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Cinemagic Unveils 10th Anniversary Dublin Programme

Posted on 27th March 2017 | Cinemagic News

The annual Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme returns for a 10th Anniversary feast of film from 5th-14th May, jam-packed with 100 events and diverse creative opportunities to inspire and motivate young people. The festival features guests from the world of film and television including Cinematographer Gerry Floyd from treble BAFTA nominated documentary Notes on Blindness; Doctor Foster and Leave to Remain director, Bruce Goodison; production designer and art director David Bowes (The Selfish Giant, Cold Feet, Scott & Bailey) and CBBC TV Presenters Ben Shires and Katie Thistleton!

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Creative talent celebrated at Cinemagic Urban Villages Film Showcase

Posted on 23rd March 2017 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

150 young people, youth leaders, schools and filmmakers came together recently to celebrate their creativity and achievements in cross-community filmmaking as part of Cinemagic’s Urban Villages Film Project.

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Trainee Production Crew Call-Out for Cinemagic’s Second Feature Film ‘Grace and Goliath’

Posted on 08th March 2017 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic has launched its search for a trainee film production crew for its second Feature Film ‘Grace and Goliath’. The young people, aged 18-25 will be given the chance to earn their first credit on a feature film and train alongside industry professionals led by director Tony Mitchell (The Bible, AD The Bible Continues, Primeval, Supervolcano and Flood).

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TV Presenting Masterclass for 8-12 yr olds with BAFTA Kids in association with IFTA

Posted on 08th March 2017 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

The Dublin Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People is back for its 10th year, and are giving children aged 8-12 the chance to take part in a masterclass in presenting to mark the festival launch.

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Young Film Critics Wanted for Cinemagic Dublin Jury this May!

Posted on 07th March 2017 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Ever wondered what it would be like to participate on a film jury and decide who wins. Well now you can. The Dublin Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People is back for its 10th edition and is recruiting film critic jury panels of 5-18 year olds from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland to watch and judge a series of  films from around the world during the Festival this May.

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Call-Out for 16-25yr olds for Cinemagic Dublin Film Academy Crew

Posted on 28th February 2017 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

In the lead up to the Cinemagic Dublin Festival, the Festival team is looking for young people aged 16-25, from Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland to be part of a production crew for a film being made during the Cinemagic Dublin Film Academy from 27th-31st March 2017.

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Cinemagic Los Angeles 10th-20th February 2017

Posted on 22nd January 2017 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic will return to  LA for its 8th year from the 10th to 20th February 2017!

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Young CineSeekers Film Critics have their say on SING!

Posted on 18th January 2017 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Young film critics had the chance to enjoy the red carpet experience at the Northern Ireland preview of Sing- the Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures animated musical comedy about finding the star that lives inside all of us. Find out what they had to say!

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Aged 11-18 and would like the chance to participate in an exciting Musical Theatre Project?

Posted on 19th December 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic is hosting a Devising Musical Theatre Camp in January for 40 young people aged 11-18 who are passionate about performing arts.  The event will take place in The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast. The camp is supported by The Executive Office, Together: Building a United Community.

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Call Out for Scripts for Cinemagic Dublin Film Academy Short Film!

Posted on 09th December 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic has launched a call-out for short film scripts which will be made during the Cinemagic Dublin Film Academy in March next year.  This is an excellent opportunity for budding screenwriters to have their short film made and screened at the Cinemagic Festival.

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A Christmas Star December 2016 Cinema screenings announced!

Posted on 06th December 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

A Christmas Star will screen in 8 cinemas across Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland this December!

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CineSeekers Film Club presents ‘Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods’

Posted on 21st November 2016 | Cinemagic News

The December CineSeekers Film Club movie is French-Belgian animated family comedy adventure 'Asterix:The Mansions of The Gods', (PG) presented by Cinemagic at Queen's Film Theatre on Sat 3rd December at 4.00pm.

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Young Talent Celebrated at Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition Showcase

Posted on 31st October 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic presented a celebratory showcase of young filmmaking talent from the UK and Ireland at the 2016 Young Filmmaker Competition Awards at the weekend in Queen’s Film Theatre.

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Weekend Film Treats at The Cinemagic Festival!

