BAI seeks applications under Sound & Vision Scheme

 Up to €4.5m funding available for independent audiovisual producers, TV stations, public service radio and independent audio producers The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is now accepting applications for funding under Round 37 of the Sound & Vision 4 Scheme. Up to €4.5m in funding is available under the round, which was announced in July. … Continued

BAI announces details of up to €4.5m open funding round under Sound & Vision Scheme

Round open to independent audiovisual producers, TV stations, public service radio and independent audio producers The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has, today (30.07.20), announced its intention to operate an open funding round of the Sound and Vision 4 scheme which will be opened for applications on the 8th September next. This round of the … Continued

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland announces details of €750k fund for community radio

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (06.07.20) announced details of a funding scheme specifically for the community radio broadcasting sector. Part of the Sound & Vision 4 Scheme, the Community Radio Fund will see total funding of €750,000 being made available this year. The Fund is open to BAI-licensed community, community of interest … Continued

BAI allocates €2.5m to 32 independent commercial radio stations under Sound & Vision COVID-19 initiative

PRESS RELEASE The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has today (03.06.20) announced the allocation of €2.5m to independent commercial radio stations across the country supporting public awareness and understanding of COVID-19. The special COVID-19 funding initiative was operated by the BAI under the BAI’s Sound & Vision 4 Scheme, following a request from the Minister for … Continued

BAI announces supports for broadcast media sector during COVID-19 crisis

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has, today (08.04.20), announced details of a special funding round to support the independent commercial radio sector in its provision of public awareness and understanding of COVID-19, including the risks and public health measures being implemented to reduce the spread of the disease. The special funding round will operate under … Continued

More than €7m allocated to 126 projects under BAI’s Sound & Vision Scheme

Friday, 3rd April 2020 The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland  has today (03.04.20) announced details of the latest funding awards under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme (Round 34). The BAI has also indicated, following a meeting of the Authority in recent days to consider a request from the Minister for Communications, Climate Action … Continued

BAI announces funding of €642k through Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship programmes for 2020

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (18.02.20) announced details of 2020 allocations under its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship funding initiatives. Funding of €642,000 has been approved by the BAI to support a range of activities, details of which are outlined below. Sectoral Learning and Development Central to the BAI’s work in … Continued

More than €1.3m allocated to five projects under latest round of Archiving Scheme 2

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (21.01.19) announced details of the latest funding awards under Archiving Scheme 2, a BAI Broadcasting Funding Scheme initiative. Archiving Scheme 2 is a support scheme funded through the television licence fee, to encourage and promote the development of an archiving culture in the Irish broadcasting sector, contributing … Continued

BAI-funded research study sheds light on Irish consumption of video content

YouTube and Netflix are the most popular media for video consumption among the 20-55-year old participants in ‘Netflix and Binge?’, a new research study. The report, which was published today (17.12.19), was commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and undertaken by researchers at Dublin City University (DCU) and University College Dublin (UCD). The … Continued

Funding of up to €120k available under the BAI Sponsorship Scheme 2020

The BAI has today (26.11.19) announced details of its Sponsorship Scheme for 2020. This annual Scheme provides sponsorship funding to a range of media-related events and activities that support the BAI’s strategic objectives in its Strategy Statement 2017 – 2019 and offer the BAI opportunities to promote its work to relevant audiences. The BAI has … Continued

More than €5.9m allocated to 122 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

Latest funding round sees significant increase in number of programmes with women’s narratives and women in lead creative roles. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (30.09.19) announced details of the latest funding awards under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme. Following a comprehensive assessment process, €5.9m has been allocated to 122 radio and … Continued

Over €259k/£230k in Development funding for Canadian/Irish Co-Productions announced at the Celtic Media Festival

Aviemore (Scotland), June 5, 2019 – The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen today announced details of the 2019 Rounds of their Co-development funding schemes.  The announcement was made at the Celtic Media Festival in Aviemore, Scotland, where Canada is guest country at a gathering of media industry … Continued

