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Cameras roll at Innovation Factory

Innovation Factory is becoming a magnet for production companies working in Northern Ireland’s booming movie and television industry

October 23rd 2019

Filming has just completed on Nowhere Special, the new movie by Uberto Pasolini (Still Life, The Full Monty) starring James Norton, known for his highly acclaimed roles in Happy Valley and the upcoming Little Women.

Inspired by true events, in Nowhere Special, James Norton stars as thirty five-year-old window cleaner John, who has dedicated his life to bringing up his son, after the child’s mother left them soon after giving birth. When John is given only a few months to live, he attempts to find a new, perfect family for his three-year-old son, determined to shield him from the terrible reality of the situation.Chris Martin of Indie Movie Company, the Co Producer, explained that they chose the base on the Springfield Road because of its central location.

It was a great central hub for us to use as production offices and a base to travel throughout the city for our filming locations. The ability to have different scales of offices for our various departments, from art to costume and make up and the boardrooms and meeting rooms to facilitate our financier meetings made this the perfect spot for us,” he said.

Beta Cinema announced the acquisition of worldwide sales rights to Nowhere Special, which was a co-production between UK, Italy, Romania. The film is produced by Picomedia SRL, Nowhere Special Ltd., Avanpost/Digital Cube SRL, in association with Rai Cinema, with the support of Northern Ireland Screen and Eurimages.

Keep an eye out for the release!

July 24th 2020

Market Opportunity to Provide Cafe Facility

The vision for the café is to provide a healthy, value for money range of food and refreshments for customers within the workplace and those attending meetings at IF. Our new provider will be required to have an onsite presence Monday – Friday 8.30-3.30pm and provide a catering service for […]

March 20th 2020

IF and Graffiti Recruitment partnership offers digital training to deprived communities, improving their employment chances.

A great example of partnership showing real and practical social impact in West and North Belfast. IF have teamed up with our customer Graffiti Recruitment to provide marketing, business development and digital strategy workshops to enhance the digital and technological skills of young people within our local community. A number […]

March 3rd 2020

Customer Stories: Kitchen Design House Ltd

The company is owned by Karen Connolly. We spoke to Karen about how she came to open an office in the Innovation Factory with her sister Deborah, their current priorities and her future ambitions for Kitchen design House Ltd. How did you start your business? The business was previously established […]