Students You Are The Future!


For those thinking about making a career in the digital and media industries, the Belfast Media Festival remains a key and crucial date for your diaries.

The festival especially welcomes students and will offer you opportunities to enhance your career prospects.

This year we will be running an introduction to the sector at 11:00am on Thursday 15th November specifically for students. You must be on site and registered by 10:30am.  Registration opens at 09:30am at the MAC Theatre. 

Thursday 15th November

  • 11:00 until 12:00 – The Best Jobs You’ve Never Heard Of (Theatre 1)
  • 12:45 until 14:00 – Two Minute Masterpiece (Theatre 2)
  • 14:30 until 15:30 – QUB Presents: Mixed Reality and Immersive Media (Theatre 2)
  • 16:00 until 17:00 – NI Screen: Aim High Showcase (The Works)

Friday 16th November

  • 11:30 until 12:30 – Screenskills Session (Theatre 2)

We will be running information and career workshops, you will also have the chance to hear from industry leaders and practitioners.   We’ll also be running a session, sponsored by Queen’s University, about current and future career paths in this fast-changing industry.

There is also the chance to make good impressions, and to network with industry professionals.  This is what festivals are all about.

At this early stage, we would like to offer students the chance to register for the festival – there are limited places for students.

You can register by clicking here.

If you require any further information, contact Aoife: 

We do hope you will be able to join us for the Belfast Media Festival 2018.

Our Sponsors

Principal Partners


  • Happening
  • Pact
  • PRS
  • ScreenSkills



  • Digital Cities 2018
  • Outpost
  • Crawford McCann
  • Belfast City Council
  • Sixteen South
  • Imagine TV
  • Creative Europe Desk UK
  • The Production People
  • Empire Laughs Back
  • Virgin Media