BAI launches Media Research Funding Scheme 2019

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (17.04.19) announced details of its 2019 Media Research Funding Scheme. A total of €50,000 is being made available to suitably qualified academics, researchers and broadcasting/media professionals in order to carry out research project(s) on themes of relevance to the work of the BAI. The Media Research Funding … Continued

More than €5.7m allocated to 119 projects under BAI Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (14.03.19) announced details of the latest funding awards under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme. Following a detailed assessment process, €5.738m was awarded to 119 radio and television projects under Round 32 of the Scheme. In excess of €5.1m was awarded to 29 TV projects; while 90 … Continued

Almost €1.9m allocated to six projects under Archiving Scheme 2

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has, today (28.02.19), announced details of the latest funding awards under Archiving Scheme 2, a BAI Broadcasting Funding Scheme initiative. Archiving Scheme 2 is a support scheme, funded through the television licence fee, to encourage and promote the development of an archiving culture in the Irish broadcasting sector, contributing to the … Continued

BAI announces funding of €616k through Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship programmes

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has, today (11.02.19), announced details of its 2019 funding allocation under its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship funding initiatives. Funding of €616,000 has been approved by the BAI to support a range of activities, details of which are outlined below. Sectoral Learning and Development To support and sustain … Continued

BAI focuses on Women’s stories under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (21.12.18) announced details of a new initiative under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme which aims to bring more women’s stories to Irish radio and television audiences. Under Round 33 of the Broadcasting Funding Scheme, due to close in May 2019, the BAI is again … Continued

Canada-Ireland projects receive over 51k in funding

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) have today (23.11.18) announced an investment of over €51,500 to support the co-development of audiovisual content under the Canada-Ireland Co-development Incentive for Audio-Visual Projects. Two Irish production companies will work with two Canadian companies in the development of the following projects. From Ireland … Continued

BAI Sponsorship Scheme 2019

The BAI has today (Wednesday 24th October) announced details of its Sponsorship Scheme for 2019. This annual Scheme provides financial and/or in-kind support to a range of events and activities that are relevant to the work of the BAI. It assists the organisation in raising awareness of, and meeting, its objectives, as set out on … Continued

Almost €6m allocated to 130 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (25.09.18) announced details of the latest funding awards under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme. The Round 31 announcement is made following a detailed assessment process and sees €5.971m being awarded to 130 radio and television projects. 103 radio projects have been allocated nearly €742k while €5.247m … Continued

BAI launches 2018 Community Broadcasting Support Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has today announced the launch of its 2018 Community Broadcasting Support Scheme. A total of €25,000 in funding is being made available to community and community of interest radio and television broadcasters to facilitate the undertaking and completion of projects aimed at advancing the organisational development of their stations. Organisational development … Continued

BAI issues call for applications for Archiving Scheme 2

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (31.07.18) issued a call for applications under the first round of its Archiving Scheme 2, which aims to contribute to the safeguarding of Irish heritage by encouraging the development of an archiving culture in the Irish broadcasting sector. Launched in June 2018, the second iteration of the … Continued

BAI and CMF announce opening of new round of development fund for audiovisual projects

Dublin / Toronto – The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today the opening of the second round of the three-year funding incentive for the development of audiovisual projects. Programme guidelines, application documents and deadlines for submissions can be found on the BAI website here. The deadline to apply is … Continued

BAI launches Archiving Scheme 2

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (07.06.18) announced details of the Archiving Scheme 2, which aims to contribute to the safeguarding of Irish heritage by encouraging the development of an archiving culture in the Irish broadcasting sector. This is the second iteration of the Archiving Scheme to be launched by the BAI and … Continued

More than €5.9m allocated to 126 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (10.04.18) announced details of the latest funding awards under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme. Following a comprehensive assessment process, funding amounting to €5.991m has been allocated to 126 radio and television projects in Round 30. Of this, funding of €5.368m has been allocated to 33 TV … Continued

