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14
Feb

Two-part documentary, Trasna an Líne, follows crucial moments of rugby players on TG4

14/02/20

Trasna an Líne, a new two-part documentary that follows female and male rugby players from Connacht, Ulster and Scotland, airs on Thursday 20th February on TG4 at 9:30pm. Each episode captures the players […]

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14
Feb

Sparks to fly: Lightning commissioned for BBC Two

14/02/20

The BBC has commissioned Fizz and Nice One TV to produce Lightning, a new teatime entertainment show hosted by award winning comic Zoe Lyons. Lightning sees the traditional quiz show collide with gameshow, […]

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13
Feb

Oorlagh George’s Stranger With A Camera now filming in Northern Ireland

13/02/20

Principal Photography has begun in Northern Ireland on STRANGER WITH A CAMERA, the debut feature written and directed by Belfast-born filmmaker and artist Oorlagh George. George won an Oscar for producing short film […]

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13
Feb

Trainee opportunities in camera, sound and electrical departments

13/02/20

Northern Ireland screen is running a skills development scheme called Production, Craft & Technical Skills 2020.  The scheme will provide training opportunities in varied roles in the film and television industry. We currently […]

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12
Feb

Free fringe events in Belfast ahead of Gradam Ceoil

12/02/20

TG4’s Gradam Ceoil gala concert takes place in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall on Sunday 23rd February for the third year running with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund. There will be […]

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11
Feb

Lost Lives to air on BBC One NI

11/02/20

Lost Lives, a major cinematic and timely film inspired by the book of the same name, which records every single death and its circumstances since the beginning of the Troubles, is to air […]

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11
Feb

The Rocky Road to Equal Marriage: How Did We Get Here?

11/02/20

The legalisation of same sex marriage in Northern Ireland was an occasion so momentous and so long in the making, that it demands reflection. How did we get here? This is a difficult […]

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11
Feb

Flickerpix sets its sights on Dirty Bertie for new animation series

11/02/20

Flickerpix, one of Northern Ireland’s leading animation companies has acquired the rights for the bestselling children’s fiction book series Dirty Bertie with plans to develop a new 26 part television animation series. Dirty Bertie is […]

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11
Feb

Further cast confirmed for BBC One crime thriller Bloodlands

11/02/20

Filming has begun on Bloodlands, a major original crime drama for BBC One, created by exciting new writer Chris Brandon and produced by HTM Television (co-owned by Jed Mercurio and Hat Trick Productions). […]

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07
Feb

My Left Nut on iPlayer March 1st

07/02/20

Based on the award-winning stage play, BBC Three’s My Left Nut is a coming of age comedy drama about friendship, family, grief and testicles written by local newcomers Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney […]

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03
Feb

Jamfuser 2020 registration now open

03/02/20

Welcome to Jamfuser 2020! Jamfuser is a game jam that feeds into Tranzfuser (a UK-wide talent development programme for graduates looking to break into the video games development industry). Jamfuser will: Support team self-selection opportunities, […]

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03
Feb

A Bump Along The Way now available on demand

03/02/20

A Bump Along The Way the “hilariously funny movie with maximum feel good factor” starring Bronagh Gallagher and Lola Petticrew is now available on demand in Ireland and the UK.  Viewers can stream or download-to-own […]

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30
Jan

IFTA launches Five-Year Plan (2020 – 2024)

30/01/20

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) officially unveiled its Five-Year Strategic Development Plan 2020-2024 at a launch event last night with actor and board member Liam Cunningham along with Academy Chief Executive […]

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28
Jan

16-19 Year olds trainee crew call-out for Cinemagic short film academy

28/01/20

Cinemagic has launched its search for a young film production crew for the Cinemagic Belfast Short Film Academy. The short film will be made by young people under the guidance of industry professionals. Participants, […]

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28
Jan

Placement opportunity for Art Department trainee

28/01/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Production, Craft and Technical Skills scheme is a paid placement scheme where participants will gain experience on Northern Ireland Screen funded film and television projects. The scheme will provide training […]

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28
Jan

Ronan Hill wins sixth CAS Award

28/01/20

Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill has won his sixth Cinema Audio Society Award for his work on Game of Thrones. Ronan has been nominated for every season of the show and this win […]

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24
Jan

Applications for Games Development Academy now open

24/01/20

The Northern Ireland Screen Games Development Academy is now open for applications! This Academy is a unique training and experience programme, which focuses on core technical skills around computer game development and production. […]

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21
Jan

Hot Docs to showcase work from Northern Ireland in its ‘Made In’ programme

21/01/20

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, announced today that the 2020 Festival will showcase recent works from Northern Ireland in its Made In programme. Film titles for the programme will be announced […]

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21
Jan

Beidh Aonach Amárach returns for second series on TG4 and BBC Two NI

21/01/20

The popular country agricultural show, Beidh Aonach Amárach, is back on our screens on TG4 on Thursday 23rd January at 8pm and BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 3rd February at 10pm. Witness […]

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20
Jan

The Creative Growth Debt Fund visits Northern Ireland

20/01/20

Creative England have launched a £24 million growth finance programme for the creative and digital sector – it offers scale-up finance for post-revenue businesses presenting promising growth potential. Creative England’s CFO, Mehjabeen Patrick, will be […]

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20
Jan

A story of Jewish refugees to air on BBC Two to mark Holocaust Memorial

20/01/20

From Bafta-nominated screenwriter Simon Block and Bafta and Emmy-winning director Michael Samuels, The Windermere Children is the first dramatisation of a remarkable true story about hope in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Based […]

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20
Jan

Italic Pig Nominated for Best Indie Developer at Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2020

20/01/20

Northern Ireland video game company Italic Pig is thrilled to have been nominated as one of ten companies throughout the UK for the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards “Best Indie Developer 2020” award […]

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17
Jan

Hame returns to screens to explore the spirit of ulster-scots communities

17/01/20

A new three-part series of Hame is back on our screens from Sunday 26th January on BBC Two Northern Ireland at 10pm to showcase the people and places at the heart of Ulster-Scots communities. Hame is a Below the Radar TV production for […]

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16
Jan

Techne Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentship

16/01/20

Ulster Television in the 1960s Northern Ireland Screen, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and the Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production, Royal Holloway, University of London are pleased […]

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15
Jan

Applications now open for PLATFORM at The Pixel Mill!

15/01/20

Platform is the new accelerator programme for video game companies in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Screen is seeking teams that are passionate about video games and are motivated to establish/grow their company.  We […]

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