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13
Dec

23rd ‘Oscars of Irish Traditional Music’ set for Belfast’s Waterfront Hall

13/12/19

The Waterfront Hall is set to host the 2020 Gradam Ceoil TG4 music awards, with a host of global trad stars set to feature live at the internationally acclaimed event. Gradam Ceoil is the […]

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13
Dec

Italic Pig selected to work with Industrial Light and Magic

13/12/19

Northern Ireland video game company Italic Pig have been selected as one of five UK companies to be mentored by Industrial Light and Magic xLAB, a division of LucasFilm dedicated to the future of […]

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12
Dec

NI Sound Mixer, Ronan Hill, nominated for 8th CAS award

12/12/19

Congratulations to local Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill who has who has been nominated for his eighth consecutive Cinema Audio Society (CAS) award for his work on Game of Thrones. Ronan has been […]

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12
Dec

ScreenSkills seeks industry feedback to improve the National Occupational Standards for screen roles

12/12/19

ScreenSkills is asking for industry feedback on its update of the National Occupational Standards that inform the development of qualifications and apprenticeships in the screen industries. During October and early November, we consulted […]

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11
Dec

Future Screens NI animation workshop

11/12/19

Future Screens NI in association with Northern Ireland Screen and Seamus Heaney Centre is hosting a free storytelling workshop for the animation sector on Saturday 18th January from 2-5pm. The workshop will be […]

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11
Dec

A Bump Along The Way to tour Northern Ireland as part of Collective initiative

11/12/19

Award winning Derry film A Bump Along The Way, starring Bronagh Gallagher, stops off in towns across Northern Ireland as part of Film Hub NI Collective tour. Film Hub NI, part of the […]

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10
Dec

Black Medicine now filming in Northern Ireland

10/12/19

23Ten Productions and Northern Ireland Screen are delighted to announce that principal photography has begun in Northern Ireland on Black Medicine. Jo, a black-market medic carries out illegal operations for the criminal underworld. […]

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09
Dec

Singing the Messiah

09/12/19

A new two-part series, Singing the Messiah, follows a community choir on the Ards Peninsula as they prepare to perform Handel’s Messiah – one of the most famous pieces of classical music in the world. A […]

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06
Dec

TECHNE collaborative Doctoral award studentship

06/12/19

The Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production at Royal Holloway, University of London is pleased to announce a TECHNE Collaborative Doctoral Award funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. […]

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05
Dec

The Last Right in cinemas Friday 6 December

05/12/19

Partly filmed on location on Rathlin Island with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, The Last Right is released in cinemas nationwide tomorrow, Friday 6th December. Written and directed by Aoife Crehan and starring […]

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04
Dec

IFTA present panel discussion on VOD & broadcast content

04/12/19

The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) is delighted to present a special panel event in association with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) in relation to VOD & Broadcast Content – What are the Opportunities? […]

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04
Dec

Seamus Heaney and the Music of What Happens now available on iPlayer

04/12/19

A major feature-length film about the life and work of Seamus Heaney, one of the greatest Irish poets since Yeats, is now available to watch on the BBC iPlayer. Seamus Heaney and the […]

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04
Dec

Belfast festive film is Christmas No.1 in ‘Top 10 most watched films you have never heard of’

04/12/19

A government-made film featuring the unique circumstances of Belfast at Christmas during the height of the Troubles is most watched local film in a unique archive made possible by National Lottery Funding. The […]

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02
Dec

Director Shadowing Opportunity

02/12/19

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking expressions of interest from Northern Ireland resident directors working in drama.  This is for a paid placement (NMW/NLW) on a forthcoming HETV production based primarily in Northern Ireland.  […]

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02
Dec

RETìníZE secures Techstart Ventures investment

02/12/19

RETìníZE Limited acquired funding from TechStart Venture’s capital fund initiative for Northern Ireland. The investment will enable RETìníZE to focus on its immersive-tech based R&D programme while continuing to grow its successful immersive […]

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29
Nov

Docs Ireland is back for 2020

29/11/19

Docs Ireland is an annual dynamic programme of events showcasing the Irish documentary industry, run by the team behind Belfast Film Festival, and chaired by award winning internationally renowned documentary film maker, Mark […]

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27
Nov

Games Development Academy

27/11/19

The Northern Ireland Screen Games Development Academy is a unique training and experience programme, which focuses on core technical skills around computer game development and production. If you are aged 16-19 and are […]

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26
Nov

Cameras roll on Stacey Gregg’s HERE BEFORE starring Andrea Riseborough

26/11/19

ANDREA RISEBOROUGH STARS IN HERE BEFORE PRODUCED BY ROOKS NEST, BACKED BY BBC FILMS, PIA PRESSURE, NORTHERN IRELAND SCREEN Production is underway on HERE BEFORE, the feature debut of acclaimed writer and director […]

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25
Nov

Six brand new online-dramas launched by RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen for the new season of Storyland 2019

25/11/19

RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen launch six brand new 20 minute dramas from Storyland 2019 on RTÉ Player. Currently in its ninth season, Storyland 2019 brings original stories to a national and a global audience, showcasing a […]

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25
Nov

Foyle Film Festival announces 2019 Light in Motion winners

25/11/19

The 32nd Foyle Film Festival drew to a close last night (Sunday 24th November) with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners in Derry-Londonderry. The festival is celebrating 20 years of Oscar® […]

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22
Nov

Future Screens NI host free storytelling workshop for interactive sector

22/11/19

Future Screens NI is running a free workshop on storytelling in the interactive sector (VR/AR/Gaming). Super Story World will take place on Saturday 30th November from 2-5pm in the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queens University and will […]

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21
Nov

Creative Europe Video Game Development Fund – Information Session

21/11/19

Creative Europe is holding an information session about its Video Game Development Fund in The Pixel Mill on Friday 6th December 2019 from 10:00 – 11:30. The session will go through the opportunity in detail and […]

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21
Nov

NI’s Young Film-makers and Animators Celebrated at CCEA’s Moving Image Arts Showcase

21/11/19

It was lights, camera and action for Northern Ireland’s most creative young film makers and animators at CCEA’s Moving Image Arts Showcase 2019. The annual two day event, supported by Northern Ireland Screen, […]

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21
Nov

Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling course

21/11/19

Northern Ireland Screen is looking for expressions of interest from local crew who work in the Accounts, Production or AD Departments and are keen to get some training in Movie Magic Budgeting and […]

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21
Nov

Three Northern Ireland projects nominated for 2020 Broadcast Awards

21/11/19

Three projects made in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen have been nominated for the prestigious Broadcast Awards. Derry Girls, Becca’s Bunch and Doing Money will battle it out on 5th […]

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