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News and Events

22
Jun

Participants announced for Puttnam Scholars 2021

22/06/21

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is pleased to partner with Northern Ireland Screen, Future Screens NI, and Atticus Education for the second year of the Puttnam Scholars programme. This cross-border initiative offers eight emerging filmmakers […]

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21
Jun

Funding Executive and USBF Executive vacancies

21/06/21

We currently have vacancies for a Funding Executive (12-months maternity cover) and an Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Executive (12-months contract). Funding Executive Reporting to the Funding Manager the post-holder will assist in the effective and efficient […]

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21
Jun

Cinemagic summer scheme calls film fans for young consultants’ programme

21/06/21

Cinemagic has launched its annual call for young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ this July in Belfast, to help programme a series of films for the annual Cinemagic […]

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18
Jun

Siobhán McSweeney explores Northern Ireland for new Waddell Media TV series for More 4

18/06/21

Siobhán McSweeney, a star of Channel 4’s Derry Girls, had never set foot in Northern Ireland before filming the hit comedy show. After falling in love with the landscape she now wants to […]

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17
Jun

Film and TV Charity Looking Glass Survey

17/06/21

The Film and TV Charity has relaunched the Looking Glass Survey, two years after the original research project uncovered a mental health emergency behind-the-scenes of the industry, and they need your help. Since […]

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16
Jun

ILBF Digital and Audio content call

16/06/21

The Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is seeking applications for the development and production of digital and audio content. Digital Content A range of new and additional digital content to sit on existing platforms, […]

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16
Jun

Thousands of NI schoolchildren encouraged to tell their own stories

16/06/21

Thousands of schoolchildren are being encouraged to tell their own stories thanks to a new, colourful booklet that has been distributed free to schools across Northern Ireland. Staff from education charity Into Film […]

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15
Jun

Celtic Media Festival reveals the nominees for its internationally renowned Torc Awards for Excellence

15/06/21

The Celtic Media Festival, the longest-established and most prestigious media festival in the Celtic nations, has revealed the names for its esteemed Torc Awards For Excellence. The nominee announcement was presented by Scottish actor, […]

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15
Jun

Nowhere Special Q&A screening with Uberto Pasolini

15/06/21

Filmed on location in Northern Ireland, Nowhere Special is scheduled for release in the UK on 16th July. Strand Arts Centre in East Belfast has secured a preview screening plus Q&A with director […]

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15
Jun

Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2021

15/06/21

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for this year’s Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Awards. Projects made in Northern Ireland as well as homegrown talent feature heavily across the […]

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14
Jun

New Shorts Focus 20/21 selected projects

14/06/21

Three short film projects have been selected to go into production through our New Shorts Focus 20/21 scheme. The scheme is for entry level writers and writer/director applicants resident in Northern Ireland, particularly […]

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11
Jun

IGNITE documentary talent development programme call for applications

11/06/21

The IGNITE Documentary Talent Development Programme returns after the great success of year one of the scheme. IGNITE is a bilingual talent development programme directed towards emerging documentary filmmakers on the island of Ireland […]

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11
Jun

Netflix production accountant step up programme

11/06/21

Netflix is looking for assistant production accountants, or new production accountants, from film, series, continuing drama or nonfiction from all budget levels and genres, who are interested in stepping up to become production accountants, and […]

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10
Jun

Endeavor Content brings global broadcasters into Element Pictures / Lenny Abrahamson TV adaptation of Conversations with Friends

10/06/21

Endeavor Content, Element Pictures (The Favourite, Room, The Lobster), Lenny Abrahamson (Room, The Little Stranger, Frank) and bestselling author Sally Rooney’s series Conversations With Friends – the team’s second collaboration following the global […]

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10
Jun

Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme

10/06/21

The Production Guild of Great Britain has launched their Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme in partnership with the British Film Commission supported by ScreenSkills. This scheme is designed to help those currently underrepresented […]

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09
Jun

Second year of See Yourself on Screen challenge unveiled

09/06/21

BFI’s See Yourself On Screen challenge (SYOS) calls upon young people aged 4 to 18 from across the UK to create their own idea for a mini-TV show for the future, with winners seeing their show made with […]

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08
Jun

Canada and Northern Ireland reopen co-development incentive

08/06/21

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen announced today the reopening of their funding incentive for the development of screen-based projects between Canadian and Northern Ireland producers. Click HERE to read the guidelines. Now […]

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07
Jun

Submissions now open for digital edition of Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition

07/06/21

This year’s Script Pitching Competition at Galway Film Fleadh will be a live-streamed event, taking place as part of the online edition of the festival. The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition emphasises that […]

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04
Jun

Apprenticeships in the creative & digital sectors

04/06/21

Ulster University is hosting a free virtual webinar on apprenticeships in the creative and digital sectors on Tuesday 15th June at 10am. The webinar will give employers an opportunity to: Find how employers in the […]

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04
Jun

Culture, Arts and Heritage Recovery Taskforce Survey

04/06/21

The Minister for Communities has established a Culture, Arts & Heritage Recovery Taskforce in response to COVID-19, to consider measures to support re-opening and recovery of the sector in the short-term, paving the way […]

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04
Jun

USBF New Entrant Production Training Scheme is open for applications

04/06/21

Our Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) is seeking applications for its Ulster-Scots New Entrant Production Training Scheme. The scheme will provide a training opportunity for one person working on USBF projects from July 2021 – December […]

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03
Jun

Applications open for the ILBF New Entrant Scheme 2021

03/06/21

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is seeking applications from fluent Irish speakers for the ILBF New Entrant Scheme in Television Skills. Trainees on the scheme will learn the craft of television […]

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02
Jun

UK Government announces £2 million for Irish Language and Ulster-Scots Broadcast Funds

02/06/21

Northern Ireland Screen welcomes the announcement by The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP, of £2 million in funding to its Irish Language and Ulster-Scots Broadcast Funds. The […]

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02
Jun

Wheelhouse Entertainment options two formats for the U.S. market from Belfast-Based Stellify Media

02/06/21

Stellify Media, the award-winning, Belfast-based independent production company, announced today it has struck a deal with Wheelhouse Entertainment to take two of Stellify’s newest formats – Celebrity Snoop Dogs and Secret Body – […]

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02
Jun

USBF documentary about Andrew Bonar Law airs on BBC One NI

02/06/21

Writer and adventurer Leon McCarron traces the life of his relative, Andrew Bonar Law, the shortest-serving British Prime Minister of the Twentieth Century and one of the most influential figures in Ulster resistance […]

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