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News and Events - Funding

17
May

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2022

17/05/22

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2022. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total of 12 […]

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28
Apr

Here Before to tour Northern Ireland with special Film Hub NI Collective Tour

28/04/22

Here Before, the debut feature film by Belfast writer and director Stacey Gregg will be touring Northern Ireland in May and June, as part of Film Hub NI’s (FHNI) Collective Tour programme which brings […]

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25
Apr

Tourism Ireland announces Publicity Programming Fund 2022

25/04/22

Following the success of last year’s initiative, Tourism Ireland is seeking applications from content producers for high quality international programming featuring the island of Ireland for its Publicity Programming Fund. Through the fund, […]

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21
Apr

BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen offer new documentary opportunity with BBC Three

21/04/22

BBC Three has partnered with BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen again to launch a new creative scheme for one independent production company to produce and deliver a 3 x 30 documentary […]

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14
Apr

Police drama Hope Street filmed in Northern Ireland recommissioned for second series

14/04/22

BBC Daytime, BBC Northern Ireland and BritBox International recommission police drama Hope Street for another 10×45 episodes. Set in the fictional town of Port Devine on the Northern Ireland coast, the series made […]

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11
Apr

Short film 2022-23: 1st call for applications

11/04/22

We have launched our first funding call for Short Film 2022-23. Funding is available at individual and production company levels for the production of live action, factual and virtual reality short films. By […]

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03
Mar

Applications open for Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch

03/03/22

Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen, in association with Yellowmoon Post Production Ltd, are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to receive an award […]

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18
Feb

Feature Documentary Development Application Call

18/02/22

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 Ireland […]

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02
Feb

Farmers race tractors in new BBC Three series

02/02/22

The Fast and the Farmer-ish is a brand new agri-challenge series where teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland battle it out for the glory of becoming the UK’s best tractor driving […]

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07
Jan

COVID recovery programme for film festivals and independent cinema now open for applications

07/01/22

The Executive and the Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey MLA, have provided COVID recovery funding for a range of not-for-profit organisations. Northern Ireland Screen will deliver the ‘COVID Recovery Programme for Film Exhibition […]

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20
Dec

COVID Recovery Programme for Film Festivals and Independent Cinema

20/12/21

The Executive and the Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey MLA, have provided COVID recovery funding for a range of not-for-profit organisations. Northern Ireland Screen will deliver the ‘COVID Recovery Programme for Film Exhibition […]

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20
Dec

Northern Ireland Screen 2021 year in review

20/12/21

2021 proved to be another great year for Northern Ireland Screen with many successes across film, TV, animation, games and interactive content. Despite the challenges brought about by the ongoing pandemic we were […]

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22
Nov

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2021

22/11/21

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2021. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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18
Nov

Two Minute Masterpiece is back!

18/11/21

BBC Northern Ireland, in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen, is offering up to six emerging female filmmakers the opportunity to create their own two-minute film. The chosen filmmakers are paired with an industry […]

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15
Nov

Media Grant Scheme

15/11/21

The Community Relations Council (CRC) and Northern Ireland Screen have launched this year’s Media Grant Scheme 2021/22. In addition to CRC funding of up to £15,000, Northern Ireland Screen will contribute up to £7,500 Lottery Funding provided […]

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17
Sep

Creative Individuals Recovery Programme

17/09/21

The Department for Communities and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland have opened applications for its Creative Individuals Recovery Programme. The programme will help individuals reconnect or maintain their trade, profession or vocation within the […]

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10
Sep

Treibh na nDéithe, Lost Lives and Rawr win at Celtic Media Festival

10/09/21

Congratulations to Northern Ireland Screen backed projects Treibh na nDéithe, Lost Lives and Rawr for picking up Torc Awards for Excellence at the Celtic Media Festival. Treibh na nDéithe was awarded the Spirit […]

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01
Sep

Short film 2020-21: 2nd call for applications

01/09/21

We have launched our second funding call for Short Film 2021-22. Funding is available at individual and production company levels for the production of live action, factual and virtual reality short films. By […]

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25
Aug

Animotive Shorts Scheme

25/08/21

We have launched an animation/VR pitching competition for entry level filmmakers currently working in the animation and interactive sector. The competition will run in association with Retinize, the Belfast based immersive tech studio. […]

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04
Aug

Northern Ireland shorts selected for screening at EIFF

04/08/21

The 74th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) takes place at the heart of Edinburgh’s festival season, between 18th and 25th August, and presents a fantastic programme of feature and short films celebrating the […]

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30
Jul

Gealán – feature drama initiative call for submissions

30/07/21

The ILBF, BBC Gaeilge & TG4 are seeking ideas for Gealán – the feature length Irish language drama initiative.  Doineann, which premiered at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh was the first project to come from this […]

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15
Jul

Ignite: BBC announces its biggest ever drive to uncover UK animation talent

15/07/21

BBC has announced an unprecedented initiative to find and develop the UK’s next animation hit, whilst supporting and developing both existing and emerging talent within the genre. Earlier this year Patricia Hidalgo, Director, BBC Children’s […]

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14
Jul

Canada and Northern Ireland co-development incentive networking event

14/07/21

The Canada Media Fund and Northern Ireland Screen are inviting producers to attend an Information and Networking Event in preparation for submitting applications for its Co-development Incentive for Audio-visual Projects. The event will […]

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25
Jun

Black Medicine available on digital platforms from 12th July

25/06/21

Colum Eastwood’s dark crime thriller, Black Medicine, will be released by Signature Entertainment on digital platforms from Monday 12th July. Jo, a black-market medic carries out illegal operations for the criminal underworld. When […]

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23
Jun

UK Global Screen Fund Information Session – Northern Ireland

23/06/21

The UK Global Screen Fund is hosting a webinar at 11am on Friday 2nd July to provide an overview of the support available to Northern Ireland companies through the new £7 million pilot […]

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