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News and Events

31
Mar

Blue Lights from Adam Patterson & Declan Lawn commissioned by BBC

31/03/21

Following the BBC’s ambitious plans to increase portrayal of all audiences across the UK, BBC Drama today announced eight new commissions including Blue Lights an original police drama created by Northern Ireland writer-directors Adam […]

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30
Mar

BBC Three gets ready to party with Alleycats

30/03/21

BBC Three has commissioned The Big Proud Party Agency (w/t) from Northern Ireland production company, Alleycats, a 6 x 30 series that follows a team of LGBTQ+ professional party agents as they plan some iconic […]

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30
Mar

Networkshops 2021

30/03/21

Northern Ireland Screen will be hosting a series of online workshops for new and emerging talent in May 2021. The workshops will cover animation, factual and fiction genres. The workshops will be open […]

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29
Mar

Stellify Media announces new format “Barbershop for Bald Men”

29/03/21

Male pattern baldness affects around half of all men by the age of 50, typically starting in the late twenties to early thirties. It can be a hugely traumatic life event – made […]

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29
Mar

Vertigo Releasing acquires Chris Baugh’s Boys from County Hell

29/03/21

Vertigo Releasing has announced the acquisition of Chris Baugh’s Boys From County Hell, the ultimate Dracula ‘origin story.’ Vertigo is planning to release the film in UK and Irish cinemas and on digital […]

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29
Mar

Enda Kenny discovers abandoned railway routes in Ireland in new ILBF series

29/03/21

Iarnród Enda, a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series about the long-abandoned railway routes of Ireland, airs on Monday 5th April at 8:30pm on RTÉ One. The six-part series was produced by Sonas […]

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26
Mar

Free sitcom webinar with Keith Martin

26/03/21

Sitcom Webinar with Keith Martin Thursday 22nd April 2021 from 5pm to 8:30pm (on Zoom) To secure your place your place on this  FREE webinar email  [email protected] Keith Martin is an award-winning development […]

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25
Mar

The Pixel Mill’s Platform success

25/03/21

The Pixel Mill is saying goodbye to this year’s Platform companies and is delighted to announce that Infosoft NI, Silverstream and Pigs in Blankets are the successful companies that will be part of Platform […]

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25
Mar

Film Hub NI launches free training podcast series

25/03/21

Engaging audiences online during the global pandemic has been hugely challenging for many arts, creative and community organisations across Northern Ireland.  Help is now at hand from Film Hub NI (FHNI) which has […]

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25
Mar

RTS announce winners of 2021 Northern Ireland Student Television Awards

25/03/21

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Student Television Awards supported by Northern Ireland Screen and the Department for Communities. Ulster University, Belfast […]

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25
Mar

Two ILBF projects nominated for the RTS Ireland Television Awards

25/03/21

Two Irish Language Broadcast Fund projects, Sol and Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige, have been nominated for the RTS Ireland Television Awards. The winners across nine categories will be announced on Virgin […]

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24
Mar

BFC / PGGB high level Covid Supervisor training

24/03/21

*New dates added – Saturday 17th April, Saturday 24th April and Wednesday 5th May* The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB), in partnership with the British Film Commission (BFC), is accepting applications for its […]

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23
Mar

TRC Media: International Horizons professional development programme

23/03/21

TRC Media has launched International Horizons, a professional development programme that gives senior executives the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to get a competitive edge on the global stage. Delegates will benefit from […]

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23
Mar

Future Screens NI is seeking mentees to apply for its Future Foundation

23/03/21

Much has been learned over the past few years about the ways in which art practitioners have to navigate a range of complex legislative and funding systems to ensure they can continue with […]

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23
Mar

Northern Ireland Student Television Awards 2021 shortlist is announced by RTS

23/03/21

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominations for this year’s Student Television Awards, supported by Northern Ireland Screen and the Department for Communities. Now in its […]

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23
Mar

Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch

23/03/21

After the success of our online pitching competition in November 2020, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, […]

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22
Mar

Leadership workshops for the interactive sector

22/03/21

We are running a series of workshops on leadership skills within the interactive sector. The workshops are aimed at company leaders, individuals with team lead roles or junior team members that want to […]

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22
Mar

thinkBIGGER’s engage mentoring programme is open for disabled people

22/03/21

thinkBIGGER is calling deaf and disabled talent working in film, TV, games, animation or VFX to apply for its ENGAGE Mentoring Programme. ENGAGE is a six-month programme for deaf and disabled talent with 1-2 […]

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19
Mar

ILBF series Tréigthe looks at some of Ulster’s forgotten buildings

19/03/21

In a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series, Tréigthe (Abandoned), presenter Cormac Ó hÁdhmaill uncovers the history behind some of Ulster’s forgotten buildings, previously brimming with life, now neglected and reclaimed by nature. […]

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16
Mar

BBC seeks Board Member for Northern Ireland

16/03/21

***Deadline for applications extended*** The BBC Board is responsible for the operation of the entirety of the BBC Group, which includes both the public service broadcasting responsibilities as well as its commercial operations, […]

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16
Mar

Line of Duty series 6 premieres on BBC One on Sunday 21st March

16/03/21

Line of Duty series 6 will air on BBC One on Sundays at 9pm from 21st March. Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, the new series […]

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15
Mar

WFTV launches Four Nations Mentoring Scheme as NI Scheme Returns for 2021

15/03/21

Women in Film and Television (WFTV), UK has launched an additional two mentoring schemes for mid career women working in film, television and the creative media. In addition to their well-established Northern Ireland […]

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15
Mar

Bloodlands to return for a second series

15/03/21

HTM Television’s ratings-hit Bloodlands, starring James Nesbitt, will return for a second series on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. Bloodlands launched with an average of 8.2 million viewers making it the biggest new […]

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12
Mar

Free webinars for emerging producers

12/03/21

*REGISTRATION IS FULL* Northern Ireland Screen is hosting the following webinars for emerging producers in April: Tuesday 20th April at 2pm Starting a production company and running a creative business with Maria Caruana Galizia […]

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11
Mar

The Writers Lab US Launches in the UK & Ireland

11/03/21

The Writers Lab (TWL) has announced the launch of The Writers Lab UK & Ireland (TWL UK & I) with the first script development programme of its kind for women over 40, in […]

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