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News and Events - Funding

01
Nov

BBC Three announces youth content development scheme for Northern Ireland

01/11/19

BBC Three is inviting independent production companies based in Northern Ireland to submit format ideas as part of a youth content development scheme with the promise of a Factual Entertainment series for the […]

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14
Oct

Dublin Murders on BBC One tonight at 9pm

14/10/19

Dublin Murders is finally hitting our screens and will air its first episode tonight on BBC One at 9pm. Drawn from Tana French’s internationally bestselling Dublin Murder Squad novels, the eight part series is […]

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09
Jul

Waddell Media take a Walk on the Wild Side with Channel 4

09/07/19

Leading independent production company, Waddell Media has been commissioned to produce a new twenty part series for Channel 4 to air in Spring 2020 with the working title Work on the Wild Side. […]

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20
Jun

Applications open for our Feature Documentary Development call 2019

20/06/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its Feature Documentary Development call. The scheme intends to provide funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal […]

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05
Jun

£230K in codevelopment funding for Canadian-Irish projects announced at the Celtic Media Festival

05/06/19

Canada Media Fund (CMF), Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and Northern Ireland Screen (NIS) has announced details of the 2019 rounds of their codevelopment funding incentives, which include a total investment of $400K […]

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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

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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29
May

Docs Ireland to bring top decision-makers in documentary film to Ireland

29/05/19

A new all-Ireland documentary film festival will see a host of top decision makers, investors and financiers from the international film industry travel to Ireland. The festival, ‘Docs Ireland’, will take place in […]

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28
May

Seminar – Designing Games for Discoverability with Jason Della Rocca

28/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a development seminar on Designing Games for Discoverability with Jason Della Rocca on Monday 17 June at The Event Space, East Wing, Ormeau Baths, 18 Ormeau Avenue , […]

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15
May

Oscar-Winning Director Alex Gibney to attend new all-Ireland documentary festival in Belfast next month

15/05/19

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney will take part in an event on the opening night of the new all-Ireland documentary film festival, DOCS IRELAND. Gibney will participate in an ‘In Conversation’ event with Brian […]

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14
May

New Shorts Focus 18/19 selection decisions

14/05/19

Three short projects have been chosen to go into production through Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus 18/19 scheme. The three projects went through a period of development with three other writers under […]

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14
May

New Writer Focus applications open

14/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen is now seeking feature film scripts to develop for its New Writer Focus scheme 2019-2020. The scheme is only open to Northern Ireland resident writers new to feature film and […]

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14
May

Northern Ireland Screen’s Creative Animation call now open

14/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its Creative Animation Scheme, which is designed to develop Northern Ireland resident junior creators/animators through the production of animated short films. The scheme provides junior level creators/animators with […]

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10
May

Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition accepting entries for 2019

10/05/19

Since its inception in 2005, The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition has emphasised that good writing is still the backbone of the audio-visual sector and provided many writers with an opportunity to get […]

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09
May

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond, Sunday 12 May, BBC Two NI, 10pm

09/05/19

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond is the untold narrative behind the most successful minor team in the history of the GAA – the Tyrone Class of 1997/1998. Featuring Tyrone manager Mickey Harte and […]

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29
Apr

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2019

29/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2019. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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26
Apr

Cherrie Picks, Friday 14 June, Lyric Theatre

26/04/19

Short film Becoming Cherrie will screen as part of an evening of cabaret on Friday 14 June in the Naughton Studio at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast from 8pm. The cabaret event will […]

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19
Apr

Ups & Downs, Monday 22 April, BBC One Northern Ireland at 9pm

19/04/19

Ups & Downs, one of two stand-alone dramas, made as part of BBC Northern Ireland’s pilot New Perspectives initiative, is to be shown on BBC One Northern Ireland, Monday 22 April at 9pm. […]

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12
Apr

RTÉ 2’s new show ‘The Fitting Room’ on a mission to prove that fashion can be fun for everyone

12/04/19

RTE 2’s exciting new series “The Fitting Room”, presented by Paddy Smyth, is on a mission to prove fashion can be fun and accessible for everyone – celebrating difference and ripping open the seams of what […]

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11
Apr

New drama ‘Counsel’ on BBC One NI on Monday 15 April

11/04/19

Written by newcomer David Allen and directed by Declan Recks (The Truth Commissioner) Counsel is a new drama from BBC Northern Ireland telling the story of Olivia Harley, a female barrister who complicates […]

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11
Apr

Mná Spóirt: Croí is Anam on BBC Two NI and TG4

11/04/19

Aoife Ní Chaiside is a camogie superstar. The All-Ireland winning former captain of her club, Slaughtneil, and county and provincial champion is also a fervent ambassador of women’s sports. In a new three-part […]

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10
Apr

Irish language feature film ‘Aithrí’ to premiere on TG4 this Easter

10/04/19

Derry-based film maker Tom Collins’ star-studded, Irish language feature film, ‘Aithrí/Penance’ is to have its television premiere on TG4 this Easter. Shot in Derry & Donegal and inspired by a short story from […]

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10
Apr

Derry Girls to return for series three

10/04/19

Channel 4 has announced that following a cracker second series, which came to an emotional close on Tuesday night (9 April), the award-winning hit comedy Derry Girls, has been commissioned for a third […]

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03
Apr

Celtic Media Festival reveals nominees for 2019 awards

03/04/19

Celtic Media Festival reveals nominees for 2019 awards The Celtic Media Festival has revealed the nominees for the prestigious Torc Awards for Excellence, including several nominations for Northern Ireland talent. The winners are set to be announced […]

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02
Apr

Feature Length Seamus Heaney Biopic Coming to BBC Two

02/04/19

Patrick Holland, Controller BBC Two, today announced a major feature-length film about the life and work of Seamus Heaney, one of the greatest Irish poets since Yeats, who died, aged 74, in 2013. […]

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