Cinemagic is recognised for its ability to engage with young people, to stimulate discussion on film, film genre and social issues, and to provide opportunities to learn from leading film and television professionals.Cinemagic delivers annual education programmes during the festival periods and education programmes throughout the year specially designed for nursery, primary and post-primary schools.Cinemagic also delivers Into Film Clubs in Northern Ireland, a Northern Ireland Screen after-school initiative designed to reduce disadvantage and is funded by the Department for Communities.

Our Film Education Programme runs annually in the autumn film festival period and we have regular events throughout the year. Events outside of the festival are listed on a regular basis, check back for updates.

Martina Martin, St Mary’s Primary School Lisbuoy

Cinemagic is one of the most enjoyable and educational workshops/programmes available to children.  It engages and stimulates young people and children in discussions about films and social issues, through practical activities.  A very worthwhile educational tool.

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Cinemagic Patrons

  • Liam Neeson
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Dermot O‚ÄôLeary
  • Terry George
  • Brian Cox
  • Lisa Henson
  • Suranne Jones
  • Julian Fellowes
  • Christine Bleakley
  • Seamus McGarvey
  • Ciaran McMenamin
  • Colin Farrell
  • Patrick Bergin
  • Ros Hubbard
  • John Hubbard
  • Gary Knell
  • Rachel Kavanagh
  • Aidan Power
  • Mark Huffam
  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Craig Doyle
  • Robbie Sheehan
  • Bruce Reynolds
  • Marc Mallett
  • Bronagh Waugh