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08
Feb

Kenneth Branagh’s BELFAST nominated for seven Oscars

08/02/22

Actor-comedian Leslie Jordan and actor, CEO and producer Tracee Ellis Ross announced the 94th Oscars® nominations today via a global live stream. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see Belfast, written and directed […]

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08
Feb

ILBF series Ceol le Toal to air on BBC Two NI for music lovers

08/02/22

Music has been John Toal’s lifelong passion and in a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series for music lovers, Ceol le Toal, he taps into the great range of styles and talent across […]

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04
Feb

New Ulster-Scots series of Hame returns to BBC Two NI

04/02/22

The popular Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund magazine series Hame returns and this time presenters Mark Thompson and Ruth Sanderson are travelling across the ‘Narrow Sea’ to Scotland. The three-part series, beginning on BBC Two […]

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04
Feb

First-look images from CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS released

04/02/22

A gallery of images are released today from the highly anticipated Conversations with Friends for BBC Three and Hulu, which follows Frances (Alison Oliver), a 21 year old college student, as she navigates […]

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03
Feb

Ken Branagh’s Belfast nominated for 6 BAFTA Film Awards

03/02/22

BAFTA has today announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2022, celebrating the very best in film of the past year. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to see that […]

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03
Feb

Filming begins in Northern Ireland on second series of BBC One’s hit drama Bloodlands

03/02/22

Filming has begun on the new series of HTM Television’s ratings-hit Bloodlands, created and written by Chris Brandon, which will return to BBC One and BBC iPlayer for six thrilling hour-long episodes. As […]

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02
Feb

Showtime acquires worldwide rights to Kathryn Ferguson’s Sinead O’Connor doc NOTHING COMPARES

02/02/22

SHOWTIME Documentary Films has acquired worldwide rights to NOTHING COMPARES  the documentary feature debut from Belfast director Kathryn Ferguson. The film charts Sinéad OʼConnorʼs phenomenal rise to worldwide fame and examines how she […]

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02
Feb

Influencers to feature in new Irish MUA series on TG4’s BLOC

02/02/22

A teacher from Cork, a nursing student from Armagh, a call-centre worker from Limerick and an Art Student from Kerry – what do they all have in common? A love for makeup. Masters […]

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02
Feb

Return to work programme for craft and technical roles in HETV drama

02/02/22

Have you taken a career break and are now looking to get back into production? Do you need to refresh some skills? Update your CV and portfolio? Build new networking contacts? Or simply benefit from […]

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02
Feb

Farmers race tractors in new BBC Three series

02/02/22

The Fast and the Farmer-ish is a brand new agri-challenge series where teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland battle it out for the glory of becoming the UK’s best tractor driving […]

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01
Feb

ScreenSkills HETV and Film Accounts Industry Transfer Programme

01/02/22

Do you work in finance and love film and TV? Would you like to join a fascinating and dynamic industry? High-end TV and film companies across the UK need dynamic people with accounts […]

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31
Jan

Hargey launches £10m jobs and skills fund

31/01/22

A new £10million scheme has been launched by Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey to support a range of sectors in their recovery from the impact of the pandemic, it has been confirmed. The Covid […]

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25
Jan

Calling all Moving Image Arts students past and present!

25/01/22

Did you study or are you currently studying Moving Image Arts at GCSE, AS or A2? We need your help for an exciting research project. This research study is funded by Northern Ireland Screen […]

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25
Jan

Cinemagic ‘On the Pulse’ short film festival: young filmmaker call!

25/01/22

On the Pulse, short film festival presented by Cinemagic returns for a fourth edition from Friday 18th – Thursday 31st March 2022. After a fully digital edition last year Cinemagic is delighted to return to live […]

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25
Jan

BBC Elevate opens for applications, with more placements for disabled production talent than ever before

25/01/22

BBC Elevate provides meaningful placements for mid-level deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people on flagship BBC shows, and is part of the BBC’s commitment to boosting disability representation both on and off air. The […]

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24
Jan

Applications now open for the Docs Ireland 2022 Marketplace

24/01/22

Applications are now open for the third edition of the Docs Ireland Marketplace. The Docs Ireland Marketplace is an opportunity for filmmakers to meet one-to-one with leading international documentary industry decision makers, including […]

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24
Jan

On the passing of Marilyn Hyndman

24/01/22

Northern Ireland Screen is very sorry to hear of the sudden death of Marilyn Hyndman.  Marilyn, in a life long partnership with Dave Hyndman, was the inspiration and driving force behind Northern Visions […]

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21
Jan

Budgeting and 1st AD courses

21/01/22

The Guiding Principles of Departmental Budgeting Do you have 5 years or more experience working in costume, locations, hair and make-up or art department? Are you an HOD or a craft/technical co-ordinator? Do […]

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19
Jan

Film Hub NI launch special NI tour of Wildfire

19/01/22

Award-winning Newry-born Director Cathy Brady’s debut film, Wildfire, will be touring Northern Ireland in the coming months, as part of Film Hub NI’s Collective Tour programme which brings local films to local places. Wildfire […]

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19
Jan

Psychological thriller Here Before to be released in cinemas across Ireland the UK

19/01/22

Belfast-born writer/director Stacey Gregg’s debut feature film HERE BEFORE will screen across cinemas in Ireland and the UK from Friday 18th February. The psychological thriller stars the BAFTA-nominated Andrea Riseborough (Shadow Dancer, Birdman) with Jonjo […]

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18
Jan

New Irish thriller Doineann to be released in cinemas on 28th January

18/01/22

DOINEANN, the Irish for ‘stormy weather’, will be released in cinemas on Friday 28th January. Acquired by Wildcard Distribution, the tense Irish language thriller is a feature debut from Damian McCann with the screenplay penned […]

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17
Jan

Paula McIntyre returns to BBC Two NI for a Burns Night banquet

17/01/22

In Paula McIntyre’s Burns Night Banquet, the chef celebrates the supper a little different this year in a new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund programme. Produced by Clean Slate Television, the show airs on Sunday […]

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13
Jan

Phil Cunningham journeys across the Narrow Sea in new USBF series

13/01/22

In a new Ulster-Scot Broadcast Fund series, The Narrow Sea, The Farther Shore With Phil Cunningham, the broadcaster returns to Northern Ireland on a coastal odyssey that will culminate in the creation of […]

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13
Jan

The Ukie Hub Crawl returns for a hybrid series of events

13/01/22

The Ukie Hub Crawl is back! Join fellow games developers and publishers and identify new opportunities and strategies to support the growth of your business. The 12-date series will commence from Tuesday 18th […]

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13
Jan

New Entrant Training

13/01/22

We are running a three-day training course aimed at new entrants to the film & TV industry. The course is open to anyone wishing to get their foot through the door and to […]

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