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News and Events - General

26
Mar

Focus Features buys international rights to ‘Normal People’

26/03/19

Focus Features has picked up a number of international rights to Normal People, the feature film drama shot in Northern Ireland with funding support from Northern Ireland Screen. The film, which stars Liam Neeson […]

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25
Mar

BFI Network x Bafta Crew event in Belfast

25/03/19

Taking the Plunge; from shorts to features Saturday 6 April 2019 MAC Theatre, Belfast 14.00 – 18.00 Working towards making your debut feature? A panel of first feature writers, directors and producers discuss their […]

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22
Mar

NI films selected for Hot Docs 2019

22/03/19

Two projects, which received funding support from Northern Ireland Screen, have been selected to screen at this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. The annual festival takes place between Thursday […]

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15
Mar

Full line-up announced for the 12th Irish Film Festa

15/03/19

Full line-up revealed for the 12th IRISH FILM FESTA, the only Italian film festival completely dedicated to Irish cinema and culture, which is taking place from 27-31 March 2019, at the Casa del […]

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13
Mar

BBC NI and BBC Studios would like to invite you to the launch of the new BBC Talent Cloud system

13/03/19

What is the BBC Talent Cloud? The BBC Talent Cloud is aimed at off-air freelancers seeking bookings with the BBC and BBC Studios. It is a secure database where you can upload your […]

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12
Mar

Applications open for the Marketplace at the 2019 Galway Film Fair

12/03/19

The Marketplace at the Galway Film Fair co-ordinates pre-scheduled meetings between filmmakers with projects in development and/or completed films and invited Film Financiers, Distributors, Sales Agents, Broadcasters, Film Funds and Major Producers. The […]

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11
Mar

Introducing Doc Fest Ireland

11/03/19

Belfast Film Festival is proud to present Doc Fest Ireland, a new, industry-focused All-Ireland Documentary Film Festival, which will take place in Belfast from Wednesday 12th June – Sunday 16th June 2019. Doc Fest […]

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06
Mar

WFTV Northern Ireland – The Process of Casting with Carla Stronge

06/03/19

Wednesday 20 March | 5.30pm– 7.30pm (Session starts at 6pm) The Dark Horse, Hill Street, Belfast This session is a must for professional actors, as well as directors, producers and writers who want […]

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01
Mar

‘Reel’ Representation in Foyle Film Festival’s 2019 Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2019

01/03/19

A curated selection of films from across the world highlighting diversity and equality will screen in Derry~Londonderry this month as part of the Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural & Anti-Racism programme. Running from Friday […]

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01
Mar

Royal Television Society announces Northern Ireland Student Television Awards nominees for 2019

01/03/19

Kieran Doherty, Chair of RTS NI and joint MD of Stellify Media; Bernard McCloskey, Head of Education, Northern Ireland Screen; Eden Wilson, keynote speaker from UTV and Aidan Browne, Chair of RTS NI […]

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26
Feb

Random Acts Pitching Sessions

26/02/19

Catherine Bray, Commissioning Editor at Channel 4’s Random Acts, will be visiting Belfast on Friday 19th April at The Mac, Belfast. Catherine will meet with local short filmmakers to listen to their pitches and […]

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22
Feb

An Engineer Imagines preview screening at QFT

22/02/19

An Engineer Imagines is a cinematic homage to the life and ideas of Peter Rice widely regarded as the most distinguished engineer of the late twentieth century. Without his innovations and collaborations with […]

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21
Feb

Indian Cinema Superstar Aamir Khan Belfast bound as special guest of Belfast Film Festival

21/02/19

Belfast Film Festival kicks off a new five-year ‘Cultural Diversity in Film’ project and as part of this is set to host one of cinema’s biggest names, Aamir Khan.  Newsweek has called him […]

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11
Feb

Albert Carbon Literacy Training in Belfast

11/02/19

Albert exists to support the UK production and broadcast industry’s transition to environmental sustainability, working in collaboration to accelerate the adoption of best practice. A national training scheme, Carbon Literacy provides the TV […]

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08
Feb

Belfast Film Festival announces new all-Ireland documentary film festival

08/02/19

Belfast Film Festival has announced a brand new annual festival, ‘Doc Fest Ireland’ which will take place in Belfast from Wednesday 12th June – Sunday 16th June this year. Doc Fest Ireland will […]

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07
Feb

Search for 15-25 year olds for new young film programmers project

07/02/19

Cinemagic, supported by Film Hub NI, part of the British Film Institute’s Film Audience Network, is looking for 15-25 year olds to participate in a new initiative where participants will work with the […]

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05
Feb

Belfast Met Film and Television School Now Accepting Applications

05/02/19

The recently launched Belfast Met Film and Television School at the E3 campus is now accepting applications across a range of Level 5 Courses in Film and TV, Journalism, VFX, and Motion Graphics. […]

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29
Jan

NI filmmaker commissioned by Bridging the Gap

29/01/19

Following a programme of intensive workshops with industry figures such as Thierry Garrel, Daniel Saltzwedel (Dox Consulting) and Mila Turajlic (The Other Side of Everything) and a competitive pitching process, five filmmakers have […]

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28
Jan

Call out for Storyland 2019

28/01/19

RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen have announced that they are seeking submissions from writers and producers to develop new original online dramas for the new season of Storyland. Under the Storyland banner, RTÉ and […]

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24
Jan

Applications now open for Creative Media Production HNC/HND 

24/01/19

Online applications for September 2019 are now OPEN at the Northern Ireland Film & Television School (SERC Bangor). The part-time HNC/HND in Creative Media Production aims to prepare students (18+ with no upper […]

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18
Jan

Free Pact Global Business Workshop in Belfast

18/01/19

The Pact Export Accelerator one-day training workshop will deliver skills and insights to help independent producers to develop global businesses. It takes place in The Ormeau Baths, Belfast from 10am to 4pm on […]

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17
Jan

Two Minute Masterpiece returns

17/01/19

Two Minute Masterpiece is back – only this time it’s bigger and better! Looking to build on the success of the previous Two Minute Masterpiece projects where BBC NI funds emerging film talent, […]

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09
Jan

Global Game Jam 2019 to take place at Farset Labs

09/01/19

Farset Labs will be hosting the Belfast site of the international hackathon “Global Game Jam” for its 7th year, with support from Northern Ireland Screen. The jam runs from Friday 25 to Sunday […]

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09
Jan

Northern Ireland filmmaker Chris Kelly nominated for Outstanding Debut at 2019 BAFTAS

09/01/19

Northern Ireland man Chris Kelly has been nominated in the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer category at the 2019 EE BAFTAS for his feature documentary, A Cambodian Spring. The […]

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08
Jan

ScreenSkills Children’s TV Skills Fund presents ‘Get the Knowledge’

08/01/19

GET THE KNOWLEDGE, BELFAST Saturday 26th January – Sunday 27th January Supported by the ScreenSkills Children’s TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK children’s TV productions, and delivered by Grand Scheme Media, GET THE […]

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