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News and Events - General

05
May

BFI Film Academy releases new opportunities for young people

05/05/21

BFI Film Academy has released three new opportunities for young people: The Beginner’s Guide to the UK Film Industry, Saturday 8th May at 12:30pm via Zoom Talking Point founder Helen Johnson will lead […]

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29
Apr

The Northern Ireland Film & Television School is now accepting applications for Sept 2021

29/04/21

The Northern Ireland Film & Television School (NIFTS) is an award-winning film school based at SERC’s Bangor campus. The 1-year HNC in Creative Media Production is delivered over 2 full days a week […]

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27
Apr

ScreenSkills Unscripted TV Skills Fund webinar

27/04/21

ScreenSkills is hosting a seminar for producers of unscripted content in Northern Ireland to find out more about the Unscripted TV Skills Fund on Thursday 29th April at 9am via Zoom. The Fund, which […]

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27
Apr

Screenwriting and One Page Synopsis seminar with Kate Leys

27/04/21

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a Screenwriting and One Page synopsis seminar aimed at supporting screenwriters and filmmakers who hope to apply for the New Writer Focus scheme. The seminar will be led […]

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27
Apr

NI Chamber event – Rotha Johnston interview with Tim Davie

27/04/21

Leadership LIVE – Exclusive Interview with Tim Davie CBE, Director-General, BBC Thursday 29 April | 2.00pm | Online Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) invites you to join an exclusive […]

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26
Apr

BBC NI profiles DeLorean in Fired Up Films’ new box set series

26/04/21

DeLorean: Back From The Future, a two-part theatrical documentary series exploring the rise and fall of automaker John Z DeLorean and his attempt to build the car of the future in the 1980s, […]

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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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22
Apr

Dealing with Brexit seminar – new dates added

22/04/21

Course Overview Tutor: Across Borders Consulting Dates: Wednesday 28th April – Session 1 (Lunchtime) – 12.30 pm Tuesday 11th May –  Session 2 (Morning) – 10 am Monday 17th May – Session 3 (Lunchtime) – 12 […]

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22
Apr

CelAction and ScreenSkills are hosting free animation and rigging courses in CelAction2D

22/04/21

CelAction, in association with ScreenSkills, is providing free training courses in its popular CelAction2D animation software, used on popular animation series’ such as Peppa Pig, Bluey and Mr. Bean: the animated series. There […]

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22
Apr

First commission from BBC Three’s partnership with BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen Announced

22/04/21

BBC Three have announced the first commission and pilots as a result of the collaborative partnership with BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen. Since the launch of the scheme, there have been […]

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16
Apr

Foyle Film Festival’s Light In Motion Competition Opens for 2021 Entries

16/04/21

Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®-affiliated film festival has launched its 2021 Light In Motion Competition. Foyle Film Festival is one of only a handful of International festivals with Oscar® affiliation, BAFTA and BIFA recognition. […]

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15
Apr

The Windermere Children nominated for a Broadcast Award

15/04/21

Leading television trade publication, Broadcast today announced the shortlist for its 2021 Awards. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see The Windermere Children among the prestigious list of nominees. Northern Ireland doubled for […]

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15
Apr

Northern Ireland Screen seeks live events/theatre workers

15/04/21

Northern Ireland Screen would like to hear from live event/theatre workers currently unemployed due to the pandemic with a view to working on freelance crew on scripted and fact-ent productions. If you have […]

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15
Apr

Department for the Economy seeks to appoint a new Chair to the Board of Northern Ireland Screen

15/04/21

COULD YOU HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE SCREEN INDUSTRY IN NORTHERN IRELAND? The Department for the Economy is seeking to appoint a new Chair to the Board of Northern Ireland Screen. A […]

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14
Apr

Irish Animation Awards nominees announced as event goes virtual

14/04/21

The nominees for the 2021 Irish Animation Awards have been announced today (Wednesday 14th April) by Animation Ireland, the trade association for Irish animation studios. The biennial awards ceremony will take place virtually for […]

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13
Apr

Hypixel Studios launches relocation initiative with support from Northern Ireland Screen

13/04/21

Hypixel Studios is announcing the launch of a set of relocation packages aimed at supporting international candidates – including former residents of Northern Ireland seeking to move back to the country in order […]

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08
Apr

The Writers Lab UK & Ireland announce mentors for the first virtual script development programme for women over 40

08/04/21

The Writers Lab UK & Ireland (TWL UK & I) has announced the guest mentors for the first script development programme of its kind for women over 40, including producer Tanya Qureshi of […]

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07
Apr

Decision makers announced for the second edition of the Docs Ireland Marketplace

07/04/21

Docs Ireland is pleased to announce it’s first decision makers for the second Docs Ireland Marketplace, taking place online on Thursday 17th June and Friday 18th June, as part of the festival’s online […]

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01
Apr

Safeguarding actors and supporting artists: The Employment Agency Inspectorate

01/04/21

The Employment Agency Inspectorate (EAI) is the agency responsible for the regulation of the Northern Ireland private recruitment sector; this includes agents and agencies that represent actors’ and supporting artists. The team at […]

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30
Mar

Networkshops 2021

30/03/21

Northern Ireland Screen will be hosting a series of online workshops for new and emerging talent in May 2021. The workshops will cover animation, factual and fiction genres. The workshops will be open […]

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29
Mar

Stellify Media announces new format “Barbershop for Bald Men”

29/03/21

Male pattern baldness affects around half of all men by the age of 50, typically starting in the late twenties to early thirties. It can be a hugely traumatic life event – made […]

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29
Mar

Vertigo Releasing acquires Chris Baugh’s Boys from County Hell

29/03/21

Vertigo Releasing has announced the acquisition of Chris Baugh’s Boys From County Hell, the ultimate Dracula ‘origin story.’ Vertigo is planning to release the film in UK and Irish cinemas and on digital […]

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26
Mar

Free sitcom webinar with Keith Martin

26/03/21

Sitcom Webinar with Keith Martin Thursday 22nd April 2021 from 5pm to 8:30pm (on Zoom) To secure your place your place on this  FREE webinar email  [email protected] Keith Martin is an award-winning development […]

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25
Mar

The Pixel Mill’s Platform success

25/03/21

The Pixel Mill is saying goodbye to this year’s Platform companies and is delighted to announce that Infosoft NI, Silverstream and Pigs in Blankets are the successful companies that will be part of Platform […]

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25
Mar

Film Hub NI launches free training podcast series

25/03/21

Engaging audiences online during the global pandemic has been hugely challenging for many arts, creative and community organisations across Northern Ireland.  Help is now at hand from Film Hub NI (FHNI) which has […]

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