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12
Apr

Embark on an Historical Journey with My Yarns – a new Ulster-Scots Educational Resource

12/04/24

RMS Titanic, World War One and life in Victorian Times all feature in a new Ulster-Scots learning resource created by local educational technology company Jetpack Learning and funded by Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast […]

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11
Apr

Celebrating the success of SCREEN: Innovative cluster delivers training to 500 in inaugural year 

11/04/24

Industry, education, and training providers across Northern Ireland have been working together as part of the SCREEN cluster delivered by Northern Ireland Screen to support the skills development and professional growth of existing […]

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11
Apr

Location Marshal Bootcamp

11/04/24

RECRUITMENT EVENT: Location Marshal Bootcamp DATE- FRIDAY 19 APRIL TIME- 10AM-3PM LOCATION-Ormeau Baths, Belfast BT2 8HS Lunch will be provided Warner Bros. Discovery’s CrewHQ are hosting a Location Marshal Bootcamp to recruit Location […]

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09
Apr

TEAM17 DIGITAL AND AMBERTAIL GAMES ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PUBLISH PREHISTORIC SHOP SIM, AMBER ISLE

09/04/24

Ambertail Games’ debut title welcomes players to set up shop in Amber Isle, a friendly village packed with residents to befriend, items to craft and sell, and adventures to be had on Steam […]

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08
Apr

BBC shares first-look at A Kind of Spark series two as launch date confirmed

08/04/24

After winning best children’s programme at the RTS Awards and Broadcast Awards 2024, series two lands on BBC iPlayer this month as part of World Autism Month Watch the preview here.  Award-winning live […]

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29
Mar

RTS NI ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2024 NORTHERN IRELAND STUDENT TELEVISION AWARDS

29/03/24

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Student Television Awards winners were announced last night (28 March 2024) in the Black Box, Belfast at an awards ceremony hosted by UTV journalist Nathan […]

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26
Mar

The Bothy Band, Ireland’s foremost traditional music band reunite for a special documentary

26/03/24

TG4, EASTER SUNDAY 9.30pm. YouTube clip https://youtu.be/8o7Gd1RK9xk  “Once again, TG4 have pulled off a major coup with their docu/concert of Ireland’s ‘forefathers’ of Irish Traditional Music.” For those of a certain age, The […]

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22
Mar

Game Maker’s Toolkit Creator Mark Brown Headlining FÍS Games Summit 2024

22/03/24

The FÍS Games Summit 2024 at Galway’s Portershed a Dó on Market Street on Friday, April 5th, will be headlined by Game Maker’s Toolkit Creator Mark Brown, Shedworks’ Co-founder and Director Gregorios Kythreotis, […]

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21
Mar

NVTV Presents: VC of Kilkeel: The Story of Robert Hill Hanna – A Documentary Premiere

21/03/24

NVTV is honoured to announce the broadcast premiere of VC of Kilkeel: The Story of Robert Hill Hanna, an evocative documentary that celebrates the heroic life of Robert Hill Hanna, a son of […]

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20
Mar

Once upon a Time in Northern Ireland and The Lovers’ Roisin Gallagher nominated for 2024 BAFTA TV Awards

20/03/24

BAFTA today announced the nominations for the 2024 BAFTA Television Awards and the BAFTA Television Craft Awards with both Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland and The Lovers’ Roisin Gallagher securing nominations. The documentary series Once Upon […]

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20
Mar

In Ainm an Athar

20/03/24

In Ainm An Athar Sunday 24 March, 10pm BBC iPlayer & BBC Two Northern Ireland With Mass attendance declining and a shortage of priests, a new BBC Gaeilge documentary asks if the Catholic […]

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19
Mar

Oul Treasures Returned To Their Former Glory

19/03/24

Oul Treasures is a Below The Radar production for BBC Northern Ireland, made with assistance from the Northern Ireland Screen Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. The new four-part series for BBC Northern Ireland, following presenter Lolly […]

