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

2017 Community Broadcasting Support Scheme Launched

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today, 19th January, announced details of its Community Broadcasting Support Scheme 2017. The Scheme, which has a total available fund of €25,000, is open to all Community and Community of Interest radio and television broadcasters in the country. It is designed to offer funding support to enable broadcasters … Continued

More than €5.5m allocated to 126 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (20.12.16) announced details of the latest package of recommendations under the Sound & Vision Scheme which have been ratified by the Authority at its most recent meeting (15.12.16). Following a detailed assessment process, funding amounting to €5.569m has been allocated to 126 projects. Of this, €5.019m has been allocated … Continued

€50,000 awarded under BAI Media Research Funding Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (19.12.16) announced the award of funding totalling €50,000 to three applicants under its Media Research Funding Scheme 2016. The Scheme provides funding to academics, researchers and media professionals to conduct media-related research on topical issues pertaining to the broadcasting industry. It aims to inform debate on broadcasting-related … Continued

BAI launches Media Literacy Policy

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has today launched its Media Literacy Policy, which sets out a range of skills to help people to navigate current, new and emerging content platforms.  The Policy was launched  in the Marker Hotel, attended by a wide range of stakeholders from the media, education and regulatory fields. The policy has … Continued

BAI announces Sound & Vision 3 funding rounds for 2017 – 2019

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today announced details of funding rounds for its Sound & Vision Scheme for the period 2017-19. The BAI will run seven funding rounds over the three-year period, with an indicative allocation of €5m per round. The announcement seeks to provide certainty for the broadcasting sector in relation to … Continued

Canada and Ireland announce reopening of development incentive for audiovisual projects

Toronto / Dublin, November 8, 2016 – 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. A total of €150,000 will be made available to support Canadian and Irish producers to develop coproductions for broadcast on Canadian and … Continued

BAI Sponsorship Scheme 2017

The BAI has today (Thursday 13th October) announced details of its Sponsorship Scheme for 2017. 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

BAI launches Media Research Funding Scheme 2016

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (30.08.16) announced details of its 2016 Media Research Funding Scheme. A total of €50,000 is being made available to suitably qualified academics, researchers and media professionals in order to carry out short-term research project(s) on themes of relevance to anticipated developments in the broadcasting sector and the … Continued

More than €5.8m allocated to 124 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (12.07.16) announced details of the latest package of recommendations under the Sound & Vision Scheme to be ratified by the Authority. Following a detailed assessment process, funding amounting to €5.835m has been allocated to 124 projects. Of this, €5.22m has been allocated to 34 TV projects, while … Continued

BAI and CMF Announce €150k Development Incentive for new Audio Visual Projects

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a new funding incentive for the development of audio visual projects. A total of €150,000 is being made available to support Irish and Canadian producers to develop co-productions for broadcast on Irish and Canadian television services. Both organisations contributed an equal … Continued

BAI Announces Funding of €536k under Sectoral Learning & Sponsorship Programmes

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (2nd February) announced the allocation of funding for 2016 under two key initiatives – its Sectoral Learning and Development Programme and its Sponsorship Scheme.  Funding of €406,000 has been approved by the Authority for a range of training and development initiatives, while 22 events and activities will benefit … Continued

Over €5.2M allocated to 99 projects under Sound & Vision Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (22nd January) announced details of the latest package of recommendations under the Sound & Vision Scheme to have been ratified by the Authority at its meeting on January 21st. Following a detailed assessment process, funding amounting to €5.248m has been allocated to 99 projects. €4.804m has been … Continued

€20,000 awarded to Community Radio and TV Services through BAI Community Broadcasting Support Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today has today (3rd November, 2015) announced details of funding being offered to seven community/ community of interest services to commission research and/or undertake reviews of their respective services under the BAI Community Broadcasting Support Scheme 2015. The Scheme is specifically designed to offer funding support to community … Continued

€1.36 Awarded under Round 3 of Archiving Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has today (BAI) has today (22nd October) announced the award of funding totalling €1.36m to six successful applicants under the third round of the Broadcasting Fund’s Archiving Scheme.  The Scheme is designed to provide funding support for the development of an archiving culture in the Irish broadcasting sector, contributing to the … Continued

Development of a National Strategy for Skills Development in the Audio-visual Industry

