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14
Mar

£10,000 prize for Celtic Media Festival’s International Pitching Forum 2019

14/03/19

The Celtic Media Festival (CMF) has announced an extended submissions deadline for its International Pitching Forum, which offers a £10,000 development fund prize for the winning pitch. This year’s festival – the 40th […]

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13
Mar

BBC NI and BBC Studios would like to invite you to the launch of the new BBC Talent Cloud system

13/03/19

What is the BBC Talent Cloud? The BBC Talent Cloud is aimed at off-air freelancers seeking bookings with the BBC and BBC Studios. It is a secure database where you can upload your […]

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13
Mar

Applications now open for Games Programmer 2019 placement

13/03/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a skills development programme called Games Programmer 2019 as part of its Company Placement Scheme. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an established gaming company for […]

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13
Mar

BBC Northern Ireland and TG4 celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Daniel O’Donnell and guests

13/03/19

On St Patrick’s Day, join Daniel O’Donnell as he hosts a special concert recorded at the Market Place Theatre, Armagh. Ceiliúradh na Féile Pádraig will bring viewers a stellar cast of singers, dancers, […]

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13
Mar

Belfast Film Festival gears up for its strongest year yet as 19th programme is launched

13/03/19

A record number of people are expected to attend the Belfast Film Festival, which will launch today in the Black Box in Belfast. The festival will take place from 11th April to 20th […]

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12
Mar

Applications open for the Marketplace at the 2019 Galway Film Fair

12/03/19

The Marketplace at the Galway Film Fair co-ordinates pre-scheduled meetings between filmmakers with projects in development and/or completed films and invited Film Financiers, Distributors, Sales Agents, Broadcasters, Film Funds and Major Producers. The […]

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11
Mar

Introducing Doc Fest Ireland

11/03/19

Belfast Film Festival is proud to present Doc Fest Ireland, a new, industry-focused All-Ireland Documentary Film Festival, which will take place in Belfast from Wednesday 12th June – Sunday 16th June 2019. Doc Fest […]

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08
Mar

Applications open for 3D Modeller placement

08/03/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a skills development programme called 3D Modeller 2019 as part of its Company Placement Scheme. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an established Animation company. This […]

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07
Mar

Belfast Boxer Barnes goes 12 rounds with the Irish language

07/03/19

Two-time Olympic bronze winner Paddy Barnes has his heart set on a different sort of medal – the Fáinne Airgid, a silver ring-shaped pin given to those with a good level of spoken Irish. […]

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06
Mar

WFTV Northern Ireland – The Process of Casting with Carla Stronge

06/03/19

Wednesday 20 March | 5.30pm– 7.30pm (Session starts at 6pm) The Dark Horse, Hill Street, Belfast This session is a must for professional actors, as well as directors, producers and writers who want […]

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05
Mar

Cinemagic launches ‘On The Pulse’ short film season with 30 events to inspire young people throughout March

05/03/19

Cinemagic Film and Television Festival for Young People has launched ‘On The Pulse’, its inaugural short film season set to run throughout March 2019. The initiative is supported by the Department for Communities […]

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01
Mar

‘Reel’ Representation in Foyle Film Festival’s 2019 Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2019

01/03/19

A curated selection of films from across the world highlighting diversity and equality will screen in Derry~Londonderry this month as part of the Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural & Anti-Racism programme. Running from Friday […]

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01
Mar

Short Film Schemes 2019/20 now open

01/03/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a number of short film schemes aimed at developing Northern Ireland resident creative talent. These include: The Short Film Call We intend to use Lottery Funds provided through […]

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01
Mar

Royal Television Society announces Northern Ireland Student Television Awards nominees for 2019

01/03/19

Kieran Doherty, Chair of RTS NI and joint MD of Stellify Media; Bernard McCloskey, Head of Education, Northern Ireland Screen; Eden Wilson, keynote speaker from UTV and Aidan Browne, Chair of RTS NI […]

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26
Feb

Random Acts Pitching Sessions

26/02/19

Catherine Bray, Commissioning Editor at Channel 4’s Random Acts, will be visiting Belfast on Friday 19th April at The Mac, Belfast. Catherine will meet with local short filmmakers to listen to their pitches and […]

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22
Feb

An Engineer Imagines preview screening at QFT

22/02/19

An Engineer Imagines is a cinematic homage to the life and ideas of Peter Rice widely regarded as the most distinguished engineer of the late twentieth century. Without his innovations and collaborations with […]

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21
Feb

Applications open for Craft and Technical Scheme – Costume Trainee / Runner

21/02/19

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Craft and Technical Scheme. The scheme will provide a training opportunity for one person to work in the Costume Department between February 2019 and July […]

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21
Feb

Indian Cinema Superstar Aamir Khan Belfast bound as special guest of Belfast Film Festival

21/02/19

Belfast Film Festival kicks off a new five-year ‘Cultural Diversity in Film’ project and as part of this is set to host one of cinema’s biggest names, Aamir Khan.  Newsweek has called him […]

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20
Feb

The Band, Sunday 24 February, BBC Two Northern Ireland at 10.00pm

20/02/19

The Band is a new series for BBC Two Northern Ireland that brings us into a remarkable world of colour, character and community. A community brought together by a shared love of music […]

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18
Feb

The Oscars of Traditional Music Makes Triumphant Return to Belfast

18/02/19

TG4’s Gradam Ceoil returned to Belfast last night to captivate traditional music fans for a second year running, celebrating the achievements of musicians from Ireland and across the world. Over 1000 attendees enjoyed […]

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15
Feb

Weekend of music to take place in Belfast ahead of Gradam Ceoil 2019

15/02/19

Belfast trad fans are in for a treat as TG4’s traditional music awards, Gradam Ceoil 2019, is set to take place at the Waterfront Hall on Sunday 17th February. Known as the ‘Oscars […]

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11
Feb

Albert Carbon Literacy Training in Belfast

11/02/19

Albert exists to support the UK production and broadcast industry’s transition to environmental sustainability, working in collaboration to accelerate the adoption of best practice. A national training scheme, Carbon Literacy provides the TV […]

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08
Feb

Belfast Film Festival announces new all-Ireland documentary film festival

08/02/19

Belfast Film Festival has announced a brand new annual festival, ‘Doc Fest Ireland’ which will take place in Belfast from Wednesday 12th June – Sunday 16th June this year. Doc Fest Ireland will […]

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07
Feb

Award wins for Derry Girls and Pablo at Broadcast Awards 2019

07/02/19

Congratulations to two projects made in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, which won at the Broadcast Awards 2019 last night (6th February). Derry Girls, from Hat Trick Productions, won in […]

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07
Feb

Search for 15-25 year olds for new young film programmers project

07/02/19

Cinemagic, supported by Film Hub NI, part of the British Film Institute’s Film Audience Network, is looking for 15-25 year olds to participate in a new initiative where participants will work with the […]

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