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03
Feb

Jamfuser 2020 registration now open

03/02/20

Welcome to Jamfuser 2020! Jamfuser is a game jam that feeds into Tranzfuser (a UK-wide talent development programme for graduates looking to break into the video games development industry). Jamfuser will: Support team self-selection opportunities, […]

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24
Jan

Applications for Games Development Academy now open

24/01/20

The Northern Ireland Screen Games Development Academy is now open for applications! This Academy is a unique training and experience programme, which focuses on core technical skills around computer game development and production. […]

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20
Jan

Italic Pig Nominated for Best Indie Developer at Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2020

20/01/20

Northern Ireland video game company Italic Pig is thrilled to have been nominated as one of ten companies throughout the UK for the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards “Best Indie Developer 2020” award […]

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15
Jan

Applications now open for PLATFORM at The Pixel Mill!

15/01/20

Platform is the new 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 […]

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14
Jan

Ukie Hub Crawl coming to Belfast

14/01/20

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 year’s Hub Crawl will focus on […]

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09
Jan

Supermarket Shriek nominated for MCV/Develop Award

09/01/20

Billy Goat Entertainment’s Supermarket Shriek has been nominated for the Audio Innovation of the Year award at the 2020 MCV/Develop awards. A culmination of the former individual MCV Awards and Develop Awards, the […]

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07
Jan

Global Game Jam 2020 to take place at Farset Labs

07/01/20

Farset Labs will be hosting the Belfast site of the international hackathon Global Game Jam for its 8th year, with support from Northern Ireland Screen. The Game Jam will run from Friday 31st […]

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06
Jan

StoryFutures to run Immersive Bootcamp

06/01/20

‘How to Become an Immersive Creator’ is a bootcamp from The National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, in association with TRC. The bootcamp takes place on 26th and 27th February 2020 at InGAME, Dundee and […]

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13
Dec

Italic Pig selected to work with Industrial Light and Magic

13/12/19

Northern Ireland video game company Italic Pig have been selected as one of five UK companies to be mentored by Industrial Light and Magic xLAB, a division of LucasFilm dedicated to the future of […]

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27
Nov

Games Development Academy

27/11/19

The Northern Ireland Screen Games Development Academy is a unique training and experience programme, which focuses on core technical skills around computer game development and production. If you are aged 16-19 and are […]

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22
Nov

Future Screens NI host free storytelling workshop for interactive sector

22/11/19

Future Screens NI is running a free workshop on storytelling in the interactive sector (VR/AR/Gaming). Super Story World will take place on Saturday 30th November from 2-5pm in the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queens University and will […]

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21
Nov

Creative Europe Video Game Development Fund – Information Session

21/11/19

Creative Europe is holding an information session about its Video Game Development Fund in The Pixel Mill on Friday 6th December 2019 from 10:00 – 11:30. The session will go through the opportunity in detail and […]

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18
Nov

Italic Pig and The Irregular Corporation are about to embark on a Jurassic journey of prehistoric proportions

18/11/19

Northern Ireland’s game development studio Italic Pig, UK publishers The Irregular Corporation, and Northern Ireland Screen have just joined forces on the largest video game production deal in Northern Ireland history. Paleo Pines […]

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25
Sep

Hypixel’s Hytale nominated for Most Wanted Game Award

25/09/19

Hytale from Derry-based Hypixel Studios has been nominated in the Most Wanted Game category at the 37th Golden Joystick Awards. These are the world’s longest-running public-voted games awards and hold a special place […]

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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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