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News and Events

01
Jun

Families reminisce about childhood memories in new ILBF series

01/06/21

Saolta’s Gaolta, a new light hearted Irish Language Broadcast Fund series, follows seven families as they reminisce on childhood memories and what it was like growing up. The three-part series, produced by Triplevision […]

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28
May

Filmarket Hub and EIFF launch a new virtual pitch event for Celtic talent

28/05/21

The Filmarket Hub platform and Edinburgh International Film Festival have launched the Celtic Screen Talent Showcase – a virtual pitch event dedicated to feature films and scripted series in development by talent from […]

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27
May

The Writers Lab UK & Ireland announces participants and finalists for the first ever lab in UK & I for women & non-binary writers over 40

27/05/21

Today The Writers Lab UK & Ireland is delighted to announce its selection of mentors, winners, finalists and semi-finalists for its inaugural lab that supports women-identifying writers over 40. In what is the […]

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25
May

Erica Starling’s Lee Miller wins two BAFTA TV Craft Awards

25/05/21

Erica Starling’s Lee Miller – A Life on the Frontline won two BAFTA TV Craft Awards at last night’s virtual ceremony. The documentary, which follows the story of a model-turned-war reporter, won awards for Editing: […]

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21
May

USBF film discovers the fascinating story about the greatest whiskey industry in the world

21/05/21

In Whiskey Talkin’ broadcaster Mark Thompson teams up with historian Dr Fionnan O’Connor to discover the fascinating, and almost forgotten story of what was once the greatest whiskey industry in the world. Produced […]

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21
May

Crossroads 2 mentoring programme

21/05/21

Due to the huge success of DV Talent‘s first round of Crossroads, the programme is back for a second intake. Funded by Screenskills and delivered by DV Talent, in collaboration with The Talent Manager, this free scheme will […]

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20
May

True North: From Tractors To Actors on BBC NI

20/05/21

True North: From Tractors To Actors follows Moycraig Young Farmers as they trade the field for the stage and tour a Three Act-Play around Northern Ireland before returning to Mosside in County Antrim […]

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19
May

Applications now open for the Puttnam Scholarship 2021 programme

19/05/21

Future Screens NI, Northern Ireland Screen, and Screen Ireland have teamed up with Atticus Education to offer four Northern Ireland residents the opportunity to attend 6 two hour online masterclasses with Lord David […]

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17
May

Channel 4 commissions new series of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses from Waddell Media following ratings success

17/05/21

Following the huge success of the one-off Britain’s Most Expensive Houses, which reached 2.1 million viewers on first transmission and achieved an impressive 3m viewers in its first week of airing (premiere and […]

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17
May

BFI Doc Society Ripple Effect Fund

17/05/21

The BFI Doc Society Ripple Effect Fund is a new National Lottery funded initiative that enables and empowers communities, networks and organisations to build their own inclusive vision for the independent UK documentary […]

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14
May

NI film and television industry thriving – Dodds

14/05/21

Northern Ireland’s film and television industry is thriving and delivering positive economic benefits, Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said. The Minister visited Belfast Harbour Studios, where the Netflix film ‘The School for Good […]

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14
May

The Marketplace at Galway Film Fair is accepting applications

14/05/21

The 2021 edition of the Galway Film Fleadh & Fair will take place from 20th – 25th July. The move comes as part of a general reshuffling in this year’s festival calendar caused […]

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13
May

Call for New Shorts Focus 2021-22 applications

13/05/21

The New Shorts Focus Scheme is open to entry level writers and writers/directors resident in Northern Ireland, particularly those from groups that are underrepresented within the film and television industry. 6 projects will […]

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13
May

ILBF documentary Plean Bee gives an insight into the All Ireland Pollinator Plan

13/05/21

TG4 will air an Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary, Plean Bee, on World Bee Day, Thursday 20th May at 9:30pm about the internationally acclaimed All Ireland Pollinator Plan (AIPP) and how it is mobilising […]

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12
May

Docs Ireland returns with exciting series of online industry events

12/05/21

The international documentary film festival, Docs Ireland will return to Belfast in June with a series of online events in which industry professionals will hear from both rising stars and documentary filmmaking legends. […]

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11
May

Locations Trainee opportunity

11/05/21

Northern Ireland Screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft and Technical Skills 2021. The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry between February 20221 […]

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11
May

Company placement trainee opportunity for a 3D Junior Modeller

11/05/21

We are running a skills development programme as part of our COMPANY PLACEMENT SCHEME called 3D Junior Modeller 2021. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an Interactive/Animation Studio for one person. 3D Junior Modeller 2021 is a […]

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11
May

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2021

11/05/21

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2021. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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10
May

New Expert Mentoring Programme searching for content producers

10/05/21

Film and television production within Northern Ireland continues to grow at pace. A significant part in this growth is the children’s television sector which has been spearheaded by Zodiak Kids Studio. Northern Ireland Screen has partnered […]

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07
May

New Writer Focus 2021-2022 is open for applications

07/05/21

Northern Ireland Screen is now seeking feature film, TV drama & Sit-com scripts to develop for its New Writer Focus scheme 2021-2022. Only Northern Ireland resident writers new to feature film, long-form drama […]

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06
May

Marketing Internship opportunity at Northern Ireland Screen

06/05/21

Marketing Internship 2021 is a new entrant scheme for aspiring marketers. Northern Ireland Screen is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a career in marketing. Can you write engaging social media […]

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06
May

Irish Language Broadcast Fund studio series, An Focal Scoir, is back for a new series

06/05/21

An Focal Scoir, the Irish Language Broadcast Fund studio based discussion series, returns on Monday 10th May at 10pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland. The four-part series is produced for BBC Gaeilge by […]

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06
May

Fine Points Films project amongst Mother Tongues Award winners

06/05/21

The Mother Tongues Award, the feature film development initiative for UK-based filmmakers in which the dialogue is in a language other than English, has now selected its first three winners. The scheme is […]

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06
May

Applications open to the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund application call

06/05/21

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce our applications are now open for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) call. The USBF is seeking digital content projects. The projects should be aimed at supporting learning […]

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05
May

BFI Film Academy releases new opportunities for young people

05/05/21

BFI Film Academy has released three new opportunities for young people: The Beginner’s Guide to the UK Film Industry, Saturday 8th May at 12:30pm via Zoom Talking Point founder Helen Johnson will lead […]

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