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Production Grant for Public Broadcasters

June 4 @ 8:00 - 17:00

Production Grant for Public Broadcasters

financial
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OPENING
DATE

28-05-2024

DEADLINE
DATE

21-06-2024

SUBMISSION
LANGUAGE

English

MAXIMUM
VALUE

8.000,00 €

PERCENTAGE
OF FINANCING

NA

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Who?

This call is designed for teams of 3-5 members of journalists, editors, producers and other media professionals from public broadcasters in Western Balkan countries.

Applicants are required to complete an application form, propose ideas for the topics to be covered in the two television stories they wish to produce through this grant, and designate a team leader.

A variety of topics for production of stories are eligible for this call, such as topics affecting national and regional economies, struggles and challenges to countries; EU integration processes, societies and countries; human rights violations, including those in the digital sphere, education, environment and health challenges and others.

Within this call, a total of six teams, one from each of the Western Balkan countries, will be chosen.

What?

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) invites teams of individuals, including journalists, editors, producers and other media workers from Western Balkan public broadcasters to submit applications for production support and receive up to €8,000 for production of their TV stories.

This call, within the project “Strengthening Quality Journalism in Western Balkans and Türkiye II,” will support the production of at least two television stories in each Western Balkan country, totalling 12 stories across all six countries.

The selected teams of journalists will receive mentorship from BIRN`s editors/mentors in the production of their stories and will be invited to contribute to the production of one cross-border documentary.

Eligibility

Each team is anticipated to:

  • Consist of 3-5 journalists, editors, producers and other media professionals from the same public broadcaster in one of Western Balkan countries. Teams can consist of team members working in the same or different public broadcasters in the same country.
  • Propose a clear idea and financial plan for the production and publication of two TV stories.
  • Produce at least two TV stories that will be aired by the public broadcaster to which they are affiliated during 2024.
  • Be involved in mentorship sessions and work closely with BIRN`s editors/mentors.

Funding

  • Six Production Supports will be awarded through this call, each for a gross amount of 8.000,00 € for the production of two television stories per country.
  • These funds can cover the following costs related to the production of TV stories: travel costs, rent of additionally needed equipment, design and visualization, translation, honoraria for the individuals involved in the production of the stories and others. All costs are subject to approval after the applications are selected.

Documents
and Forms

Organisation: Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)

Click here for more information, application and contacts.

NOTE: The Opening Date in the description may not match with real Call Opening Date.

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Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
8:00 - 17:00
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