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IFB to support 2015 IFTA Awards

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20th March 2015: Due to difficulties with the broadcast of the Irish Film & Television Award ceremony in 2014 and a lack of evidence of sufficient...Find out more

TV3 to host 2015 IFTA Awards

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TV3 has announced that it will host the 2015 IFTA Awards. In a first for the industry, TV3 and IFTA will join forces to broadcast not...Find out more

BAI added to Section 481 Revenue Guidelines

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Notification of Amendment to Revenue Commissioner’s Guidance Note for “Section 481” Investment in Film Please note change to S.481 Guidelines published today. Under Section 6.2 Payment...Find out more
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Launch | RTÉ Player International

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RTÉ Launches New Global Online Irish Television Service for International Audiences 500 hours of unique Irish content now available for audiences worldwide Wednesday, 4th March 2015:...Find out more
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Call for Ideas | Format Farm

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Strict Deadline 27th March 2015 5pm RTÉ Format Farm 2015 is delighted to announce this year’s Call for Format Farm Ideas. Format Farm is an established...Find out more

BAI Sectoral Learning Fund Awards

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BAI Announced, on 25th February, Funding of €486.5k through its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship Programmes Under two key initiatives – its Sectoral Learning and...Find out more
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Commissioning Brief | Comedy & Music

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RTÉ | Deadline 6th March 2015 - 'Making people laugh is an unusually Irish vocation. We have an extraordinary level of writing and performing talent, production...Find out more

RTÉ & BAI Board members approved

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Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White TD, obtained Government approval on Tuesday 10th February for the appointment of new members to the RTÉ...Find out more

Expressions of Interest

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RTÉ Entertainment invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies for the provision of production services to RTÉ in respect of the provision of a flagship...Find out more

Jeff Ford to move to FOX UK

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TV3 confirmed on Friday 6th February that Jeff Ford will be leaving the Group in April 2015. Due to family commitments, Jeff has decided to return...Find out more
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Call for Ideas | Cláracha Gaeilge

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RTÉ welcome ideas for a competition / challenge / quiz based show for broadcast on TG4 where schools, clubs, friends or families compete in an entertaining,...Find out more
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Sound & Vision awards €1.4M

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In round 22 the BAI awards €1.4M in funding to education and animation projects through the Sound & Vision funding scheme. This round was focused exclusively...Find out more

Call for Ideas | Regional & Wildlife

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RTE Regional is looking for a standout series/format that is a true reflection of life beyond the M50. Recent commissions include an observational series on Shannon...Find out more

Cartoon Saloon Nominated for Oscar

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Screen Producers Ireland congratulates SPI member Cartoon Saloon on their Oscar nomination of the Irish animated movie 'Song of the Sea' for the ‘Best Animated Feature...Find out more

Section 481

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Revenue have announced that Minister Michael Noonan has commenced the amendments to S.481 TCA from the 2013, 2013 (No.2) and 2014 Finance Acts as of Friday...Find out more

Briefing on Section 481

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The Irish Film Board held a briefing on the new tax credit for film, television and animation production in Ireland it took place on Tuesday 25...Find out more

Call for Ideas | Factual

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RTÉ Factual is looking for ideas for one-off documentaries and short series for the autumn of 2015. We are commissioning into a number of slots from...Find out more

Call for Ideas | YPP

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Strict Deadline 28th Nov 2014 12:00 noon Call for Ideas - Young Peoples' Programming: RTÉjr - Live Action is now up on their Commissioning Website. YOUNG...Find out more

Sky Arts Amplify

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Sky is encouraging arts organisations and production companies to pitch collaboratively for up to €1.25million (£1m) annually on new TV ideas, as part of a broader...Find out more

SPI welcomes new Chair of RTÉ Board

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Screen Producers Ireland Chairman, John Hennessy, welcomes the appointment of Moya Doherty as Chair of the RTÉ Board. “We believe Moya Doherty’s experience as a producer...Find out more

Commissioning Brief | Worship

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RTÉ Worship Commissioning Brief Deadline - Friday 21st November @ 12.00 noon RTÉ Religious invites proposals for an occasion series of simulcast Christian Worship outside broadcasts...Find out more

IFB Initiate New Strategic Plan

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Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) Chairman Bill O’Herlihy, together with the IFB Board, today announced their intention to undertake a new five year...Find out more
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Commissioning Brief | Lifestyle

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Factual Entertainment and formatted programmes for the pre and post-watershed slots on both RTE ONE and RTE2. Every slot has different requirements, targets and audiences but...Find out more
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Call for Ideas | YPP

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Please note that we have added a deadline of 5pm on Friday 26th September to the call for ideas advertised on our website belowFind out more

Invitation to Tender

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RTÉ Entertainment tender for the annual St. Patrick's Festival coverage. DEADLINE: 12th Sept 2014 12 noon COMMISSIONING BRIEF Head of Entertainment - John McHugh Executive Producer,...Find out more
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RTÉ Code, Contracts & SPI Notes

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The new RTÉ Code of Fair Trading Practice (which replaces the old Terms of Trade) has now been incorporated into RTÉ Programme Licence and Investment contracts...Find out more
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Call for Ideas | Education

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RTÉ Education is now seeking proposals that may be suitable for B.A.I./Sound and Vision support in the forthcoming round in October.Find out more

Documentary Ideas | Education

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RTÉ Education are seeking fresh documentaries ideas that deal with the experience of those that are hard of hearing. RTÉ Commissioning Brief Head of Regional, Wildlife...Find out more

Film Limerick Short Film Scheme

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Limerick City of Culture in partnership with Behind the Scenes are pleased to announce the creation of a unique and exciting scheme, Film Limerick. This project...Find out more
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Revenue E-Brief on VAT

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E-brief published today by the Revenue Commissioners about VAT rates applicable to independent film and television productions.Find out more
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BATU NEW CONTACT DETAILS

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BATU, the union representing construction employees working in the film and TV drama sector, have asked us to inform Producers, Production Managers and Construction Managers that...Find out more
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Call for Ideas | YPP

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RTÉ Young Peoples wishes to commission an insert strand for inclusion in the TRTÉ flagship daily entertainment series for 7-11 year olds.Find out more