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News and Events

03
May

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund inaugural networking lunch

03/05/23

Over eighty people from the Ulster-Scots and Northern Ireland independent production sectors came together for the first Northern Ireland Screen Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) Networking Lunch. Held at the Discover Ulster-Scots Centre in […]

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02
May

Finalists announced for 2023 RTS NI Television Awards

02/05/23

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) is delighted to reveal the 37 nominees shortlisted for this year’s prestigious RTS NI Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom. The winners will be announced at […]

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28
Apr

New ITV drama Tom Jones, made in Northern Ireland, available from 4th May

28/04/23

Tom Jones, a four-part drama reimagining of The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling based on Henry Fielding’s classic novel arrives on ITVX on Thursday 4th May. The series is a rollercoaster story […]

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26
Apr

Irish Animation Awards Announces 2023 Nominees

26/04/23

The nominees for the 2023 Irish Animation Awards have been announced today (Tuesday 25th April) by Animation Ireland, the trade association for Irish animation studios. This year’s ceremony takes place in Galway on […]

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25
Apr

Filming commences in Co Down for the third series of Hope Street with new NI actors joining the cast

25/04/23

Filming has begun on the third series of the BBC Daytime, BBC Northern Ireland and BritBox International police drama Hope Street. The series, set in the fictional town of Port Devine on the […]

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24
Apr

Derry Girls’ creator Lisa McGee wins BAFTA for best Writer: Comedy

24/04/23

BAFTA last night announced the winners of the BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2023 at a ceremony in London, celebrating the very best behind-the-scenes television talent of 2022. Northern Ireland Screen was delighted to […]

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20
Apr

BBC announces second series of Blue Lights

20/04/23

The BBC has announced that hit Belfast-based drama Blue Lights produced by Two Cities Television will return for a second 6 x 60’ series. Directed by Gilles Bannier, co-created and written by Declan […]

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20
Apr

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund opens its application call for digital projects

20/04/23

We are pleased to announce the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund is accepting funding applications for digital content projects. These projects should reflect Ulster-Scots language, culture and heritage and be delivered online. They may also include interactive elements, […]

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19
Apr

BFI Awards Northern Ireland Screen funding to support screen production workforce development and training

19/04/23

The BFI has announced £9.6m of National Lottery funding over three years to support skills development and training across the UK with Northern Ireland Screen awarded funding to deliver the SCREEN cluster. As […]

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19
Apr

Second series of Dalgliesh to air on Channel 5

19/04/23

Dalgliesh starring Bertie Carvel as Inspector Adam Dalgliesh returns to Channel 5 for a second series on Thursday 27th April at 9pm. Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland Dalgliesh adapts another three […]

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19
Apr

Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary follows boxer Seán McComb as he pursues a professional boxing title

19/04/23

A new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary goes inside and outside the ring with rising Belfast Boxer Seán McComb as he sets out on his pursuit of winning a professional title. Produced by […]

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19
Apr

Travel the world with Sullivan Sails on RTÉ

19/04/23

Are you ready to set sail and go exploring with Sullivan Sails? Join Sullivan as he creates a world of his own that is burst with nature, adventure and colour. Produced by ALT […]

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19
Apr

Applications are open for the Puttnam Scholarship 2023 Programme

19/04/23

Northern Ireland Screen and Screen Ireland have teamed up with Atticus Education to offer four Northern Ireland residents the opportunity to attend 6 two-hour online masterclasses with Lord David Puttnam (producer of Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire, Local Hero, The Killing Fields, The Mission). […]

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18
Apr

Stellify Media announce Summer Internship programme for 2023

18/04/23

Stellify Media, the Sony Pictures Television-owned, Belfast-based indie, has announced its Summer Internship programme for 2023. The TV production company, whose TV hits include Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, Farm To Feast: […]

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14
Apr

Writing the One Pager seminar

14/04/23

Writing the One Pager seminar is prep assistance for our New Writer Focus 2023-24 scheme led by Mary Kate O Flannigan on Monday 24th April at 12pm – 2pm via Zoom. It is […]

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14
Apr

New Irish Language series follows the lives of people training to work on the front

14/04/23

999 Faoi Oiliúint is a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary series that follows the lives of men and women training for a service on the front line. The four-part series produced by […]

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13
Apr

The Writers Lab opens applications for women & nonbinary screenwriters

13/04/23

Writers Lab UK and Europe 2023, the only programme devoted exclusively to script development for women and nonbinary screenwriters over 40, is launching a new combined programme for writers based in the UK and all the […]

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07
Apr

B&B By The Sea brings fifteen celebrities to Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast

07/04/23

Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas, Gavin and Stacey actor Larry Lamb, and Dragon’s Den’s Deborah Meaden are amongst celebrities who discover a unique coastal hideaway in BBC Two’s series B&B by the […]

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06
Apr

Galway Film Fleadh Marketplace 2023 open for applications

06/04/23

The Marketplace at Galway Film Fleadh has opened its applications for this years festival. The Marketplace will take place from Friday 14th – Saturday 15th July. The Marketplace co-ordinates pre-scheduled meetings between filmmakers with projects in development […]

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05
Apr

Northern Ireland and Scotland’s delegates announced for the latest Factual Fast Track

05/04/23

Factual Fast Track, TRC’s development programme for factual producers, has announced its 2023 cohort. The year-long development programme, delivered by Glasgow-based training organisation TRC, supports senior producers and series producers with a proven […]

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05
Apr

Third series of popular daytime drama Hope Street confirmed

05/04/23

A third series of the BBC Daytime, BBC Northern Ireland and BritBox International drama Hope Street has been confirmed with an extended run of 15 episodes. The drama, made by Long Story TV, […]

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03
Apr

A new docu-reality series unveils the life behind a global cosmetics company in Co. Antrim

03/04/23

Made Up In Belfast – the new docu-reality show that unveils the lives, loves and friendships of a dynamic young team working at a global cosmetics company based in County Antrim begins on […]

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03
Apr

Documentary about Father Alec Reid’s plan to end violence in NI to air on BBC One NI

03/04/23

The Secret Peacemaker charts the fascinating story of Father Alec Reid’s ambitious plan to bring an end to violence in Northern Ireland. Produced by New Decade with support from Northern Ireland Screen, the […]

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31
Mar

Northern Ireland made large-scale feature film, ‘Dungeons and Dragons: Honour Among Thieves’ released in cinemas globally today 

31/03/23

New figures released today by Northern Ireland Screen show over 500 people from Northern Ireland were involved behind the scenes of feature film ‘Dungeons and Dragons: Honour Among Thieves’. A charming thief and […]

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30
Mar

New RTÉ documentary series marks the 25th anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement

30/03/23

A new two-part documentary, The Agreement, marking the 25th anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement will air across two consecutive nights on Monday 3rd April at 9:35pm and Tuesday 4th April at 10:15pm […]

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