Belfast Film Festival

1 – 9 April 2020


Industry Opportunities

DOCS IRELAND 2020: 10th – 14th June 2020

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: Wednesday 10th June  – Sunday 14th June 2020 Docs Ireland is back for 2020! Here’s some important dates for your diary regarding film submissions and the Doc Market. Docs Ireland is an annual dynamic programme of events showcasing the Irish documentary industry, run by the team behind Belfast Film Festival, and… Read Article →

NI Screen Feature Development Pitch Line Up

Docs Ireland is pleased to announce the line up of projects, which will take part in the Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch at the festival. The initiative offers a chance for documentary filmmakers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to win an award of up to £7,500 towards a pilot for a… Read Article →

And the Doc Market participants are …

Docs Ireland is pleased to announce the projects for our inaugural Marketplace, taking place on Thursday June 13th at the Europa Hotel, Belfast. 35 Irish, UK and international projects will pitch to international decision makers including BBC Storyville, CAT&Docs, Dogwoof, Kew Media and PBS. The full list of projects in participation are: A Short History… Read Article →

Develop your skills in pitching and international co-production!

In advance of our first Docs Ireland Marketplace on Thursday June 13th, Docs Ireland is delighted to offer an opportunity for filmmakers to develop their core skills in pitching and international co-production. The DocMarket International Co-production Workshop will help producers and directors to advance their skills at pitching and financing a creative documentary aimed at… Read Article →

BFI Doc Society Local At Docs Ireland

BFI Doc Society are coming to Belfast! As part of the 1st Docs Ireland (12th-16th June), the Doc Society (BFI delegate partner for UK Documentary funding) will be coming to Belfast on Friday 14 June to host a day-long event for documentary filmmakers and those interested in non-fiction. The event will take place as part… Read Article →

Win Funding For Your Feature Documentary Pilot!

Northern Ireland Screen and Docs Ireland are offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to win an award of up to £7,500 towards a pilot for a documentary feature. You can pitch through a production company, or as an individual. If as an individual, we will help to… Read Article →