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News and Events

03
Jul

Vacancy – Chief Operating Officer

03/07/20

We are currently seeking to recruit a dynamic individual to join our senior management team at Northern Ireland Screen. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be an integral […]

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03
Jul

ScreenSkills HETV Learning Session

03/07/20

ScreenSkills HETV Skills Fund is presenting a series of online industry expert led learning sessions, to support freelancers continue to develop their skills in the HETV industry during the Covid-19 crisis. These interactive […]

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02
Jul

TG4 continues partnership with the Galway Film Fleadh 2020

02/07/20

TG4 continues its long established support of the Galway Film Fleadh and welcomes the strong programme for the Film Fleadh for 2020. TG4 will present a number of funded films at this year’s online […]

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02
Jul

Winners of the See Yourself on Screen Challenge announced

02/07/20

The BFI, through its Young Audiences Content Fund (YACF), has announced the winners of its See Yourself on Screen Challenge – a UK-wide competition for 4-18-year olds, launched by doctor and TV presenter […]

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01
Jul

Coronavirus basic awareness on production training

01/07/20

Free online training designed to support screen industry workers stay safe on productions in the context of Covid-19 is launched by ScreenSkills, the UK’s screen skills body. The development has been supported by […]

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30
Jun

Second call for the Screen Fund slate development fund

30/06/20

Northern Ireland’s screen sector is still facing many challenges due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak and several key sectors continue to be particularly badly affected. In order to support the companies that work […]

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29
Jun

Storytellers: Across The Narrow Sea on BBC Radio Ulster

29/06/20

To launch the new season of Storytellers, Scottish actor, Douglas Henshall reads a specially abridged version of Sam Hanna Bell’s iconic novel ‘Across The Narrow Sea‘ for BBC Radio Ulster. The series was […]

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26
Jun

Applications open for the Puttnam Scholarship Programme

26/06/20

Future Screens NI, Northern Ireland Screen and Screen Ireland have teamed up with Atticus Education to offer four Northern Ireland resident writers, directors and producers the opportunity to attend 6 online masterclasses with […]

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25
Jun

Northern Ireland projects and talent selected for 2020 Galway Film Fleadh

25/06/20

For the first time, in its 32 year history, the 2020 edition of the Galway Film Fleadh will take place entirely online from 7th to 12th July. Northern Ireland talent, and projects which […]

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25
Jun

Splendid Isolation: Lockdown Drama from top NI talent on BBC Two NI tonight

25/06/20

Splendid Isolation: Lockdown Drama from top NI talent on BBC Two NI tonight Splendid Isolation: Lockdown Drama, six new short drama commissions from some of Northern Ireland’s biggest names in writing and acting […]

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25
Jun

Future Screens: Perspectives on Storytelling

25/06/20

Future Screens NI, Northern Ireland Screen and The Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast are hosting workshops on the Perspectives on Storytelling. Film-makers and fiction writers alike aim to tell a story — but […]

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25
Jun

The Pixel Mill Video Game Production Workshop

25/06/20

Video Game Production: Embedding R&D into production workflows The Pixel Mill is hosting a talk and Q&A from video game designer and producer Elizabeth Simeons on video game production exploring how R&D, and […]

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24
Jun

Northern Ireland projects nominated for 2020 International Format Awards

24/06/20

The nominees for this year’s International Format Awards have been revealed, two projects from Northern Ireland – Pulling With My Parents and Flinch, have been shortlisted. The awards will be presented online this […]

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23
Jun

Minister announces board appointments to Northern Ireland Screen

23/06/20

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced the appointment of three new members to the board of Northern Ireland Screen. Carmel Mullan and Peter Weil have been appointed by the Minister to serve on […]

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23
Jun

Go Domhain san Fhuil two-part series to air on BBC Two NI

23/06/20

The draw of the Atlantic to fishing communities around the Donegal coast is hard to resist. Fishing is also an inter-generational activity in many Gaeltacht communities around the county – it’s in the […]

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22
Jun

Stellify’s paw-tastic Celebrity Snoop Dogs airs this Friday on Channel 4

22/06/20

Celebrity Snoop Dogs is a celebrity property show like no other – captured by a unique film crew, the celebrities’ pampered pooches. The four-part series was produced by Stellify Media for Channel 4 […]

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18
Jun

The Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 (Community Management) Skills Development Programme

18/06/20

The Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 (Community Management) is the new entrant scheme for aspiring video game marketers. Northern Ireland Screen is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a career in Northern Ireland’s […]

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17
Jun

Terence McDonald in the spotlight

17/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive have collaborated with Belfast Film Festival on a feature about Terence McDonald. Hugh Odling-Smee of Film Hub NI joins in conversation with Dr Ciara Chambers, Head of […]

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15
Jun

Channel 4 and NFTS Online Masterclass & Training Sessions

15/06/20

Channel 4 and the National Film and Television School will be launching a four-week online training programme for independent producers and the freelance community. This initiative is part of Channel 4’s ongoing commitment […]

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15
Jun

BFI Doc Society Production SOS Fund Webinar

15/06/20

The BFI Doc Society Production SOS Fund has been launched to support British producers whose independently financed documentary feature project has been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and would therefore benefit from National […]

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12
Jun

Disney’s new movie ARTEMIS FOWL showcases Northern Ireland locations

12/06/20

Disney’s new film Artemis Fowl will stream exclusively on Disney+ from today, Friday 12th June. Based on Eoin Colfer’s best-selling young adult book of the same name, Artemis Fowl filmed partly on location […]

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11
Jun

Pablo, ‘House Time Special’ to support audiences in a post covid 19 world

11/06/20

Holywood based Paper Owl Films’ was recently commissioned by CBeebies to produce a special episode of Pablo, the 2D animated show about the adventures of a fun, smart and curious five-year-old boy with […]

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11
Jun

Bankside Films acquires worldwide sales rights to Stacey Gregg’s HERE BEFORE

11/06/20

Bankside Films today announced that it has acquired worldwide sales rights to HERE BEFORE, written and directed by Northern Ireland’s Stacey Gregg and starring Andrea Riseborough. HERE BEFORE is currently in post-production having […]

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11
Jun

Trainee opportunities for 3D modellers and junior artists

11/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run skills development programmes called 3D Modeller Trainee 2020 and Junior Artist 2020. The programmes will provide opportunities in interactive content companies. The scheme and placements will be based in […]

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09
Jun

Galway Film Fleadh announce the launch of new Festival Network

09/06/20

Galway Film Fleadh have today announced the launch of a new Festival Network. The primary purpose of the network is to formalise a system for sharing information, strategies and culture amongst festivals that will […]

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