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02
Jul

Belfast studio selected for Tranzfuser 2019

02/07/19

Tranzfuser, the graduate talent development competition from UK Games Talent and Finance CIC (UKGTF) and funded by the UK government, has announced the winning teams taking part in this year’s competition across the […]

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15
Mar

Northern Ireland Screen at GDC 2019

15/03/19

A delegation of game developers from Northern Ireland is set to attend the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco with the support of Northern Ireland Screen. GDC is the largest professional […]

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31
Jan

Northern Irish film GAZA has its World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

31/01/19

An astonishing film co-produced by Belfast-based Fine Point Films has had its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival. It is the first time a Belfast-based documentary company has premiered a film at the […]

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22
Jan

NI Game Awards 2019

22/01/19

Experience the best Northern Ireland has to offer from a Year in Games and meet the hardworking heroes that made it happen. The NI Game Awards takes place at The Black Box in […]

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15
Jan

The Pixel Mill 2019/20– Now accepting applications

15/01/19

Northern Ireland Screen is inviting applications from companies to take part in The Pixel Mill’s 2019/20 programme. Successful applicants will receive support to build their teams, market their capabilities and navigate third party […]

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14
Jan

Introducing the first ever Jamfuser

14/01/19

Jamfuser is a game jam that feeds into Tranzfuser (a UK wide talent development programme for graduates looking to break in to the video games development industry). Northern Ireland Screen acts as a regional hub for […]

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10
Jan

Belfast – Ukie Hub Crawl: Getting Investment Ready

10/01/19

The Hub Crawl is back! Come and join fellow games developers and publishers and identify new opportunities and strategies to support the growth of your business. This years Hub Crawl will focus on helping […]

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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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20
Dec

Northern Ireland Screen hosting talk with Dolby

20/12/18

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a talk with Dolby to examine how developers can integrate Dolby Atmos using the Microsoft Spatial Audio Platform to further understand the general capabilities of spatial audio. The […]

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23
Nov

Northern Ireland Screen Invites Local Developers To Up Their Game At The Pixel Mill

23/11/18

The Pixel Mill, a creative co-working space in Ormeau Baths Innovation Centre designed to hot house local game development teams, was officially opened today. Seven start-ups are already in place taking advantage of […]

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08
Oct

BBC Drama and BBC Writersroom are looking for breakthrough writing

08/10/18

The BBC Writersroom is launching The Break from Northern Ireland this year, giving writers the opportunity to see their script developed, produced and broadcast on BBC Three. The aim of the series, now […]

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08
Oct

Video Game Tax Relief round table

08/10/18

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a lunchtime round table with Colm Seeley of the BFI on Video Game Tax Relief on Friday 19 October from 1pm to 2pm. The UK video games tax […]

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07
Sep

Creative Industries partnership will drive the generation of over £6 billion for the local economy

07/09/18

Cross sector creative partnership, Future Screens NI – a collaboration between Ulster University, Queen’s University Belfast and local industry partners – announces £13 million investment to secure the future of the creative industries […]

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08
Aug

‘Evil Dead: Virtual Nightmare’ releases on Samsung Gear VR and Oculus GO

08/08/18

Mobile games publisher Boomdash Digital has announced the official release of a new action-packed VR game on Samsung Gear VR and Oculus GO. Based on re-imagining of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, Evil […]

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27
Jun

Northern Ireland Screen launches The Pixel Mill

27/06/18

Northern Ireland Screen has announced the launch of The Pixel Mill, a community hub in Belfast, which will support the sustainable growth of the Northern Ireland games sector. Northern Ireland Screen is inviting […]

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05
Feb

Tranzfuser 2018: New search for top video game talent begins

05/02/18

Tranzfuser, the UK-wide search for the future creative leaders of the video game industry, has launched its 2018 competition today. Organised by UK Games Talent and Finance CIC (UKGTF) and funded by the […]

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23
Jan

NI Game Awards 2018

23/01/18

The 5th annual NI Game Awards take place on Sunday 4 February at The Black Box Belfast, celebrating the best of the Northern Ireland gaming industry. There will be a variety of game […]

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09
Jan

Ukie Hub Crawl visiting Belfast in February 2018

09/01/18

The UKIE Hub Crawl 2018 is a series of free events, located all around the UK, that bring games businesses together to hear and share the latest thinking on business growth. The Hub […]

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15
Dec

Global Game Jam Belfast 2018

15/12/17

Global Game Jam at Farset is back again in 2018, with support from Northern Ireland Screen. The Game Jam will run from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th January 2018, and is a chance to meet […]

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30
Nov

NI video game studio wins big at global awards ceremony

30/11/17

Congratulations to Belfast-based game development studio Italic Pig, which has won a top-prize at this year’s inaugural Big Indie Awards in Shenzhen, China for its project Mona Lisa. The awards ceremony provides an […]

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08
Nov

Awards success for Billygoat Entertainment Ltd

08/11/17

Congratulations to Belfast-based game developer Billygoat Entertainment Ltd on its recent awards success for a number of Northern Ireland Screen funded projects; Supermarket Shriek and Her Majesty’s SPIFFING. Platform video game, Supermarket Shriek, […]

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31
Oct

BBC Digital Cities Week to visit Northern Ireland in November

31/10/17

BBC Digital Cities Week is set to come to Northern Ireland during the Belfast Media Festival. Digital Cities Belfast runs from Saturday 11 November until Friday 17 November with a series of free […]

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27
Oct

Digital transformation workshop

27/10/17

Northern Ireland Screen intends to host a workshop, which facilitates collaboration between content producers who work with Immersive technologies and a select number of manufacturing companies creating innovative new products. The workshop will […]

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06
Oct

Digital Cities Hackathon: Hack The Screen

06/10/17

What: Digital Cities Hackathon: Hack The Screen, Saturday 11 November – Sunday 12 November 2017 Where: Animation Labs, University of Ulster, Belfast Campus When: Saturday 10:00 until Sunday 20:00 What is happening: As […]

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29
Sep

Sensum & Red Bull Media House announce release of The Hero Feeling

29/09/17

Sensum, the emotions company, has announced the planned release of a new kind of virtual reality experience in which the viewer can follow the emotions of an extreme sports athlete as they journey […]

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