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25
Jul

Applications now open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Craft and Technical scheme

25/07/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Craft and Technical Development Scheme. The scheme will provide a training opportunity for two people in the Art Department between August 2018 and March 2019. […]

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24
Jul

ITV announces new Torvill and Dean drama 

24/07/18

ITV has today confirmed the commission of Torvill and Dean, a film narrating Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean’s early years and the creative impetus that finally drove them to become ice dancing royalty. Written by leading […]

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20
Jul

Anijam 48 Hour Animation Competition

20/07/18

The UK’s first 48-hour animation competition, Anijam, is now open with a Northern Ireland regional heat taking place on Friday 10th – Sunday 12th August. Animators aged 18+ can compete for free in teams of […]

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19
Jul

Cinemagic on the search for Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2018

19/07/18

The #CYF2018 – Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2018 competition is now open for entries.  All types of film will be considered; fact, fiction, comedy, drama, news programme or documentary, as long as it is […]

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16
Jul

Sixth Emmy Nomination for Ronan Hill

16/07/18

Congratulations to Northern Ireland based sound mixer Ronan Hill who has received his sixth Emmy nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing on a Comedy or Drama series. His sixth nomination is for his work […]

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16
Jul

Northern Ireland productions win at Galway Film Fleadh

16/07/18

The 30th Galway Film Fleadh came to a close last night (Sunday July 15 2018) with two projects supported by Northern Ireland Screen winning top awards at the annual awards ceremony. Feature film […]

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12
Jul

New film Lomax in Éirinn premieres at Galway Film Fleadh

12/07/18

The 30th annual Galway Film Fleadh commenced this week with new film Lomax in Éirinn receiving its world premiere at a packed-out screening last night (Wednesday 11th July). Lomax in Éirinn features Clannad’s […]

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03
Jul

Applications now open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Trainee VFX Artist opportunity

03/07/18

Northern Ireland Screen is now accepting applications for its skills development programme, VFX 2018. This is a paid-placement opportunity with one of Northern Ireland’s top VFX studios, Yellowmoon Post Production Ltd, which is […]

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03
Jul

Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey to attend screenings presented by Foyle Film Festival

03/07/18

The 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s psychedelic space epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with two special screenings, in Belfast and Derry, attended by the film’s leading actor, Keir Dullea. Presented […]

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29
Jun

Galway Film Fleadh Announce Masterclasses

29/06/18

The Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to announce Masterclasses with Andrew Scott, Madeleine Olnek and Ed Solomon. The Masterclasses offer a unique chance to learn from experts in their respective fields, in an intimate engaging environment. The much-acclaimed Irish actor Andrew Scott, who has starred […]

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28
Jun

Applications are now open for 2018/19 BFI Film Academy courses

28/06/18

Open to young people from anywhere in the UK and from any background, the BFI Film Academy offers a real chance for talented 16-19-year-olds to be part of our future film industry. The […]

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28
Jun

International Pitching Forum Returns To Celtic Media Festival For 2019

28/06/18

Celtic Media Festival has announced the launch of the international pitching forum for 2019, introducing a development prize of £10,000 for the winning pitch. The CMF International Pitching Forum, in association with XPO […]

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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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27
Jun

CMF and Northern Ireland Screen announce $600,000 co-development incentive

27/06/18

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen have announced a new funding incentive for the development of screen-based projects between Canadian and Northern Ireland producers. The announcement was made during an […]

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22
Jun

What the fleadh?! Galway Film Fleadh reveals new late-night genre programme

22/06/18

  The Galway Film Fleadh has, in recent years, showcased independent genre films such as Grabbers, The Canal, A Dark Song, The Survivalist and Bad Day for the Cut among others. In 2018, as Galway celebrates the 30th Film Fleadh, the festival has announced a new, dedicated late night strand of […]

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22
Jun

Ar Lorg Annie on Sunday 24 June at 10pm on BBC Two NI

22/06/18

Driven by his curiosity about a reproduction picture hanging in a pub in Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, investigative journalist Kevin Magee goes in search of the lost Irish paintings of controversial American artist Rockwell […]

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18
Jun

UTV Archive to be preserved at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

18/06/18

A new partnership agreement between the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive and ITV aims to safeguard the extensive catalogue of UTV archive material, dating back over […]

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18
Jun

Albert Carbon Literacy Training in Belfast

18/06/18

Albert exists to support the UK production and broadcast industry’s transition to environmental sustainability, working in collaboration to accelerate the adoption of best practice. A national training scheme, Carbon Literacy provides the TV […]

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12
Jun

Mná na nGlinntí on Sunday 17 June on BBC Two NI

12/06/18

Former Irish President, Mary McAleese reveals how a group of female unionist aristocrats became key figures in the revival of the Irish language and culture in Ulster, at the turn of the 20th […]

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11
Jun

Pure O: Thinking the Unthinkable on YouTube now

11/06/18

Pure O: Thinking the Unthinkable examines the mental health condition known as Pure O, an extreme and rare form of OCD. The 14-minute production, an Afro-Mic production for Little Dot Studios, is currently […]

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11
Jun

Jannine Waddell awarded MBE as company celebrates 30 years in business

11/06/18

Congratulations to Jannine Waddell, Managing Director of Waddell Media, who was awarded an MBE for services to independent television production in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018. Jannine Waddell says: “I am delighted […]

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08
Jun

Applications open for our USBF New Entrant Training Scheme

08/06/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund is seeking applications for its New Entrant Training Scheme. The scheme will provide an 18-month training programme for two new entrants to develop skills in all aspects […]

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08
Jun

Feature Documentary Development application call

08/06/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its Feature Documentary Development call. The scheme intends to provide funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories […]

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08
Jun

Creative Animation application call

08/06/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its latest Creative Animation call. The Creative Animation scheme is designed to develop Northern Ireland resident junior creators/animators through the production of animated short films providing an opportunity […]

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06
Jun

Tocht na Máthar, Wednesdays at 9.30pm on TG4

06/06/18

This insightful series examines how mothers cope when the worst happens to their children. The thought of her child getting hurt or injured is something that every mother dreads as the happiness of […]

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