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11
Feb

Stacey Gregg’s HERE BEFORE selected for SXSW

11/02/21

Here Before, the feature debut from Northern Ireland writer/director Stacey Gregg, has been selected to screen as part of the Narrative Feature Competition at the 28th edition of the SXSW Film Festival. SXSW […]

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11
Feb

ScreenSkills training on IR35 changes

11/02/21

The new IR35 regime will finally come into force in April following a year’s delay – but do you know what it means for productions? ScreenSkills is hosting a free seminar about the […]

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10
Feb

Shadow Director and Producer Placement opportunities

10/02/21

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications from Northern Ireland resident directors and producers working in drama to apply for our placement opportunities. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to shadow either directors or […]

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09
Feb

BBC Academy Digital Cities 23–25 February: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

09/02/21

Digital Cities Virtual returns on Tuesday 23rd February with another fantastic lineup of ONLINE events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries. For those interested in BBC Three, […]

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08
Feb

Fís Games Summit 2021 announce line-up with Warren Spector

08/02/21

Galway Film Centre has announced the line-up for the inaugural Fís Games Summit which will take place online as a series of talks on Thursday 25th February. Warren Spector is the first speaker who […]

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05
Feb

The BFI Doc Society Fund is now open for applications

05/02/21

Applications for the BFI Doc Society Fund are now open. The funding is designed to help support creative feature documentary projects (at any stage) that will tell powerful stories to reflect diversity and […]

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05
Feb

Shortlist announced for NI Game Awards

05/02/21

After a long nomination process with over 150 nominations, the shortlisted nominees in the six main categories of the NI Game Awards have been announced! Voting is now open, and you can vote […]

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04
Feb

New Youth Executive appointed in Northern Ireland

04/02/21

Mairead Kelly has been appointed as the new Youth Executive for Northern Ireland Screen, BBC Northern Ireland and BBC Three. She is the second person to take up the year-long Youth Executive post, […]

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03
Feb

BFI Future Film Festival 2021

03/02/21

The BFI Future Film Festival, the UK’s largest festival for young, emerging filmmakers, has launched its programme. From the Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st of February, the BFI will be delivering masterclasses, talks, workshops, and […]

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03
Feb

Applications open to the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Language Development call

03/02/21

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce our applications are now open for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) Development call. The USBF is open to receiving applications that seek to develop traditional television […]

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02
Feb

Northern Ireland 16-19 year olds wanted for Cinemagic Short Film Academy

02/02/21

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

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02
Feb

Company placement opportunities with Yellowmoon

02/02/21

Yellowmoon is expanding and is looking to hire personnel across three departments to work on high-end television drama, documentary and feature film projects. All positions are trainee posts, jointly funded by Northern Ireland […]

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01
Feb

WANDA: Feminism and Moving Image 2021

01/02/21

WANDA is back for a fourth edition from Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th February, this time completely online! Once again bringing you important archive works, film practitioner focus, brand new premier works and […]

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01
Feb

Life-affirming comedy Ballywalter wraps in Northern Ireland

01/02/21

Filming has completed on location in Northern Ireland on Ballywalter, the feature debut of director Prasanna Puwanarajah. Written by Stacey Gregg, the film stars IFTA award nominee Seána Kerslake (A Date For Mad […]

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01
Feb

Beidh Aonach Amárach returns to BBC Two NI with a twist

01/02/21

Beidh Aonach Amárach, the TV series that brings viewers the best of the country agricultural shows and fairs and meets the people who take part across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is back – with […]

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29
Jan

Sixteen South’s Odo takes flight to KiKA and Channel 5’s Milkshake!

29/01/21

BAFTA-winning and EMMY® nominated children’s television producer Sixteen South Originals together with co-producer Letko announced their new preschool series, Odo, has been commissioned by KiKA and Channel 5 for its multiplatform pre-school programming block […]

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28
Jan

Adrian Dunbar’s Coastal Ireland on Channel 5

28/01/21

Adrian Dunbar’s Coastal Ireland, a two-part series where the actor reconnects with his roots as he travels the wild and rugged west and north coasts of Ireland, airs on Thursday 4th February at […]

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28
Jan

Netflix Assistant Production Accountant Training Programme 2021

28/01/21

Would you like to stream your accounting career into the film & TV industry? Due to high levels of film and TV drama production in the UK, Netflix, alongside The Production Guild, are […]

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27
Jan

ScreenSkills HETV Trainee Finder: accounts department

27/01/21

ScreenSkills is looking for talented individuals from across the UK who have less than 12 months of paid experience in the accounts department in high-end TV to apply for their training programme. High-end […]

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27
Jan

Ulster-Scots series, Afeared, investigates true events about ghosts on BBC Two NI

27/01/21

In a new Ulster-Scots series entitled Afeared, historian David Hume and writer Darren Gibson investigate the true events behind the ghost stories associated with one of Ulster’s most haunted houses, Sharon Rectory in […]

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27
Jan

Mammoth Screen, BBC Writersroom and BBC Drama Commissioning NI Writers Award 2021

27/01/21

Mammoth Screen has partnered with BBC Writersroom and BBC Drama Commissioning to search for the most exciting writers with a strong connection to Northern Ireland to develop bold, original drama and comedy-drama television […]

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26
Jan

Fired Up Films investigates DeLorean for BBC 2 & BBC NI

26/01/21

Delorean: Back From The Future, a 100 minute theatrical documentary exploring the rise and fall of automaker John Z DeLorean and his doomed attempt to build to the car of the future in […]

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26
Jan

The NI Game Awards are back and broadcasting live from Belfast on Saturday 6th March

26/01/21

The NI Game Awards return to Belfast this year for a live broadcast on Saturday 6th March. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen and NI Game Dev Network, the awards will be celebrating 2 […]

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26
Jan

New documentary about non-surgical cosmetic procedures, Croí na Ceiste le Caoimhe, airs on BBC Two NI

26/01/21

Once considered a ‘treat’, non-surgical cosmetic procedures are rapidly becoming an indispensable part of many people’s beauty regime in Northern Ireland. In a new documentary, broadcaster and journalist Caoimhe Ní Chathail is on a mission to lay […]

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25
Jan

Feature Documentary Development Application Call 2021

25/01/21

We are providing funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries with the potential to appeal to an international audience that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories from Northern […]

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