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board are pleased to announce the appointment of Crowe Horwath as consultants to draw up a new Strategy for Skills Development in the Audio-visual Industry.  The development of skills within the audio-visual production sector is integrally linked to Ireland’s capacity to scale … Continued

Over €5.2m allocated to 114 Sound & Vision Projects

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“the BAI”) has today (9th Oct0ber 2015) announced announced details of the latest package of recommendations under the Sound & Vision Scheme to have been ratified by the Authority at its meeting on 8th October. Following a detailed assessment process, funding amounting to €5.208m has been allocated to 114 projects.  €4.743m … Continued

BAI Sponsorship Scheme 2016

The BAI Sponsorship Scheme is undertaken annually within the context of the BAI’s Communications Plan. The plan seeks to deliver on the strategic objectives of the organisation that are contained in the BAI Strategy Statement 2014 – 2016. Sponsorship is an important tool that enables the BAI to communicate to a range of stakeholder groups. … Continued

Major Initiative To Develop Skills In Long Form TV Drama Announced

Big Stories on the Small Screen is a new initiative, funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Screen Training Ireland, focused on developing Irish skills in quality long-form screen drama. Big Stories will support Irish-resident screenwriters, producers and directors who want to develop the essential skills necessary to craft a successful drama series for … Continued

BAI sponsored Sounds Alive event

Sounds Alive, a celebration of stories told through sound will host a very special event on 9th September as part of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. The event is made possible with funding from the BAI Sponsorship Scheme 2015. Sounds Alive is created by audio Producer Julien Clancy. A lucky audience will hear excerpts from … Continued

Community Broadcasting Support Scheme 2015

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today, 20th August 2015, announced details of its Community Broadcasting Support Scheme 2015. The Scheme, which has a total available fund of €30,000, is open to all fully licensed Community and Community of Interest TV and radio stations across the country. It is specifically designed to offer funding … Continued

New TV Drama Training Scheme Announced

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Screen Training Ireland and TV3’s drama series Red Rock have announced details of a new, exciting work placement scheme that will be launched in September. The Red Rock Training Scheme will offer a select number of placement opportunities on the set of TV3’s drama series – produced by Element Pictures … Continued

BAI supported projects feature strongly at the Galway Film Fleadh

Film and TV projects supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s Broadcasting Funding Scheme feature strongly on the programme at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh which takes place this week. Both the opening and closing films of this year’s Fleadh are BAI funded while six other BAI projects will receive their Irish premiere over the … Continued

1916 Projects Feature Strongly in Latest Sound & Vision Funding Round

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (15th June) announced details of the latest package of recommendations under the Sound & Vision Scheme to have been ratified by the Authority at its most recent meeting. Following an assessment process, funding amounting to €5.109m has been allocated to 123 projects.   Of this, €4.386m has been … Continued

Broadcasting Funding Scheme: Sound & Vision III – Updated Documents

An updated Guide for Applicants and Application Form have been added to the BAI website today (28th May 2015) View them here The Closing Date for the receipt of applications to Round 24 is Thursday 9th July at 12 noon. Applications have to be submitted via BAI online  

BAI @ the Celtic Media Festival 2015

The BAI is pleased to support the Celtic Media Festival 2015 which takes place this week in Inverness, Scotland. The Festival is an annual 3-day event that promotes the languages and cultures of the Celtic nations and regions in media. It combines a major conference of seminars and masterclasses with the presentation of awards in … Continued

BAI Issues Call for Applications for the Archiving Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (16th April) issued a call for applications under its Funding Scheme for the Archiving of Programme Material (“Archiving Scheme”).  The Archiving Scheme has been designed to provide funding support for the development of an archiving culture in the Irish broadcasting sector, contributing to the preservation of Ireland’s … Continued

BAI Screentest @JDIFF 2015

The 13th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will take place from the 19th – 29th March 2015. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland will present a series of workshop events during the festival. These will be of interest to both programme makers and anyone wishing to pursue a career in broadcasting. Broadcasting: A Changing Landscape 12pm, … Continued

BAI Announces Funding of €486.5k through its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (25th February) announced the allocation of funding for 2015 under two key initiatives – its Sectoral Learning and Development Programme and its Sponsorship Scheme.  Funding of €376,200 has been approved by the Authority for a range of training and development initiatives, while 18 events and activities will … Continued