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25
Apr

USBF documentary explores Glentoran FC’s 1914 victory in Vienna

25/04/22

In a new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund documentary, Belfast’s Victory in Vienna: A Footballing Odyssey, presenter Holly Hamilton and author – and lifelong Glentoran Football Club fan – Sam Robinson explore the fascinating story of […]

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21
Apr

Galway Film Fleadh now open for applications

21/04/22

The Marketplace at Galway Film Fleadh has opened its applications for this years festival. The Marketplace will take place from Friday 8th – Saturday 9th July. A pre-selected group of producers with feature films/documentary projects […]

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21
Apr

BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen offer new documentary opportunity with BBC Three

21/04/22

BBC Three has partnered with BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen again to launch a new creative scheme for one independent production company to produce and deliver a 3 x 30 documentary […]

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15
Apr

Young Plato airs on BBC One NI

15/04/22

In Young Plato: The Philosophy Boys Of Ardoyne, the charismatic Elvis loving headmaster Kevin McArevey shows how critical thinking and pastoral care can empower and encourage the four to 11-year-old children. Along with […]

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15
Apr

Trainee opportunities for 3D modellers and 3D Animators

15/04/22

We are running a skills development programme as part of our skills development programme, COMPANY PLACEMENTS, called 3D Junior Modeller and 3D Junior Animator. The programme will provide a training opportunity with Humain Studios. This placement is a paid placement scheme […]

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15
Apr

The Northman in cinemas now

15/04/22

One of the most highly anticipated films of the year Robert Eggers’ The Northman, opens in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from today (Friday 15th April).  The Northman is an immersive Viking […]

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15
Apr

BBC Daytime serves a flavour of Northern Ireland’s coastline with a whole host of celebrities

15/04/22

As part of the BBC’s commitment to its Across the UK plan, BBC Daytime has announced a new co-commission with BBC Northern Ireland that will inject more local culture into the schedules. B&B […]

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14
Apr

Police drama Hope Street filmed in Northern Ireland recommissioned for second series

14/04/22

BBC Daytime, BBC Northern Ireland and BritBox International recommission police drama Hope Street for another 10×45 episodes. Set in the fictional town of Port Devine on the Northern Ireland coast, the series made […]

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13
Apr

Jam Media’s Nova Jones gets double recommission

13/04/22

BBC Studios jump aboard as distribution partner for season two as Universal Music also join in the adventures of the intergalactic pop sensation! 20 new episodes from the Bafta award-winning creators will air […]

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13
Apr

BAFTA launches Connect membership

13/04/22

BAFTA has launched its applications for BAFTA Connect, a new type of BAFTA membership as part of its ongoing mission to strengthen support for future creative leaders across roles and disciplines in the screen […]

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13
Apr

Blu Hydrangea returns to our screens in new series Stitch, Please!

13/04/22

Hot on the heels of being crowned Ru Paul’s inaugural Queen of the World, Blu Hydrangea returns to our screens with a new series, Stitch, Please!, beginning Monday 18th April on BBC Three […]

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12
Apr

Derry Girls returns for its final series

12/04/22

The wait is finally over! The third and final series of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Derry Girls begins tonight (Tuesday 12th April) at 9:15pm on Channel 4. Derry Girls will once again follow Erin (Saoirse-Monica […]

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11
Apr

Short film 2022-23: 1st call for applications

11/04/22

We have launched our first funding call for Short Film 2022-23. Funding is available at individual and production company levels for the production of live action, factual and virtual reality short films. By […]

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08
Apr

New ILBF music archive series looks at traditional and folk tracks over the last 50 years

08/04/22

A new four-part Irish Language Broadcast Fund music series, Ar Scáth an Cheoil, looks at some of the most significant traditional and folk recordings over the last 50 years. Each week a host […]

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06
Apr

RTS NI reveals shortlist for 2022 Programme Awards

06/04/22

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the finalists for its 7th Annual Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom which will take place in City Hall, Belfast on Thursday […]

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06
Apr

New ILBF series Báisteach looks at how rain impacts lives across the globe

06/04/22

Báisteach (rain). It always seems to turn up when you least want it, leaving your best laid plans in tatters but rain is a vital resource. In this new Irish Language Broadcast Fund […]

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04
Apr

BBC Children’s commissions a third series of Pablo from Paper Owl

04/04/22

Pablo, the BAFTA-nominated, ground-breaking pre-school TV show from production company Paper Owl Films, has been commissioned for a new look series by BBC Children’s. Growing with the audience that have lovingly followed Pablo […]

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01
Apr

RTS announces winners of 2022 Northern Ireland Student Television Awards

01/04/22

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Student Television Awards winners were announced last night in Belfast at an awards ceremony hosted by UTV journalist Stewart Robson with the Joe McKinney memorial […]

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31
Mar

Celtic Media Festival reveals 2022 nominees for Torc Awards for Excellence

31/03/22

Celtic Media Festival; The International Summit of Sound and Screen, has unveiled the full list of nominees for this year’s Torc Awards for Excellence. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see a range […]

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30
Mar

New ILBF documentary Bás as Baile explores the work of The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust

30/03/22

A new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary tells the story of how the tragic death in New York of a young man from Newry has helped grieving families across the island of Ireland […]

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28
Mar

Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast wins Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

28/03/22

Northern Ireland Screen’s Honorary President, Sir Kenneth Branagh, won the Best Original Screenplay Award for BELFAST at last night’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. BELFAST was written and directed by Branagh during lockdown and is […]

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25
Mar

The Northman wins Film Production Team of the Year at the Production Guild of Great Britain Awards

25/03/22

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) will celebrate the winners of the 2022 PGGB Awards in association with Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden tomorrow night, as the UK industry gathers to recognise remarkable […]

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23
Mar

Northern Ireland projects nominated for RTS Ireland Television Awards 2022

23/03/22

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland projects nominated for this year’s RTS Ireland Television Awards 2022. The Awards aim to showcase and give recognition to the Irish TV industry for achievements and excellence in […]

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23
Mar

Skills Coordinator vacancy

23/03/22

We are recruiting a Skills Coordinator (6-month contract) to join our Production team. Reporting to the Skills Manager the post-holder will contribute to the organisation’s skills development strategy. They will contribute to the design of the […]

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22
Mar

Call for Training Providers

22/03/22

We are creating a framework of experienced freelance trainers and training organisations from the screen industries to provide training services on an as needed basis. The actual training needs will be identified as […]

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