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28
Mar

RTS NI announces winners of Student Television Award 2018

28/03/18

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Student Television Awards Winners were announced last week in Belfast at an awards ceremony hosted by TV presenter Judith Hill, with the Joe McKinney memorial […]

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28
Mar

Applications now open for BAFTA’s new talent schemes

28/03/18

If you’re looking to take your next step in your film, games or TV career, you can now apply for one of BAFTA’s new talent schemes. Whether you’re studying or actively working in […]

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22
Mar

Craft & Technical Skills 2018

22/03/18

Northern Ireland screen is running a skills development scheme, Craft & Technical Skills 2018, which will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry between April 2018 – March […]

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15
Mar

Applications open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Feature Documentary Development call

15/03/18

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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14
Mar

New series explores the spirit of Ulster-Scots communities

14/03/18

Hame, a brand-new series from Below the Radar productions, is set to showcase the people and places at the heart of Ulster-Scots communities across Ulster. Beginning on Sunday 18 March, on BBC Two Northern Ireland […]

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13
Mar

Archive digitisation and preservation workshop at PRONI

13/03/18

In partnership with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), the Film, Sound & Photography Section (FSPS) of the Archives and Records Association is pleased to announce a day-long workshop on Tuesday 20th March 2018, held […]

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13
Mar

Green Man Gaming Publishing, Enter Yes and Northern Ireland Screen Announce New PC Game, Before the Blood

13/03/18

Green Man Gaming Publishing, Enter Yes and Northern Ireland Screen are pleased to announce Before the Blood, a new urban brawler game, which will be launching on digital PC Mid-2018. Before the Blood will also be […]

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12
Mar

Submissions now open for Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Competition

12/03/18

Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®­­­–affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 31st edition of the festival, which will run 16-25 November 2018 The prestigious Light In Motion (LIM) competition, […]

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09
Mar

Cinemagic Ambassadors from Northern Ireland jet off to take part in Cinemagic Film and Television Festival for young people in Los Angeles

09/03/18

Nine young Cinemagic ambassadors from Northern Ireland are jetting off to take part in the Cinemagic Film and Television Festival for Young People in Los Angeles (9-19 March 2018). The group of aspiring […]

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09
Mar

Applications now open for Two Minute Masterpiece 2018

09/03/18

Two Minute Masterpiece is an exciting initiative for emerging female producers/directors in Northern Ireland to have their voices heard. The initiative is made available through the BBC Arts Show in partnership with Northern […]

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09
Mar

Royal Television Society announces Northern Ireland Student Television Awards nominees for 2018

09/03/18

UTV reporter Judith Hill will host this year’s Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Student Television Awards which will take place in the Black Box, Belfast on Tuesday 20 March 2018. Supported […]

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09
Mar

ILBF content to mark Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Week)

09/03/18

A number of Irish Language projects supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, will broadcast during Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Week) across TV and Online platforms. Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish […]

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08
Mar

Celtic Media Festival reveals nominees for 2018 awards

08/03/18

The Celtic Media Festival has revealed the nominees for the prestigious Torc Awards for Excellence, including several nominations for Northern Ireland talent. The winners are set to be revealed at the 39th Festival […]

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07
Mar

Galway Film Fleadh welcomes international shorts for 30th Festival

07/03/18

The Galway Film Fleadh has opened short film submissions for its 30th edition, taking place from 10th – 15th July, 2018. Over the last three decades the Film Fleadh has cultivated a reputation […]

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07
Mar

Applications now open for Edinburgh TV Festival talent schemes

07/03/18

The Edinburgh TV Festival is now accepting applications for its prominent talent schemes; The Network and Ones to Watch. The Network 2018 The Network is a free intensive introduction to the world of TV production. […]

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06
Mar

Survey into Impact of AS/A-Level Moving Image Arts on the NI Creative Industries

06/03/18

Did you study Moving Image Arts at school or college? If so, we want to hear from you. Northern Ireland Screen, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, is undertaking a significant research study […]

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27
Feb

Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural and Anti-Racism Programme Puts the Spotlight on Global Issues

27/02/18

Over 30 acclaimed and award-winning films exploring issues of race, representation and diversity will be screened as part of the Foyle Film Festival’s annual Intercultural and Anti-Racism Programme in Derry~Londonderry next month. From Tuesday […]

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27
Feb

Creative Skillset’s NEW Film Accounts Trainee Finder now recruiting

27/02/18

Creative Skillset, the skills body for the screen-based industries, has launched a new Film Accounts strand for its flagship Trainee Finder programme, supported by the Film Skills Levy Fund. Responding to industry demand […]

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27
Feb

Northern Ireland Screen’s Junior Digital Content Producer scheme now open

27/02/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Junior Digital Content Producer 2018 scheme The scheme will run initially for 12 months (April 2018 – 31st March 2019) but may be extended beyond […]

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26
Feb

Applications open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Camera Trainee skills development scheme

26/02/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Camera Trainee skills development scheme – CAMERA TRAINEE 2018 CAMERA TRAINEE 2018 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from April 2018 – […]

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23
Feb

BFI and BBC Four collaborate to offer UK animators unique opportunity

23/02/18

BFI NETWORK, the BFI’s UK-wide talent development programme, and BBC Four launch Animation 2018, continuing their successful partnership to support new talent across the UK. The project will fund up to 12 short […]

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22
Feb

Internationally acclaimed film-maker Mark Cousins appointed Chairperson of BFF

22/02/18

Filmmaker Mark Cousins has been named as the new Chairperson of the Belfast Film Festival. Cousins, who is from Belfast, is an internationally acclaimed film director, writer, critic, and presenter. A former director […]

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22
Feb

iFeatures relaunches with enhanced support for filmmakers

22/02/18

iFeatures is a filmmaker initiative run by Creative England with support from BBC Films and is made possible through National Lottery funding from BFI and Creative Skillset. The aim of the programme is […]

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22
Feb

Projects selected for Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus 2018

22/02/18

Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to announce the five projects selected for its New Shorts Focus scheme 2018. New Shorts Focus is an initiative set-up to find Northern Ireland resident filmmakers exclusively from groups […]

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21
Feb

Derry Girls consolidates as the biggest series in Northern Ireland

21/02/18

Derry Girls has consolidated to become the biggest series ever in Northern Ireland since modern records began in 2002, Channel 4 has revealed. The comedy, set in the early nineties during The Troubles, […]

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