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13
Aug

RTS launches Northern Ireland programme awards  

13/08/18

The Royal Television Society (RTS) today launched its 2018 Programme Awards for the Northern Ireland creative industries. Once again Ka-Boom, one of Northern Ireland’s leading facilities companies is headline sponsor of RTS NI […]

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10
Aug

Applications open for our New Entrant Training course

10/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen will run a 3-day training course aimed at new entrants to the Film & TV industry. The sessions are scheduled to take place in September 2018. The course is aimed […]

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09
Aug

Applications open for ‘Trainee CG Generalist’ Company Placement

09/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its skills development programme called TRAINEE CG GENERALIST 2018. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an Animation/VFX Studio in Belfast for one person. The post is open to […]

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08
Aug

BFI Film Academy 2018/19 running at Nerve Belfast

08/08/18

Nerve Belfast is looking for committed and enthusiastic young people between the ages of 16 and 19 to be a part of the BFI Film Academy 2018/19 Network Programme delivered by Nerve Belfast […]

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08
Aug

‘Evil Dead: Virtual Nightmare’ releases on Samsung Gear VR and Oculus GO

08/08/18

Mobile games publisher Boomdash Digital has announced the official release of a new action-packed VR game on Samsung Gear VR and Oculus GO. Based on re-imagining of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, Evil […]

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08
Aug

Legendary to work with ‘Bad Day For The Cut’ Filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin

08/08/18

Legendary has closed a deal on an Untitled project from local filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin who run Six Mile Hill Productions in Belfast. Chris is set to direct the project, while […]

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07
Aug

Introducing the Celtic International Fund

07/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) has joined forces with a host of broadcasters from the Celtic territories to establish an exciting new media production fund with the aim of developing […]

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01
Aug

Pull Focus Documentary Festival to feature Wonderful Losers: A Different World

01/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen supported documentary Wonderful Losers: A Different World will have its Northern Ireland premiere as part of the Belfast Film Festival’s Pull Focus documentary festival on Sunday 12th August. Director Arunas […]

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27
Jul

Northern Ireland film, Elián, nominated for an Emmy Award

27/07/18

A feature documentary produced by Belfast based Fine Point Films has been nominated for an Emmy Award. Elián is the story of Elián Gonzalez, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, […]

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26
Jul

Northern Ireland Screen launches Short Film Call

26/07/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched the second Short Film call of 2018/19. Northern Ireland Screen intends to use Lottery Funds provided through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BFI NETWORK to support […]

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25
Jul

Applications open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Trainee Dubbing Mixer placement

25/07/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its skills development programme, Sound 2018. The programme will provide a training opportunity with Post Production company, Yellowmoon, for one person. The post is open to […]

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25
Jul

Applications now open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Craft and Technical scheme

25/07/18

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Craft and Technical Development Scheme. The scheme will provide a training opportunity for two people in the Art Department between August 2018 and March 2019. […]

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24
Jul

ITV announces new Torvill and Dean drama 

24/07/18

ITV has today confirmed the commission of Torvill and Dean, a film narrating Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean’s early years and the creative impetus that finally drove them to become ice dancing royalty. Written by leading […]

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20
Jul

Anijam 48 Hour Animation Competition

20/07/18

The UK’s first 48-hour animation competition, Anijam, is now open with a Northern Ireland regional heat taking place on Friday 10th – Sunday 12th August. Animators aged 18+ can compete for free in teams of […]

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19
Jul

Cinemagic on the search for Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2018

19/07/18

The #CYF2018 – Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2018 competition is now open for entries.  All types of film will be considered; fact, fiction, comedy, drama, news programme or documentary, as long as it is […]

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16
Jul

Sixth Emmy Nomination for Ronan Hill

16/07/18

Congratulations to Northern Ireland based sound mixer Ronan Hill who has received his sixth Emmy nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing on a Comedy or Drama series. His sixth nomination is for his work […]

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16
Jul

Northern Ireland productions win at Galway Film Fleadh

16/07/18

The 30th Galway Film Fleadh came to a close last night (Sunday July 15 2018) with two projects supported by Northern Ireland Screen winning top awards at the annual awards ceremony. Feature film […]

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12
Jul

New film Lomax in Éirinn premieres at Galway Film Fleadh

12/07/18

The 30th annual Galway Film Fleadh commenced this week with new film Lomax in Éirinn receiving its world premiere at a packed-out screening last night (Wednesday 11th July). Lomax in Éirinn features Clannad’s […]

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03
Jul

Applications now open for Northern Ireland Screen’s Trainee VFX Artist opportunity

03/07/18

Northern Ireland Screen is now accepting applications for its skills development programme, VFX 2018. This is a paid-placement opportunity with one of Northern Ireland’s top VFX studios, Yellowmoon Post Production Ltd, which is […]

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03
Jul

Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey to attend screenings presented by Foyle Film Festival

03/07/18

The 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s psychedelic space epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with two special screenings, in Belfast and Derry, attended by the film’s leading actor, Keir Dullea. Presented […]

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29
Jun

Galway Film Fleadh Announce Masterclasses

29/06/18

The Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to announce Masterclasses with Andrew Scott, Madeleine Olnek and Ed Solomon. The Masterclasses offer a unique chance to learn from experts in their respective fields, in an intimate engaging environment. The much-acclaimed Irish actor Andrew Scott, who has starred […]

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28
Jun

Applications are now open for 2018/19 BFI Film Academy courses

28/06/18

Open to young people from anywhere in the UK and from any background, the BFI Film Academy offers a real chance for talented 16-19-year-olds to be part of our future film industry. The […]

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28
Jun

International Pitching Forum Returns To Celtic Media Festival For 2019

28/06/18

Celtic Media Festival has announced the launch of the international pitching forum for 2019, introducing a development prize of £10,000 for the winning pitch. The CMF International Pitching Forum, in association with XPO […]

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27
Jun

Northern Ireland Screen launches The Pixel Mill

27/06/18

Northern Ireland Screen has announced the launch of The Pixel Mill, a community hub in Belfast, which will support the sustainable growth of the Northern Ireland games sector. Northern Ireland Screen is inviting […]

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27
Jun

CMF and Northern Ireland Screen announce $600,000 co-development incentive

27/06/18

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen have announced a new funding incentive for the development of screen-based projects between Canadian and Northern Ireland producers. The announcement was made during an […]

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