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News and Events

20
Sep

Jo Gilbert

20/09/18

We were deeply saddened to hear this week that Jo Gilbert died prematurely after battling serious illness.  Jo flew a staggeringly energetic flag for the potential of the film industry for Northern Ireland […]

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17
Sep

Applications open for Junior Animation Placement

17/09/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its skills development programme called Junior Animation Generalist 2018. The programme will provide a paid placement opportunity within a local Animation Studio for one person based in Holywood, […]

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17
Sep

40th Celtic Media Festival opens Call for Entries

17/09/18

The Celtic Media Festival, the biggest media festival in the Celtic nations and regions, has opened its Call for Entries Film and programme makers may submit entries for the prestigious Torc Awards for Excellence […]

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14
Sep

Applications Now Open For Northern Ireland Screen’s Sound Trainee Position

14/09/18

Craft and Technical Skills – Sound Trainee 2018 Northern Ireland screen is running a skills development scheme called Craft & Technical Skills 2018.  The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in […]

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13
Sep

Cinemagic Film Festival Set To Illuminate Belfast This Autumn

13/09/18

The 29th Cinemagic Film and Television Festival for Young People, in association with Hagan Homes, returns to Belfast this October and November 2018, jam-packed with over 200 events and creative opportunities to inspire […]

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12
Sep

We The People, Sunday 16th September at 10pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland

12/09/18

We The People, a new documentary for BBC Two Northern Ireland, explores the impact that Ulster-Scots emigrants had on different aspects of American culture, life and politics, including their role in the framing […]

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12
Sep

Lomax in Éirinn, Sunday 16th September at 8.30pm on TG4

12/09/18

In a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary, Pol Brennan uncovers the story of Alan Lomax in Lomax in Éirinn. In the late 1940s Texan song-collector Alan Lomax had a dream to record […]

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12
Sep

Jed Mercurio Masterclass

12/09/18

Northern Ireland Screen is delighted to host a masterclass with Jed Mercurio. Jed Mercurio is one of the few UK writers to work as an American-style showrunner. His most recent credits are Bodyguard, […]

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10
Sep

Northern Ireland Sound Mixer, Ronan Hill, wins fourth Primetime Emmy

10/09/18

Congratulations to Northern Ireland based sound mixer Ronan Hill who won an Emmy at the 70th Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing on a Comedy or Drama series (1 hour). This is the 4th Emmy […]

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07
Sep

Creative Industries partnership will drive the generation of over £6 billion for the local economy

07/09/18

Cross sector creative partnership, Future Screens NI – a collaboration between Ulster University, Queen’s University Belfast and local industry partners – announces £13 million investment to secure the future of the creative industries […]

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05
Sep

Groundbreakers: The Man Who Charmed The World on BBC Two NI

05/09/18

Groundbreakers: The Man Who Charmed The World is the story of an Ulster-Scots legend who, from humble beginnings, established a global retail empire, represented Britain in the Americas Cup and donated his fortune […]

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03
Sep

Turas Bóthair 2, Thursday 6th September at 8.00pm on TG4

03/09/18

Turas Bóthair, the show that reveals what people really talk about in their cars, is back for a second series on Thursday 6th September at 8.00 pm on TG4. The six-part series was […]

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30
Aug

Emergency First Aid Course

30/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen will run an Emergency First Aid At Work 1 day course on Thursday 6th September (Central Belfast venue tbc). The qualification obtained at the end of this day long course […]

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23
Aug

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond to be shown on Sunday 26th August at 8.30pm on TG4

23/08/18

A new documentary about the Tyrone minor teams of 1997 and 1998 will air this weekend on TG4. This programme received funding support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund and is […]

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22
Aug

The Dig is heading to Toronto International Film Festival!

22/08/18

The Dig has been officially selected for Toronto International Film Festival. Having just won Best Irish Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh, The Dig is now venturing far to have its North American Premiere. The Dig […]

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20
Aug

Hammond: Duais an Dorais (A Parting Gift), Sunday 26th August at 10pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland and Wednesday 29th August at 9.30pm on TG4

20/08/18

Made to mark the 10th anniversary of his death, Hammond: Duais an Dorais examines through contributions from friends, family, former colleagues, and archive footage of, and from, the man himself, the life, the […]

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20
Aug

Networkshops 2018

20/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to launch a series of Networkshops to take place in Autumn/Winter 2018. These respected industry workshops will take place over a three-week period and are open to new […]

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17
Aug

The Call is Open for Bridging the Gap: RED!

17/08/18

This year’s call for Bridging the Gap is now open, inviting emerging filmmakers to propose their short documentaries responding to the theme ‘RED’. Now in its 16th year, with support from Creative Scotland and […]

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13
Aug

RTS launches Northern Ireland programme awards  

13/08/18

The Royal Television Society (RTS) today launched its 2018 Programme Awards for the Northern Ireland creative industries. Once again Ka-Boom, one of Northern Ireland’s leading facilities companies is headline sponsor of RTS NI […]

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10
Aug

Applications open for our New Entrant Training course

10/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen will run a 3-day training course aimed at new entrants to the Film & TV industry. The sessions are scheduled to take place in September 2018. The course is aimed […]

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09
Aug

Applications open for ‘Trainee CG Generalist’ Company Placement

09/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen has launched its skills development programme called TRAINEE CG GENERALIST 2018. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an Animation/VFX Studio in Belfast for one person. The post is open to […]

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08
Aug

BFI Film Academy 2018/19 running at Nerve Belfast

08/08/18

Nerve Belfast is looking for committed and enthusiastic young people between the ages of 16 and 19 to be a part of the BFI Film Academy 2018/19 Network Programme delivered by Nerve Belfast […]

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08
Aug

‘Evil Dead: Virtual Nightmare’ releases on Samsung Gear VR and Oculus GO

08/08/18

Mobile games publisher Boomdash Digital has announced the official release of a new action-packed VR game on Samsung Gear VR and Oculus GO. Based on re-imagining of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, Evil […]

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08
Aug

Legendary to work with ‘Bad Day For The Cut’ Filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin

08/08/18

Legendary has closed a deal on an Untitled project from local filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin who run Six Mile Hill Productions in Belfast. Chris is set to direct the project, while […]

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07
Aug

Introducing the Celtic International Fund

07/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) has joined forces with a host of broadcasters from the Celtic territories to establish an exciting new media production fund with the aim of developing […]

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