Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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Film & TV

Northern Ireland’s Creative Industries boosted with new £240,000 Seed Fund

Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 11am 0 Comments Craft, Drama, Film & TV, Visual Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today (Tuesday 3rd December) announced  a new Creative Industries Seed Fund, worth £240,000, funded by the Department For Communities and Future Screens  NI, and supported by Digital Catapult.  The new fund aims to assist entrepreneurs, creative businesses and arts organisations to undertake projects that contribute to the growth of the creative industries and unlock future income generation.

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Matt Curry, Artist and Film-maker

Friday 1st November 2019 at 1pm 0 Comments Dance, Drama, Film & TV

The Arts Council has learned with sadness of the death of Armagh-born film maker, Matt Curry, who has died after a short illness with cancer. Matt enjoyed a background in drama and theatre and was widely known and respected in Northern Ireland media circles for his work in film and production with his Belfast-based company Bluebird Media. Several of his short films were screened at international film festivals and he worked on a series of television productions for the BBC, including Panorama and Spotlight.

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The only month-long festival in Ireland is open for business

Friday 7th June 2019 at 9am 0 Comments Comedy, Drama, Film & TV, Literature, Northern Ireland Music, Visual Arts

King of the chat show sofa, Sir Michael Parkinson, leading forensic psychologist Kerry Daynes, and BBC Radio 6 Music’s poet-in-residence Murray Lachlan Young are among the multitude of artists and performers joining The Specials, Villagers and The Staves at this year’s Open House Festival Bangor in August.

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