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News and Events

16
Dec

Lost Lives is releasing a limited-run vinyl of its RTS NI award-winning soundtrack on 18 December 2020.

16/12/20

Following the critical success of the 2019 cinematic film LOST LIVES, the historical film adaptation of the during ‘The Troubles’ releases a limited-run vinyl of their RTS NI award-winning soundtrack on 18 December. […]

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16
Dec

Costume Department Trainee development scheme

16/12/20

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 between January 2021 […]

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15
Dec

Company placement opportunity for a casting trainee

15/12/20

We are running a skills development programme as part of the COMPANY PLACEMENT SCHEME called Casting Trainee 2020. The programme will provide a training opportunity with The Extras Dept. for one person. Casting Trainee 2020 is a paid placement scheme […]

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14
Dec

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme 2 opens for applications on 17th December 2020

14/12/20

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland have launched an Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme, with the aim to retain a vital workforce within the creative sector which is at risk of being lost as […]

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11
Dec

TV premiere of heart-warming kids’ film about grief ends 2020 – Sol to lighten darkest night of a dark year

11/12/20

Sol – an inspiring film about a little boy’s journey through grief – premieres in the UK and Republic of Ireland on the darkest night of the year, the Winter Solstice – Monday […]

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10
Dec

Stellify Media / Sony Pictures Television All-Ireland Screenwriting Prize in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen

10/12/20

Sony Pictures Television and Stellify Media, in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen, are launching a brand-new All-Ireland screenwriting prize. The brief is for high-concept, contemporary, returnable crime drama, that can be filmed on […]

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09
Dec

Applications open for our Production, Craft and Technical Skills scheme

09/12/20

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 between January 2021 […]

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08
Dec

PIXIE is coming to cinemas on Friday 11th December

08/12/20

Paramount Pictures will release PIXIE in cinemas across Northern Ireland on Friday 11TH December. PIXIE was filmed on location in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen. Pixie (Cooke) wants to avenge her mother’s death by masterminding […]

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07
Dec

Emerging Producer Mentoring scheme

07/12/20

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking mentees to participate in an emerging producer initiative. As part of the mentoring scheme: You will receive practical, tailored advice and guidance based on your mentor’s industry experience. […]

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07
Dec

Screen Academies release upcoming opportunities to work on short sci-fi film

07/12/20

Screen Academies have released new dates for their workshops across production design, film construction and VFX. Each academy provides the opportunity to work on a short sci-fi film Human Error. Screen Academies is supported by […]

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07
Dec

Aodán Mac Póilin film, Rian na gCos, to air on BBC Two NI and TG4

07/12/20

Rian na gCos, celebrates the life and contribution of Aodán Mac Póilin – the Irish language pioneer and advocate. The one-hour programme, will air on BBC Two NI on Sunday 13th December at […]

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02
Dec

Sheffield Doc/Fest MeetMarket and Arts Talent Market 2021 now open for applications!

02/12/20

Sheffield Doc/Fest’s MeetMarket is one of the world’s largest documentary and factual markets and pitching forums. Selected projects will have the opportunity to meet with international industry representatives among 300+ international funders, broadcasters, distributors, […]

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01
Dec

Go back in time this Christmas with our Digital Film Archive

01/12/20

In the spirit of Christmas, Northern Ireland Screen has compiled a collection of festive themed footage from its Digital Film Archive and will present it in the form of a ‘Christmas Checklist’, for […]

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01
Dec

Creative Europe Desk: Spotlight on North-South Collaboration

01/12/20

Creative Europe Desk Northern Ireland and Creative Europe Desk Ireland are hosting an event exploring the ties between creative companies across the border in the fields of animation and creative tech. The event […]

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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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30
Nov

Submissions are now open for 33rd Galway Film Fleadh

30/11/20

Feature film submissions are now open for the 33rd Galway Film Fleadh, taking place from 6th – 11th July 2021. Approaching the end of a challenging year, and with a successful outing as […]

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25
Nov

Applications for the Women in Film and TV Northern Ireland Mentoring Scheme are open

25/11/20

The Women in Film and TV (WFTV) Northern Ireland Mentoring Scheme, sponsored by Netflix, is accepting applications from local women working in all areas of film, television and digital industries for its prestigious […]

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23
Nov

Cameras roll on MANDRAKE, the latest feature from Northern Ireland Screen’s New Talent Focus scheme

23/11/20

Witchcraft isn’t real and there’s some good in everyone; two things that Cathy Madden thought were true, until she met Mary Laidlaw. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to announce that principal photography has […]

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17
Nov

Waddell Media gain exclusive access to UK Sotheby’s International Realty for new primetime documentary on Channel 4

17/11/20

Leading independent production company Waddell Media  has secured exclusive access to prime property specialists, UK Sotheby’s International Realty, for a fly-on-the-wall Channel 4 documentary, set to air this Christmas. One outcome of the […]

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16
Nov

Docs Ireland announce Feature Development Pitch shortlist

16/11/20

Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to receive an award of up to £7,500 towards a pilot for […]

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13
Nov

RTS NI reveals winners of 2020 Programme Awards

13/11/20

The winners of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Programme Awards were announced last night (Thursday 12th November) at a virtual awards ceremony hosted by Patrick Kielty. My Left Nut by […]

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12
Nov

Ukie Student Conference goes virtual

12/11/20

Ukie have announced that their Student Conference will be hosted virtually this year and will run from Wednesday 25th November to Friday 27th November. Sponsored by Epic Games and Hi-Rez Studios, Student Conference: […]

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12
Nov

BBC Academy Digital Cities 24 – 26 November: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

12/11/20

Digital Cities Virtual returns for another fantastic line-up of ONLINE events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries from Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th November. For those looking […]

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11
Nov

Kenneth Branagh is back in Belfast virtually to celebrate the 11th Belfast Media Festival tomorrow

11/11/20

Kenneth Branagh talks about his optimism for the future of the Northern Ireland creative industries, the necessity for the arts at this time, his latest films Death On The Nile and Belfast, as […]

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11
Nov

Full line-up of Irish Film Festa in short as the festival goes virtual

11/11/20

IRISH FILM FESTA, the only Italian film festival completely dedicated to Irish cinema and culture, presents a special online edition from 27th to 29th November, the short films selected for the competitive section […]

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