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24
Mar

Online film education resources for teachers from Cinemagic

24/03/20

Cinemagic have programmed a number of special short film packages for teachers and educators, ideal for home learning. We have x 6 different packages that will be available over the coming months. Please […]

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24
Mar

Covid-19 – update for freelancers / self-employed individuals

24/03/20

On 19th March the Government introduced the Coronavirus Bill 2019-21 to parliament to enable public bodies to deal with the Covid -19 pandemic, the bill was to complete its passage through the House […]

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24
Mar

BBC NI commissioning brief March 2020

24/03/20

Posted on behalf of BBC Northern Ireland BBC Northern Ireland is now seeking ideas for programmes which can be plausibly and safely developed, or produced, in the context of the emergency measures necessitated […]

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20
Mar

The Film Corner Reloaded

20/03/20

The Film Corner  is an interactive web platform dedicated to cinema and suitable for students of Moving Image Arts and Creative Media aged 14+. The Nerve Centre has worked in partnership with six […]

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20
Mar

Bone Detectives unearth stories of people behind the bones

20/03/20

Bone Detectives: Britain’s Buried Secrets, a brand new eight-part series about a team of scientists who discover the lives behind unearthed bones, airs on Saturday 28th March at 7pm on Channel 4. The […]

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20
Mar

Online workshops with Northern Ireland Screen

20/03/20

Northern Ireland Screen will be running several online workshops for new and emerging talent in April. The seminars will cover script development, direction and post-production. The sessions will take place on the following […]

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18
Mar

Máthair airs tonight at 9.30pm on TG4

18/03/20

‘The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world’ – every man who played a role in changing Ireland culturally or politically had mothers who directed and inspired them, who gave them the […]

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16
Mar

Crew information regarding COVID-19

16/03/20

***please click here to visit our dedicated coronavirus page with more up-to-date information*** The coronavirus pandemic has had a particularly severe impact on freelancers working in the screen industry across the UK. A […]

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16
Mar

Update on COVID-19 and Northern Ireland Screen operations

16/03/20

Following today’s announcement by the UK government urging everyone to avoid non-essential contact with others, and in the interest of public health, Northern Ireland Screen staff have been encouraged to now work remotely. […]

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13
Mar

Jessy and Nessy now streaming on Amazon

13/03/20

Jessy and Nessy, a new preschool series about a young girl with magical spectacles and a curiosity that needs feeding is streaming on Amazon Prime Video from today, Friday 13th March. The 40 […]

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13
Mar

20th Belfast Film Festival Postponed

13/03/20

Statement from Belfast Film Festival: It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the rescheduling of the 20th Belfast Film Festival.  To slow down the spread of COVID-19 and protect our guests, […]

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13
Mar

The Lang Hame

13/03/20

In The Lang Hame, a series of two programmes, Dan Gordon explores hidden histories in graveyards across Belfast and Londonderry and discovers the fascinating stories of Ulster-Scots people buried in some of Northern […]

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13
Mar

WFTV Inagural mentoring scheme for Northern Ireland women sponsored by Netflix and backed by leading industry experts

13/03/20

The seven Northern Ireland women who have been selected for the Women in Film and TV (WFTV) pioneering new mentoring scheme for Northern Ireland, sponsored by Netflix, were announced this week at The […]

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12
Mar

Celtic Media Festival reveals award nominees for 2020

12/03/20

The Celtic Media Festival has revealed the nominees for its upcoming awards which takes place from 2nd-4th of June in Quimper, Brittany, France. The Festival is an annual three-day celebration of broadcasting, film talent and […]

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12
Mar

Stellify Media secures first series BBC Scotland order for Secret Body – the world’s first ever undercover weight loss format series

12/03/20

BBC Scotland has commissioned Belfast based indie, Stellify Media, to make a full series of Secret Body, an undercover body transformation series. The 6 x 60 series features two contributors in each episode, […]

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12
Mar

A brand new series of Trad Ar Fad! to air on BBC Two NI

12/03/20

Trad Ar Fad! is back with a new series. This time around it will be based in the Conway Mill in Belfast and welcomes back presenter Emma Ní Fhíoruisce. Starting on Monday 16th […]

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09
Mar

Progress your career in post-production supervision

09/03/20

**Unfortunately due to the current circumstances, the post-production supervision training has been cancelled** Northern Ireland Screen is hosting an intensive 2-day training session on progressing your career in post-production supervision. Led by Paula Crickard, […]

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06
Mar

Brand new episodes of Pablo on air now!

06/03/20

Brand new episodes of Pablo will air on CBeebies (weekdays 11:20am and 2:35pm), RTÉ Jr. (weekdays 12 noon and 5pm) and iPlayer from Monday 9th March. Join Pablo and the Book Animals in brand […]

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06
Mar

Digital Catapult Open-Call: CreativeXR

06/03/20

Digital Catapult and Arts Council England’s CreativeXR is looking for creative teams working with virtual, augmented or mixed reality to apply for the its latest scheme. CreativeXR returns for its third year offering small […]

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05
Mar

Belfast Film Festival celebrates 20 years with film’s finest

05/03/20

Belfast Film Festival celebrates its 20th year as it launches a programme packed with award winning guests and special events. The programme launches today and will run from 1-9 April. Organisers hope to draw a record […]

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05
Mar

Sheffield Doc|Fest 2020 Pitch Opportunities

05/03/20

The Channel 4 First Cut Pitch AND the BBC Three Pitch are back in Sheffield for the 2020 edition of Doc/Fest! THE CHANNEL 4 FIRST CUT PITCH Channel 4 will be offering five new directors the chance to pitch at the […]

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05
Mar

Royal Television Society announces Northern Ireland Student Television Awards Nominees for 2020

05/03/20

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominations for this year’s Student Television Awards, supported by Northern Ireland Screen. Now in its 7th year, the RTS NI […]

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04
Mar

Tranzfuser 2020 is now open for applications

04/03/20

Tranzfuser 2020 is now open for applications! Organised by UK Games Talent and Finance CIC (UKGTF) and funded by the UK Government, Tranzfuser is aimed at graduates looking to break into the games […]

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03
Mar

Boys From County Hell to have world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

03/03/20

Congratulations to Northern Ireland’s Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin whose latest film Boys From County Hell will receive its world premiere in Official Selection in the Midnight section at the Tribeca Film Festival. The […]

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03
Mar

Foyle Film Festival presents Diverse Programme for 15th Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival

03/03/20

Foyle Film Intercultural & Anti-Racism Festival (FFF) marks its 15th year with an expanded programme of films, workshops and special cinema-related events tackling a wide range of topics pertaining to all forms of […]

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