Northern Ireland’s Lough Monster

A recent video from student Conall Melarkey has stirred the internet with debate over the existence of a sea monster at Northern Ireland shores. The video was filmed at Lough Foyle and shows something appear then dissapear back into the water. The video is very shakey and blury which is a potential sign of a more

Game of Thrones Exhibition June 8th – 17th 2013

A new exhibition showcasing sets props and scenes from Game of Thrones will go on display at Titanic Belfast on June 8th 2013. Over 70 artefacts will feature with a flagship attraction placing fans amid the exciting action of Backwater Bay from season two. A great deal of local talent has gone into the filming more

James Nesbitt’s Company Profits

North-west actor James Nesbitt’s company has had a good year with profits up half a million. The acotor has been involved with a number of projects this year and accounts show accumulated profits at the film rose half a million to £1.9m. Originally from Ballymena, Nesbitt grew up in Co Derry and has recently had more

Sean Brosnan to Play Pierce Brosnan

The film called ‘Last Man Out’ will be about a former IRA hitman trying to do good after 20 years in Long Kesh prison. Pierce Brosnan is quoted as saying “It’s about the last man out of Long Kesh and the ghosts that he lives with and flashbacks to his younger life and me as more

Xtra-Vision in Receivership

Xtra-vision, the film store rental chain owned by Birchall Investments has gone into receivership, unable to pay its debts. The market is changing and there is no longer the demand for high street rental stores, especially with new technology and services such as Netflix and LoveFilm. The company has 42 stores in Northern Ireland and more

Northern Ireland Wins Dracula Shoot

Northern Ireland Film Board were able to put up some cash incentives to attract the filming of Dracula which will star Skyfall actor Javier Bardem. The undisclosed amount was enough to detract from the production going to the Republic of Ireland. More information on the filming of the Dracula movie will be posted on FilmNI.com

New Suicide Prevention Film

Meaningful film from Belfast are making a special film on suicide prevention and to make people aware of treatments and services available from those suffering from depression. The company is interested in speaking to people from Enniskillen and around Northern Ireland who have overcame suicidal feelings and made a full recovery from traumatic experience. If more

George Mitchell Doc to Screen at Maine Irish Heritage Center

BBC Documentary on George Mitchell will be screened at Main Irish Heritage Centre. The documentary follows George Mitchell’s return to Northern Ireland with his 14 year old son. The pair then meet with old friends along with other 14 year olds who share young Mitchell’s birthday who have grown up in Northern Ireland. The families more

Yann Demange’s Belfast Movie “’71”

Jack O’Connell (300-Rise of an Empire), Paul Anderson (Sherlock Holmes), Richard Dormer (Good Vibrations) and Sean Harris (Prometheus, Harry Brown) collaborate in Yann Demange’s Northern Ireland thriller ’71. The movie is an action-chase thriller about a soldier in Belfast. The movie will begin filmed in Yorkshire for 8 weeks thanks for support from Film 4, more

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