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Getting Games Into Bed With TV

Posted on 19th October 2012 by Belfast Media Festival

Examining the part broadcasters can play in the gaming industry; reviewing the options a TV broadcaster has to reach gaming audiences, talking through some specifics and learnings from Channel 4′s experience in games to date, all in the context of how C4 exists to help build and foster the production […]


BMF 2012 Live Stream

Posted on 19th October 2012 by Belfast Media Festival

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IFTA Presents Keynote 4: Terry George

Posted on 19th October 2012 by Belfast Media Festival

This year’s Festival would not be complete without an in-depth interview with our very own Oscar winner, Terry George, who, together with his daughter Oorlagh, won the Live Action Short Film Category for The Shore. Terry, who was behind movies about the Troubles, including ‘In the Name of the Father’ […]


Invest NI Animation Showreel

Posted on 14th October 2012 by Belfast Media Festival


Belfast Media Festival 2011

Posted on 31st August 2012 by Belfast Media Festival

The 2011 Belfast Media Festival featured top industry names as keynote speakers including the BBC’s Director General, Mark Thompson; Controller of BBC One, Danny Cohen and also David Abraham, Chief Executive of Channel 4. They shared their thoughts on the future of the industry and how they see Northern Ireland’s […]


Danny Cohen Keynote, 2011

Posted on 30th August 2012 by Belfast Media Festival

BBC One has the widest reach of the BBC’s channels, with nearly 80% of the UK population tuning in to the channel every week. Danny Cohen was appointed Controller of BBC One in 2010 following a hugely successful period at the helm of BBC Three. We will journey with Danny […]


David Abraham Keynote, 2011

Posted on 30th October 2011 by Belfast Media Festival

Led by its Chief Executive, David Abraham, Channel 4 is moving boldly forward with its ‘project of creative renewal’ following the axing of Big Brother, promising more mischief and experimentation. David will discuss some of the broadcaster’s plans and initiatives aimed at investing more into original innovative content from Northern […]


Mark Thompson Keynote, 2011

Posted on 14th October 2011 by Belfast Media Festival

This autumn, Mark Thompson, Director-General of the BBC, will set out how the BBC proposes to meet its 20% savings challenge through to 2016. One of the core aspects of the Delivering Quality First programme is to fairly and wisely spread the creative canvas across all parts of the UK. […]


Danny Cohen Keynote, 2011

Posted on 14th October 2011 by Belfast Media Festival

BBC One has the widest reach of the BBC’s channels, with nearly 80% of the UK population tuning in to the channel every week. Danny Cohen was appointed Controller of BBC One in 2010 following a hugely successful period at the helm of BBC Three. We will journey with Danny […]


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