LIVING WITH AN ADDICT
LIVING WITH AN ADDICT

The crippling effect of addiction can tear a family apart. This observational documentary shows the trail of destruction that addiction can leave and the means by which other family members cope and intervene.

October 2017 on RTE2


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HEARTBREAK HOTEL HEARTBREAK HOTEL

Are you recovering from a broken heart? Have you experienced a recent breakup? Heartbreak Hotel will bring a selection of people away for a weekend where they will be helped through the different stages of recovering from a broken heart.

TV3       In pre-production       



HAWKS AND DOVES HAWKS AND DOVES

Hawks & Doves: The Enemy Files II is an authored documentary series on the War of Independence in Ireland in which Michael Portillo goes on a journey from the Peace Conference in Versailles to the historic ceasefire in July 1921.

RTÉ / BBC / Oireachtas TV / BAI       In pre-production



WEEK IN - WEEK OUT WEEK IN - WEEK OUT

In a first for an Irish broadcaster, 'Week In – Week Out', set within The Midlands Prison Campus, will offer a unique perspective into the realities faced by those entering prison, many of them for the first time, as well as those in prison but without any set release date other than 'life'.

TV3       In pre-production      4x60' 



13,000,000,000 Light Years From Birr 13,000,000,000 Light Years From Birr

13,000,000,000 Light Years From Birr is an intergalactic escapade featuring Ireland's new mega-structure, the birth of the first stars, black holes, far-flung galaxies, little green men and the return of Birr Castle to its historic role at the centre of the astronomical universe.

RTÉ ONE/BAI       Coming Autumn 2017       1x52'



Generation What GENERATION WHAT

From the personal to the profound, the petty and the imperative, Generation What? lifts a virtual lid on young Irish people today, allowing us to better understand their hopes, anxieties, ambitions, relationships, and social, political and moral values.

RTÉ 2 / BAI        Coming Autumn 2017       2x52' / 1x75'



It Tolls For Thee

It Tolls For Thee tells the little-known story of a remarkable Irishwoman who fled Franco's forces in civil war-torn Spain, risked her life to save Jewish prisoners from the gas chambers and was jailed by the Nazis. Mary Elmes, who put her life on the line to save Jewish children from Nazi gas chambers, has become the first Irish person to be honoured as "Righteous Among the Nations" by Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

TG4 / BAI / IFB       Coming Autumn 2017       1x52' / 1x75'



Dick Warner's Great Fishing Challenge Dick Warner's Great Irish Fishing Odyssey

The great and the good of Irish fishing have issued a challenge – to catch every freshwater species of fish in Ireland that's legal to catch in a calendar year, in all weathers, in every type of waterway. Presented by the late Dick Warner, who sadly passed away in June of this year.

eir Sport / BAI       Coming August 21st 19.30 on eir Sport 1      13x25'



Unbreakable True Lives Unbreakable

'Unbreakable: True Lives' is a piercing portrait of sexual violence Ireland and the harrowing journey towards recovery taken by four women as they piece their broken lives back together in a process of rediscovery.

TV3/BAI       Broadcast 2017       2x60'



Fir Marú agus Grá

Series two of this this compelling primetime docu-drama offers further insight into the circumstances that drives men and women to murder their intimate partners. The narrative for each story will be pieced together through the evidence presented for trial by the State Prosecution.

TG4       Broadcast 2017       6x25'



Are You Ever Asking For It ARE YOU ASKING FOR IT

'Asking For It?' is an authored documentary where Louise O'Neill forensically explores the hidden attitudes towards sexual consent and the rise in sexual assault and rape in Irish society today.

RTÉ2       Broadcast 2016       1x52'



Rural Addiction RURAL ADDICTION

Showing character and grit, this two part series documents a vital insight into the lives of those living in rural Ireland and their journey out of drug addiction.

RTÉ2       Broadcast 2016       2x52'



Who Am I

#I Am Irish takes us into the underbelly of the world of 18-34 year olds and allows their key influencers frame the narrative around what it means to be Irish in 2016.

RTÉ2       Broadcast 2016       1x52'



The Enemy Files

When two cultures clash, the loser is forgotten, and the winner writes the history books; books that glorify their own cause and disparage the conquered foe. The Rising of Easter 1916 is one of the most written about and documented episodes in Irish history. Presented by Michael Portillo, this is a film that offers a key perspective in a genuine understanding of these seismic events: this is the view from the other side.

RTÉ One       Broadcast 2016       1x52'



The Joy

In a brand new series, our cameras will be given unprecedented access to Mountjoy Prison campus. 'The Joy' will offer a unique and enthralling insight into life behind bars in Ireland's largest prison facility.

TV3       Broadcast 2015       4x45'



Fir Marú agus Grá

This compelling, but dark, primetime series of docu-dramas offer a startling, compelling and uncompromising look at the circumstances that drove six men to murder their intimate partner. The narrative for each story will be pieced together through the evidence presented for trial by the State Prosecution.

TG4       Broadcast 2015       6x25'



Sulkies Ireland's Sulky Racers

Although they are often scorned by the mainstream media, Ireland's Sulky Racers care deeply about their horses, but race illegally. This documentary brings the viewer into the heart of this world, and offers a unique insight into a truly fascinating Irish sub-culture…

Short-listed - Best Sports Documentary, Celtic Media Festival 2016
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RTÉ2      Broadcast 2015       1x52'



Born Addicted Born Addicted

Every year more than 130 babies are born in Ireland addicted to methadone. From the minute they are born, these babies are treated with methadone to ease their withdrawal symptoms. Born Addicted explores this issue from all angles: we talk to the doctors, the parents, and children who have grown through this process to adulthood.

RTÉ2      Broadcast 2015       1x52'



Vogue Does Straight As

Every year, you can't miss them; smiling on the front page of The Irish Times, grinning on the Six One News. In this Reality-Bites pop-doc, Vogue Williams explores the world of the Leaving Certificate's Straight A Students; the cream of the Irish crop who join the '600 Points Club' every year!

RTÉ2       Broadcast 2015       1x52'



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