Posted on 28th October 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

This weekend at Cinemagic there are treats galore for film fans and young filmmakers before the curtain closes on another action packed 24 days of Festival delights!

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Crew Call Out for Music Video Production to mark UEFA Women’s Under 19 Championship!

Posted on 27th October 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic is inviting 16-25 yr olds to apply for a chance to be part of a new music video production project, one of series of special initiatives taking place to mark the UEFA Women's U19 Championship Finals taking place in Northern Ireland in 2017.

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Hundreds of Film Events to Inspire Young People 7th-30th October!

Posted on 12th October 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

The annual Cinemagic Belfast Film and Television Festival programme opens with a colourful programme of events from 7th-30th October, jam-packed with over two hundred films and special film and television related opportunities to inspire young people. The Cinemagic Opening Night Preview in Odyssey Cinemas is the much anticipated animated adventure, Storks, from Warner Bros, Pictures, and closing the festival is the inspirational documentary, Life, Animated from director Roger Ross Williams, winner of the Best Director Award at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

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Film Fans Wanted for CineSeekers and CineFocus Festival Juries!

Posted on 12th October 2016 | Cinemagic News

Do you enjoy watching films? Would you like to be the first to see new films from around the world? Ever thought of being a film critic? If so, this year’s Cinemagic Belfast ‘CineFocus’ and ‘CineSeekers’ film jury’ is just for you! Cinemagic is recruiting jury panels made up of 6-11 year olds and 12-25 year olds to watch and judge a series of international films during the Cinemagic Belfast 2016 Festival programme this October.

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BELFAST CITY AIRPORT AND CINEMAGIC HOST MENTAL HEALTH FILM SHOWCASE FOR WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

Posted on 12th October 2016 | Cinemagic News

George Best Belfast City Airport has hosted a Mental Health Awareness Showcase in partnership with Cinemagic, to premiere short films created by pupils from across Belfast focusing on the issues of mental health and wellbeing.

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Trainee Production Crew Call for Short Film Academy supported by Creative Skillset.

Posted on 21st September 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic has launched its search for a young film production crew for the Cinemagic Short Film Academy supported by Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund.

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Hundreds of film events unveiled as Cinemagic 2016 launches!

Posted on 05th September 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

The annual Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme returns for a feast of film from 7th-30th October, jam-packed with over two hundred films and diverse creative opportunities to inspire and motivate young people

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Deadline Reminder for Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition

Posted on 15th August 2016 | Cinemagic News

2nd September is the deadline for the annual Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition

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Cinemagic Belfast to take part in UK-wide celebration of Roald Dahl on Film!

Posted on 21st July 2016 | Cinemagic News

Fans of all ages will be able to relive their most magical memories this year, as Roald Dahl’s work is brought to life on the big screen this September at Cinemagic film events in The Ulster Museum, Queen’s Film Theatre and Strand Arts Centre, Belfast. To celebrate Roald Dahl 100 - the centenary year of Roald Dahl’s birth, Cinemagic is participating in a family-friendly film programme that will celebrate the world’s number one storyteller, born in 1916. The season launch coincides with the release of Entertainment One’s The BFG, on the 22nd July, and culminates on Roald Dahl Day on the 13th September - 100 years since Dahl’s birth.

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Cinemagic Box Office/Sales Administrator & Festival Events Assistant- Temporary

Posted on 15th July 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic is looking for a Festival Box Office/Sales Administrator and Festival Events Assistant.

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Call for 16-19 year olds for BFI Film Academy Network Programme

Posted on 04th July 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic is delighted to announce the delivery of another BFI Film Academy Network Programme in 2016/2017 and we welcome interested 16- 19 year olds to apply!

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Call for Film Enthusiasts for Cinemagic’s Young Consultants July Panel

Posted on 29th June 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic has launched its annual call for young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ this July in Belfast to help select a series of films for the annual Cinemagic  Festival that takes place in Belfast from 7th-30th October 2016!

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Shakespeare on Film project welcomes special guest!

Posted on 06th June 2016 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

The first of the Cinemagic 'Little Bard' Shakespeare on Film events took place at the weekend and the young participants had a surprise photo opportunity with The President of Ireland, Michael D.Higgins.

