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21
Oct

Belfast Media Festival goes virtual for 2020 with exclusive Kenneth Branagh interview

21/10/20

Kenneth Branagh will return to Belfast virtually on Thursday 12th November to bring the creative industries together for a unique Belfast Media Festival (BMF) 2020. Now in its 11th year this special ‘BMF […]

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21
Oct

Creative Europe launch series of online case study events on film co-production 

21/10/20

Creative Europe Desk UK has launched a series of online case study sessions on film co-production throughout the autumn months that are free and open to anyone with interest in the screen industries. […]

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20
Oct

New Acorn TV & Channel 5 drama, Dalgliesh to film in Northern Ireland

20/10/20

Based on P.D. James’ international best-selling and much-loved Inspector Dalgliesh Mysteries; Bertie Carvel (Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell) has been cast in the lead role AMC Networks’ Acorn TV and Channel 5 have […]

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20
Oct

33rd Foyle Film Festival launches Change and Challenges programme

20/10/20

In a year full of change and challenges, the 33rd Foyle Film Festival has gone virtual, with many of the films in the programme reflecting this year’s theme. The festival will take place […]

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20
Oct

Applications open for WFTV mentoring scheme for Northern Ireland

20/10/20

The WFTV Mentoring Scheme will be open for Northern Ireland applications from Monday 19 October. The WFTV Mentoring Scheme is a programme designed for women looking to take a significant step in their […]

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19
Oct

Pixel Mill Trainees 2021 applications are open

19/10/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a skills development programme called The Pixel Mill Trainee 2021 Programme. The programme, through Bootcamp, is an industry-led new entrant paid training programme (NMW/NLW) that seeks to […]

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19
Oct

Cathy Brady wins IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary

19/10/20

The 64th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express came to a close last night with a virtual ceremony announcing the winners of the inaugural Virtual LFF Audience Awards and the […]

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19
Oct

Ordinary Love wins 2020 Best Film Award at IFTAs

19/10/20

Sunday night’s Virtual IFTA Awards was the first of its kind on Irish TV –  A Star-studded affair with high-profile international guest presenters virtually presenting filmmakers across the island of Ireland for their extraordinary […]

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16
Oct

Restart – training scheme for those wishing to get into the games industry

16/10/20

Video game development is a fast growing and vibrant industry which reaches audiences across the world. Within Northern Ireland there is an exciting and emerging video game development community which is creating games […]

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15
Oct

BBC Academy Digital Cities 20 – 22 October: A series of FREE events for the creative industries.

15/10/20

Digital Cities Virtual returns next week starting Tuesday 20th October for another three-day series of FREE online skills training, workshops and masterclasses for people working in or interested in TV and related creative […]

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15
Oct

Shudder acquires Boys from County Hell for North America

15/10/20

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, today announced that it has acquired all rights in North America to Chris Baugh’s (Bad Day for the Cut) wild and […]

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14
Oct

RETìníZE selected to join Digital Catapult’s Augmentor acceleration programme

14/10/20

RETìníZE is one of ten innovative start-ups that has been selected from the UK’s immersive community to join the fourth edition of Digital Catapult’s Augmentor programme, securing the opportunity to work with leading industry […]

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13
Oct

Fired Up Films’ Lost Relics sells to Discovery US

13/10/20

Discovery has acquired U.S. rights to the 5 x 60’ documentary series Lost Relics of The Knights Templar from Holywood based Fired Up Films and global studio/distributor eOne. The factual broadcaster has taken […]

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13
Oct

Pitching seminar with Barry Devlin

13/10/20

Tired of having your pitches turned down by unempathetic, nameless development executives in terrifically successful film companies whose only qualification to judge your brilliance is an Oscar or two on their desks? Tired […]

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13
Oct

Creative Frontiers: Capturing the AI Revolution on Screen

13/10/20

Future Screens NI, AI Con and Northern Ireland Screen are calling for submissions to a competitive funding call aimed at Capturing the AI Revolution on Screen.  Applications are sought from film-makers, innovators at […]

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12
Oct

ScreenSkills National Occupational Standards review workshops in Northern Ireland

12/10/20

Each year, ScreenSkills reviews and updates existing national occupational standards (NOS). NOS are statements of what someone needs ‘to do’ and ‘to know’ to perform a job role. These standards are used to […]

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09
Oct

Multiscreen Freelancers Fund

09/10/20

Multiscreen Freelancers is a pilot fund that encourages Northern Ireland interactive companies (video games, immersive) to engage with freelancers from other screen sectors (film/TV, animation, VFX, documentary etc.) and arts sectors (live events, […]

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09
Oct

Belfast Film Festival and Docs Ireland are back with a month of movies

09/10/20

Belfast Film Festival and its sister documentary festival, Docs Ireland will both take place this November after being postponed earlier in the year. The two festivals will run across the month of November […]

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08
Oct

Talent Call: An exciting opportunity for new and emerging Irish Language writers!

08/10/20

An bhfuil suim agat a bheith i do scríbhneoir teilifíse? Tá Pounce Pictures agus Danú Media ag lorg scríbhneoirí le bheith páirteach i scéim forbartha, SCÉAL ÚR,  chun sraith nua drámaíochta teilifíse as […]

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08
Oct

Short Film webinar

08/10/20

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a short film writing webinar on Monday 26th October from 10am to 12pm in advance of the November short film call. Places are limited and on a first […]

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06
Oct

BBC Four orders second series of Alleycats’ Raiders of the Lost Past

06/10/20

Alleycats TV, the award-winning Derry-based independent production company, has come out of lockdown straight into shooting series two of its international cultural travelogue hit, Raiders of the Lost Past with Dr Janina Ramirez. […]

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05
Oct

Trainee opportunity for a Sound Designer

05/10/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a skills development programme as part of the COMPANY PLACEMENT SCHEME called Trainee Sound Designer 2020. The programme will provide a training opportunity in a music composition & sound company for one […]

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02
Oct

The Film and TV Charity has opened a new COVID-19 Recovery Fund

02/10/20

The Film and TV Charity, an organisation that supports everyone who works behind the scenes in UK film, television and cinema, has opened a new Covid-19 Recovery Fund to support people who have […]

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02
Oct

Northern Ireland Screen & Docs Ireland pitching competition

02/10/20

After the success of the inaugural pitching competition at the 2019 festival, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to […]

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01
Oct

Irish paintings of American artist Rockwell Kent in new documentary Ar Lorg Annie on TG4

01/10/20

Investigative journalist Kevin Magee uncovers a tale of romance and political intrigue about a reproduction picture hanging in a pub in Glencolmcille, Co.Donegal. Ar Lorg Annie airs on TG4 on Wednesday 7th October […]

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