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23
Aug

BBC Three announces new comedy drama My Left Nut

23/08/19

Based on the award-winning stage play, My Left Nut is a coming of age comedy drama about friendship, family, grief and testicles written by Irish newcomers Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney in their […]

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21
Aug

Northern Ireland Screen Seeks Interactive Manager

21/08/19

Full-time, permanent £36,812 Northern Ireland Screen is now accepting applications for an Interactive Manager. The creative industries is an exciting growth area and a priority for government. Northern Ireland Screen, the lead agency for […]

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20
Aug

Two Northern Ireland Screen Short Films Nominated For Iris Prizes’ At Cardiff Festival

20/08/19

Iris Prize announced the nominees for the 2019 Iris Prize Festival taking place in Cardiff from 8th to 13th October. Two of Northern Ireland Screen’s funded short films, Equal and Becoming Cherrie, are […]

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12
Aug

Leadership Studio Training with Bauer Academy

12/08/19

This programme is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of the Future Film Skills programme. The Bauer Academy Leadership Studio is a 4-day intensive course to […]

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08
Aug

Second Northern Ireland Film, A Bump Along The Way, Selected For Toronto International Film Festival

08/08/19

A Bump Along the Way has been confirmed in official selection at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) where it will have its international premiere. Funded by Northern Ireland Screen and filmed […]

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01
Aug

PlayMyDemo!

01/08/19

The NI Game Dev Network are hosting PlayMyDemo on Tuesday 13th August from 6pm at The Pixel Mill. This is a chance for local game developers to meet up, hang out, and get […]

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31
Jul

RTS NI celebrates 5 years of programme awards with call for 2019 entries

31/07/19

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has just launched its 2019 Programme Awards for the Northern Ireland creative industries, as the educational charity celebrated the Award’s 5th birthday with a party in The Orpheus, Belfast. Once […]

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30
Jul

20th Irish Film Festival Boston – Call for Entries

30/07/19

The Call for Entries for the 20th Annual Irish Film Festival, Boston, is now open! The Irish Film Festival, Boston will take place March 19 to March 22, 2020 at the historic Somerville […]

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26
Jul

Puffin Rock – The Movie

26/07/19

Get ready for a new Puffin Rock adventure – this time it’s a movie! The acclaimed children’s pre-school brand, Puffin Rock, is enjoying continued success and the co-owners, Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Books, and […]

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26
Jul

SPACE-2 Group target growth with new appointments

26/07/19

SPACE-2 (N.I.) Ltd building on regional media production success SPACE-2, the UK’s leading creative property consultancy, are delighted to welcome Rory Clifford to the team as the new Regional Development Manager for Northern Ireland […]

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24
Jul

ILBF series Sam Henry – Songs of the People on BBC Two NI

24/07/19

ILBF series Sam Henry – Saol‘s Saothar on BBC Two NI Sam Henry – Saol‘s Saothar explores the unique story of the Coleraine man and his remarkable music collection – Songs of the […]

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24
Jul

Appointments to the Board of Northern Ireland Screen

24/07/19

The Department for the Economy has announced three reappointments and nine new appointments to the Board of Northern Ireland Screen, effective from 1st July 2019. Dame Rotha Johnston CBE, Chairwoman of NI Screen […]

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23
Jul

Northern Ireland Film Ordinary Love To Have Its World Premiere At Toronto International Film Festival

23/07/19

It has been announced today that Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn’s Ordinary Love will have its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland […]

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17
Jul

Channel 4 to look back over 50 years of The Troubles on film with Mark Cousins commission

17/07/19

Channel 4 has commissioned DoubleBand Films to explore the changing face of Northern Ireland and its depiction on screen, told from the perspective of celebrated filmmaker and writer, Mark Cousins. A Specialist Factual […]

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17
Jul

Emmy Nomination Success as Game of Thrones breaks 25 year record

17/07/19

The 71st Emmy Award nominations have been announced, and we are delighted to report that HBO’s Game of Thrones has received 32 Emmy nominations, setting a new record for most nominations earned in a […]

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16
Jul

Success for Northern Ireland talent at the 2019 Galway Film Fleadh

16/07/19

On Sunday 14th July the 31st Galway Film Fleadh came to a close after another outstanding year of Irish and international film premieres, screenings, workshops and discussions. We are delighted to report that projects […]

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10
Jul

The Dig now available On Demand

10/07/19

Following its theatrical release earlier this year, The Dig is now available On Demand in Ireland and the UK from iTunes, Sky, Google Play, Amazon, Virgin Media Ireland and Volta. Directed by Andy […]

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09
Jul

Waddell Media take a Walk on the Wild Side with Channel 4

09/07/19

Leading independent production company, Waddell Media has been commissioned to produce a new twenty part series for Channel 4 to air in Spring 2020 with the working title Work on the Wild Side. […]

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04
Jul

Element Distribution to release A BUMP ALONG THE WAY on August 30th

04/07/19

Filmed entirely in Derry and led by an all-female creative team, A BUMP ALONG THE WAY is directed by Shelly Love, written by Tess McGowan, produced by Louise Gallagher and executive produced by […]

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03
Jul

Writing for animation workshop with Clare Sera

03/07/19

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a talk and workshop in writing for animation with Clare Sera. Feature Animation writing workshop Part 1. Case Study: Smallfoot from Concept to Screen. Part 2. Workshop: Writing for […]

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02
Jul

Northern Ireland talent at the Galway Film Fleadh

02/07/19

The Galway Film Fleadh (9th -14th July) returns for its 31st edition with a programme promising plenty for audiences to enjoy. Northern Ireland talent, and projects which received funding from Northern Ireland Screen, […]

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02
Jul

Belfast studio selected for Tranzfuser 2019

02/07/19

Tranzfuser, the graduate talent development competition from UK Games Talent and Finance CIC (UKGTF) and funded by the UK government, has announced the winning teams taking part in this year’s competition across the […]

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01
Jul

New Youth Executive appointed by Northern Ireland Screen and BBC

01/07/19

New Youth Executive appointed by Northern Ireland Screen and BBC Maeve McLoughlin has been appointed in the new Youth Executive role by Northern Ireland Screen, BBC Northern Ireland and BBC Three. The Youth […]

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26
Jun

Call for young film programmers for Cinemagic Belfast 2019

26/06/19

Cinemagic has launched its annual call for young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ this July in Belfast, to help programme a series of films for the annual Cinemagic […]

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21
Jun

Applicants sought for Trainee Joiner placement scheme

21/06/19

A local company specialising in set design and construction for the film and television industry is recruiting a Trainee Joiner.  This position is jointly funded by Northern Ireland Screen and is open to […]

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