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Seven ways NI arts & drama groups can use video to drive audiences and improve performances

By Sophie McLaughlin08.10.18Game of Thrones. Liam Neeson. Derry Girls. Jamie Dornan.In today’s fast-paced, media-obsessed world, most people will know at least one (if not all) of these stars/shows which all have one thing in common: their roots in Northern Ireland.Over the last few years, the NI arts scene has exploded with names like these drawing attention to the talent Northern Ireland has to offer.NI Screen, which helps fund major arts projects in Northern Ireland, has estimated that Game of Thrones alone has brought £147m into the local economy since production began in 2010.With global focus on Northern Ireland’s ...

The day artists Gilbert and George came to town

Weekly blog 02.02.17. What we learned in the past week:1. That Gilbert and George are, like, really cool. Our videographer Will was more than impressed by the edgy artistic duo whilst filming them for the Arts Council NI at the MAC theatre. So impressed, that is, that he even arranged his own selfie with them. Now that's dedication. Not that he was awe-struck or anything, he still managed to produce this slick film of the historic event. Like many regional cities, Belfast doesn't get enough international quality art, so hats off to the folks at The Mac for quite a coup! https://vimeo.com/2528873912. That sometimes the seemingly impossible ...