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Cinemagic Joins Britain’s Biggest Ever Celebration of Shakespeare on Film

Posted on 01st June 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People announces its ‘Little Bard’ season as part of BFI Presents: Shakespeare on Film, a UK-wide series of screenings and events celebrating the enormous impact the playwright’s life, work and legacy has had on cinema.

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South Belfast Young People celebrate launch of We Stand United music video!

Posted on 27th May 2016 | Cinemagic News

A music video involving young females from across South Belfast has been launched to celebrate the culmination of a project delivered by Cinemagic and supported by The Executive Office and the  Together: Building a United Community initiative.

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Anime ‘Laputa:Castle in the Sky’ announced as May CineSeekers Film Club Movie!

Posted on 21st April 2016 | Cinemagic News

CineSeekers Film Club presents Laputa:Castle in the Sky at Queen's Film Theatre Belfast on Saturday 7th May

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Cinemagic Returns to Dublin for 9th Festival 9th-22nd May!

Posted on 10th April 2016 | Cinemagic News

Next month young people under 25 years of age will have the opportunity to learn more about what life is really like working behind or in front of a camera. For the past 9 years Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival has given young people in Dublin the chance to immerse themselves in the world of TV and film culture and to learn from some of the industry’s most established names.

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Achievements of Young People Celebrated at Cinemagic Creative Showcase

Posted on 24th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People showcased the creative work of hundreds of young people at a special celebratory evening in Odyssey Cinemas Belfast last night attended by Junior Ministers Emma Pengelly and Jennifer McCann.

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‘Zarafa’ announced for Sat 2nd April CineSeekers Film Club screening

Posted on 20th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

CineSeekers Film Club presents Zarafa at Queen's Film Theatre Belfast on Saturday 2 April.

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Movie Poster Design Competition

Posted on 13th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

Ever wanted to design a poster for a blockbuster film? Now is your chance!

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Cinemagic Presents Monsters, Inc. at The Ulster Museum

Posted on 13th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

The next Cinemagic at The Ulster Museum movie is the animated adventure Monsters, Inc. taking place on Saturday 30th April.
 

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Zootropolis Preview For NI Schools

Posted on 07th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

Zootropolis Preview for NI Schools, Tuesday 15th March at Odyssey Cinemas Belfast

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Call-Out for Scripts for Dublin Short Film Academy

Posted on 07th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic has launched a call-out for scripts for the Cinemagic Dublin Film Academy. The Academy will produce a short film made by young people from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland under the guidance of industry professionals from 9th-13th May 2016. Budding filmmakers, aged 18-25, will have the chance to develop their talents and earn their credit on the local production.

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Cinemagic Dublin Short Film Academy Call for Crew

Posted on 07th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

In the lead up to the Cinemagic Dublin Festival, we are looking for young people aged 18-25, from the North and South of Ireland to be part of a production crew for a film being produced during our Cinemagic Dublin Film Academy in May.

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Cinemagic LA returns from 7th-13th March!

Posted on 07th March 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic will celebrate its 7th programme of activity in LA with an action packed week of events from March 7th-13th.  Young people from LA and from communities across Northern Ireland will benefit from a host of film related opportunities.

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Call for Young Film Critics for Dublin CineSeekers and CineFocus Jury Panels

Posted on 29th February 2016 | Cinemagic News

The Oscars are over for another year but now comes your chance to be on the Cinemagic Dublin Film Jury and choose the winning films of the festival.

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Teenagers Use Filmmaking to Focus on Mental Health Awareness

Posted on 25th February 2016 | Cinemagic News

Twenty three teenagers from Belfast schools Ashfield Girls’ High School, Malone College, Our Lady and St Patrick’s College, Wellington College, Aquinas Grammar School and Belfast Boys’ Model have produced two short films under the guidance of Cinemagic, as the culmination of an innovative project about mental health and wellbeing sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport and supported by Arts & Business Northern Ireland.

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Delightful fairytale MUNE announced as March CineSeekers Film Club movie

Posted on 15th February 2016 | Cinemagic News

CineSeekers Film Club presents Mune at Queen's Film Theatre Belfast on Saturday 5 March.

