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News and Events

25
Nov

Applications for the Women in Film and TV Northern Ireland Mentoring Scheme are open

25/11/20

The Women in Film and TV (WFTV) Northern Ireland Mentoring Scheme, sponsored by Netflix, is accepting applications from local women working in all areas of film, television and digital industries for its prestigious […]

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23
Nov

Cameras roll on MANDRAKE, the latest feature from Northern Ireland Screen’s New Talent Focus scheme

23/11/20

Witchcraft isn’t real and there’s some good in everyone; two things that Cathy Madden thought were true, until she met Mary Laidlaw. Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to announce that principal photography has […]

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17
Nov

Waddell Media gain exclusive access to UK Sotheby’s International Realty for new primetime documentary on Channel 4

17/11/20

Leading independent production company Waddell Media  has secured exclusive access to prime property specialists, UK Sotheby’s International Realty, for a fly-on-the-wall Channel 4 documentary, set to air this Christmas. One outcome of the […]

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16
Nov

Docs Ireland announce Feature Development Pitch shortlist

16/11/20

Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to receive an award of up to £7,500 towards a pilot for […]

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13
Nov

RTS NI reveals winners of 2020 Programme Awards

13/11/20

The winners of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Programme Awards were announced last night (Thursday 12th November) at a virtual awards ceremony hosted by Patrick Kielty. My Left Nut by […]

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12
Nov

Ukie Student Conference goes virtual

12/11/20

Ukie have announced that their Student Conference will be hosted virtually this year and will run from Wednesday 25th November to Friday 27th November. Sponsored by Epic Games and Hi-Rez Studios, Student Conference: […]

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12
Nov

BBC Academy Digital Cities 24 – 26 November: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

12/11/20

Digital Cities Virtual returns for another fantastic line-up of ONLINE events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries from Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th November. For those looking […]

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11
Nov

Kenneth Branagh is back in Belfast virtually to celebrate the 11th Belfast Media Festival tomorrow

11/11/20

Kenneth Branagh talks about his optimism for the future of the Northern Ireland creative industries, the necessity for the arts at this time, his latest films Death On The Nile and Belfast, as […]

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11
Nov

Full line-up of Irish Film Festa in short as the festival goes virtual

11/11/20

IRISH FILM FESTA, the only Italian film festival completely dedicated to Irish cinema and culture, presents a special online edition from 27th to 29th November, the short films selected for the competitive section […]

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06
Nov

Register now for Brexit panel session

06/11/20

Northern Ireland Screen will host an online panel session about Brexit and its impact on the Northern Ireland screen industry on THURSDAY 12th NOVEMBER at 14.00. Register your interest by emailing [email protected] The […]

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05
Nov

Educational broadcaster Peter Logue will leave a lasting legacy in Northern Ireland

05/11/20

Tribute by Martin Melarkey, Director Nerve Centre It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Peter Logue on October 24. Peter served as a board member of the Nerve […]

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05
Nov

BBC NI, BBC Two and Northern Ireland Screen announce new network commissioning opportunity

05/11/20

BBC Northern Ireland has partnered with Northern Ireland Screen and BBC Two to develop and commission a network factual series from the Northern Ireland creative sector. The opportunity was communicated to Northern Ireland […]

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05
Nov

I Lár An Aonaigh return to BBC Two NI

05/11/20

The Irish language magazine series, I Lár an Aonaigh, is back with a new series starting on BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 9th November at 10pm. The series is made for BBC Gaeilge by Below The Radar […]

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05
Nov

Production Guild of Great Britain and British Film Commission to launch new international programme of Covid Supervisor Training

05/11/20

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) and the British Film Commission (BFC) are partnering to roll out a new accredited programme of Covid Supervisor training for film and TV production professionals. Backed […]

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05
Nov

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2020

05/11/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2020. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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04
Nov

Lawrence Sher, Cinematographer of JOKER, to Launch Capture Conference Online

04/11/20

Capture Conference returns online to explore the space between creativity and technology across film, gaming, animation and immersive. The event kicks off from Friday 6th – 28th November led by the Cinematographer of Oscar […]

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04
Nov

BAFTA Guru Live is hosting a series of online industry events throughout November

04/11/20

BAFTA Guru Live is calling for all lovers of film, television, and gaming to take part in its series of online industry events. The events will take place throughout November and are especially […]

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04
Nov

Documentary series, An Teach Seo Againne, airs on RTÉ1 on family structures

04/11/20

Family structure has changed dramatically over the last 50 years with one-in-three families in Ireland now departing from the traditional model. A unique four-part Irish Language Broadcast Fund series, An Teach Seo Againne, […]

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03
Nov

Nerve Centre and Fighting Words NI present a Screenwriting Mini-Academy for young writers

03/11/20

This winter, join the Nerve Centre and Fighting Words NI for a brand-new venture: Screenwriting Mini-Academy. The academy is a free series of film/writing workshops for up to 8 writers (ages 16-19) from […]

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02
Nov

Brexit and the Northern Ireland screen industry

02/11/20

Northern Ireland Screen will host an online panel session about Brexit and its impact on the Northern Ireland screen industry on THURSDAY 12th NOVEMBER at 14.00. Register your interest by emailing [email protected] The […]

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02
Nov

Call for applications to the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund

02/11/20

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce an application call for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF). The USBF is open for applications for projects that contribute to the promotion and status of the […]

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30
Oct

BBCNI and BBC2 host commissioning webinar

30/10/20

BBC Northern Ireland is seeking ideas for programmes for transmission on TV & iPlayer in 2021 and early 2022. This round covers a range of genres, including Factual, Factual Entertainment, Arts and Comedy. […]

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28
Oct

Storytellers: Sons of the Sod by W.G. Lyttle on BBC Radio Ulster

28/10/20

As part of the Storytellers series on BBC Radio Ulster, Ian McElhinney will read Sons of the Sod by Wesley Greenhill Lyttle from Saturday 31st October at 12:30pm. The three-part series was abridged and […]

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27
Oct

RTS NI announces nominees for 2020 programme awards

27/10/20

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the finalists for its 6th Annual Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom. The winners will be announced at this year’s virtual awards […]

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23
Oct

WFTV Q&A: In conversation with the team behind The Sheriff

23/10/20

On Thursday 29 October at 6pm, WFTV will be hosting an online Q&A event featuring the team behind the film THE SHERIFF; Director Grace Sweeney, location producer Sinéad Ingoldsby and Head of Development […]

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