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29
Mar

AmmA Centre hosts annual BFI Film Academy Showcase

29/03/19

Caption: Photo includes Averil Morrow [Head of Professional Learning and Development, EA], Richard Williams [CEO NI Screen], Jo Barnett [Programme Co-ordinator], Diane Jessie Miller [Programme Tutor] and the young people who participated in the […]

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28
Mar

NI filmmaker selected for WFTV’s Mentoring Scheme

28/03/19

Northern Ireland writer and director Lynne Davison is one of twenty women selected for the 2019 Women in Film and Television (WFTV) Mentoring Scheme. The scheme has set new industry standards for its […]

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28
Mar

Derry Girls and Mrs Wilson secure BAFTA TV nominations

28/03/19

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) today announced the nominations for the 2019 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. Derry Girls and Mrs Wilson, […]

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27
Mar

Northern Ireland Student Television Award winners revealed by Royal Television Society for 2019

27/03/19

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Student Television Awards Winners were announced last night in Belfast at an awards ceremony hosted by broadcaster Jo Scott, with the Joe McKinney memorial keynote […]

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27
Mar

Filming commences in Northern Ireland on third series of critically acclaimed drama Marcella starring Anna Friel

27/03/19

Hugo Speer and Amanda Burton join the cast of the hugely successful series Innovative and gripping ITV crime drama Marcella, from leading UK independent content production company Buccaneer Media, returns to production this […]

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27
Mar

Border Country: When Ireland Was Divided, BBC One NI, Wed 27 March, 10.35pm

27/03/19

The border between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland has meandered across rural Irish farmlands since its creation in 1922. Throughout this time film crews and journalists have descended upon the […]

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26
Mar

Focus Features buys international rights to ‘Normal People’

26/03/19

Focus Features has picked up a number of international rights to Normal People, the feature film drama shot in Northern Ireland with funding support from Northern Ireland Screen. The film, which stars Liam Neeson […]

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25
Mar

BFI Network x Bafta Crew event in Belfast

25/03/19

Taking the Plunge; from shorts to features Saturday 6 April 2019 MAC Theatre, Belfast 14.00 – 18.00 Working towards making your debut feature? A panel of first feature writers, directors and producers discuss their […]

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22
Mar

NI films selected for Hot Docs 2019

22/03/19

Two projects, which received funding support from Northern Ireland Screen, have been selected to screen at this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. The annual festival takes place between Thursday […]

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22
Mar

Oilithreacht, Monday 25th March, 10pm, BBC2 Northern Ireland

22/03/19

Filmed during the summer of 2018, this three-part series documents a 12-week season on the sacred site of Lough Derg, Co. Donegal. Made by DoubleBand Films for BBC Gaeilge and RTÉ with support […]

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15
Mar

Applications now open for Production Trainee 2019 placement

15/03/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a skills development programme called PRODUCTION TRAINEE 2019 as part of its Company Placement Scheme. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an established production company, working […]

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15
Mar

Northern Ireland Screen at GDC 2019

15/03/19

A delegation of game developers from Northern Ireland is set to attend the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco with the support of Northern Ireland Screen. GDC is the largest professional […]

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15
Mar

Full line-up announced for the 12th Irish Film Festa

15/03/19

Full line-up revealed for the 12th IRISH FILM FESTA, the only Italian film festival completely dedicated to Irish cinema and culture, which is taking place from 27-31 March 2019, at the Casa del […]

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14
Mar

£10,000 prize for Celtic Media Festival’s International Pitching Forum 2019

14/03/19

The Celtic Media Festival (CMF) has announced an extended submissions deadline for its International Pitching Forum, which offers a £10,000 development fund prize for the winning pitch. This year’s festival – the 40th […]

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13
Mar

BBC NI and BBC Studios would like to invite you to the launch of the new BBC Talent Cloud system

13/03/19

What is the BBC Talent Cloud? The BBC Talent Cloud is aimed at off-air freelancers seeking bookings with the BBC and BBC Studios. It is a secure database where you can upload your […]

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13
Mar

Applications now open for Games Programmer 2019 placement

13/03/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a skills development programme called Games Programmer 2019 as part of its Company Placement Scheme. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an established gaming company for […]

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13
Mar

BBC Northern Ireland and TG4 celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Daniel O’Donnell and guests

13/03/19

On St Patrick’s Day, join Daniel O’Donnell as he hosts a special concert recorded at the Market Place Theatre, Armagh. Ceiliúradh na Féile Pádraig will bring viewers a stellar cast of singers, dancers, […]

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13
Mar

Belfast Film Festival gears up for its strongest year yet as 19th programme is launched

13/03/19

A record number of people are expected to attend the Belfast Film Festival, which will launch today in the Black Box in Belfast. The festival will take place from 11th April to 20th […]

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12
Mar

Applications open for the Marketplace at the 2019 Galway Film Fair

12/03/19

The Marketplace at the Galway Film Fair co-ordinates pre-scheduled meetings between filmmakers with projects in development and/or completed films and invited Film Financiers, Distributors, Sales Agents, Broadcasters, Film Funds and Major Producers. The […]

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11
Mar

Introducing Doc Fest Ireland

11/03/19

Belfast Film Festival is proud to present Doc Fest Ireland, a new, industry-focused All-Ireland Documentary Film Festival, which will take place in Belfast from Wednesday 12th June – Sunday 16th June 2019. Doc Fest […]

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08
Mar

Applications open for 3D Modeller placement

08/03/19

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a skills development programme called 3D Modeller 2019 as part of its Company Placement Scheme. The programme will provide a training opportunity in an established Animation company. This […]

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07
Mar

Belfast Boxer Barnes goes 12 rounds with the Irish language

07/03/19

Two-time Olympic bronze winner Paddy Barnes has his heart set on a different sort of medal – the Fáinne Airgid, a silver ring-shaped pin given to those with a good level of spoken Irish. […]

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06
Mar

WFTV Northern Ireland – The Process of Casting with Carla Stronge

06/03/19

Wednesday 20 March | 5.30pm– 7.30pm (Session starts at 6pm) The Dark Horse, Hill Street, Belfast This session is a must for professional actors, as well as directors, producers and writers who want […]

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05
Mar

Cinemagic launches ‘On The Pulse’ short film season with 30 events to inspire young people throughout March

05/03/19

Cinemagic Film and Television Festival for Young People has launched ‘On The Pulse’, its inaugural short film season set to run throughout March 2019. The initiative is supported by the Department for Communities […]

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01
Mar

‘Reel’ Representation in Foyle Film Festival’s 2019 Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2019

01/03/19

A curated selection of films from across the world highlighting diversity and equality will screen in Derry~Londonderry this month as part of the Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural & Anti-Racism programme. Running from Friday […]

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