Sound & Vision III

Sound & Vision 3 is a funding Scheme for television and radio programmes, developed under the provisions of the Broadcasting Act 2009.

The Scheme

The approved Scheme is available to download: Sound & Vision III – The Scheme: English (PDF)

The Guide for Applicants

A guide for applicants is published to assist you make an application to the scheme. This document is updated when necessary and the most recent version should be consulted when you are making an application.

Sound & Vision III - Guidelines for Applicants


How to apply

Applicants must complete the Application Form and submit their application on via

Sound & Vision III - Applications Form


Complete applications must be submitted on by 12 noon on the closing date of each funding round.



Closing dates for the receipt of applications

Round Type of Round Closing Date Closing Time Decisions expected
2015 Round 23 Television and Radio (Open Round) 5th March 2015 12 noon June 2015
2015 Round 24 Television and Radio (Open Round) 9th July 2015 12 noon October 2015
2015 Round 25 Television and Radio (Open Round) 5th November 2015 12 noon Feb/March 2016
2016 Round 26 Television and Radio (Open Round) 7th April 2016 12 noon July 2016
2016 Round 27 Television and Radio (Open Round) 15th September 2016 12 noon December 2016


Please note: The above dates are for information purposes only and the BAI reserves the right to change the dates and times if necessary.

Remember if you are new applicant, you must register with and receive your account details at least 2 days before a closing date. If you are already registered there is no need to register again. Be sure to check your status.

Click here to view BAIonline FAQs

Previous Rounds

Click to view the outcomes of previous rounds.

Click to view Assessors of previous rounds.

Statutory Review of Sound and Vision II

Click here to view the statutory review report.

Click here to view BAI response to report.

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