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28
Jan

Adrian Dunbar’s Coastal Ireland on Channel 5

28/01/21

Adrian Dunbar’s Coastal Ireland, a two-part series where the actor reconnects with his roots as he travels the wild and rugged west and north coasts of Ireland, airs on Thursday 4th February at […]

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28
Jan

Netflix Assistant Production Accountant Training Programme 2021

28/01/21

Would you like to stream your accounting career into the film & TV industry? Due to high levels of film and TV drama production in the UK, Netflix, alongside The Production Guild, are […]

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27
Jan

ScreenSkills HETV Trainee Finder: accounts department

27/01/21

ScreenSkills is looking for talented individuals from across the UK who have less than 12 months of paid experience in the accounts department in high-end TV to apply for their training programme. High-end […]

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27
Jan

Ulster-Scots series, Afeared, investigates true events about ghosts on BBC Two NI

27/01/21

In a new Ulster-Scots series entitled Afeared, historian David Hume and writer Darren Gibson investigate the true events behind the ghost stories associated with one of Ulster’s most haunted houses, Sharon Rectory in […]

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27
Jan

Mammoth Screen, BBC Writersroom and BBC Drama Commissioning NI Writers Award 2021

27/01/21

Mammoth Screen has partnered with BBC Writersroom and BBC Drama Commissioning to search for the most exciting writers with a strong connection to Northern Ireland to develop bold, original drama and comedy-drama television […]

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26
Jan

Fired Up Films investigates DeLorean for BBC 2 & BBC NI

26/01/21

Delorean: Back From The Future, a 100 minute theatrical documentary exploring the rise and fall of automaker John Z DeLorean and his doomed attempt to build to the car of the future in […]

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26
Jan

The NI Game Awards are back and broadcasting live from Belfast on Saturday 6th March

26/01/21

The NI Game Awards return to Belfast this year for a live broadcast on Saturday 6th March. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen and NI Game Dev Network, the awards will be celebrating 2 […]

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26
Jan

New documentary about non-surgical cosmetic procedures, Croí na Ceiste le Caoimhe, airs on BBC Two NI

26/01/21

Once considered a ‘treat’, non-surgical cosmetic procedures are rapidly becoming an indispensable part of many people’s beauty regime in Northern Ireland. In a new documentary, broadcaster and journalist Caoimhe Ní Chathail is on a mission to lay […]

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25
Jan

Feature Documentary Development Application Call 2021

25/01/21

We are providing funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries with the potential to appeal to an international audience that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories from Northern […]

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25
Jan

Netflix’s THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL to film at Belfast Harbour Studios

25/01/21

Belfast Harbour and Northern Ireland Screen have announced that the world’s leading streaming entertainment service Netflix is to commence immediate production on a new film at Belfast Harbour Studios. The production will adhere […]

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22
Jan

Filmarket Hub has launched its 2021 Screenwriting Contest for English language TV pilots

22/01/21

Online marketplace Filmarket Hub has launched its 2021 Screenwriting Contest for English language TV pilots. This yearly initiative aims to discover fresh voices writing for the screen and connect them with leading TV […]

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22
Jan

Future Screens NI: The Future Foundation

22/01/21

Future Screens NI has formally announced the official launch of its new mentoring programme ‘The Future Foundation’. This mentoring programme has been developed to support individuals or groups of artists and other creative […]

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21
Jan

Film Hub NI launched ‘Moving Pictures’ to encourage greater access to films for audiences across Northern Ireland

21/01/21

Film Hub NI is launching an innovative training programme Moving Pictures, to encourage independent and community cinemas, film festivals and venues across Northern Ireland to explore online opportunities to engage audiences with the […]

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21
Jan

Production Guild and BFC High-Level Covid Supervisor Training reopens for applications

21/01/21

The Production Guild of Great Britain’s High-Level Covid Supervisor Training Programme, in partnership with the British Film Commission is now open for its second round of applications. The course is tailored to those […]

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20
Jan

Global Game Jam goes virtual: Friday 29th January

20/01/21

NI Game Dev Network and Farcet Labs have teamed up to host the first ever virtual Global Game Jam (GGJ) on Friday 29th January from 7pm. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen, GGJ is […]

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19
Jan

Lightning weekdays at 6.30pm on BBC Two

19/01/21

Lightning, the brand-new game show from Belfast-based Nice One Productions, airs on BBC Two weekdays at 6.30pm from Monday 25th January. Comedian Zoe Lyons presents the electrifyingly fast quiz with a £3,000 jackpot. […]

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19
Jan

NFTS Scotland releases upcoming course schedule for 2021

19/01/21

The National Film and Television School Scotland  has released its up-coming schedule of world-class training courses for 2021. NFTS Scotland delivers a variety of courses to suit a wide range of needs and […]

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14
Jan

Marcella Series 3 airs on ITV from Tuesday 26th January

14/01/21

The third series of gripping crime drama Marcella will air on ITV on Tuesday 26th January at 9pm. The eight-part series filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland […]

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13
Jan

Channel 4’s Production Training Scheme is open for applications

13/01/21

Channel 4 have launched a Production Training Scheme that will provide an amazing opportunity for people to take their first steps into TV production. The scheme will begin in May 2021 and will […]

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13
Jan

Finance Assistant Vacancy

13/01/21

We are recruiting a Finance Assistant to join our Finance team. The successful applicant will report to our Financial Controller to assist in the effective and efficient operation of the organisation’s financial management […]

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13
Jan

Strand Arts Centre launches virtual screenings with a resonant documentary about Martin Luther King, JR.

13/01/21

With its latest temporary closure due to lockdown restrictions, Strand Arts Centre in Belfast has teamed up with film distributor Dogwoof to begin virtual screenings. The first film on offer is resonant new […]

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13
Jan

BBC Academy Digital Cities 26 – 28 January: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

13/01/21

Digital Cities Virtual returns on Tuesday 26th January for another fantastic lineup of online events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries. Sessions from BBC Academy include skills […]

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11
Jan

Irish Language Broadcast Fund January Development Round is open for applications

11/01/21

Tá lúchair orainn a fhógairt go bhfuil Babhta Maonithe Forbartha Eanair 2021 oscailte anois ar Flexigrant. Níl gá le tacaíocht craoltóra don bhabhta seo ach b’fhiú amharc i dtreo priarachtaí an CCG agus […]

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07
Jan

Mission Accomplished: The Step-up to 1st AD in Film training course

07/01/21

Mission Accomplished have introduced a Step-up to 1st AD in Film training course, commissioned by ScreenSkills, aimed at giving up to 16 participants the opportunity to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to […]

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06
Jan

Life and legacy of Martin McGuinness examined in new documentary

06/01/21

I Fought, I Made Peace, I Made Politics traces Martin McGuinness’s life from his days defending the Bogside, to his days defending the Peace Process. We hear testimonies from friends, foes, colleagues, and Martin himself, as we […]

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