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28
Nov

NI’s promising young film and animation students celebrated by Oscar-winning filmmakers at CCEA’s Moving Image Arts Showcase 2023

28/11/23

Northern Ireland’s most talented young filmmakers were recognised at CCEA’s annual Moving Image Arts Showcase on 22 and 23 November which also celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Moving Image Arts subject. Hosted […]

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27
Nov

Makkin Ulster – A new crafts series set in Ulster-Scots heartlands

27/11/23

Ulster’s rich heritage of craftsmanship takes centre stage in Makkin Ulster, a captivating new series funded by Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. Set to reveal the soulful artistry of the region, the […]

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24
Nov

THE HEIST BEFORE CHRISTMAS

24/11/23

James Nesbitt was among the cast and crew on the red carpet in Belfast on Friday night for a private screening of Sky’s new Christmas movie. The Heist Before Christmas is set in […]

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21
Nov

Irish Language Broadcast Fund Supports Local Production Companies with Funding for Diverse Projects 

21/11/23

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2023. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of content with a total of 18 projects […]

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21
Nov

Lisa McGee’s Derry Girls wins International Emmy Award

21/11/23

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented Emmys to television creators and performers from nine countries at the 51st International Emmy® Awards last night in New York City. The Gala was […]

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20
Nov

Filmmaker round-table with director Ella Glendining 

20/11/23

Filmmaker round-table with director Ella Glendining Presented by Northern Ireland Screen and Reclaim The Frame, we welcome the opportunity for filmmakers and creatives of marginalized genders to join a round table conversation with […]

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20
Nov

UK Screen Sectors Unveil a New and Transformative Approach to Skills Development Across the UK

20/11/23

The Screen Sectors’ Skills Task Force have published a raft of recommendations, including a new remit for a pan-sector strategic skills body Other recommendations include apprenticeship reform, strengthening partnerships with the Education sector, […]

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17
Nov

DISNEY+ UK AND NORTHERN IRELAND SCREEN ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR FEMALE-SKEWED FACTUAL

17/11/23

Disney+ UK and Northern Ireland Screen has today announced at Belfast Media Festival, a collaboration to help support and grow the production sector in Northern Ireland. Local independent production companies are invited to […]

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15
Nov

Roman Kemp and Sarah Greene return to Northern Ireland for series two of BBC One quiz show The Finish Line

15/11/23

Set to film in Belfast in 2024, BBC One has confirmed the return of The Finish Line for an extended series two (30×45). After a successful first series, Roman Kemp accompanied by Sarah […]

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15
Nov

Northern Ireland indies secure five new BBC network co-commissions through Hot House scheme

15/11/23

The BBC has commissioned five new unscripted programmes as part of a Hot House initiative, with support from Northern Ireland Screen. The programmes, which are co-commissioned for BBC Factual and BBC Northern Ireland, […]

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14
Nov

Rúin na bPortach | Secrets in the Peat

14/11/23

Rúin na bPortach | Secrets in the Peat Wednesday 15 November TG4 9.30pm Peatlands store more carbon than all the world’s forests combined, covering just 3% of our planet. Could they be our […]

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13
Nov

Paula McIntyre’s Hamely Kitchen Returns

13/11/23

Paula McIntyre’s Hamely Kitchen Returns Friday 24 November  BBC iPlayer and BBC One Northern Ireland, 7.30pm   Chef Paula McIntyre is back for series three of Hamely Kitchen beginning on Friday 24 November, […]

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13
Nov

Northern Ireland Screen supported CleanSheet keeping goalies ahead of the game

13/11/23

Fancy becoming the next Pat Jennings and testing your goalkeeping skills in a breathtaking stadium – without getting your clothes dirty? Professor Cathy Craig from Ulster University can make this a reality – […]

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10
Nov

Armistice Day reflected in two new Ulster-Scots poetry dramatisations

10/11/23

Two poetry shorts by esteemed Ulster-Scots writer Charlie Gillen have been transformed into poignant short films reflecting the stories and soldiers immortalised in Remembrance Day, by filmmaker Tristan Crowe, with support from Northern […]

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10
Nov

Northern Ireland Screen and BBC Radio Ulster launch commissioning round to drive new audiences to Ulster-Scots radio programming

10/11/23

As part of its commitment to promoting and curating an Ulster-Scots heritage, culture and language production sector in Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) has partnered with BBC Radio Ulster […]

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10
Nov

Lyra and Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland win Grierson Awards

10/11/23

The Grierson Trust has announced the winners of the 2023 British Documentary Awards. The awards were presented at a ceremony hosted by comedian Nish Kumar at the Queen Elizabeth Hall London, and attended […]

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08
Nov

14TH BELFAST MEDIA FESTIVAL UNVEILS IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP FOR NEXT WEEK’S TWO-DAY FESTIVAL 

08/11/23

More than 1500 people are expected to descend on The Mac Belfast next week for the opening of the 14th Belfast Media Festival (BMF) entitled ‘A City in Motion’ which starts on Wednesday 15 November at 10am […]

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08
Nov

BFI SCREEN Skills Cluster Training Sessions

08/11/23

Check out the current BFI SCREEN Skills Cluster Training Sessions available to you. Applications are particularly welcome from those who are returning to the industry (after a minimum of 1 years’ absence), those […]

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07
Nov

DESIGN TEAM APPOINTED FOR ‘BELFAST STORIES’ PROJECT

07/11/23

A 12-month competition, led by Belfast City Council and supported by RIBA, has culminated with the appointment of an integrated design team for ‘Belfast Stories’ – a unique destination set to open by […]

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07
Nov

PADDY DEVLIN – THE GALWAY GUNMAN

07/11/23

PADDY DEVLIN – THE GALWAY GUNMAN Wednesday 8 November TG4 9.30pm ‘Paddy Devlin – The Galway Gunman’ an Imagine Media production for TG4, with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund. […]

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07
Nov

The Uncertain Kingdom Short Film Fund Q&A

07/11/23

Northern Ireland Screen is hosting an online Q&A with The Uncertain Kingdom Development Executive Georgia Goggin to discuss their new £100,000 short film fund on Thursday 16th November at 6pm.  Join to ask […]

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07
Nov

The ILBF’s Séamus Mac Murchaidh: Díolta Faoina Luach wins best television programme at the Oireachtas Media Awards 2023 

07/11/23

The ILBF’s Séamus Mac Murchaidh: Díolta Faoina Luach wins best television programme at the Oireachtas Media Awards 2023  The Irish Language Broadcast Fund’s programme Séamus Mac Murchaidh: Díolta Faoina Luach won television programme […]

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07
Nov

The Last Rifleman

07/11/23

THE LAST RIFLEMAN, a drama starring Pierce Brosnan and directed by Terry Loane (Mickybo and Me) filmed on location in Northern Ireland will screen at the Belfast Film Festival on Thursday 9th November […]

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06
Nov

Release date confirmed for Netflix Heist Film ‘Lift’ filmed on location in Northern Ireland

06/11/23

Netflix has premiered the full trailer for its mid-air action comedy, Lift starring Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vincet D’Onofori, Úrsula Corberó, Billy Magnussen, Vivek Kalra, Yun Jee Kim and Sam Worthington. Lift lands […]

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03
Nov

Gairm le Gaeilge

03/11/23

Gairm le Gaeilge Monday 6 November BBC iPlayer & BBC Two Northern Ireland, 10pm   BBC Gaeilge’s two-part series, Gairm le Gaeilge, is supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund. Thousands […]

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