Future Screens NI


Support and funding opportunities to help creative companies develop strategies to collaborate, grow productivity and maximise their global potential.

Additional information: 

Future Screens NI delivers technical skills, opportunity and growth across:

  • film and broadcast
  • animation
  • games
  • immersive technologies 

Addressing challenges and building on existing strengths in creative industries, areas of focus include:

  • narrative and storytelling in digital content
  • applications of VR/AR in health, tourism and engineering
  • development of a games nexus
  • expanding capacity for large scale film and TV production
  • enhancing the high-level skills pipeline in 2D and 3D animation

The partnership offers funding opportunities through:

  • open calls for R&D support
  • challenge calls twice a year
  • talent growth programmes
  • co-investigator engagement
Support organisation: 
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Queen's University Belfast (QUB)
Ulster University