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News and Events - Interactive Content

16
Sep

Into Games is calling schools to join game design programme for students

16/09/21

Would you like to engage your students with game design? Games for Schools (GFS) is a brand new UK wide programme by Into Games to help provide educators with the tools they need […]

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31
Aug

The Pixel Mill Workshop – Q&A with a Publisher

31/08/21

The Pixel Mill is hosting a Q&A with a Publisher workshop with Secret Mode Director of Publishing James Schall on Thursday 30th September at 9:30am – 11am. The workshop will be an opportunity for developers, […]

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25
Aug

Animotive Shorts Scheme

25/08/21

We have launched an animation/VR pitching competition for entry level filmmakers currently working in the animation and interactive sector. The competition will run in association with Retinize, the Belfast based immersive tech studio. […]

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20
Aug

XRX development programme

20/08/21

XRX is a new programme aimed at supporting companies working on innovative ideas within the XR industry. The programme, which is being delivered in partnership by Northern Ireland Screen, Future Screens NI and Digital […]

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18
Aug

Screen Academies release upcoming programmes

18/08/21

Screen Academies have released new dates for its workshops across animation, VFX and game development. The Foundation Academy for Animation The Foundation Academy for Animation is open to any young person aged 16-19 throughout […]

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06
Aug

Pixel Mill Workshop – Boosting Game Development through Production

06/08/21

The Pixel Mill is hosting a workshop on Boosting Game Development Through Production with Davy Johnstone, Senior Producer, CCP. The workshop will take place on Friday 3rd September from 1pm – 3pm and will be […]

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05
Aug

The Pixel Mill Workshop – Game Design for Live Ops

05/08/21

The Pixel Mill is hosting a workshop on Game Design for Live Ops with Linzi Campbell, Senior Game Designer, CCP. The workshop will take place on Friday 3rd September from 10am-12 noon and will be […]

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16
Jul

MiniGame @ The Pixel Mill

16/07/21

MiniGame is open to video game studios based in Northern Ireland that are working towards developing their first game. Northern Ireland Screen is seeking new teams to video game development that are motivated to […]

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24
Jun

Games Scale up programme

24/06/21

We have partnered with Creative England and Ukie to support two business from Northern Ireland join the next cohort of the Games Scale Up programme. Games Scale Up is a prestigious 6-month programme to support games […]

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04
Jun

Apprenticeships in the creative & digital sectors

04/06/21

Ulster University is hosting a free virtual webinar on apprenticeships in the creative and digital sectors on Tuesday 15th June at 10am. The webinar will give employers an opportunity to: Find how employers in the […]

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22
Apr

Local landmarks feature in new city-management game by Belfast game developer Blackstaff Games

22/04/21

Today, Belfast game developer Blackstaff Games in partnership with Merge Games released Buildings Have Feelings Too!, a unique city-management puzzle game, on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game received […]

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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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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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22
Mar

Leadership workshops for the interactive sector

22/03/21

We are running a series of workshops on leadership skills within the interactive sector. The workshops are aimed at company leaders, individuals with team lead roles or junior team members that want to […]

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11
Mar

The Tranzfuser Enterprise pathway is open for applications

11/03/21

The Tranzfuser Enterprise Pathway is open for applications. Enterprise Pathway is for aspiring professional games developers (graduates only) that have an original idea for a game and are looking to set up as an independent development […]

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09
Mar

NI Game Awards 2021: Winners

09/03/21

Last weekend saw the first ever virtual NI Game Awards take place live from Farset Labs in Belfast, celebrating two years of creativity and excellence in the growing games industry in Northern Ireland. Presented […]

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05
Mar

Out of Tune Games launch its first ever game: Crooks Like Us

05/03/21

Out of Tune Games first ever game, Crooks Like Us, will be available for early access on PC and Mac via Steam on Wednesday 17th March. Crooks Like Us is a chaotic online […]

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25
Feb

Whitepot’s Stargazing available for free from 3rd March

25/02/21

Whitepot Studios’ new mobile game, Stargazing will be released on iOS and Android for free from Wednesday 3rd March. Stargazing is a game for puzzlers who enjoy endless challenges, chill seekers who enjoy zen experiences, and astro fanatics who have an interest […]

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15
Feb

Blackstaff Games and Merge Games announce digital and physical release of Buildings Have Feelings Too!

15/02/21

Blackstaff Games and Merge Games have announced that their game, Buildings Have Feelings Too!, will be available for purchase on all digital stores (Steam, Nintendo eShop, Xbox Store and PlayStation Store) in March. […]

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08
Feb

Fís Games Summit 2021 announce line-up with Warren Spector

08/02/21

Galway Film Centre has announced the line-up for the inaugural Fís Games Summit which will take place online as a series of talks on Thursday 25th February. Warren Spector is the first speaker who […]

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05
Feb

Shortlist announced for NI Game Awards

05/02/21

After a long nomination process with over 150 nominations, the shortlisted nominees in the six main categories of the NI Game Awards have been announced! Voting is now open, and you can vote […]

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26
Jan

The NI Game Awards are back and broadcasting live from Belfast on Saturday 6th March

26/01/21

The NI Game Awards return to Belfast this year for a live broadcast on Saturday 6th March. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen and NI Game Dev Network, the awards will be celebrating 2 […]

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20
Jan

Global Game Jam goes virtual: Friday 29th January

20/01/21

NI Game Dev Network and Farcet Labs have teamed up to host the first ever virtual Global Game Jam (GGJ) on Friday 29th January from 7pm. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen, GGJ is […]

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21
Dec

Northern Ireland Screen 2020 year in review

21/12/20

2020 proved to be a very different year for Northern Ireland Screen. Production got underway at the start of the year as usual and continued to boost the local economy and provide employment […]

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01
Dec

The Pixel Mill’s Platform 2021 programme is open for applications

01/12/20

Platform is the accelerator programme for video game companies in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Screen is seeking teams that are passionate about video games and are motivated to establish/grow their company. We want […]

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