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20
Jun

Applications open for our Feature Documentary Development call 2019

20/06/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its Feature Documentary Development call. The scheme intends to provide funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal […]

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20
Jun

Mastermind Pilot Studio Audience

20/06/19

The new series of ‘Mastermind’ is being produced from Belfast by Hat Trick/Hindsight Productions and this is your chance to be in the studio audience for the ‘Pilot’ recording in BBC Blackstaff Studio […]

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18
Jun

Northern Ireland Screen seeking applications for its VFX company placement

18/06/19

Northern Ireland Screen is now accepting applications for its skills development programme, VFX 2019. The programme is offered as part of its COMPANY PLACEMENT SCHEME and will provide a training opportunity in a post-production company for one person. […]

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17
Jun

Gerry Kelly Uncovers Links To The Past: Pioneers Of Ulster Golf

17/06/19

Lifelong golf fan Gerry Kelly explores the history of golf in Ulster, visiting clubs like Royal Belfast, Royal County Down and Royal Portrush as well as the town of St Andrews in Scotland, […]

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11
Jun

Lomax in Éirinn receives Spirt of the Festival award at Celtic Media Festival

11/06/19

Documentary film ‘Lomax in Éirinn’ was the recipient of the ‘Spirit of the Festival’ award at this year’s Celtic Media Festival. Winners were selected from a range of programmes and films submitted from […]

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05
Jun

£230K in codevelopment funding for Canadian-Irish projects announced at the Celtic Media Festival

05/06/19

Canada Media Fund (CMF), Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and Northern Ireland Screen (NIS) has announced details of the 2019 rounds of their codevelopment funding incentives, which include a total investment of $400K […]

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04
Jun

Deadline reminder for €3,000 Pitching Award in association with 101 Films International

04/06/19

The Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to partner with 101 Films International to present a €3,000 cash award for the best pitch at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition. Since its inception in […]

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03
Jun

‘Collective’ Effort Kick-starts New Independent Film Project across NI

03/06/19

Collective is a creative new initiative from Film Hub NI, part of the BFI Film Audience Network, to support homegrown film and celebrate independent cinema across Northern Ireland. The project aims to bring […]

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03
Jun

Broadcasting History: An Evening with the Archives

03/06/19

Experience Northern Ireland as it was 50 years ago, through recently unearthed TV footage and in conversation with some of the key players in broadcasting at the time. As part of the upcoming […]

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29
May

Docs Ireland to bring top decision-makers in documentary film to Ireland

29/05/19

A new all-Ireland documentary film festival will see a host of top decision makers, investors and financiers from the international film industry travel to Ireland. The festival, ‘Docs Ireland’, will take place in […]

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29
May

Announcement of €3,000 Marketplace Project Award in association with Bankside Films & Marketplace

29/05/19

The Galway Film Fair, in association with Bankside Films, is excited to announce a €3,000 cash award for the best project at this year’s Marketplace. The Marketplace at the Galway Film Fair (11th-14th July 2019) takes […]

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28
May

Seminar – Designing Games for Discoverability with Jason Della Rocca

28/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a development seminar on Designing Games for Discoverability with Jason Della Rocca on Monday 17 June at The Event Space, East Wing, Ormeau Baths, 18 Ormeau Avenue , […]

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28
May

New Writer Focus – Seminar to help writers prepare script for application

28/05/19

Writing the Feature Script – with Mary-Kate O Flannigan Venue: Panorama Suite, Grand Central Hotel Date: 3rd June 2019 Time: 4pm- 8pm The seminar will focus on structure, character, style and tone with […]

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24
May

Applicants sought for new Youth Executive role

24/05/19

As part of their ongoing partnership agreement, Northern Ireland Screen and the BBC have revealed exciting plans for a new Youth Executive role based at BBC Northern Ireland. Both parties wish to make […]

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23
May

Michael Davitt: Radacach, TG4, Wednesday 29 May at 9.30pm

23/05/19

Dearcán Media’s new drama-documentary Michael Davitt: Radacach presents the life of Michael Davitt, the Mayo born revolutionary and land activist, a hugely significant figure in Irish and British political life in the late […]

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21
May

The Children now filming in Northern Ireland

21/05/19

The Children, a powerful drama based on an extraordinary true story is currently filming in Northern Ireland. Commissioned by BBC Two the film has received funding from Northern Ireland Screen. The Children will […]

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20
May

Paul Henry, Portráid Éireannach,TG4, Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 9.30pm 

20/05/19

In this new documentary for TG4, Antaine Ó Donnaile investigates how a Belfast Baptist came to create the quintessential image of the west of Ireland. Exactly 100 years after Paul Henry’s departure from […]

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17
May

Applications open for The Pixel Mill’s Internship Programme

17/05/19

Trainee Quality Assurance Games Tester 2019-20 Northern Ireland Screen’s PIXEL MILL intends to run a skills development scheme called TRAINEE QUALITY ASSURANCE GAMES TESTER 2019-2020. The programme will provide a training opportunity for one […]

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15
May

Oscar-Winning Director Alex Gibney to attend new all-Ireland documentary festival in Belfast next month

15/05/19

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney will take part in an event on the opening night of the new all-Ireland documentary film festival, DOCS IRELAND. Gibney will participate in an ‘In Conversation’ event with Brian […]

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14
May

New Shorts Focus 18/19 selection decisions

14/05/19

Three short projects have been chosen to go into production through Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus 18/19 scheme. The three projects went through a period of development with three other writers under […]

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14
May

New Writer Focus applications open

14/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen is now seeking feature film scripts to develop for its New Writer Focus scheme 2019-2020. The scheme is only open to Northern Ireland resident writers new to feature film and […]

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14
May

Northern Ireland Screen’s Creative Animation call now open

14/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its Creative Animation Scheme, which is designed to develop Northern Ireland resident junior creators/animators through the production of animated short films. The scheme provides junior level creators/animators with […]

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13
May

An Focal Scoir, BBC Two Northern Ireland, Monday 13 May at 10pm

13/05/19

An Focal Scoir, a studio discussion series for BBC Two Northern Ireland, is back tonight, Monday 13 May at 10pm. The four-part series was produced by Below The Radar TV for BBC Gaeilge […]

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10
May

Celtic Media Festival marks 40 years with outstanding festival programme

10/05/19

Bafta, Joe.ie, BFI set to converge on Aviemore, Scotland, alongside BBC, RTÉ and a range of international broadcasters. The Celtic Media Festival in Association with Screen Scotland today announced the details of its […]

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10
May

Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition accepting entries for 2019

10/05/19

Since its inception in 2005, The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition has emphasised that good writing is still the backbone of the audio-visual sector and provided many writers with an opportunity to get […]

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