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News and Events - Funding

08
Jun

Canada and Northern Ireland reopen co-development incentive

08/06/21

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen announced today the reopening of their funding incentive for the development of screen-based projects between Canadian and Northern Ireland producers. Click HERE to read the guidelines. Now […]

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17
May

BFI Doc Society Ripple Effect Fund

17/05/21

The BFI Doc Society Ripple Effect Fund is a new National Lottery funded initiative that enables and empowers communities, networks and organisations to build their own inclusive vision for the independent UK documentary […]

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13
May

Call for New Shorts Focus 2021-22 applications

13/05/21

The New Shorts Focus Scheme is open to entry level writers and writers/directors resident in Northern Ireland, particularly those from groups that are underrepresented within the film and television industry. 6 projects will […]

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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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06
May

Fine Points Films project amongst Mother Tongues Award winners

06/05/21

The Mother Tongues Award, the feature film development initiative for UK-based filmmakers in which the dialogue is in a language other than English, has now selected its first three winners. The scheme is […]

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05
May

Tourism Ireland launches Publicity Programming Fund 2021

05/05/21

Tourism Ireland is seeking applications from content producers for high quality international programming featuring the island of Ireland for its newly announced Publicity Programming Fund. This once-off initiative aims to support a limited […]

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30
Apr

Creative Animation Application Call

30/04/21

Northern Ireland Screen’s Creative Animation Scheme 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 the opportunity to develop […]

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23
Apr

DCMS and BFI launch UK Global Screen Fund to boost global exports of UK content

23/04/21

Funding available to support UK-based screen sector companies with International Distribution, Business Development and Co-Production Open for Application from 28 April www.bfi.org.uk/ukglobalscreenfund The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the […]

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01
Apr

Short film 2021-22: 1st call for applications

01/04/21

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its first funding call for Short Film 2021-22. Northern Ireland Screen intends to use Lottery Funds provided through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BFI NET.WORK to […]

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01
Apr

Irish actress Nadia Forde creates comedy The Lido for RTÉ

01/04/21

Irish actress and model Nadia Forde (Once Upon a Time in London, Republic of Telly) has created Dublin-set comedy The Lido for RTÉ. Based on Forde’s own family history, the series centres on an Italian-run fish and chip […]

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23
Mar

Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch

23/03/21

After the success of our online pitching competition in November 2020, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, […]

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25
Jan

Feature Documentary Development Application Call 2021

25/01/21

We are providing funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries with the potential to appeal to an international audience that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories from Northern […]

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18
Dec

Netflix Documentary Talent Fund opens applications from Monday 4th January 2021

18/12/20

Netflix have launched a Documentary Talent Fund that is designed to guide aspiring filmmakers through every step of the film making process. The opportunity will be open to anyone across the UK and […]

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05
Nov

BBC NI, BBC Two and Northern Ireland Screen announce new network commissioning opportunity

05/11/20

BBC Northern Ireland has partnered with Northern Ireland Screen and BBC Two to develop and commission a network factual series from the Northern Ireland creative sector. The opportunity was communicated to Northern Ireland […]

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02
Nov

Call for applications to the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund

02/11/20

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce an application call for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF). The USBF is open for applications for projects that contribute to the promotion and status of the […]

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13
Oct

Creative Frontiers: Capturing the AI Revolution on Screen

13/10/20

Future Screens NI, AI Con and Northern Ireland Screen are calling for submissions to a competitive funding call aimed at Capturing the AI Revolution on Screen.  Applications are sought from film-makers, innovators at […]

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09
Oct

Multiscreen Freelancers Fund

09/10/20

Multiscreen Freelancers is a pilot fund that encourages Northern Ireland interactive companies (video games, immersive) to engage with freelancers from other screen sectors (film/TV, animation, VFX, documentary etc.) and arts sectors (live events, […]

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02
Oct

Northern Ireland Screen & Docs Ireland pitching competition

02/10/20

After the success of the inaugural pitching competition at the 2019 festival, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to […]

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22
Sep

Short Film 2020-21: 2nd call for applications

22/09/20

Northern Ireland Screen has launched the second Short Film call of 2020/21. Northern Ireland Screen intends to use Lottery Funds provided through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BFI NET.WORK to support […]

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21
Sep

Two Minute Masterpiece is back!

21/09/20

Two Minute Masterpiece, in partnership with BBC Arts and Northern Ireland Screen, gives up to six emerging filmmakers the opportunity to create their own two-minute film. The chosen filmmakers are paired with an […]

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16
Sep

PIXIE to be released on Friday 23rd October

16/09/20

Paramount Pictures will release PIXIE in cinemas across Ireland on Friday 23rd October. PIXIE was filmed on location in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen. Pixie (Cooke) wants to avenge her […]

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07
Sep

Afro-Mic Productions announces Adrian Dunbar as presenter for new Channel 5 series Scenic Ireland

07/09/20

Afro-Mic Productions has confirmed Irish actor Adrian Dunbar as the presenter of their new Channel 5 series Scenic Ireland. In this two-part series, funded by Northern Ireland Screen, the Line of Duty star, […]

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24
Aug

Ignite Documentary Talent Development Programme

24/08/20

IGNITE is a pilot bilingual talent development programme directed towards emerging documentary filmmakers from the north and south of Ireland embarking on their first or second non-fiction feature film. Created in collaboration between Cork International […]

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18
Aug

Bridging the Gap returns to encourage emerging documentary talent

18/08/20

Today sees the launch of the 18th edition of Bridging the Gap, Scottish Documentary Institute’s talent initiative offering in-depth support, a cash budget, and international distribution to emerging filmmakers based in Scotland and […]

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13
Aug

Film + TV Charity BAME Community Grants

13/08/20

Film + TV Charity is currently awarding grants of between £300 up to a maximum of £3,500 for projects that focus on bringing people together to: Share experiences Break down barriers and amplify […]

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