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News and Events

23
Sep

ILBF documentary tells the story of how two women become the faces of currency

23/09/21

Áille ar Airgead, a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary, follows the lives of two remarkable women; Mary Cunningham from the Donegal Gaeltacht who became the face of America’s ten dollar gold coin […]

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22
Sep

New ILBF series helps children learn about science

22/09/21

An Bhfuil a Fhios Agat? is a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund children’s television series that follows Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh as she explores the home and visits factories and workshops all over Ireland […]

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20
Sep

Grip Department Trainee opportunity

20/09/21

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

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17
Sep

Creative Individuals Recovery Programme

17/09/21

The Department for Communities and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland have opened applications for its Creative Individuals Recovery Programme. The programme will help individuals reconnect or maintain their trade, profession or vocation within the […]

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16
Sep

Skills Executive Vacancy

16/09/21

We are recruiting a Skills Executive to join our 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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16
Sep

Into Games is calling schools to join game design programme for students

16/09/21

Would you like to engage your students with game design? Games for Schools (GFS) is a brand new UK wide programme by Into Games to help provide educators with the tools they need […]

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16
Sep

Trainee opportunity for a Script Editor

16/09/21

Northern Ireland Screen and BBC Drama Commissioning with support from ScreenSkills, are recruiting a Trainee Script Editor for a one-year paid placement opportunity with a drama production company (October 2021 – October 2022). The placement […]

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15
Sep

New comedy adventure series Nova Jones to air on CBBC and RTÉ Two

15/09/21

Nova Jones, a brand-new comedy-adventure series from Jam Media that orbits around an 18-year-old pop star and her 12-year-old sister and manager as they go on a concert tour throughout the galaxy will […]

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10
Sep

Treibh na nDéithe, Lost Lives and Rawr win at Celtic Media Festival

10/09/21

Congratulations to Northern Ireland Screen backed projects Treibh na nDéithe, Lost Lives and Rawr for picking up Torc Awards for Excellence at the Celtic Media Festival. Treibh na nDéithe was awarded the Spirit […]

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10
Sep

Tom Jones reimagining mini series to film in Northern Ireland

10/09/21

MASTERPIECE, ITV and Mammoth Screen (Victoria, Poldark) are partnering on a four-part television miniseries to reimagine The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling based on Henry Fielding’s classic novel. A picaresque story of […]

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08
Sep

New ILBF series Na Slimmers to air on TG4

08/09/21

Na Slimmers is a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series that follows men and women on their journey to a healthier lifestyle. Produced by Imagine Media, the four-part series airs on Wednesday 8th […]

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07
Sep

TG4 announces recipients of the 24th Gradam Ceoil Awards

07/09/21

TG4 announces the recipients of the 2021 Gradam Ceoil Awards which pay homage to musicians who have advanced, strengthened, and preserved traditional music in Ireland. The awards ceremony, now in its 24th year, […]

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06
Sep

Fired Up films’ Lost Relic Hunters launches on Sky HISTORY tonight at 9pm

06/09/21

THE LOST RELIC HUNTERS ARE BACK TO SOLVE THE MYSTERIES BEHIND THEIR UNIQUE COLLECTION OF ARTEFACTS A+E Networks UK has commissioned the treasure-hunting sequel to Lost Relics of the Knights Templar from Northern […]

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06
Sep

ScreenSkills launches Animation Trainee Finder to address skills shortages with new inclusive talent

06/09/21

ScreenSkills Animation Trainee Finder, an entry-level paid placement programme, is being launched by the ScreenSkills Animation Skills Council with the support of UK animation productions that have paid into the Animation Skills Fund. […]

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03
Sep

New ILBF series Ar An Sliabh follows the lives of Ireland’s mountain communities

03/09/21

A new Irish Language Broadcast Fund six-part observational documentary series, Ar An Sliabh, is a portrait of life in four of Ireland’s mountain communities during one extraordinary year. A Strident production, the series […]

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03
Sep

ILBF series Éadaí SOS challenges shopping-obsessed fashionistas

03/09/21

Caoimhe Ní Chathail and Proinsias Ó Coinn are on a mission to get us thinking differently about our wardrobes. Every year millions of tonnes of clothing are burned or dumped in landfill, yet […]

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02
Sep

Wildfire screening in Northern Ireland cinemas

02/09/21

Newry-born Cathy Brady’s IFTA-winning film Wildfire will screen in cinemas across Northern Ireland and Ireland from Friday 3rd September. Wildfire is Cathy Brady’s feature debut starring Nora-Jane Noone (Brooklyn, The Magdalene Sisters) alongside the late […]

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02
Sep

Celtic Media Festival announce its first online festival

02/09/21

Celtic Media Festival has announced the details of its first online festival from Tuesday 7th – Thursday 9th September. The festival will include conference sessions, interviews, the International Pitching Forum, world-class networking and of course the […]

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02
Sep

Documentary about Irish language writer Séamus Ó Grianna to air on BBC Two NI

02/09/21

In a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary, Séamus Ó Grianna: Saol Corrach, presenter Damien Ó Dónaill examines the life, work and contradictions of the writer. The documentary was made by Macha Media […]

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01
Sep

Irish Language Broadcast Fund projects nominated for 2021 Oireachtas Media Awards

01/09/21

An tOireachtas announced today (Wednesday 1st September 2021) the shortlist for the 2021 Oireachtas Media Awards. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see that 10 projects supported by its Irish Language Broadcast Fund are among […]

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01
Sep

Factual Fast Track launches in Northern Ireland

01/09/21

Following the success of Factual Fast Track Wales, BBC, Channel 4, Northern Ireland Screen and Screen Scotland are launching Factual Fast Track Scotland and Northern Ireland in September 2021. The year-long development programme […]

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01
Sep

Short film 2020-21: 2nd call for applications

01/09/21

We have launched our second funding call for Short Film 2021-22. 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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31
Aug

The Pixel Mill Workshop – Q&A with a Publisher

31/08/21

The Pixel Mill is hosting a Q&A with a Publisher workshop with Secret Mode Director of Publishing James Schall on Thursday 30th September at 9:30am – 11am. The workshop will be an opportunity for developers, […]

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31
Aug

Paula McIntyre shares a selection of mouth-watering recipes in new USBF series

31/08/21

In Paula McIntyre’s Hamely Kitchen, a new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund three-part series, Paula shares a mouth-watering selection of recipes, which she hopes viewers will serve up to their own family and friends. The […]

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27
Aug

BBC NI announce new programmes for Autumn

27/08/21

BBC Northern Ireland has announced an array of new programmes for Autumn 2021 offering up entertainment and intrigue in the run up to Christmas. As the longer evenings draw in, audiences can sit […]

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