Northern Ireland Screen


Formerly the Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission (NIFTC) and renamed to reflect and embrace the growth of the digital era, Northern Ireland Screen is the national screen agency for Northern Ireland whose aim is to accelerate the development of a dynamic and sustainable screen industry in Northern Ireland.
Our mission is to promote Northern Ireland as a major production location, to celebrate Northern Ireland product, talent and culture to the world and to ensure that a range of learning opportunities are delivered, so that growing numbers of people in Northern Ireland are motivated to enjoy, understand and explore the moving image
Northern Ireland Screen aims to encourage and support a vibrant screen industry and related screen culture in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive contains 65 hours of moving images of Northern Ireland from 1897 to 2000. There are images covering drama, animation, documentaries, news, newsreels, amateur and actuality film.

Amongst these items are a number of film images that relate to the Troubles, including feature length films, t.v. dramas, news items, documentaries and amateur footage.