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BAFTA success for local film team

February 9, 2015 - 1:53 pm in News

Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has congratulated the production team behind the film ‘Boogaloo and Graham’, which won a BAFTA Award in London last night. The film beat off four other nominees to claim the accolades in the ‘Best Short…

Dracula Untold - Courtesy of National Trust

Northern Ireland hits the big screen once more

October 10, 2014 - 9:28 am in News

Northern Ireland will once again hit the big screen when Dracula Untold is released in cinemas around the world this week just in time for Halloween,…


Young hopefuls debut films at gala premier

September 11, 2014 - 1:12 pm in News

The Strand Film Maker’s Club, sponsored by Hughes Insurance, is celebrating the success of its first year by hosting a gala premier to showcase the…


Two new film studios for Titanic Quarter

August 13, 2014 - 8:56 am in News

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced planning approval for two new film studios in the Titanic Quarter. At an estimated cost of £14 million, the extension of Belfast film studios where popular fantasy drama Game of Thrones is shot, will provide…

Claire Stewart

Film: home or away?

July 9, 2014 - 6:30 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Claire Stewart left Northern Ireland to pursue a career in the media. Now a Production Coordinator for an independent company in Glasgow, she has been lucky enough to work with Channing Tatum, travel around the world and gain vital experience in her field.…


NI Screen seeks new Vice-Chair and Board Member

July 8, 2014 - 7:31 am in News

Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín is seeking to appoint a Vice-Chair and Member to the Board of NI Screen. Expressions of interest are welcome from applicants with an interest in the screen industry, including individuals who have not previously held positions…


Made in Belfast

July 1, 2014 - 9:17 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Paul Kennedy, Company Director, KGB Screen, takes NI Business Now through the high risk business of independent film production, from script selection to the big screen. Describe your role: My day-to-day is divided up into lots of different tasks, depending…

Young Film Makers Curtis Patrick from the Boys Model and Kirstin Aston from Hazelwood Integrated College, both 16, on location at the Strand Arts Centre. ©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 2014Mandatory Credit - Picture by Brian Thompson / Presseye.com

Strand Film Maker’s Club seeks budding film makers

May 21, 2014 - 7:30 am in News

The Strand Film Maker’s Club, sponsored by Hughes Insurance, is seeking budding young film makers, editors and cinematographers to take part in an innovative media project. Ireland’s oldest picture house, The Strand, has teamed up with creative media experts,…


‘Opening Doors’ for the film industry

April 1, 2014 - 7:56 am in News

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has launched Northern Ireland Screen’s new strategy ‘Opening Doors’; which sets out the future development of local film, television and digital industries. The strategy plans to invest up to £42.8million…

First Minister Peter Robinson and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness visit to USA - March 2014.

Robinson and McGuinness determined to grow creative industry

March 11, 2014 - 10:42 am in News

The First Minister Rt. Hon. Peter D. Robinson MLA and the deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA today met with the President of Production and other Senior Executives at Home Box Office (HBO). Game of Thrones produced by HBO is the largest TV drama production…