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News and Events

01
Oct

30th Anniversary Cinemagic Festival opens this week

01/10/19

The 30th Anniversary Cinemagic Festival opens this week and it presents over 30 days of unmissable film and television opportunities for young audiences in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The 2019 Cinemagic Belfast […]

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01
Oct

4stories talent scheme seeks new generation of writers and directors

01/10/19

4Stories, a talent scheme, designed to help establish the next generation of writers and directors, is back! The scheme is aimed at finding genuinely diverse voices, exploring contemporary stories of and by communities that […]

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26
Sep

Games Design open day at Ulster University

26/09/19

On Saturday 5th October, Ulster University is hosting an open day for the Games Design course at the Belfast Campus. The open day allows prospective students the opportunity to experience life at Ulster […]

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25
Sep

Italic Pig’s Infinite Hotel has been nominated for Raindance Film Festival Immersive Summit Award

25/09/19

Northern Ireland’s Italic Pig’s, The Infinite Hotel, game has been nominated for Best Immersive Game at the upcoming Raindance Film Festival. The Infinite Hotel is a character-driven VR adventure that boasts “a grand […]

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25
Sep

Hypixel’s Hytale nominated for Most Wanted Game Award

25/09/19

Hytale from Derry-based Hypixel Studios has been nominated in the Most Wanted Game category at the 37th Golden Joystick Awards. These are the world’s longest-running public-voted games awards and hold a special place […]

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25
Sep

X-Pollinator – A Cross-Disciplinary Professional Development Initiative For Female Talent

25/09/19

X-POLLINATOR is seeking up to 150 participants from various disciplines of film, theatre, performance, literature, comedy and visual art including both emerging and established female creative talent to register to a new professional development and […]

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24
Sep

I Rith an Bhealaigh

24/09/19

A new three-part Irish language series from BBC Gaeilge,  I Rith an Bhealaigh, follows the organisers and the inspirational stories of some of the competitors in this year’s Wild Atlantic Adventure Race (WAAR) in County Donegal. Some of the competitors in […]

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24
Sep

Cogadh faoi Cheilt – Scéal an IRB

24/09/19

Cogadh faoi Cheilt – Scéal an IRB (Hidden War – the story of the IRB), a story that is often ignored about a secret organisation that shaped the Irish state, airs on Wednesday […]

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23
Sep

ScreenSkills standards team is coming to Belfast

23/09/19

ScreenSkills is inviting industry professionals based in Northern Ireland to participate in workshops to help determine which skills and knowledge are required to work in camera, lighting, and sound recording and music technology […]

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23
Sep

Game of Thrones Emmy Success

23/09/19

The 71st Emmy and Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles over the last two weekends and Game of Thrones picked up an impressive […]

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19
Sep

Graduation marks celebration of talent in the Irish language television production sector

19/09/19

GRADUATION MARKS CELEBRATION OF TALENT IN THE IRISH LANGUAGE TELEVISION PRODUCTION SECTOR Northern Ireland Screen hosted a reception in The Linen Hall Library on Thursday 19th September to mark the graduation of twelve […]

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19
Sep

National Film & Television School Autumn/Winter Courses

19/09/19

This week National Film and Television School (NFTS) released dates for this year’s Autumn/Winter courses: How Stories Work in Documentaries, 2nd – 4th October 2019 The Art of Multi-Camera Directing, 14th – 18th October […]

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16
Sep

Flickerpix is off to Cartoon Forum to unveil its animated nature detective ‘Cara’s on the Case’

16/09/19

  Cara’s on the Case is a new preschool animated nature detective series concept which has been selected to showcase at the prestigious Cartoon Forum pitching and co-pro conference which takes place in Toulouse, France […]

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16
Sep

ILBF series with Sam Henry airs on TG4

16/09/19

Sam Henry – Saol’s Saothar explores the unique story of the Coleraine man and his remarkable music collection – Songs of the People – that is often referred to as ‘a hidden Ulster jewel’ and a […]

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16
Sep

Derry Playhouse seek film production company / director

16/09/19

The Playhouse, Derry-Londonderry is seeking film production companies & Directors to work on two upcoming short educational films that explore justice issues. Films will be approx. 10 minutes in length, shot in Northern […]

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12
Sep

Vogue Williams to host RTS NI Awards in Belfast

12/09/19

Vogue Williams will host this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) NI Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom at The MAC, Belfast on Thursday 7th November, 2019. Born in Ireland, Vogue is well known to […]

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12
Sep

ScreenSkills invites Northern Ireland crew and talent to networking evening

12/09/19

ScreenSkills high-end TV team invites crew and talent in Northern Ireland to a networking evening on Tuesday 5th November at The Dark Horse from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. The networking evening is the perfect occasion […]

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12
Sep

Two Northern Ireland films selected for BFI London Film Festival

12/09/19

Two projects from Northern Ireland have been selected for this year’s BFI London Film Festival; Lisa Barros d’Sa and Glenn Leyburn’s Ordinary Love and DoubleBand Films’ Lost Lives. Both projects were made in […]

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10
Sep

30th Cinemagic Festival programme unveils over 30 days of unmissable film opportunities this autumn

10/09/19

The 30th Anniversary Cinemagic Festival has unveiled over 30 days of unmissable opportunities for young audiences in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The 2019 Cinemagic Belfast Festival line-up includes Oscar-nominated Irish actress Saoirse […]

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10
Sep

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund New Entrant training scheme

10/09/19

Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots New Entrant Producer Training Scheme, is an 18 month programme (NMW/NLW) for 1 new entrant. The successful candidate will be placed with local production companies working on USBF projects. […]

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10
Sep

Foundation Academy for Animation open for applications

10/09/19

The Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation is now open for applications! The Foundation Academy is a unique training programme focussing on 2D animation, providing training and hands-on experience of key job […]

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09
Sep

A Carryin’ Stream

09/09/19

Award-winning film-maker Alison Millar returns to her Cullybackey roots in new documentary for BBC Northern Ireland. A Carryin’ Stream is an Erica Starling production for BBC Northern Ireland, with assistance from the Northern […]

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06
Sep

ILBF talent nominated for Oireachtas Communication Awards 2019

06/09/19

The shortlist for this year’s Oireachtas Communication Awards 2019 has been announced with several nominations attributed to content supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF). The Awards, which are presented […]

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06
Sep

Surroundscapes – The Power of Immersive Sound

06/09/19

Digital Catapult NI’s Surroundscapes event is an opportunity to explore the importance of sound within immersive experiences, to learn from industry experts, and to hear from and experience immersive content from the showcase companies. […]

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05
Sep

Series 3 of Turas Bóthair to air on TG4

05/09/19

Turas Bóthair, the TV show that exposes real life topical conversations filmed through rigged cameras inside cars, is back on our screens for a third series on Thursday 5th September at 8pm on […]

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