At Midas Productions, we're very proud of our work. Each production is a part of our lives; from pre-production to filming, editing, mixing, grading and broadcast. There are plenty of ups and downs along the way. Recognition of our efforts through a nomination or award is something we greatly appreciate. Here are some productions that have merited this attention.

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All the dedicated and wonderful Directors, Producers, Researchers, Camera Operators, Sound Engineers, Editors, Colourists, Contributors and Production Staff that we have worked with us throughout the years.

 




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.

NOMINATED - BEST FACTUAL SERIES - CELTIC MEDIA FESTIVAL 2017



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.

NOMINATED - BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES - IFTAs 2016



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…

NOMINATED - BEST SPORTS DOCUMENTARY - CELTIC FILM FESTIVAL 2016



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.

NOMINATED - BEST FACTUAL DOCUMENTARY - CELTIC FILM FESTIVAL 2016



Life on the Inside Join us on Facebook...

Filmed over the course of a year, this two-part documentary series enters two Irish prisons and explores life behind bars through the eyes of the prisoner and of the prison officers. Midas secured unprecedented access within Wheatfield and Shelton Abbey prisons which allows us, for the first time on Irish television, to show the reality of 'life on the inside'.

WINNER - CELTIC MEDIA FESTIVAL 2014



A Fighting Heart

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This film captures World Featherweight Champion Johnny Kilbane's amazing life, but it also explores the cultural, social and historical links between the communities of Achill Island and Cleveland, Ohio that strongly exist today.

WINNER - CELTIC MEDIA FESTIVAL 2014




Lorg ns gCos - Súil Siar ar Mise Éire has won 'Best use of Archive Footage in an Arts Production' at the prestigious Focal International Awards. Lorg na gCos' tells the story of how Ireland's most famous actuality film, Mise Éire, came to inspire and redefine the hopes of our nation.

WINNER - FOCAL INTERNATIONAL AWARDS.




The Boy in the Bubble, our stereoscopic 3D animated short, has won Best Animation and the Don Quixote Award for best overall short film at the at the Galway Film Fleadh 2011. Produced by Igloo Films, with the participation of Midas Productions, Bord Scannán na hÉireann, RTÉ and The Arts Council.

WINNER - GALWAY FILM FLEADH 2011.
WINNER - BEST ANIMATION IFTA 2012.
WINNER - CELTIC FILM FESTIVAL 2012.




A study of the life this renowned author. Pat McCabe has uniquely captured ireland in novels like "The Butcher Boy" and "Breafast on Pluto"...

WINNER - CELTIC FILM FESTIVAL BEST ARTS DOCUMENTARY
NOMINATED - BEST SINGLE DOCUMENTARY IFTAs 2009




Tails from America is the story of a jaw-droppingly exotic publishing phenomenon and the Irish entrepreneur who made it happen - an all-access pass to the world of A-list American dogs: the grooming parlours, birthday parties, celebrity owners, coiffeur, haute couture, $1000-a-plate charity adoptions and fashion shows.

NOMINATED - BEST SINGLE DOCUMENTARY IFTAs 2007
GRIERSON NOMINATION - JONATHAN GILI AWARD - MOST ENTERTAINING DOCUMENTARY




Púca agus Peist is a journey into the Otherworld, both past and present. This six part series explores, investigates and brings tolife the monsters that inhabit our shared consciousness from the unrivalled wealth of monster mysthology within our Celtic tradition

WINNER - CELTIC FILM FESTIVAL BEST YOUNG PERSONS PROGRAMME 2006




Close Encounters is a phenomenally successful series as Keith Barry, magician and illusionist dazzles and astounds celebrities and audiences alike with his unique brand of magic and mentalism.

NOMINATED - BEST ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME IFTAs 2004







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