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Cinemagic Presents TOY STORY at the Ulster Museum

Posted on 15th February 2016 | Cinemagic News

The next Cinemagic at The Ulster Museum movie is the much loved, family favourite, Toy Story, taking place on Sunday 13th March.

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Call Out For Festival Box Office Administrator

Posted on 15th February 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic is looking for a Festival Box Office Administrator. This is a 2 month paid position, working in the busy office of Cinemagic Belfast promoting Dublin festival events commencing in mid March for a week and April (post-Easter holidays) and May (end date 27 May).

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Cinemagic Presents UP at The Ulster Museum

Posted on 10th February 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic will present a special Valentine's screening of UP on Sunday 14th February in The Ulster Museum, to mark the first of our monthly film treats at the museum.

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Script Development Masterclass

Posted on 03rd February 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic will host a Script Development Masterclass on Tuesday 9th February from 6pm-9pm in Rasharkin Community Centre for 16 -25 year olds.

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Young People Call ‘Action’ On New Film Production supported by Creative Skillset

Posted on 03rd February 2016 | Cinemagic News

18 young people from Northern Ireland, aged 18-25, have called ‘action’ on a new film production with support from Cinemagic, Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund and Panavision.

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Oddball and The Penguins Preview for Schools

Posted on 03rd February 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic will screen a preview of Oddball and The Penguins  for local schools on Tuesday 9th February

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Cinemagic and Gentle Dental Win Allianz Arts & Business Award

Posted on 22nd January 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic and Gentle Dental Care Belfast have won the New Sponsor award in the annual Allianz Arts & Business Awards, which took place this week in The Grand Opera House Belfast. Cinemagic and Gentle Dental have been working together on a series of creative projects involving young filmmakers and young film consultants and the creation of a short film 'Brace Yourself'. Click here to view the film

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Goosebumps Preview for Schools

Posted on 18th January 2016 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic will screen a preview of Goosebumps for local schools on 27th January, the first in our 2016 series of school film events!

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TV Broadcasts of A Christmas Star!

Posted on 14th December 2015 | Cinemagic News

A Christmas Star and a behind-the scenes documentary 'Believe' will be screened in NI and ROI in the comng week.

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A Christmas Star USA Bound!

Posted on 04th December 2015 | Cinemagic News

The achievements of Cinemagic young people will be celebrated in the USA in the coming week with special screenings of A Christmas Star taking place in New York, Washington and Los Angeles.

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Cinemagic’s Holly Enjoys The Red Carpet Experience at BAFTA’s Children’s Awards

Posted on 24th November 2015 | Cinemagic News

8 year old, Holly McLaughlin, a pupil at Our Lady’s Girls’ Primary School, Belfast, had a very special role at the 20th British Academy Children’s Awards in London last weekend!

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A Christmas Star- UK and Ireland Cinema Release

Posted on 20th November 2015 | Cinemagic News

A Christmas Star is on release in UK and Ireland from 13 November*.

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A Christmas Star will have a limited theatrical release in LA

Posted on 20th November 2015 | Cinemagic News

 Cinemagic and ITN Distribution present "A Christmas Star” opening for a limited run at the Laemmie Theatre, 9036 Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills.  The movie opens November 20th for a week with shows daily at 12pm.

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A Christmas Star DVD release this month!

Posted on 19th November 2015 | Cinemagic News

Signature Entertainment will release A Christmas Star on DVD/Blu-ray from 23rd November.

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Classic Kids movies celebrate ‘young love’ as part of BFI Love Season

Posted on 08th November 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic presents five film events for children, families and young people celebrating the magical experiences of ‘first love’ portrayed through classic animations, traditional stories/folklore, and exciting adventures.

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Young Filmmakers Celebrated at A Christmas Star World Premiere

Posted on 06th November 2015 | Cinemagic News

Belfast-based youth film festival charity, Cinemagic, presented the World Premiere of A Christmas Star on Wednesday 4th November in Odyssey Cinemas, Titanic Quarter Belfast to 2400 film fans, film industry supporters and cast and crew behind the feature film production, in a spectacular fashion bringing the magic of Christmas to the city.

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A Christmas Star World Premiere Set To Celebrate Young Film Talent!

