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News and Events

09
May

Applications open for the ILBF New Entrant Scheme 2019

09/05/19

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is seeking applications from fluent Irish speakers for the ILBF New Entrant Scheme. Trainees on the schemes will learn the craft of television while on placement […]

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09
May

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond, Sunday 12 May, BBC Two NI, 10pm

09/05/19

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond is the untold narrative behind the most successful minor team in the history of the GAA – the Tyrone Class of 1997/1998. Featuring Tyrone manager Mickey Harte and […]

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07
May

BFI Doc Society Local at Docs Ireland

07/05/19

Join fellow filmmakers and the team from Doc Society at BFI Doc Society Local at Docs Ireland, taking place in Belfast on Friday 14th June 2019. This is the next stop in a […]

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01
May

Barclays Funding for Media Companies event

01/05/19

Barclays is hosting an event outlining funding options for TV & Film production companies on Wednesday 29 May 2019 at Barclays Eagle Labs, Ormeau Baths. The lunchtime event will be hosted by Lorraine […]

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30
Apr

Health and Safety / Emergency First Aid course – May 2019

30/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen will run training for the BECTU Creative Industries Health and Safety Passport on Monday 13th May. This is a nationally recognised training course (accredited by IOSH).  This course will teach you: How and […]

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29
Apr

Applications open for our Production, Craft and Technical Skills scheme

29/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft and Technical Skills 2019. The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry between May 2019 – […]

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29
Apr

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2019

29/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2019. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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26
Apr

Cherrie Picks, Friday 14 June, Lyric Theatre

26/04/19

Short film Becoming Cherrie will screen as part of an evening of cabaret on Friday 14 June in the Naughton Studio at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast from 8pm. The cabaret event will […]

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19
Apr

Sam Henry Songs Of The People, Sunday 21 April, BBC Two NI

19/04/19

A new series for BBC Northern Ireland explores the unique story of Sam Henry and his monumental music collection – Songs of the People – that is often referred to as an ‘Ulster […]

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19
Apr

Ups & Downs, Monday 22 April, BBC One Northern Ireland at 9pm

19/04/19

Ups & Downs, one of two stand-alone dramas, made as part of BBC Northern Ireland’s pilot New Perspectives initiative, is to be shown on BBC One Northern Ireland, Monday 22 April at 9pm. […]

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16
Apr

Scéal na Beatha, Wednesday 17 April at 9.30pm on TG4

16/04/19

Scéal na Beatha, a documentary produced by Below The Radar with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund will be broadcast on TG4 on the 17th of April at 9.30pm. With […]

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12
Apr

RTÉ 2’s new show ‘The Fitting Room’ on a mission to prove that fashion can be fun for everyone

12/04/19

RTE 2’s exciting new series “The Fitting Room”, presented by Paddy Smyth, is on a mission to prove fashion can be fun and accessible for everyone – celebrating difference and ripping open the seams of what […]

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11
Apr

Applications now open for our Studio Assistant Company Placement

11/04/19

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a skills development programme as part of its COMPANY PLACEMENT SCHEME called STUDIO ASSISTANT 2019. The programme will provide a training opportunity in a local music composition […]

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11
Apr

New drama ‘Counsel’ on BBC One NI on Monday 15 April

11/04/19

Written by newcomer David Allen and directed by Declan Recks (The Truth Commissioner) Counsel is a new drama from BBC Northern Ireland telling the story of Olivia Harley, a female barrister who complicates […]

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11
Apr

Mná Spóirt: Croí is Anam on BBC Two NI and TG4

11/04/19

Aoife Ní Chaiside is a camogie superstar. The All-Ireland winning former captain of her club, Slaughtneil, and county and provincial champion is also a fervent ambassador of women’s sports. In a new three-part […]

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10
Apr

Irish language feature film ‘Aithrí’ to premiere on TG4 this Easter

10/04/19

Derry-based film maker Tom Collins’ star-studded, Irish language feature film, ‘Aithrí/Penance’ is to have its television premiere on TG4 this Easter. Shot in Derry & Donegal and inspired by a short story from […]

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10
Apr

Derry Girls to return for series three

10/04/19

Channel 4 has announced that following a cracker second series, which came to an emotional close on Tuesday night (9 April), the award-winning hit comedy Derry Girls, has been commissioned for a third […]

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05
Apr

The Glazed Foreshore documentary on NVTV

05/04/19

The Glazed Foreshore, a feature-documentary exploring the diverse culture, heritage and biodiversity of the Ards Peninsula and its links with Scotland has been completed by Northern Visions with the support of Northern Ireland […]

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04
Apr

RTS Futures NI Crafts and Skills Season 2019

04/04/19

Duration of event:  Tuesday 8th April- Thursday 11th April 2019 Location of all events: Queen’s University Film Studio, 20 University Square, Belfast BT7 1PA Times of all events: 7-9pm DAY ONE Monday 8th […]

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03
Apr

Celtic Media Festival reveals nominees for 2019 awards

03/04/19

Celtic Media Festival reveals nominees for 2019 awards The Celtic Media Festival has revealed the nominees for the prestigious Torc Awards for Excellence, including several nominations for Northern Ireland talent. The winners are set to be announced […]

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03
Apr

HBO partners with Linen Mill Studios to open the Game of Thrones® studio tour

03/04/19

The Game of Thrones Studio Tour, comprising the breathtaking imagery, captivating sets, original props and costumes, and other behind-the-scenes items from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, will drop fans in the […]

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02
Apr

Feature Length Seamus Heaney Biopic Coming to BBC Two

02/04/19

Patrick Holland, Controller BBC Two, today announced a major feature-length film about the life and work of Seamus Heaney, one of the greatest Irish poets since Yeats, who died, aged 74, in 2013. […]

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02
Apr

Foyle Film Festival’s Light In Motion Competition Open for Entries

02/04/19

Northern Ireland’s only Oscar® affiliated film festival has launched its 2019 Light In Motion (LIM) competition, open to filmmakers and animators across the world. Based in Derry~Londonderry, the Foyle Film Festival competition will […]

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01
Apr

New Original Preschool TV Series & Game Launches on Hopster TV

01/04/19

Hopster, the BAFTA-nominated preschool learning and entertainment platform, has launched Saturday Club a new original animation series. Created and developed by children’s media company, Dog Ears, and with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, the preschool show […]

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01
Apr

True North Shorts 2019

01/04/19

Calling all emerging filmmakers – True North Shorts is now open for submissions! BBC Northern Ireland is commissioning films that illuminate and challenge perceptions about contemporary life in Northern Ireland. True North Shorts […]

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