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15
Jan

WFTV UK Northern Ireland workshop: The Art of Negotiation

15/01/18

Date: Wednesday 24 January Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm (Session starts 6.30pm) Location: Queen’s Film Theatre Belfast Sara Putt is the founder and Managing Director of SARA PUTT ASSOCIATES, the leading independent UK agency […]

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12
Jan

NI Film and Television School – Open Night for 2018 Courses

12/01/18

The NI Film and Television School, located at the South Eastern Regional College (SERC) campus in Bangor, is hosting an open night for prospective students on Tuesday 16 January from 6pm to 8.30pm. […]

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11
Jan

Channel 4 commissions second series of Derry Girls

11/01/18

The first episode of Derry Girls is Channel 4’s the biggest comedy series launch in almost 5 years with 2.5 million viewers so far (part-consolidated after 6 days) Second series commissioned by Director […]

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11
Jan

Nominations announced for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2018

11/01/18

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland talent nominated at this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA). The countdown begins for the Irish film industry’s biggest night of the year, acknowledging and rewarding the […]

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10
Jan

ILBF projects now available on TG4 Player

10/01/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is pleased to announce that a number of projects that recently aired on TG4 are now available to view on TG4’s Player: Rocky Ros Muc An […]

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09
Jan

Ukie Hub Crawl visiting Belfast in February 2018

09/01/18

The UKIE Hub Crawl 2018 is a series of free events, located all around the UK, that bring games businesses together to hear and share the latest thinking on business growth. The Hub […]

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03
Jan

All female line-up celebrate Nollaig na mBan on TG4

03/01/18

A host of top female artists from Ireland and the UK perform live in Belfast’s Empire Music Hall to celebrate Nollaig na mBan in Oíche na mBan on Saturday 6th January at 9.55pm […]

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02
Jan

Creative Skillset’s Series Producer Programme is back

02/01/18

Creative Skillset is back to kickstart 20 more Series Producer careers with the prestigious and competitive year-long Creative Skillset Series Producer Programme. The 2018 programme will build on the success of years one […]

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20
Dec

Applications open for Gradam Ceoil TG4

20/12/17

Súil ó Thuaidh This exciting and unique initiative between Red Shoe Multimedia, TG4, Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund and Belfast City Council will offer an opportunity for a couple of new […]

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20
Dec

Tune into ILBF content this Christmas season

20/12/17

A number of Irish Language projects supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund are set to broadcast on TG4 over the Christmas period. Rocky Ros Muc, a film directed and produced […]

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20
Dec

What Makes You Tic? The World’s 1st Tourette’s Talk‐Show

20/12/17

BBC Entertainment has commissioned Belfast based start-up, Nice One Productions (Chris Jones) and Hindsight Productions (David Young), to produce a 1 x 15” special of a brand new talk-show What Makes You Tic? […]

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15
Dec

Global Game Jam Belfast 2018

15/12/17

Global Game Jam at Farset is back again in 2018, with support from Northern Ireland Screen. The Game Jam will run from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th January 2018, and is a chance to meet […]

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12
Dec

Channel 4 sets premiere date for Lisa McGee’s Derry Girls

12/12/17

New comedy series Derry Girls, written and created by acclaimed Derry woman Lisa McGee (Indian Summers, London Irish, Being Human) will premiere on Thursday January 4th at 10pm on Channel 4, it has been announced. […]

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12
Dec

Belfast International Airport re-named Westeros Airport to celebrate Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-ray / DVD release

12/12/17

Over the festive season, hundreds-of-thousands of travellers heading to and from Northern Ireland will have to double-check their tickets, as Belfast International Airport is today being re-named as ‘Westeros Airport’. With 5.8 million people […]

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04
Dec

The Irish Film Festival Boston extends deadline for Call for Entries 2018

04/12/17

  The Irish Film Festival, Boston is pleased to announce it is extending its regular Call for Entries deadline for the 18th annual Irish Film Festival to December 10th, 2017. Due to several requests […]

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01
Dec

Three Northern Ireland Screen funded shorts at Irish Film London

01/12/17

Three short films funded by Northern Ireland Screen, Inhale, Listen and Tit for Tatt, have been selected for the Irish Film London Festival. Now in its seventh year, the Festival presents the latest and […]

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30
Nov

NI video game studio wins big at global awards ceremony

30/11/17

Congratulations to Belfast-based game development studio Italic Pig, which has won a top-prize at this year’s inaugural Big Indie Awards in Shenzhen, China for its project Mona Lisa. The awards ceremony provides an […]

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28
Nov

Animation industry conference at Ulster University

28/11/17

To discuss current trends and the outlook for the future animation industry both in Northern Ireland and beyond, a conference is being hosted at Ulster University on 8 December 2017. This conference is […]

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28
Nov

Early Bird Deadline for 18th Belfast Film Festival Submissions

28/11/17

The Belfast Film Festival runs from Thursday 12th – Saturday 21st April 2018 and is open for submissions to its three competition strands (Short Film/Short Documentary Film/Maysles Brothers Award) as well as the […]

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27
Nov

Foyle Film Festival Announces 2017 Light In Motion Competition Winners

27/11/17

The 30th Foyle Film Festival drew to a close last night (Sunday 26 November) with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners in Derry~Londonderry. The festival is one of only a handful […]

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27
Nov

Creative Europe Desk NI funding information days

27/11/17

Join Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland for two upcoming information sessions about Creative Europe MEDIA funding for producers and video game developers. On Monday 11th December, producers are invited to an […]

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24
Nov

Young film-makers celebrated on the big screen

24/11/17

It was lights, camera and action as Northern Ireland’s young film-makers showcased their creative skills at this year’s Moving Image Arts Showcase.  The annual 2-day event brought a range of films that included […]

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21
Nov

Submissions open for Film Devour Short Film Festival 2018

21/11/17

The Film Devour Short Film Festival 2018 is now accepting submissions from local filmmakers. The event is due to take place on Monday 8th January at the Blackbox in Belfast and submissions are […]

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20
Nov

USBF programme True North: Raphoe to Red Square   

20/11/17

True North: Raphoe to Red Square follows three young women from the border regions of counties Tyrone and Donegal as they travel to Moscow to take part in the Russian Tattoo. The programme, […]

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20
Nov

RTS NI reveal winners of 2017 programme awards

20/11/17

The winners of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) 2017 Programme Awards were announced at a glittering awards ceremony in The MAC Belfast last week, hosted by TV presenter Angela Scanlon […]

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