Posted on 03rd November 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic will present the World Premiere of A Christmas Star on Wednesday 4th November in Odyssey Cinemas, Belfast to 2400 film fans, film industry supporters and cast and crew behind the youth made feature film production, in spectacular fashion, bringing the magic of Christmas to the city

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Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition Showcase

Posted on 30th October 2015 | Cinemagic News

Young filmmakers from Northern Ireland, Ireland and across the UK were celebrated and highly commended at the Cinemagic Young Filmmaker competition showcase for under 15 year olds, 15-17 year olds and 18-25 year olds at the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, recently, as part of the Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People.

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World Cinema Programme and Workshops Highlights!

Posted on 21st October 2015 | Cinemagic News

The Cinemagic Festival is up and running with another two weeks of films up to 8th November. The Festival is jam-packed with creative events to motivate, educate and inspire young people!

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Opening of Cinemagic Festival with 150 events to inspire young people!

Posted on 09th October 2015 | Cinemagic News

The much anticipated Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme opens this weekend for month long film feast, from 9th October- 4th November jam-packed with creative events to motivate, educate and inspire young people!

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‘We Can Shine’ soundtrack to A Christmas Star released!

Posted on 02nd October 2015 | Cinemagic News

To highlight the release of the Cinemagic Christmas Feature Film, ‘A Christmas Star’ on 13th November,  the soundtrack 'We Can Shine' has been released.

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Young Performing Arts Talent celebrated at Cinemagic Showcase in Portadown

Posted on 02nd October 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic hosted a Devising Musical Theatre Camp in for 11-18 year olds from across Northern Ireland in Portadown Town Hall supported by OFMDFM Together: Building a United Community.

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Cinemagic movie A Christmas Star trailer released!

Posted on 25th September 2015 | Cinemagic News

The trailer for Cinemagic produced movie A Christmas Star has been released.

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Trainee Production Crew Call-Out For Cinemagic Short Film Academy

Posted on 18th September 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic has launched its search for a young film production crew and film music crew for the Cinemagic Short Film Academy supported by Creative Skillset's Film Skills Fund.

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Cinemagic Belfast Festival Programme 9th October-4th November!

Posted on 12th September 2015 | Cinemagic News

' Pan'  to open this year’s Cinemagic Belfast Festival with magic and fantasy setting the scene for an action-packed programme! The much anticipated Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme returns for month long film feast, from 9th October- 4th November jam-packed with creative events to motivate, educate and inspire young people!

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30th Anniversary screening Back to The Future & Q&A with Alan Silvestri

Posted on 03rd September 2015 | Cinemagic News

Alan Silvestri, regarded as one of Hollywood’s best composers, will participate in a Cinemagic Festival Q&A before a special 30th Anniversary Screening of Back to The Future on 27th October!

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Japanese Anime Wolf Children Screens at September CineSeekers Film Club

Posted on 30th August 2015 | Cinemagic News

In this delightful anime, college student Hana falls in love with a werewolf and has two children who are half wolf. Determined to protect her young family, Hana moves to a quiet village where the children grow up and face their destiny.

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Film Fans Wanted for CineSeekers and CineFocus Festival Juries!

Posted on 30th August 2015 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Do you enjoy watching films? Would you like to see new films from around the world? Ever thought of being a film critic? If so, this year’s Cinemagic ‘CineFocus’ and ‘CineSeekers’ film jury’ is just for you! We are recruiting jury panels made up of 6-11 year olds and 12-25 year olds to watch and judge international films during the Festival in Belfast this autumn!

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August CineSeekers Film Club Movie: Kirikou and the Men and Women

Posted on 18th August 2015 | Cinemagic News

The August CineSeekers Film Club movie is the highly acclaimed dazzling animation, Kirikou and the Men and Women, directed by Cherished French animator Michel Ocelot taking place on Saturday 29th August at Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast.

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M. Night Shyamalan Q&A and Film Preview

Posted on 18th August 2015 | Cinemagic News

Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs, Unbreakable) will take part in an exclusive Q&A Masterclass following a special preview screening of his latest film ‘The Visit’ in Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin on Monday 31st August

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Devising Musical Theatre Camp for 11-18 yr olds

Posted on 17th August 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic is hosting a Devising Musical Theatre Camp in September for 60 young people aged 11-18 who are passionate about performing arts. 

