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05
Aug

Northern Ireland based game development studios selected for Creative Europe MEDIA Programme

05/08/20

Two Northern Ireland based Game Development Studios, Italic Pig and Brain and Nerd, have each been awarded €150,000 as part of this year’s Creative Europe MEDIA programme. Creative Europe is the European Union’s […]

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28
Jul

WFTV: The Sheriff Screening and Q&A

28/07/20

WFTV is delighted to host a Q&A with some of the team behind the documentary The Sheriff and offer members an exclusive opportunity to watch the film on Tuesday 11th August at 6-7pm. Watch the trailer […]

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27
Jul

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund New Entrant Training scheme 2020-21

27/07/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots New Entrant Producer Training Scheme, is an 18 month programme (NMW/NLW) for 1 new entrant.  The successful candidate will be placed with local production companies working on USBF projects.  You […]

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24
Jul

Marketing Internship at Northern Ireland Screen

24/07/20

Marketing Internship 2020 is a new entrant scheme for aspiring marketers. Northern Ireland Screen is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a career in marketing. Can you write engaging press releases, […]

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23
Jul

DoubleBand’s Lost Lives shortlisted for Grierson Awards

23/07/20

The Grierson Trust today announced the shortlist for the 2020 British Documentary Awards in association with All3Media. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see DoubleBand Films’ Lost Lives shortlisted in the Best Historical […]

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21
Jul

Eight emerging filmmakers selected for Puttnam Scholars Scheme

21/07/20

Screen Skills Ireland in Partnership with Northern Ireland Screen and Atticus Education Announces Puttnam Scholars Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, has partnered with Northern Ireland Screen, Future Screens […]

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20
Jul

Waddell Media new series Gardening Together with Diarmuid Gavin’ starts on RTE and BBC One NI

20/07/20

Gardening Together with Diarmuid Gavin is a new six part series by leading independent production company Waddell Media for RTÉ and BBC NI which sees Diarmuid Gavin tap into this explosion of interest […]

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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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02
Jul

Winners of the See Yourself on Screen Challenge announced

02/07/20

The BFI, through its Young Audiences Content Fund (YACF), has announced the winners of its See Yourself on Screen Challenge – a UK-wide competition for 4-18-year olds, launched by doctor and TV presenter […]

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25
Jun

Splendid Isolation: Lockdown Drama from top NI talent on BBC Two NI tonight

25/06/20

Splendid Isolation: Lockdown Drama from top NI talent on BBC Two NI tonight Splendid Isolation: Lockdown Drama, six new short drama commissions from some of Northern Ireland’s biggest names in writing and acting […]

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25
Jun

The Pixel Mill Video Game Production Workshop

25/06/20

Video Game Production: Embedding R&D into production workflows The Pixel Mill is hosting a talk and Q&A from video game designer and producer Elizabeth Simeons on video game production exploring how R&D, and […]

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24
Jun

Northern Ireland projects nominated for 2020 International Format Awards

24/06/20

The nominees for this year’s International Format Awards have been revealed, two projects from Northern Ireland – Pulling With My Parents and Flinch, have been shortlisted. The awards will be presented online this […]

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23
Jun

Minister announces board appointments to Northern Ireland Screen

23/06/20

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced the appointment of three new members to the board of Northern Ireland Screen. Carmel Mullan and Peter Weil have been appointed by the Minister to serve on […]

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15
Jun

Channel 4 and NFTS Online Masterclass & Training Sessions

15/06/20

Channel 4 and the National Film and Television School will be launching a four-week online training programme for independent producers and the freelance community. This initiative is part of Channel 4’s ongoing commitment […]

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15
Jun

BFI Doc Society Production SOS Fund Webinar

15/06/20

The BFI Doc Society Production SOS Fund has been launched to support British producers whose independently financed documentary feature project has been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and would therefore benefit from National […]

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09
Jun

Galway Film Fleadh announce the launch of new Festival Network

09/06/20

Galway Film Fleadh have today announced the launch of a new Festival Network. The primary purpose of the network is to formalise a system for sharing information, strategies and culture amongst festivals that will […]

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09
Jun

BFI Future Film Festival 2021 submissions are open

09/06/20

Are you a filmmaker aged 16 to 25? Would you like one of your short films to be considered for inclusion in the 14th BFI Future Film Festival, in February 2021? The BFI […]

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03
Jun

Submissions open for digital edition of Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition

03/06/20

This year’s Script Pitching Competition at the Galway Film Fleadh will be a live-streamed event, taking place as part of the online edition of the festival. The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition emphasises […]

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02
Jun

New Talent Strand at Film London Production Finance Market open for applications

02/06/20

Do you have a feature script that is looking to get financed? Are you emerging talent that is looking for training support to ensure you can pitch and present your project to financiers […]

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02
Jun

Into Film and Northern Ireland Screen announce free online workshops for young people

02/06/20

Northern Ireland’s leading film, TV and games professionals will provide free online training sessions to young people looking for a career in the screen industry. Education charity Into Film and Northern Ireland Screen […]

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29
May

Film + TV Charity launch new online mental health community

29/05/20

The Film and TV Charity has launched an online community for workers in film, TV and cinema who are seeking mental health support amid the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Launching at the […]

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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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27
May

Strand Arts Centre sharing the magic of movies during life in lockdown

27/05/20

Strand Arts Centre’s weekly Silver Screenings are a chance for cinemagoers to take a trip down movie memory lane by enjoying a classic film. The East Belfast venue teamed up with opticians and […]

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26
May

We Are One: A Global Film Festival announces the first-ever co-curated programming lineup featuring 21 of the most prolific film festivals in the world

26/05/20

Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube announced today the programming slate for We Are One: A Global Film Festival, which will feature over 100 films co-curated by 21 prolific festivals, hailing from 35 countries, in […]

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22
May

Applications open for Film London Production Finance Market

22/05/20

Applications are now open for this year’s Production Finance Market (PFM), which is set to take place from 12 – 13 October. Now in its 14th year, this year’s Market takes place in […]

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