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14
Mar

Teach s’Againne

14/03/24

Teach s’Againne Monday 18 March BBC Sounds & BBC Radio Ulster, 7.30pm  In this four part BBC Gaeilge series, parents chat about their personal experiences and the various stages they have gone through […]

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14
Mar

Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for the 2024 IFTA Film and Drama Awards

14/03/24

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced the 2024 IFTA Nominations for the Irish Academy Awards across 28 categories in Film & Drama. Projects made in Northern Ireland and homegrown talent […]

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14
Mar

RTS NI ANNOUNCES STUDENT TELEVISION AWARDS SHORTLIST FOR 2024

14/03/24

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to announce the nominations for this year’s Student Television Awards, supported by Northern Ireland Screen and the Department for the Communities. This is […]

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12
Mar

Uan Uladh: Scéal Úna Ní Fhaircheallaigh

12/03/24

Uan Uladh: Scéal Úna Ní Fhaircheallaigh TG4 Friday 15th March 8pm YouTube Clip https://youtu.be/UWF-ZtdBOy8 Úna Ní Fhaircheallaigh was the first woman to write a novel in the Irish language, one of the first […]

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12
Mar

Celtic Media Festival unveils nominees for the Torc Awards

12/03/24

Taking place from the 4th to 6th of June 2024 at the Marriott Hotel in Cardiff’s city centre, the Celtic Media Festival’s annual three-day celebration will see nominees come together to celebrate the […]

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11
Mar

BBC Three’s Wreck returns on Tuesday 26 March

11/03/24

The second series of comedy horror Wreck, which filmed on location in Northern Ireland,, will launch on Tuesday, 26th March, at 10pm  on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. Made with funding from Northern […]

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08
Mar

ODO wins at 2024 British Animation Awards

08/03/24

ODO claimed two awards at 2024 British Animation Awards last night at the BFI Southbank. Produced by Belfast-based Sixteen South, the series picked up the awards for Best Children’s Pre-School Series and Best Design. Directed […]

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07
Mar

ULSTER-SCOTS BROADCAST FUND DIGITAL APPLICATION CALL

07/03/24

The Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) is seeking digital projects that reflect aspects of Ulster-Scots language, culture and heritage and have the potential to reach a local and international audience. These projects will be […]

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07
Mar

Kayak Ó Thuaidh on BBC iPlayer and BBC Two Northern Ireland

07/03/24

Kayak Ó Thuaidh Monday 11 March BBC iPlayer and BBC Two Northern Ireland, 10pm A new BBC Gaeilge series follows presenters Tessa Fleming and Irial Ó Ceallaigh as they embark on an epic […]

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07
Mar

Legendary Actor Stephen Rea to receive IFTA Lifetime Achievement award at April 20th Ceremony Hosted By Baz Ashmawy

07/03/24

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced that legendary, Oscar-nominated actor Stephen Rea will be honoured with the Irish Academy Award for his Lifetime Achievement, and for his outstanding contribution to […]

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04
Mar

Paleo Pines wins The*Gamehers Best Game of the Year Award

04/03/24

Paleo Pines, the charming dinosaur-themed farming simulator developed by Holywood game studio Italic Pig, has taken home the prestigious Best Game of the Year award at The*Gamehers Awards 2024. Released in September 2023 […]

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29
Feb

On The Pulse Festival Illuminates Screens this March

29/02/24

The 6th Cinemagic ON THE PULSE FESTIVAL, celebrating the short film genre, funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen, proudly presents a March programme of unmissable films, jury programmes and a masterclass […]

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29
Feb

Feast your ears on a monthly yarn with new Ulster-Scots podcast ‘Thran’

29/02/24

Thran – The Ulster-Scots Podcast invites listeners on a year-long journey into Ulster-Scots culture through 12 insightful and seasonal episodes. Led by Liam Logan and the Negative Waves team, and with funding from […]

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