal Photography has begun in Northern Ireland on STRANGER WITH A CAMERA, the debut feature written and directed by Belfast-born filmmaker and artist Oorlagh George. George won an Oscar for producing short film […]

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11
Feb

Further cast confirmed for BBC One crime thriller Bloodlands

11/02/20

Filming has begun on Bloodlands, a major original crime drama for BBC One, created by exciting new writer Chris Brandon and produced by HTM Television (co-owned by Jed Mercurio and Hat Trick Productions). […]

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07
Feb

My Left Nut on iPlayer March 1st

07/02/20

Based on the award-winning stage play, BBC Three’s My Left Nut is a coming of age comedy drama about friendship, family, grief and testicles written by local newcomers Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney […]

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03
Feb

A Bump Along The Way now available on demand

03/02/20

A Bump Along The Way the “hilariously funny movie with maximum feel good factor” starring Bronagh Gallagher and Lola Petticrew is now available on demand in Ireland and the UK.  Viewers can stream or download-to-own […]

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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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20
Jan

A story of Jewish refugees to air on BBC Two to mark Holocaust Memorial

20/01/20

From Bafta-nominated screenwriter Simon Block and Bafta and Emmy-winning director Michael Samuels, The Windermere Children is the first dramatisation of a remarkable true story about hope in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Based […]

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12
Dec

NI Sound Mixer, Ronan Hill, nominated for 8th CAS award

12/12/19

Congratulations to local Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill who has who has been nominated for his eighth consecutive Cinema Audio Society (CAS) award for his work on Game of Thrones. Ronan has been […]

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10
Dec

Black Medicine now filming in Northern Ireland

10/12/19

23Ten Productions and Northern Ireland Screen are delighted to announce that principal photography has begun in Northern Ireland on Black Medicine. Jo, a black-market medic carries out illegal operations for the criminal underworld. […]

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05
Dec

The Last Right in cinemas Friday 6 December

05/12/19

Partly filmed on location on Rathlin Island with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, The Last Right is released in cinemas nationwide tomorrow, Friday 6th December. Written and directed by Aoife Crehan and starring […]

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04
Dec

Seamus Heaney and the Music of What Happens now available on iPlayer

04/12/19

A major feature-length film about the life and work of Seamus Heaney, one of the greatest Irish poets since Yeats, is now available to watch on the BBC iPlayer. Seamus Heaney and the […]

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26
Nov

Cameras roll on Stacey Gregg’s HERE BEFORE starring Andrea Riseborough

26/11/19

ANDREA RISEBOROUGH STARS IN HERE BEFORE PRODUCED BY ROOKS NEST, BACKED BY BBC FILMS, PIA PRESSURE, NORTHERN IRELAND SCREEN Production is underway on HERE BEFORE, the feature debut of acclaimed writer and director […]

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