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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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04
Mar

ILBF documentary on a rebranding mission to give Peig the mother of all make over

04/03/21

PEIG, a documentary about the storyteller Peig Sayers will air on TG4 on Wednesday 10th March at 9:30pm. This documentary was produced by Waddell Media for TG4 with funding support from our Irish […]

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04
Mar

BBC Daytime and BritBox North America commission Northern Ireland set crime drama Hope Street

04/03/21

BBC Daytime and BritBox North America have commissioned Hope Street, a new serial crime drama set in Northern Ireland, from acclaimed producers Paul Marquess and Donna Wiffen at Long Story TV. It is […]

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03
Mar

Free QUB leadership courses for those impacted by Covid-19

03/03/21

Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is offering 215 free places across a range of competitive leadership and management courses. Funded by the Department for the Economy NI, the courses are available to individuals in Northern Ireland who […]

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03
Mar

Bóín & Beach, Ladybird & Bee to premiere on RTÉjr in March

03/03/21

Produced by Paper Owl Films, Bóín & Beach, Ladybird & Bee – a beautiful series celebrating diversity in nature – premieres in the Irish language on RTÉjr on the 8th March. With 26 […]

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02
Mar

Irish Language Broadcast Fund Investment Committee vacancy

02/03/21

*Deadline extended to Friday 26th March* Is mian le Northern Ireland Screen ionadaí neamhspleách ar lucht féachana a cheapadh don Chiste Craoltóireachta Gaeilge (CCG). Is comhalta ó Bhord Northern Ireland atá mar chathaoirleach ar […]

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02
Mar

Nerve Centre announces ‘Unlocking Creativity’ awards in memory of Sir Ken Robinson

02/03/21

On Friday 5th March, Nerve Centre will share the details of 11 inspirational individuals and groups who have won a share of the £20,000 Unlocking Creativity award fund, in memory of Sir Ken […]

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02
Mar

Young film fans from across UK and Ireland wanted for ‘On the Pulse’ short film festival Jury this March

02/03/21

The 3rd Cinemagic ‘On the Pulse’ short film festival presents a digital edition from Monday 15th – Wednesday 31st March. The festival, celebrating the short film genre, is funded by the Department for Communities through […]

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01
Mar

Trainee Dressing Props development scheme

01/03/21

Northern Ireland Screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft and Technical Skills 2020.  The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry. Production, Craft and […]

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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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25
Feb

Belfast Met Film and TV School Documentary Production course is open for applications

25/02/21

The award-winning Belfast Met Film and TV School is launching a new Level 5 HND in Documentary Production (Moving Image and Audio Productions) and is recruiting now for the September 2021 cohort. This course […]

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23
Feb

BBC seeks Board Member for Northern Ireland

23/02/21

The BBC Board is responsible for the operation of the entirety of the BBC Group, which includes both the public service broadcasting responsibilities as well as its commercial operations, both in the UK […]

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23
Feb

Ulster Screen Academy receives Unreal Academic Partner status and invests £1m in virtual production studio

23/02/21

In an exciting week for the new Ulster Screen Academy, Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool, has awarded Unreal Academic Partner […]

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17
Feb

ScreenSkills-funded Unreal Engine bootcamp to open applications

17/02/21

ScreenSkills is joining forces with Escape Studios to create an online suite of free workshops for freelancers and furloughed media professionals, taking place between Monday 15th March and Friday 26th March. The 14-day […]

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15
Feb

Bloodlands airs on BBC One from Sunday 21st February

15/02/21

Bloodlands, a brand-new original crime drama, will air on BBC One on Sunday 21st February at 9pm. The four-part series was produced with funding from Northern Ireland Screen. Filming took place in and around Belfast and Strangford […]

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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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15
Feb

Sruth, a series about traditional music, is set to air on TG4 and BBC Alba

15/02/21

Sruth, a four-part series about traditional music is set to air on Sunday 21st February at 9.30pm on TG4 and BBC ALBA. Funded by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, the series […]

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12
Feb

Short Film Submissions are now open for the 33rd Galway Film Fleadh

12/02/21

The Galway Film Fleadh is now accepting short film submissions for its 2021 edition. With three Oscar® qualifying categories, the Film Fleadh’s advocacy for emerging film talent is reflected in its annual programme […]

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12
Feb

Hame returns to explore Ulster-Scots stories across Northern Ireland

12/02/21

Hame, the Ulster-Scots magazine series returns as Mark Thompson and Ruth Sanderson continue on their journey, exploring stories the length and breadth of Ulster. The new six-part series, beginning on BBC Two Northern […]

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11
Feb

Stacey Gregg’s HERE BEFORE selected for SXSW

11/02/21

Here Before, the feature debut from Northern Ireland writer/director Stacey Gregg, has been selected to screen as part of the Narrative Feature Competition at the 28th edition of the SXSW Film Festival. SXSW […]

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11
Feb

ScreenSkills training on IR35 changes

11/02/21

The new IR35 regime will finally come into force in April following a year’s delay – but do you know what it means for productions? ScreenSkills is hosting a free seminar about the […]

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10
Feb

Shadow Director and Producer Placement opportunities

10/02/21

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications from Northern Ireland resident directors and producers working in drama to apply for our placement opportunities. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to shadow either directors or […]

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09
Feb

BBC Academy Digital Cities 23–25 February: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

09/02/21

Digital Cities Virtual returns on Tuesday 23rd February with another fantastic lineup of ONLINE events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries. For those interested in BBC Three, […]

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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

The BFI Doc Society Fund is now open for applications

05/02/21

Applications for the BFI Doc Society Fund are now open. The funding is designed to help support creative feature documentary projects (at any stage) that will tell powerful stories to reflect diversity and […]

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