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News and Events - General

23
May

Into Film building stories with schools across the North West

23/05/22

Into Film, delivered by the Nerve Centre, has been busy carrying out its Story Builder workshops and Film Buff screenings with primary and secondary schools across the North West. Over 650 pupils have benefited from the […]

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20
May

Digital Catapult and Niantic AR programme

20/05/22

Niantic Labs, leading mobile games creators, have recently launched a new tool to build augmented reality (AR) experiences. Digital Catapult is teaming up with Niantic to deliver the Lightship Augmented Reality Developer Kit […]

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20
May

4Skills & NFTS Location Management Taster Day

20/05/22

Join Supervising Location Manager, Lloret MacKenna Dunn, to find out about the dynamic role of Film & TV Locations Management and what training is available to help you work in the department at […]

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19
May

Channel 4 doubles order for Waddell Media’s new series of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses

19/05/22

Following the huge success of series one of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses, which averaged at over 1.5 m per episode, Channel 4 has doubled its previous order and commissioned a new 8×60-part series […]

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19
May

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund opens its application call for digital projects

19/05/22

We are pleased to announce the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund is accepting funding applications for digital content projects. The projects should be aimed at supporting learning about aspects of Ulster-Scots such as language, culture and […]

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19
May

The Writers Lab UK & Ireland opens applications for women screenwriters

19/05/22

The Writers Lab UK and Ireland, the development and marketplace programme for women screenwriters over 40, has opened its applications. After an intensive 6-month script-development process, industry attachments for 2021 projects include producer […]

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18
May

On the passing of Michelle Forde

18/05/22

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Michelle Forde on Monday 16th May. Michelle will be greatly missed by her many friends in the animation community in Northern […]

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18
May

Trainee opportunity in a sound department

18/05/22

We are running a skills development programme as part of the Production, Craft and Technical Skills scheme for a Sound Department Trainee. This is a paid placement scheme (Real Living Wage) and the participants will gain experience […]

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18
May

BBC Three and BBC Northern Ireland ‘Made Up’ to announce new co-commission for series set in Belfast

18/05/22

BBC Three and BBC Northern Ireland have co-commissioned a glamorous new series, Made Up In Belfast which follows the lives of the charismatic young team behind a local cosmetics brand. This 10 part […]

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18
May

Galway Film Fleadh accepting entries for its pitching competition

18/05/22

Galway Film Fleadh is accepting applications for its long running Pitching Competition, in which ten finalists will pitch their film project to industry stakeholders and a live audience. The Pitching Competition has provided many screenwriters […]

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17
May

Line up announced for Irish Film Festa 2022

17/05/22

The 2022 edition of the IRISH FILM FESTA returns to Rome’s Casa del Cinema, Villa Borghese. This edition of the festival dedicated to Irish cinema and culture will be divided into two parts, […]

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17
May

ScreenSkills access coordinator training for HETV

17/05/22

ScreenSkills and Bridge06 is looking for 12 people to be trained as Access Coordinators for a high-end TV drama production. The Access Coordinator role is perfect for people who are committed to improving disability representation, […]

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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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16
May

On the passing of Gary Campbell

16/05/22

We were so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Gary Campbell on Friday 13 May. Gary was a leading light of the armoury department for over 20 years working on LINE […]

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13
May

Writer Ewen returns to ‘The Toon’ in a USBF film on BBC Two NI

13/05/22

Home is everything to writer Ewen Glass – he’s from Ballymoney and is Ulster-Scots born and bred. How can he preserve his language and Ulster-Scots cultural identity when he’s living in England? And […]

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13
May

Cast of Hope Street return to Donaghadee to film highly-anticipated second series

13/05/22

Following the success of serial police drama Hope Street, filming has begun for its second season, promising a treat of gripping storylines, intriguing characters and stunning settings. With series one’s tense cliffhanger leaving […]

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13
May

Conversations with Friends begins on BBC Three on Sunday

13/05/22

The highly anticipated TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s debut novel, Conversations with Friends, begins this Sunday 15th May at 10pm on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. Partly filmed on location in Northern Ireland […]

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10
May

Ireland, UK and NI join forces as Animation Ireland membership is now open to Northern Ireland studios

10/05/22

Animation Ireland, Animation UK and Northern Ireland Screen have agreed a deal that will open membership to studios based in Northern Ireland. The studios will be able to be members of both Animation […]

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09
May

Digital Film Archive partners with artists to preserve memorable footage in The Looking Glass Anthology

09/05/22

A unique record of archive film has been beautifully preserved for future generations and will now be showcased by an eclectic selection of artists in a series of projects collectively titled The Looking […]

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06
May

Mimi’s World begins Saturday at 9:05am on Channel 5’s Milkshake!

06/05/22

Mimi’s World, an exciting new mixed media series featuring an inspirational childminder on a mission to help kids to be confident, kind and inclusive and to take ownership of their emotions begins tomorrow […]

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03
May

New issue based ILBF series Croí na Ceiste le Caoimhe airs on BBC NI

03/05/22

Broadcaster and journalist Caoimhe Ní Chathail fronts a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series Croí na Ceiste le Caoimhe to investigate the growing issues affecting young people today. The four-part series made for BBC […]

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28
Apr

Denise Van Outen to host RTS NI Programme Awards in Belfast

28/04/22

Multi-talented actress, singer, TV presenter, and musical theatre star Denise Van Outen will host this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) NI Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom at City Hall, Belfast on Thursday 26th May. […]

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28
Apr

ILBF New Entrant Scheme in Television Skills

28/04/22

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is seeking applications from fluent Irish speakers for its New Entrant Scheme in Television Skills. The scheme is a 12 month paid placement (real living […]

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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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25
Apr

USBF documentary explores Glentoran FC’s 1914 victory in Vienna

25/04/22

In a new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund documentary, Belfast’s Victory in Vienna: A Footballing Odyssey, presenter Holly Hamilton and author – and lifelong Glentoran Football Club fan – Sam Robinson explore the fascinating story of […]

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