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BFI Film Academy 2015-16 Open for Applications!

Posted on 14th August 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic is delighted to announce the delivery of another BFI Film Academy Network Programme in 2015/2016 and we welcome interested 16- 19 year olds to apply!

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Young Film Consultants Wanted for July Panels!

Posted on 20th June 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic has launched its annual call for young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ in July and help select a series of films for the  Festival programme that takes place in Belfast from 9th October-4th November 2015.

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NI Preview of ‘Song of the Sea’ announced for July CineSeekers Film Club

Posted on 11th June 2015 | Cinemagic News

The July CineSeekers Film Club movie is the Northern Ireland preview of the highly acclaimed, Oscar-nominated animation ‘Song of The Sea’, taking place on Saturday 4th July at Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast.

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Into Film Club Open for Membership

Posted on 11th June 2015 | Cinemagic News

Would you like a FREE after school activity in your school?

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Aer Lingus Art for Schools’ Winners Flying High

Posted on 03rd June 2015 | Cinemagic News

Winner of the 2015 Aer Lingus Art for Schools’ Competition, Nathan McFadden treated his classmates to a day in London courtesy of Aer Lingus. Nathan’s poster design to promote Cinemagic’s Christmas feature film, ‘A Christmas Star’, took first place over hundreds of entries across Northern Ireland.

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May CineSeekers Film Club movie: NI Preview of ‘The Golden Horse’

Posted on 18th May 2015 | Cinemagic News

The May CineSeekers Film Club movie is the Northern Ireland preview of the Latvian folk-tale inspired animation ‘The Golden Horse’ (8+), taking place on Saturday 30th May at Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast.

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Dublin Masterclasses to Inspire Young People

Posted on 27th April 2015 | Cinemagic News

The Cinemagic Dublin Masterclasses return in May for 8-11 year olds and 16-25 year olds! Young people can learn about various film and television disciplines including Directing and Writing, Casting, Voice Acting, Games Development and Animation!

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Young Film Critics Wanted for Dublin Jury this May!

Posted on 14th April 2015 | Cinemagic News

Do you enjoy watching films? Would you like to see new films from around the world? Ever thought of being a film critic? If so, this year’s Cinemagic Dublin ‘CineSeekers’ and ‘CineFocus’ film jury is for you! Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People is recruiting jury panels  from all over Ireland to watch and judge a series of  films from around the world during the May Cinemagic Dublin 2015 Festival programme.

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Filmmaking achievements celebrated at Cinemagic BFI Film Academy Showcase

Posted on 09th April 2015 | Cinemagic News

New films made by 19 talented filmmakers, aged 16-19, from Northern Ireland were premiered in Belfast recently as part of the BFI Film Academy programme delivered by Cinemagic.

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Carrickfergus and Larne Primary Schools attend World Cinema screenings.

Posted on 31st March 2015 | Cinemagic News

550 primary school pupils from Carrickfergus and Larne participated in a Cinemagic World Cinema day with Cinemagic  sponsored by AES and supported by the Arts & Business NI Investment Programme.

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Saoirse Ronan Launches Cinemagic Dublin NPAS Industry Film Academy

Posted on 30th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

Oscar-nominated actress and Cinemagic patron, Saoirse Ronan launches inaugural NPAS and Cinemagic Industry Film Academy for 12-18 year olds as part of Cinemagic Dublin 2015

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Cinemagic Dublin May Festival Launches!

Posted on 27th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

The Programme for the 2015 Cinemagic Dublin Festival has launched! The Festival returns to the city from 5th-17th May

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CineSeekers Film Club to screen Giovanni’s Island

Posted on 26th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

The Cinemagic CineSeekers Film Club is a monthly film event for young people. Based in QFT, the club's ethos is central to Cinemagic's ethos to promote and celebrate a diverse and varied range of international children's films.

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Ashfield Girls’ High School Win at Into Film Awards!

Posted on 26th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

Ashfield Girls High School Belfast is celebrating after winning the Into Film Club Of The Year: 13s and Over category, sponsored by Sony Pictures, at the inaugural Into Film Awards.

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Cinemagic Young Consultant Q&A with Kenneth Branagh

Posted on 24th March 2015 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic Young Consultant, Dorothy McDowell, had the chance to meet and interview Kenneth Branagh, at the Northern Ireland Premiere of Cinderella.

