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 place you with a company that is interested in your idea.

Please send a proposal for consideration to

Applications are now closed. This event will take place on Saturday 15th June at 12PM | Ulster Museum. Tickets here.

Applications should be no longer than two pages, and should include the filmmaker’s bio and filmography.

Full information on Northern Ireland Screen’s development funding criteria is available here.

Applicant’s will be shortlisted by Northern Ireland Screen for the opportunity to pitch at the Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch.