NI Screen Development Pitch Application Form

Northern Ireland Screen Development Pitch

Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen, in association with Yellowmoon Post Production Ltd, are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to receive an award of up to £7,500 towards a pilot for a documentary feature.

The Northern Ireland Screen Pitch is now closed to applications. 

The five shortlisted filmmakers, selected from open application by members of the Docs Ireland and NI Screen teams, will present their projects at Docs Ireland, where they will receive feedback from a panel of leading Irish film industry players.

The pitch will take place as part of the Docs Ireland festival on Saturday July 2nd at 2.30pm at the Ulster Museum in Belfast. The event is free of charge but ticketed. Full details of the event are available. BOOK HERE.

The judging panel for the event are:

  • Lucy Baxter – Filmmaker & Film Lecturer, QUB
  • Greg Darby – Managing Director, Yellowmoon Post-Production
  • Brigid O’Shea – Co-Founder, Documentary Association of Europe
  • Kari-Anne Proctor – Funding Executive, Northern Ireland Screen

SHORTLISTED PROJECTS FOR DOCS IRELAND 2022:

Chinese Takeaway Kids

Director: Diana Cheung, Producer: Sam Howard

3 generations of Chinese immigrants in Ireland explore their relationships with identity, culture and belonging as they navigate their struggle to stop the dilution of their Chinese heritage.

Love in a Time of War

Director/Producer: Paul Webster

Two foreign correspondents fall madly in love; over the next 20 years they cover every major conflict together before the unravelling of their relationship and subsequent friendship.

Rainsong

Director: Alice McDowell, Producer: Mairead Ní Theinír

As the world grows warmer, ravaged by drought and devastating wildfires, Rainsongoffers a deeply human response to a traumatised planet.

They Say It Is Love

Director: Roisin Agnew, Producer: Tom O’Driscoll

The untold history of the radical feminist campaign, Wages For Housework, in Northern Ireland.

We Speak Wall: Textures of a City

Co-Directors / Producers: Edel McCormick, Erin O’Rawe

We Speak Wall: Textures of a City follows street artists in Berlin, Belfast and Bethlehem, as they negotiate painting street art in cities where politics and walls go hand in hand.

If you have any further questions, please contact roisin@docsireland.ie