Canada-Ireland projects receive over €143,000 in funding

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today (16.03.18) an investment of over €143,000 to support the co-development of audiovisual content under the Canada-Ireland Co-development Incentive for Audio-Visual Projects. Five Irish production companies will work with five Canadian companies in the development of the following projects. PROJECT TITLE COMPANIES … Continued

BAI announces funding of €611k through Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship programmes

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (07.02.18) announced details of its 2018 funding allocation under its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship funding initiatives. Funding of €610,800 has been approved by the BAI to support a range of initiatives, further details of which are outlined below. Sectoral Learning and Development For 2018, the … Continued

BAI Sponsorship Scheme 2018

The BAI has today (Thursday 30th November) announced details of its Sponsorship Scheme for 2018. This annual Scheme provides financial and/or in-kind support to a range of events and activities that are relevant to the work of the BAI. Its primary objective is to raise awareness and contribute to the achievement of the BAI’s strategic … Continued

BAI and CMF announce reopening of development incentive for audiovisual projects

Dublin / Vancouver – The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today the reopening of their funding incentive for the development of audiovisual projects. The announcement took place at an event during Mediacon in Vancouver, in the presence of Canadian producers and an Irish delegation led by Jim Kelly, … Continued

BAI allocates almost €5.8m to 120 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (24th October) announced details of the latest funding awards under The Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme. Following a comprehensive assessment process, funding amounting to €5.774m has been allocated to 120 projects. Of this, just over €5.149m has been allocated to 32 TV projects, while 88 radio projects … Continued

BAI and IFB Report Calls for Government Policy for Training for the Film, Television and Animation Sector and Strengthening of National Agency for Screen Training

A strengthened national agency focusing on training and skills for the Irish film, television and animation industries is needed to provide the strategic foundation for skills development in the audio-visual sector, in order to drive growth. This is one of five key recommendations from a Crowe Horwath report published today (06/09/17) by the Broadcasting Authority … Continued

Development Awards for New Irish Cine4 Screenplays Announced

TG4, IFB and BAI reveal successful companies in Cine4 Development Scheme and announce call-out for second Cine4 Development Scheme round. TG4, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board (BSÉ) and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) are collaborating in the Cine4 Development Scheme, a new joint-funding initiative to support the development and production of feature … Continued

Call for Tenders: Research Services – BAI Broadcasting Services Strategy

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland wishes to award a contract for the provision of research services to support the development of a revised Broadcasting Services Strategy (BSS).  The BSS provides the framework for the formulation of licensing plans and associated activities by the Authority.  The revised BSS should support the Authority’s strategic mission to regulate, … Continued

More than €5.5m allocated to 119 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (22.05.17) announced details of the latest funding awards under The Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme. Following a detailed assessment process, funding amounting to €5.5m has been allocated to 119 projects. Of this, just over €5m has been allocated to 31 TV projects, while 88 radio projects will … Continued

BAI Supports Major Funding Initiative for new Irish language Feature Film Production

TG4, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board (BSÉ) and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) have joined in launching the Cine4 Development Scheme, a new joint-funding initiative to support the development and production of feature films in the Irish language. Open to live-action feature-length drama film projects in the Irish language, Cine4 will encourage … Continued

BAI allocates funding of €21k through Community Broadcasting Support Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (28.04.17) announced details of funding being offered to seven Community and Community of Interest broadcasters under its Community Broadcasting Support Scheme. The Scheme is designed to enable broadcasters to complete reviews that will advance the organisational development of their station.  Total funding of €21,610 is being offered … Continued

Canada-Ireland projects receive €120,000 in funding

Dublin (Ireland) / Toronto (Canada), March 9, 2017 – The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and the  Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today financing of €120,000 to support the co-development of audiovisual content under the Canada-Ireland Co-development Incentive for Audio-Visual Projects. Four Irish production companies will work with four Canadian companies in the development of … Continued

BAI announces funding of €637k through its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship programmes

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today, 3rd February, announced details of its 2017 funding allocation under its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship funding initiatives. Funding of €637,880 has been approved by the BAI to support a range of initiatives, further details of which are outlined below. Sectoral Learning & Development Funding For … Continued