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25
Jan

Netflix’s THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL to film at Belfast Harbour Studios

25/01/21

Belfast Harbour and Northern Ireland Screen have announced that the world’s leading streaming entertainment service Netflix is to commence immediate production on a new film at Belfast Harbour Studios. The production will adhere […]

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22
Jan

Filmarket Hub has launched its 2021 Screenwriting Contest for English language TV pilots

22/01/21

Online marketplace Filmarket Hub has launched its 2021 Screenwriting Contest for English language TV pilots. This yearly initiative aims to discover fresh voices writing for the screen and connect them with leading TV […]

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22
Jan

Future Screens NI: The Future Foundation

22/01/21

Future Screens NI has formally announced the official launch of its new mentoring programme ‘The Future Foundation’. This mentoring programme has been developed to support individuals or groups of artists and other creative […]

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21
Jan

Film Hub NI launched ‘Moving Pictures’ to encourage greater access to films for audiences across Northern Ireland

21/01/21

Film Hub NI is launching an innovative training programme Moving Pictures, to encourage independent and community cinemas, film festivals and venues across Northern Ireland to explore online opportunities to engage audiences with the […]

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21
Jan

Production Guild and BFC High-Level Covid Supervisor Training reopens for applications

21/01/21

The Production Guild of Great Britain’s High-Level Covid Supervisor Training Programme, in partnership with the British Film Commission is now open for its second round of applications. The course is tailored to those […]

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20
Jan

Global Game Jam goes virtual: Friday 29th January

20/01/21

NI Game Dev Network and Farcet Labs have teamed up to host the first ever virtual Global Game Jam (GGJ) on Friday 29th January from 7pm. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen, GGJ is […]

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19
Jan

Lightning weekdays at 6.30pm on BBC Two

19/01/21

Lightning, the brand-new game show from Belfast-based Nice One Productions, airs on BBC Two weekdays at 6.30pm from Monday 25th January. Comedian Zoe Lyons presents the electrifyingly fast quiz with a £3,000 jackpot. […]

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19
Jan

NFTS Scotland releases upcoming course schedule for 2021

19/01/21

The National Film and Television School Scotland  has released its up-coming schedule of world-class training courses for 2021. NFTS Scotland delivers a variety of courses to suit a wide range of needs and […]

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14
Jan

Marcella Series 3 airs on ITV from Tuesday 26th January

14/01/21

The third series of gripping crime drama Marcella will air on ITV on Tuesday 26th January at 9pm. The eight-part series filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland […]

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13
Jan

Channel 4’s Production Training Scheme is open for applications

13/01/21

Channel 4 have launched a Production Training Scheme that will provide an amazing opportunity for people to take their first steps into TV production. The scheme will begin in May 2021 and will […]

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13
Jan

Finance Assistant Vacancy

13/01/21

We are recruiting a Finance Assistant to join our Finance team. The successful applicant will report to our Financial Controller to assist in the effective and efficient operation of the organisation’s financial management […]

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13
Jan

Strand Arts Centre launches virtual screenings with a resonant documentary about Martin Luther King, JR.

13/01/21

With its latest temporary closure due to lockdown restrictions, Strand Arts Centre in Belfast has teamed up with film distributor Dogwoof to begin virtual screenings. The first film on offer is resonant new […]

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13
Jan

BBC Academy Digital Cities 26 – 28 January: A series of FREE events for the creative industries

13/01/21

Digital Cities Virtual returns on Tuesday 26th January for another fantastic lineup of online events for people working in or interested in TV and related creative industries. Sessions from BBC Academy include skills […]

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11
Jan

Irish Language Broadcast Fund January Development Round is open for applications

11/01/21

Tá lúchair orainn a fhógairt go bhfuil Babhta Maonithe Forbartha Eanair 2021 oscailte anois ar Flexigrant. Níl gá le tacaíocht craoltóra don bhabhta seo ach b’fhiú amharc i dtreo priarachtaí an CCG agus […]

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07
Jan

Mission Accomplished: The Step-up to 1st AD in Film training course

07/01/21

Mission Accomplished have introduced a Step-up to 1st AD in Film training course, commissioned by ScreenSkills, aimed at giving up to 16 participants the opportunity to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to […]

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06
Jan

Life and legacy of Martin McGuinness examined in new documentary

06/01/21

I Fought, I Made Peace, I Made Politics traces Martin McGuinness’s life from his days defending the Bogside, to his days defending the Peace Process. We hear testimonies from friends, foes, colleagues, and Martin himself, as we […]

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05
Jan

ScreenSkills writing for children’s animation workshop

05/01/21

What’s it like to write for a children’s animation show? What are the challenges you will face? What are the limitations you will have to work with? How do you develop your own […]

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24
Dec

Pampered pooches feature in new series, Peataí!, at Ark Farm pop-up clinic

24/12/20

Cranky cats, pampered pooches and zoopharmacognosy. A new four-part series, Peataí!, starts on BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 4th January at 10pm, gets its paws into the wonderful world of pets! The […]

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23
Dec

Galway Film Fleadh presents Solstice Winter Festival

23/12/20

The holiday season in particular, is a time when we find comfort in the art of light – in films. As always, Galway Film Fleadh wants to bring audiences together; to share in […]

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22
Dec

How animated film Sol earned 3 star Albert Certification

22/12/20

In a first for UK broadcasting, CITV, ITV Hub, ALL 4, My5, TG4, S4C and BBC ALBA all jointly aired Sol, an animated film with an aim to bring light and comfort to […]

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21
Dec

Northern Ireland Screen 2020 year in review

21/12/20

2020 proved to be a very different year for Northern Ireland Screen. Production got underway at the start of the year as usual and continued to boost the local economy and provide employment […]

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18
Dec

ScreenSkills is calling for industry feedback to help improve National Occupational Standards for screen industry roles

18/12/20

ScreenSkills is asking for industry feedback on its update of the National Occupational Standards that inform the development of qualifications and apprenticeships in the screen industries. This autumn, ScreenSkills consulted with professionals across […]

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18
Dec

Netflix Documentary Talent Fund opens applications from Monday 4th January 2021

18/12/20

Netflix have launched a Documentary Talent Fund that is designed to guide aspiring filmmakers through every step of the film making process. The opportunity will be open to anyone across the UK and […]

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17
Dec

Belfast Olympian John McNally featured in TG4 documentary, Laochra Thar Lear

17/12/20

Laochra Thar Lear (Heroes Abroad) celebrates Ireland’s significant Olympic achievements in the first sixty years of the modern games, from almost accidental wins in tennis in 1896 to an Olympic record-breaking run in […]

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17
Dec

Focus features to debut Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast

17/12/20

Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights to Kenneth Branagh’s BELFAST. Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Branagh, BELFAST is the humorous, tender and intensely personal story of one boy’s childhood during […]

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