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12
Mar

Stellify Media secures first series BBC Scotland order for Secret Body – the world’s first ever undercover weight loss format series

12/03/20

BBC Scotland has commissioned Belfast based indie, Stellify Media, to make a full series of Secret Body, an undercover body transformation series. The 6 x 60 series features two contributors in each episode, […]

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12
Mar

A brand new series of Trad Ar Fad! to air on BBC Two NI

12/03/20

Trad Ar Fad! is back with a new series. This time around it will be based in the Conway Mill in Belfast and welcomes back presenter Emma Ní Fhíoruisce. Starting on Monday 16th […]

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09
Mar

Progress your career in post-production supervision

09/03/20

**Unfortunately due to the current circumstances, the post-production supervision training has been cancelled** Northern Ireland Screen is hosting an intensive 2-day training session on progressing your career in post-production supervision. Led by Paula Crickard, […]

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06
Mar

Brand new episodes of Pablo on air now!

06/03/20

Brand new episodes of Pablo will air on CBeebies (weekdays 11:20am and 2:35pm), RTÉ Jr. (weekdays 12 noon and 5pm) and iPlayer from Monday 9th March. Join Pablo and the Book Animals in brand […]

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06
Mar

Digital Catapult Open-Call: CreativeXR

06/03/20

Digital Catapult and Arts Council England’s CreativeXR is looking for creative teams working with virtual, augmented or mixed reality to apply for the its latest scheme. CreativeXR returns for its third year offering small […]

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05
Mar

Belfast Film Festival celebrates 20 years with film’s finest

05/03/20

Belfast Film Festival celebrates its 20th year as it launches a programme packed with award winning guests and special events. The programme launches today and will run from 1-9 April. Organisers hope to draw a record […]

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05
Mar

Sheffield Doc|Fest 2020 Pitch Opportunities

05/03/20

The Channel 4 First Cut Pitch AND the BBC Three Pitch are back in Sheffield for the 2020 edition of Doc/Fest! THE CHANNEL 4 FIRST CUT PITCH Channel 4 will be offering five new directors the chance to pitch at the […]

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05
Mar

Royal Television Society announces Northern Ireland Student Television Awards Nominees for 2020

05/03/20

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominations for this year’s Student Television Awards, supported by Northern Ireland Screen. Now in its 7th year, the RTS NI […]

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04
Mar

Tranzfuser 2020 is now open for applications

04/03/20

Tranzfuser 2020 is now open for applications! Organised by UK Games Talent and Finance CIC (UKGTF) and funded by the UK Government, Tranzfuser is aimed at graduates looking to break into the games […]

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03
Mar

Boys From County Hell to have world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

03/03/20

Congratulations to Northern Ireland’s Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin whose latest film Boys From County Hell will receive its world premiere in Official Selection in the Midnight section at the Tribeca Film Festival. The […]

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03
Mar

Foyle Film Festival presents Diverse Programme for 15th Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival

03/03/20

Foyle Film Intercultural & Anti-Racism Festival (FFF) marks its 15th year with an expanded programme of films, workshops and special cinema-related events tackling a wide range of topics pertaining to all forms of […]

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03
Mar

WFTV NI launch Mentoring Scheme and Meet the Commissioner

03/03/20

WFTV Northern Ireland has announced its first event of 2020 and the launch of its inaugural Northern Ireland Mentoring Scheme, sponsored by Netflix. Have you got a fantastic idea for a ground-breaking documentary […]

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03
Mar

Stellify Media celebrates commitment to real living wage

03/03/20

Stellify Media, the production company behind Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (ITV), Blind Date (Channel 5), Flinch (Netflix) and There’s No Place Like Tyrone (BBC Northern Ireland), has today been accredited as […]

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02
Mar

Feature Documentary Development Application Call

02/03/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to provide funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories from Northern Ireland resident filmmakers. Northern Ireland based […]

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02
Mar

The Northern Ireland Film & Television School is now accepting applications for Sept 2020

02/03/20

The Northern Ireland Film & Television School (NIFTS) is now accepting applications for the HNC in Creative Media Production beginning this September. School leavers and mature career changers are encouraged to apply. The HNC […]

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28
Feb

The Jimmy Kennedy Songbook celebrates greatest hits

28/02/20

It is a little known fact that a songwriter from an Ulster-Scots background penned ‘Teddy Bears’ Picnic’, one of the best loved and best known children’s songs of all time. The songwriter’s name was Jimmy […]

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20
Feb

Cinemagic ‘On The Pulse’ Short Film Festival returns with new opportunities to inspire young film-goers

20/02/20

On The Pulse, short film festival presented by Cinemagic returns for a second edition from 29th February to 29th March 2020. The initiative is funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland […]

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19
Feb

An Fhidil Bheo: ceol An Northern Fiddler to air on TG4 and BBC

19/02/20

An Fhidil Bheo: ceol An Northern Fiddler, a documentary about the fiddle tradition of the north of Ireland, is explored through performance and discussion in an exclusive screening on TG4 on Sunday 1st March at […]

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18
Feb

‘My Life: My Pigeons and Me’ to air on CBBC

18/02/20

My Life: My Pigeons and Me takes young viewers into the wonderful world of pigeons through the experiences of two young pigeon fanciers. This uplifting documentary follows 15 year-old Keelie and 12 year-old Aaryan […]

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17
Feb

Short film submissions now open for 32nd Galway Film Fleadh

17/02/20

The Galway Film Fleadh is now accepting short film submissions for its 32nd edition, taking place from 7th – 12th July, 2020. Named as as one of its “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker […]

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17
Feb

Tory island fight to preserve its unique way of life in Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige

17/02/20

Tory Island is a unique location that is home to a community of a few hundred strong Irish speakers on Ireland’s most remote inhabited island. Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige captures island […]

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17
Feb

Belfast Harbour submits planning application for major film studios expansion

17/02/20

Belfast Harbour has submitted a planning application for the development of six new purpose-built film and television studios, a project that represents an investment of £45m and will generate 250 construction jobs and […]

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14
Feb

Two-part documentary, Trasna an Líne, follows crucial moments of rugby players on TG4

14/02/20

Trasna an Líne, a new two-part documentary that follows female and male rugby players from Connacht, Ulster and Scotland, airs on Thursday 20th February on TG4 at 9:30pm. Each episode captures the players […]

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14
Feb

Sparks to fly: Lightning commissioned for BBC Two

14/02/20

The BBC has commissioned Fizz and Nice One TV to produce Lightning, a new teatime entertainment show hosted by award winning comic Zoe Lyons. Lightning sees the traditional quiz show collide with gameshow, […]

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13
Feb

Oorlagh George’s Stranger With A Camera now filming in Northern Ireland

13/02/20

Principal Photography has begun in Northern Ireland on STRANGER WITH A CAMERA, the debut feature written and directed by Belfast-born filmmaker and artist Oorlagh George. George won an Oscar for producing short film […]

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