22 February 2018 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
BAI announces Funding for Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship Programmes
08 Feb 2018 : Nathan Griffin
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has 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 BAI has allocated €467,800 to its sectoral learning and development initiative. A total of €355,300 will be allocated to 16 industry and representative organisations under the network funding strand of the programme. Successful groups include CRAOL (the representative body for community radio); Learning Waves (the training organisation for commercial radio broadcasters); Women on Air; the Community Television Association; Aerthonnta and the Writers’ Guild of Ireland.

Other sectoral learning and development initiatives for 2018 will include the Community Broadcasting Support Scheme; the Media Research Funding Scheme; gender initiatives and innovation schemes.

 

Sponsorship Scheme

Funding of €143,000 has been recommended for 20 events and activities under the BAI’s Sponsorship Scheme out of a total of 35 applications. New funding recipients in 2018 include access>CINEMA; Harp Productions: Oireachtas Media Awards and the Summit on Women in the International Film Industry.

Commenting, BAI Chief Executive, Michael O’Keeffe said: “Through our sectoral learning and development programme, we have created innovative and strategic alliances and promoted a culture of learning and development in the broadcasting sector. Aligned to the BAI’s strategic objectives, each funding award announced today helps to enhance the profile of the Authority and to raise awareness of what we aim to achieve under our Statement of Strategy 2017-2019.”

 

More information on the funding initiatives can be found here.




BREAKING NEWS
Hot Drop Films Hops Aboard Disney's 'Space Chickens'
Element Pictures' Pálás Cinema Set To Open This Friday, February 23rd
Jamie Dornan Joins Sam Claflin On Brian Kirk’s IRA Thriller 'Boarderland'
Steven Spielberg Begins Shooting New Horror Project In Ireland

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
‘Maze’ Director Stephen Burke talks IFTN through the Development, Finance & Filming of his latest Project
Box Office Success for 'Cardboard Gangsters'
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
John Connors' IFTA Acceptance Speech Watched Over 1 Million Times On Channel 4 Facebook
20 Feb 2018 
'Black 47' Enjoys Successful World Premiere At Berlin International Film Festival
20 Feb 2018 
John Connors' IFTA Acceptance Speech Watched over 95,000 on IFTA Facebook
19 Feb 2018 
BAI announces Funding for Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship Programmes
08 Feb 2018 
EDITOR'S PICK
Galway Film Centre & RTÉ Short Film Commission Scheme Deadline Approaching
Busy Weekend for TV3 with Ireland's Got Talent and 6 Nations Begin
2018 Nominations Announced for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards
2018 Cork Film Festival Open For Submissions
CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter