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09
Jun

BFI Future Film Festival 2021 submissions are open

09/06/20

Are you a filmmaker aged 16 to 25? Would you like one of your short films to be considered for inclusion in the 14th BFI Future Film Festival, in February 2021? The BFI […]

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08
Jun

Funding and Publishing for Indie Games online workshops with The Pixel Mill

08/06/20

The Pixel Mill is hosting an online workshop and one-to-one sessions on funding and publishing for indie video game studios with the team from Robot Teddy. The focus of the workshop will be raising […]

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05
Jun

Northern Ireand Screen and Future Screens NI want your Grand Ideas

05/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen and Future Screens NI have today launched their Grand Ideas scheme. Fifty  grants of £1,000 are available in return for ideas on how things can be improved for freelancers working […]

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04
Jun

WANDA collaborates with Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive

04/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive have commissioned WANDA to cast a critical eye over the archive. We are delighted to present their new online collection that looks through the lens of gender […]

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04
Jun

Five BAFTA TV nominations for Northern Ireland projects and talent

04/06/20

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. Derry Girls, Line of Duty and […]

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04
Jun

New Entrant Training 2020

04/06/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a two-day online training course aimed at new entrants to the Film & TV industry. The course is for those wishing to get their foot through the […]

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03
Jun

Submissions open for digital edition of Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition

03/06/20

This year’s Script Pitching Competition at the Galway Film Fleadh will be a live-streamed event, taking place as part of the online edition of the festival. The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition emphasises […]

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02
Jun

New Talent Strand at Film London Production Finance Market open for applications

02/06/20

Do you have a feature script that is looking to get financed? Are you emerging talent that is looking for training support to ensure you can pitch and present your project to financiers […]

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02
Jun

Into Film and Northern Ireland Screen announce free online workshops for young people

02/06/20

Northern Ireland’s leading film, TV and games professionals will provide free online training sessions to young people looking for a career in the screen industry. Education charity Into Film and Northern Ireland Screen […]

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01
Jun

Digital Catapult’s Augmentor launches today

01/06/20

Digital Catapult’s Augmentor has launched its 12 week acceleration programme for B2B immersive startups developing commercial solutions. The programme has been designed to increase startups’ investment readiness and accelerate their business growth. By […]

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29
May

Daniel O’Donnell’s brand new series from home, Daniel sa Bhaile, to air on TG4

29/05/20

Daniel sa Bhaile brings the nation into the Donegal home of one of our national treasures, Daniel O’Donnell, and is the perfect respite for the time we find ourselves in now. The series […]

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29
May

Abacus acquires worldwide distribution rights for Fine Point’s The Dakota Entrapment Tapes

29/05/20

Recently launched distributor Abacus Media Rights (AMR), a member of the Amcomri Media Group, has acquired international distribution rights for The Dakota Entrapment Tapes, a Fine Point Films production, which has its world […]

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29
May

Film + TV Charity launch new online mental health community

29/05/20

The Film and TV Charity has launched an online community for workers in film, TV and cinema who are seeking mental health support amid the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Launching at the […]

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28
May

Three Northern Ireland films being showcased at Hot Docs 2020 online

28/05/20

Three documentaries that were made in Northern Ireland and supported by Northern Ireland Screen will be showcased online from today as part of Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. DoubleBand Films’ Lost […]

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28
May

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Application Call

28/05/20

  The Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) is seeking digital content projects. The projects should be aimed at supporting learning about aspects of Ulster-Scots such as language, culture and heritage. These projects will be […]

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27
May

ILBF/BBC/TG4 Development Scheme for Drama Series

27/05/20

The Irish Language Broadcast Fund, TG4 and BBC Gaeilge are running a drama development scheme and are looking for applications from production companies who have relevant experience in the development and production of […]

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27
May

Alt Animation secures European development funding

27/05/20

ALT Animation has secured development funding from Creative Europe for its animated feature film, Lugi – The Brodgar Boy, becoming the only animation company in the UK to secure the single project development […]

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27
May

Strand Arts Centre sharing the magic of movies during life in lockdown

27/05/20

Strand Arts Centre’s weekly Silver Screenings are a chance for cinemagoers to take a trip down movie memory lane by enjoying a classic film. The East Belfast venue teamed up with opticians and […]

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26
May

We Are One: A Global Film Festival announces the first-ever co-curated programming lineup featuring 21 of the most prolific film festivals in the world

26/05/20

Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube announced today the programming slate for We Are One: A Global Film Festival, which will feature over 100 films co-curated by 21 prolific festivals, hailing from 35 countries, in […]

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26
May

Na Gael Marys help unlucky-in-love men in new dating show

26/05/20

Modern dating is tough and first impressions are crucial. Saying the wrong thing, even wearing the wrong shoes could mean it’s game over. But there is an answer to the dating prayers – Na […]

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22
May

Applications open for Film London Production Finance Market

22/05/20

Applications are now open for this year’s Production Finance Market (PFM), which is set to take place from 12 – 13 October. Now in its 14th year, this year’s Market takes place in […]

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22
May

BBC Three, BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen expand youth content development scheme

22/05/20

BBC Three and BBC Northern Ireland are expanding their youth content development scheme with the launch of a new brief for independent production companies based in Northern Ireland. The partnership with Northern Ireland […]

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21
May

UK broadcasters join forces to introduce new industry wide guidance for producing television safely during COVID-19

21/05/20

ITV, BBC, Sky, Channel 4, Channel 5, STV, ITN, the Association for Commercial Broadcasters and On-Demand Services (COBA) and Pact have joined forces to introduce new industry wide guidelines for producing television safely […]

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19
May

Rise up! – A life in words & music featuring ROE

19/05/20

At a time when people are dreaming of escape, running wild and doing what they really want to do, Rise Up: A Life in Words & Music, is just what is needed. This inspirational […]

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18
May

Marketplace at Galway Film Fair moves online

18/05/20

Applications are now being accepted for the virtual Marketplace at the 2020 Galway Film Fair, taking place during the 32nd Galway Film Fleadh. In light of the current Government restrictions on large gathering, the Galway Film Fair will take […]

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