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03
Dec

Killian Scott and Sarah Greene lead Dublin Murders

03/12/18

Killian Scott (Strike) and Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful) are detectives Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox in Dublin Murders, a new psychological crime thriller for BBC One, Starz and RTÉ with support from Northern […]

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03
Dec

My Family Secrets Revealed on Channel 4, Monday 3rd December at 1pm

03/12/18

Big Mountain is delighted to announce that its 15-part hour long series My Family Secrets Revealed premieres on Channel 4  on Monday 3rd December.  The series, which offers the British public a chance to […]

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29
Nov

Jannine Waddell receives MBE from Prince William  

29/11/18

Jannine Waddell, Managing Director of Waddell Media received her MBE for services to independent television production in Northern Ireland from Prince William at Buckingham Palace today. Jannine Waddell says: “I am delighted to receive this […]

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29
Nov

Groundbreakers – Helen Waddell: Living The Past

29/11/18

Best-selling author Kate Mosse reveals how Ulster-Scots writer Helen Waddell has influenced her, and uncovers the fascinating story of how Waddell’s life and work intertwined. Groundbreakers – Helen Waddell: Living The Past was […]

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28
Nov

Foyle Film Festival Announces 2018 Light in Motion Competition Winners

28/11/18

The 31st Foyle Film Festival concluded on Sunday night (25th November) with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners at Brunswick Moviebowl. The Foyle Film Festival is one of only a […]

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28
Nov

Location Management training course

28/11/18

ScreenSkills Pathway to Location Management Training Programme in Association with The Production Guild and in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen and Film London Sat 12th Jan 2019 £200.00 + vat + booking fee […]

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27
Nov

Death and Nightingales, Wednesday 28th November at 9pm on BBC2

27/11/18

Based on Eugene McCabe’s modern Irish classic, Death and Nightingales is a riveting story of love, betrayal, deception and revenge, set in the beautiful haunting countryside of Fermanagh in 1885 when all of […]

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27
Nov

Mrs Wilson tonight at 9pm on BBC One

27/11/18

Award-winning actress Ruth Wilson stars in Mrs Wilson, a new original series for BBC One, co-produced with Masterpiece based on the life of her own grandmother. The three-part drama begins tonight, Tuesday 27th […]

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27
Nov

CCEA Moving Image Arts Showcase and Awards 2018

27/11/18

It was lights, camera and action as Northern Ireland’s young film-makers demonstrated their creative skills at the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment’s (CCEA’s) annual Moving Image Arts Showcase. 22 Moving Image […]

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26
Nov

Applications Open For Two New Company Placements

26/11/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched 2 new skills development programmes;  Video Game Programmer 2018 and Animator/Modeller 2018. These programmes will provide training opportunities in an emerging start up. Both are paid placements and […]

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23
Nov

Northern Ireland Screen Invites Local Developers To Up Their Game At The Pixel Mill

23/11/18

The Pixel Mill, a creative co-working space in Ormeau Baths Innovation Centre designed to hot house local game development teams, was officially opened today. Seven start-ups are already in place taking advantage of […]

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22
Nov

Four Northern Ireland projects among nominees for 2019 Broadcast Awards

22/11/18

Four projects made in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen have been nominated for the prestigious Broadcast Awards. Derry Girls, Claude, Becca’s Bunch and Pablo will battle it out on 6th […]

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21
Nov

Acclaimed screen placement programme expands to meet demand

21/11/18

The acclaimed ScreenSkills Trainee Finder programme which places trainees on feature films, high-end television and children’s TV productions is increasing recruitment for 2019 to meet demand. The programme, which has forged a strong […]

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16
Nov

Want to work in TV? Apply for Aim High now!

16/11/18

AIM HIGH is back! The new entrant training scheme for aspiring TV producers returns. Northern Ireland Screen and BBC Northern Ireland are looking for motivated, passionate storytellers to take part in this prestigious […]

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16
Nov

RTS Northern Ireland reveal winners of 2018 Programme Awards

16/11/18

The winners of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Programme Awards were announced last night at a glittering awards ceremony in The Mac Belfast, hosted by Actress Bronagh Waugh. The RTS […]

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15
Nov

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund announce second season of Amharc

15/11/18

TG4, BBC Gaeilge and Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund are delighted to announce the second season of ‘Amharc’. ‘Amharc’ was created to support the production of landmark creative films on the […]

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09
Nov

Animation Internship Programme

09/11/18

Do you want to work in animation? Are you a good team leader? Are you interested in production co-ordinating/management? If you can answer yes to these questions then Northern Ireland Screen wants to […]

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09
Nov

The Irish language magazine series, I Lár an Aonaigh, returns to BBC Two Northern Ireland

09/11/18

The Irish language magazine series, I Lár an Aonaigh, returns to BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 12th November at 10pm. I Lár an Aonaigh is a Below The Radar TV production for BBC Gaeilge with funding […]

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07
Nov

Screen Queens comes to Belfast Media Festival

07/11/18

Screen Queens is an entertaining, provocative and revealing session organised by Women in Film and TV Northern Ireland (WFTV NI) taking place at this year’s Belfast Media Festival, which features a host of […]

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07
Nov

Erica Starling takes home Best Arts Documentary Award at Griersons

07/11/18

Erica Starling Productions’ Leonora Carrington – The Lost Surrealist took home the Best Arts Documentary Award at the prestigious Grierson Awards on Monday evening. Hosted by Strictly Come Dancing star and comedian, Susan […]

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07
Nov

New Perspectives drama Ups and Downs in production

07/11/18

Ups and Downs, one of two stand-alone dramas being made as part of BBC Northern Ireland’s pilot New Perspectives initiative, is currently filming at locations across Belfast and surrounding areas. Written and directed […]

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02
Nov

Captain Jack and the Furious Few

02/11/18

Captain Jack And The Furious Few is a Below The Radar production for BBC Northern Ireland with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. He was a teenager from Portaferry, one of […]

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01
Nov

Finding new talent and developing skills with BBC Academy’s Digital Cities Belfast Week

01/11/18

BBC Academy’s Digital Cities Belfast Week  (#DigiBelfast) returns this autumn from Tuesday 6 November until Friday 16 November with a series of free events and workshops aimed at finding new talent, developing skills […]

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01
Nov

Vanessa Redgrave Leads This Year’s Special Guests at Foyle Film Festival

01/11/18

Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave will lead the industry luminaries at the prestigious Foyle Film Festival in Derry~Londonderry next month. The renowned actress, who won the Academy Award for her role in Julia, is […]

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30
Oct

Groundbreakers – Anne Acheson: The Art of Medicine, BBC Two NI, Sunday 4 November at 10pm

30/10/18

Dr Saleyha Ahsan uncovers the remarkable story of Anne Acheson, a pioneering, Portadown-born sculptor who revolutionised fracture treatment during the First World War in Groundbreakers – Anne Acheson: The Art of Medicine The […]

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