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25
Feb

Belfast Met Film and TV School Documentary Production course is open for applications

25/02/21

The award-winning Belfast Met Film and TV School is launching a new Level 5 HND in Documentary Production (Moving Image and Audio Productions) and is recruiting now for the September 2021 cohort. This course […]

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23
Feb

BBC seeks Board Member for Northern Ireland

23/02/21

The BBC Board is responsible for the operation of the entirety of the BBC Group, which includes both the public service broadcasting responsibilities as well as its commercial operations, both in the UK […]

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23
Feb

Ulster Screen Academy receives Unreal Academic Partner status and invests £1m in virtual production studio

23/02/21

In an exciting week for the new Ulster Screen Academy, Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool, has awarded Unreal Academic Partner […]

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17
Feb

ScreenSkills-funded Unreal Engine bootcamp to open applications

17/02/21

ScreenSkills is joining forces with Escape Studios to create an online suite of free workshops for freelancers and furloughed media professionals, taking place between Monday 15th March and Friday 26th March. The 14-day […]

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15
Feb

Bloodlands airs on BBC One from Sunday 21st February

15/02/21

Bloodlands, a brand-new original crime drama, will air on BBC One on Sunday 21st February at 9pm. The four-part series was produced with funding from Northern Ireland Screen. Filming took place in and around Belfast and Strangford […]

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15
Feb

Blackstaff Games and Merge Games announce digital and physical release of Buildings Have Feelings Too!

15/02/21

Blackstaff Games and Merge Games have announced that their game, Buildings Have Feelings Too!, will be available for purchase on all digital stores (Steam, Nintendo eShop, Xbox Store and PlayStation Store) in March. […]

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15
Feb

Sruth, a series about traditional music, is set to air on TG4 and BBC Alba

15/02/21

Sruth, a four-part series about traditional music is set to air on Sunday 21st February at 9.30pm on TG4 and BBC ALBA. Funded by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, the series […]

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12
Feb

Short Film Submissions are now open for the 33rd Galway Film Fleadh

12/02/21

The Galway Film Fleadh is now accepting short film submissions for its 2021 edition. With three Oscar® qualifying categories, the Film Fleadh’s advocacy for emerging film talent is reflected in its annual programme […]

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12
Feb

Hame returns to explore Ulster-Scots stories across Northern Ireland

12/02/21

Hame, the Ulster-Scots magazine series returns as Mark Thompson and Ruth Sanderson continue on their journey, exploring stories the length and breadth of Ulster. The new six-part series, beginning on BBC Two Northern […]

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11
Feb

Stacey Gregg’s HERE BEFORE selected for SXSW

11/02/21

Here Before, the feature debut from Northern Ireland writer/director Stacey Gregg, has been selected to screen as part of the Narrative Feature Competition at the 28th edition of the SXSW Film Festival. SXSW […]

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11
Feb

ScreenSkills training on IR35 changes

11/02/21

The new IR35 regime will finally come into force in April following a year’s delay – but do you know what it means for productions? ScreenSkills is hosting a free seminar about the […]

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10
Feb

Shadow Director and Producer Placement opportunities

10/02/21

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications from Northern Ireland resident directors and producers working in drama to apply for our placement opportunities. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to shadow either directors or […]

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09
Feb

BBC Academy Digital Cities 23–25 February: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

09/02/21

Digital Cities Virtual returns on Tuesday 23rd February with another fantastic lineup of ONLINE events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries. For those interested in BBC Three, […]

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08
Feb

Fís Games Summit 2021 announce line-up with Warren Spector

08/02/21

Galway Film Centre has announced the line-up for the inaugural Fís Games Summit which will take place online as a series of talks on Thursday 25th February. Warren Spector is the first speaker who […]

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05
Feb

The BFI Doc Society Fund is now open for applications

05/02/21

Applications for the BFI Doc Society Fund are now open. The funding is designed to help support creative feature documentary projects (at any stage) that will tell powerful stories to reflect diversity and […]

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05
Feb

Shortlist announced for NI Game Awards

05/02/21

After a long nomination process with over 150 nominations, the shortlisted nominees in the six main categories of the NI Game Awards have been announced! Voting is now open, and you can vote […]

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04
Feb

New Youth Executive appointed in Northern Ireland

04/02/21

Mairead Kelly has been appointed as the new Youth Executive for Northern Ireland Screen, BBC Northern Ireland and BBC Three. She is the second person to take up the year-long Youth Executive post, […]

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03
Feb

BFI Future Film Festival 2021

03/02/21

The BFI Future Film Festival, the UK’s largest festival for young, emerging filmmakers, has launched its programme. From the Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st of February, the BFI will be delivering masterclasses, talks, workshops, and […]

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03
Feb

Applications open to the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Language Development call

03/02/21

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce our applications are now open for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) Development call. The USBF is open to receiving applications that seek to develop traditional television […]

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02
Feb

Northern Ireland 16-19 year olds wanted for Cinemagic Short Film Academy

02/02/21

Cinemagic has launched its search for a young trainee film production crew for the Cinemagic Belfast Short Film Academy. The short film will be made by teenagers under the guidance of industry professionals. […]

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02
Feb

Company placement opportunities with Yellowmoon

02/02/21

Yellowmoon is expanding and is looking to hire personnel across three departments to work on high-end television drama, documentary and feature film projects. All positions are trainee posts, jointly funded by Northern Ireland […]

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01
Feb

WANDA: Feminism and Moving Image 2021

01/02/21

WANDA is back for a fourth edition from Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th February, this time completely online! Once again bringing you important archive works, film practitioner focus, brand new premier works and […]

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01
Feb

Life-affirming comedy Ballywalter wraps in Northern Ireland

01/02/21

Filming has completed on location in Northern Ireland on Ballywalter, the feature debut of director Prasanna Puwanarajah. Written by Stacey Gregg, the film stars IFTA award nominee Seána Kerslake (A Date For Mad […]

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01
Feb

Beidh Aonach Amárach returns to BBC Two NI with a twist

01/02/21

Beidh Aonach Amárach, the TV series that brings viewers the best of the country agricultural shows and fairs and meets the people who take part across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is back – with […]

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29
Jan

Sixteen South’s Odo takes flight to KiKA and Channel 5’s Milkshake!

29/01/21

BAFTA-winning and EMMY® nominated children’s television producer Sixteen South Originals together with co-producer Letko announced their new preschool series, Odo, has been commissioned by KiKA and Channel 5 for its multiplatform pre-school programming block […]

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