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A Day Out in the NvTv Studio

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As the digital media project with Mullan Mews and St Vincent’s School comes to a close, participants enjoyed a day out in the Northern Visions studio learning the skills of studio production. Everyone was delighted to learn that two of the students from St. Vincent’s have been accepted into further education at Belfast Metropolitan College. Mullan Mews is the award […]

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Breaking the Barriers

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Young filmmakers from communities across North and West Belfast premiered their film ‘Breaking Down Barriers’ at Belfast Metropolitan College’s e3 building at Springvale on Monday March 3rd. They interviewed and filmed a range of local people on their experiences of the past and future hopes for breaking down barriers in the city. Northern Visions provided the training and mentoring for […]

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Broadcasting Authority of Ireland paves the way for Irish Community Television Archive

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The decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) to provide funding support to ensure the archives of Northern Irish community and social life held at Northern Visions are safeguarded for future generations to enjoy has been warmly welcomed. Chairperson of Northern Visions, Simon Wood, said, “Our archives are a rich source of the history of local communities and BAI […]

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Townsend Street Party

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New Irish language entrants completed their training course at Northern Visions with a location shoot at the Townsend Street Party in the lower Shankill, where residents staged a colourful parade, horse and carriage rides and a carousel as a homage to Mickey Marley’s roundabout as part of the area’s festivities. On offer were various traditional craft workshops including how to […]

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Robert Ballagh: Talent in Solidarity

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Interviewed by Northern Visions on a visit to Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich in Belfast in March 2013 to launch his exhibition and fund raiser, Robert Ballagh has generously given his artistic commitment to a range of causes, both politically and socially, in the pursuit of an egalitarian society. In this spirit, and as a statement of his solidarity, he has […]

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New project with Mullan Mews

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A new Northern Visions digital media project has commenced with Mullan Mews, the award winning  supported housing scheme in East Belfast  which focuses on the design of the environment and support provided is to compensate for the disability caused by dementia, and St. Vincent’s, a Special School for pupils experiencing Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. The project is exploring the work of  the […]

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Stories Of Dublin Starts tonight in Smock Alley Theatre Monday July 22nd

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The follow up to DCTV’s award winning TV series, The Storyteller, this production brings the art of storytelling to a theatre audience. Accompanied by live visuals designed by Le Tissier, each night sees three different storytellers being recorded by a TV crew for DCTV’s ‘Return of The Storyteller’ which will broadcast in 2014. Over three distinctly themed nights we will […]

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Festival of Community Television

The fourth Community TV festival will be held on June 12th and 13th 2015 in Cork County Hall. This free two day event will discuss and showcase Community Television in Ireland. It includes: – A Seminar on a National Community Television Channel – A Workshop on using and Creating media within your organisation. – Screenings of Community Television programmes made […]

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Sweet Memories Celebrated

Northern Visions celebrated its Arts & Older People project with tenants of Mullan Mews and Sydenham Court (Clanmil Supported Housing Schemes for people with dementia) and older people from Northern Visions volunteer groups, in December 2012 at a film screening of “Sweet Memories” at Queens Film Theatre, Belfast. The film, “Sweet Memories”, is now available to view online. The project is […]

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DCTV Studio Operator Course now booking for 2013

Each Wednesday afternoon, DCTV runs a studio operator training course which is free to paid up members of the station. We have been running the course throughout the year and members that have completed it have gone on to become actively involved in our ongoing volunteer production Citywide, as well as creating their own studio productions like The Live Register […]

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