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23
Jul

The Deceived airs on Channel 5 from 3rd August

23/07/20

The Deceived, a brand new psychological thriller written by Lisa McGee (Derry Girls, Being Human, The White Queen) and Tobias Beer, will air from Monday 3rd August at 9pm on Channel 5. Produced by New Pictures the four-part […]

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15
Jul

Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2020

15/07/20

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for this year’s Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Awards. Projects made in Northern Ireland as well as homegrown talent feature heavily across the […]

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13
Jul

TOT wins Best Animation Short at Galway Film Fleadh

13/07/20

On Sunday July 12, 2020 the 32nd edition (and first ever online edition!) of the Galway Film Fleadh came to a close after another outstanding year of film premieres, events and discussions. The […]

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10
Jul

Glúin Nua: new commissioning fund to support emerging talent to create short-form content in the Irish language

10/07/20

A new commissioning and mentorship fund to support up and coming talent in the industry has been launched by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund in partnership with TG4, the Broadcasting Authority […]

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30
Jun

Second call for the Screen Fund slate development fund

30/06/20

Northern Ireland’s screen sector is still facing many challenges due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak and several key sectors continue to be particularly badly affected. In order to support the companies that work […]

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26
Jun

Applications open for the Puttnam Scholarship Programme

26/06/20

Future Screens NI, Northern Ireland Screen and Screen Ireland have teamed up with Atticus Education to offer four Northern Ireland resident writers, directors and producers the opportunity to attend 6 online masterclasses with […]

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22
Jun

Stellify’s paw-tastic Celebrity Snoop Dogs airs this Friday on Channel 4

22/06/20

Celebrity Snoop Dogs is a celebrity property show like no other – captured by a unique film crew, the celebrities’ pampered pooches. The four-part series was produced by Stellify Media for Channel 4 […]

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05
Jun

Northern Ireand Screen and Future Screens NI want your Grand Ideas

05/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen and Future Screens NI have today launched their Grand Ideas scheme. Fifty  grants of £1,000 are available in return for ideas on how things can be improved for freelancers working […]

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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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27
May

Alt Animation secures European development funding

27/05/20

ALT Animation has secured development funding from Creative Europe for its animated feature film, Lugi – The Brodgar Boy, becoming the only animation company in the UK to secure the single project development […]

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15
May

BBC announces Galton & Simpson bursary for comedy writing

15/05/20

At a time when everyone is feeling the effects of isolation it’s particularly apt to celebrate the life and work of two people who originally met in a sanatorium and went on to […]

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11
May

Call for New Shorts Focus applications – deadline extension

11/05/20

New Shorts Focus is open to entry level writers and writer/director applicants resident in Northern Ireland, particularly those from groups that are underrepresented within the film and television industry, including: Females Females 30+ […]

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05
May

Canada and Northern Ireland reopen codevelopment incentive

05/05/20

The Canada Media Fund 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 access the […]

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05
May

Creative Animation Application Call

05/05/20

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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01
May

Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund

01/05/20

Today a-n revealed details of a new Emergency Fund in partnership with Freelands Foundation. The new fund of £1.5m will be open to all artists and visual arts freelancers living in England and […]

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29
Apr

Snoop Dogs sniff out secrets of the stars

29/04/20

Northern Ireland-based indie, Stellify Media, has been commissioned by Channel 4 to make a celebrity property show like no other. In an innovative and barking mad new format, cameras go inside the locked-down […]

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29
Apr

‘LEE Miller – A Life on the Frontline’ follows fearless trail blazer in new documentary

29/04/20

LEE MILLER – A Life on the Frontline follows the story of one of the most remarkable female icons of the 20th century throughout her transformation from a supermodel into an internationally famous war […]

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10
Apr

Northern Ireland Screen Skills Bursaries During COVID-19

10/04/20

During this lockdown, it may be a good time for you to consider any training or up-skilling that you have been keen to complete but, until now, have been unable to take the […]

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09
Apr

Rewriting the Narrative Funding Call

09/04/20

In response to the impact of Covid-19 on the creative industries Future Screens NI and Northern Ireland Screen are partnering to deliver the Rewriting the Narrative Funding Call. Rewriting the Narrative is an […]

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01
Apr

Creative Europe development funding opportunities

01/04/20

Creative Europe UK Desk is open for two development funding opportunities; Development Single Project and TV Programming. The UK can fully participate in Creative Europe until it leaves the EU and the during […]

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02
Mar

Feature Documentary Development Application Call

02/03/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to provide funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories from Northern Ireland resident filmmakers. Northern Ireland based […]

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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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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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19
Dec

Adrian Dunbar traces Samuel Beckett’s footsteps in Searching for Sam

19/12/19

In a documentary to be broadcast on the anniversary of Samuel Beckett’s death, Adrian Dunbar travels in Beckett’s footsteps, finding those places that inspired Beckett’s thinking, shaped his mind and fed his imagination […]

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06
Dec

TECHNE collaborative Doctoral award studentship

06/12/19

The Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production at Royal Holloway, University of London is pleased to announce a TECHNE Collaborative Doctoral Award funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. […]

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