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News and Events

25
Jun

Black Medicine available on digital platforms from 12th July

25/06/21

Colum Eastwood’s dark crime thriller, Black Medicine, will be released by Signature Entertainment on digital platforms from Monday 12th July. Jo, a black-market medic carries out illegal operations for the criminal underworld. When […]

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25
Jun

ILBF Officer vacancy

25/06/21

We are recruiting an Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) Officer to join our team. Reporting to the Head of the ILBF, the post holder will assist in delivering the strategy for the Fund […]

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25
Jun

Waddell’s Stitch, Please! commissioned by BBC Three

25/06/21

BBC Three has commissioned Stitch, Please! a new 4 x 30 factual entertainment series from Waddell Media as a result of the collaborative partnership with BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen. Hosted […]

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24
Jun

Partnership Agreement between BBC and Northern Ireland Screen renewed

24/06/21

BBC Director-General Tim Davie and Northern Ireland Screen Chairwoman Rotha Johnston today visited the set of new BBC and Britbox crime drama, Hope Street in the seaside town of Donaghadee. During the visit, […]

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24
Jun

Games Scale up programme

24/06/21

We have partnered with Creative England and Ukie to support two business from Northern Ireland join the next cohort of the Games Scale Up programme. Games Scale Up is a prestigious 6-month programme to support games […]

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23
Jun

UK Global Screen Fund Information Session – Northern Ireland

23/06/21

The UK Global Screen Fund is hosting a webinar at 11am on Friday 2nd July to provide an overview of the support available to Northern Ireland companies through the new £7 million pilot […]

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23
Jun

Liam Neeson invites Northern Ireland Primary Schools to join Cinemagic Young Film Jury Competition

23/06/21

Liam Neeson, patron of Cinemagic, has lent his support to the launch of a new film education initiative from Cinemagic International Film Festival. Cinemagic is offering Norther Ireland primary schools the opportunity to […]

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22
Jun

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Investment Committee Member vacancy

22/06/21

The Ulster Scots Investment Committee (the ‘Committee’) chaired by a Northern Ireland Screen Board Member makes funding decisions on a quarterly basis and is seeking to recruit an Investment Committee Member. We are […]

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22
Jun

Participants announced for Puttnam Scholars 2021

22/06/21

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is pleased to partner with Northern Ireland Screen, Future Screens NI, and Atticus Education for the second year of the Puttnam Scholars programme. This cross-border initiative offers eight emerging filmmakers […]

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21
Jun

Funding Executive and USBF Executive vacancies

21/06/21

We currently have vacancies for a Funding Executive (12-months maternity cover) and an Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Executive (12-months contract). Funding Executive Reporting to the Funding Manager the post-holder will assist in the effective and efficient […]

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21
Jun

Cinemagic summer scheme calls film fans for young consultants’ programme

21/06/21

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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18
Jun

Siobhán McSweeney explores Northern Ireland for new Waddell Media TV series for More 4

18/06/21

Siobhán McSweeney, a star of Channel 4’s Derry Girls, had never set foot in Northern Ireland before filming the hit comedy show. After falling in love with the landscape she now wants to […]

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17
Jun

Film and TV Charity Looking Glass Survey

17/06/21

The Film and TV Charity has relaunched the Looking Glass Survey, two years after the original research project uncovered a mental health emergency behind-the-scenes of the industry, and they need your help. Since […]

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16
Jun

ILBF Digital and Audio content call

16/06/21

The Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is seeking applications for the development and production of digital and audio content. Digital Content A range of new and additional digital content to sit on existing platforms, […]

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16
Jun

Thousands of NI schoolchildren encouraged to tell their own stories

16/06/21

Thousands of schoolchildren are being encouraged to tell their own stories thanks to a new, colourful booklet that has been distributed free to schools across Northern Ireland. Staff from education charity Into Film […]

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15
Jun

Celtic Media Festival reveals the nominees for its internationally renowned Torc Awards for Excellence

15/06/21

The Celtic Media Festival, the longest-established and most prestigious media festival in the Celtic nations, has revealed the names for its esteemed Torc Awards For Excellence. The nominee announcement was presented by Scottish actor, […]

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15
Jun

Nowhere Special Q&A screening with Uberto Pasolini

15/06/21

Filmed on location in Northern Ireland, Nowhere Special is scheduled for release in the UK on 16th July. Strand Arts Centre in East Belfast has secured a preview screening plus Q&A with director […]

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15
Jun

Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2021

15/06/21

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for this year’s Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Awards. Projects made in Northern Ireland as well as homegrown talent feature heavily across the […]

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14
Jun

New Shorts Focus 20/21 selected projects

14/06/21

Three short film projects have been selected to go into production through our New Shorts Focus 20/21 scheme. The scheme is for entry level writers and writer/director applicants resident in Northern Ireland, particularly […]

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11
Jun

IGNITE documentary talent development programme call for applications

11/06/21

The IGNITE Documentary Talent Development Programme returns after the great success of year one of the scheme. IGNITE is a bilingual talent development programme directed towards emerging documentary filmmakers on the island of Ireland […]

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11
Jun

Netflix production accountant step up programme

11/06/21

Netflix is looking for assistant production accountants, or new production accountants, from film, series, continuing drama or nonfiction from all budget levels and genres, who are interested in stepping up to become production accountants, and […]

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10
Jun

Endeavor Content brings global broadcasters into Element Pictures / Lenny Abrahamson TV adaptation of Conversations with Friends

10/06/21

Endeavor Content, Element Pictures (The Favourite, Room, The Lobster), Lenny Abrahamson (Room, The Little Stranger, Frank) and bestselling author Sally Rooney’s series Conversations With Friends – the team’s second collaboration following the global […]

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10
Jun

Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme

10/06/21

The Production Guild of Great Britain has launched their Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme in partnership with the British Film Commission supported by ScreenSkills. This scheme is designed to help those currently underrepresented […]

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09
Jun

Second year of See Yourself on Screen challenge unveiled

09/06/21

BFI’s See Yourself On Screen challenge (SYOS) calls upon young people aged 4 to 18 from across the UK to create their own idea for a mini-TV show for the future, with winners seeing their show made with […]

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08
Jun

Canada and Northern Ireland reopen co-development incentive

08/06/21

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen announced today the reopening of their funding incentive for the development of screen-based projects between Canadian and Northern Ireland producers. Click HERE to read the guidelines. Now […]

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