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Ashfield Girls’ High School Nominated at Into Film Awards!

Posted on 19th March 2015 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Film Club in Ashfield Girls’ High School in East Belfast is one of only 3 clubs out of over 10,000 running across the United Kingdom to reach the finals of Film Club of the Year and will attend the first Into Film Awards ceremony at the iconic Empire Leicester Square, London, on 24th March 2015.

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Young People from Northern Ireland Celebrated at Cinemagic LA!

Posted on 19th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

Young filmmaking talent was celebrated at Cinemagic’s LA showcase on 13th March attended by a host of film and television industry professionals including Gary Lightbody. The event marked the culmination of the 6th Cinemagic festival in LA which included young ambassadors from Northern Ireland and young people from schools and organisations in Los Angeles.

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Cinemagic LA returns from 7th-15th March!

Posted on 06th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic will celebrate its 6th Festival Programme in LA  with an action packed week of events from March 7th-15th. Young people from LA and Northern Ireland will benefit from a host of film related opportunities.

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Q&A with Saoirse Ronan

Posted on 04th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic and NPAS  are delighted to welcome Oscar Nominated Actress and Cinemagic Patron, Saoirse Ronan  (Brooklyn, The Grand Budapest Hotel, How I Live Now, The Host, Hanna and Atonement) to take part in a Q&A with young aspiring actors at NPAS in the Factory Studios Dublin on 30th March.

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Disney’s Cinderella for Charity Premiere in Belfast Attended by Director Kenneth Branagh

Posted on 27th February 2015 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Kenneth Branagh will bring his new film Disney’s CINDERELLA to Belfast audiences for a Special Charity Premiere at 4.30pm at Movie House Cinemas, Dublin Road, Belfast on March 22nd, in aid of NICVA and Into Film

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‘Reel Politics’ launches!

Posted on 18th February 2015 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Cinemagic’s ‘Reel Politics’ launched this week as 24 young women came together for an innovative film project to encourage more of them to get involved in the political arena!

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Takeover Film Festival Returns this weekend!

Posted on 16th February 2015 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

The sixth annual Takeover Film Festival ‘takes over’ Queen’s Film Theatre’s screens from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 February, with an exciting weekend of film premieres, star appearances, masterclasses and music, all organised by the enthusiastic QFT Youth Panel.

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Q&A with Robot Overlords Director Jon Wright for Into Film Clubs

Posted on 06th February 2015 | Cinemagic NewsPress Releases

Young film enthusiasts from Into Film Clubs enjoyed a special visit at Ashfield Girls' High School from Belfast born Robot Overlords film director, Jon Wright.

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Courtroom Drama Partnership Wins Allianz Arts & Business Award!

Posted on 22nd January 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic, AES Northern Ireland, law firm Arthur Cox and Stephen Beggs are celebrating winning the 'Employee Engagement Award' at the Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards that took place at the Theatre at the Mill Newtownabbey last night. A courtroom drama with a difference, 'Widget Vs The Crown', hit all the right notes with a key message about health and safety in the workplace at the heart of it.

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Young film fans to flock to Shaun The Sheep Movie!

Posted on 12th January 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic is delighted to present the Northern Ireland Premiere of SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE on Sunday 1st February at Odyssey Cinemas Belfast!

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St Therese of Lisieux Primary School celebrate Film Club win!

Posted on 05th January 2015 | Cinemagic News

St Therese of Lisieux Primary School's Into Film Club picked up a special prize recently and enjoyed a special outing at Odyssey Cinemas Belfast!

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Call for Females aged 16-25 for Reel Politics Film Project

Posted on 05th January 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic is looking for young females, aged 16 to 25 years, to get involved in a new film-making project aimed at promoting the benefits of more young women being active in politics.The Belfast City Council and Northern Ireland Assembly initiative will be delivered by Cinemagic.

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Cinemagic Funding Cuts Call to Action

Posted on 09th December 2014 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival Belfast has been asked to prepare for funding cuts of up to 50% in 2015 from The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) administered through Northern Ireland Screen, as part of the 2015/16 Northern Ireland Executive Draft Budget.

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