9 July 2020 The Irish Film & Television Network
Ireland On Screen at MIPTV
12 Apr 2002 :
Irish companies attending the Ireland On Screen stand this year at MIPTV are listed below. The stand, as usual, will be in the Claude Debussy Hall.

Ardmore Studios Ltd
Herbert Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.
Tel: +353 1 286 2971
Fax: +353 1 286 1894
Email: film@ardmore.ie
Web: www.ardmore.ie
Contact: Mr. Kevin Moriarty
Ardmore Studios is Irelands foremost feature film studios. Located just 12 miles south of Dublin, it can draw on all the infrastructure of the country’s capital, such as hotels, international airport, etc. The studio is within easy reach of a vast range of locations. The four-wall complex has a comprehensive range of facilities including sound stages, production offices, workshop, props wardrobe, cameras, lights and postproduction. Productions have ranged from feature films (Braveheart, Angelas Ashes, The Count of Monte Cristo) to series (Mystic Knights, Ballykissangel) and music videos (U2, Boyzone).

Double Z Enterprises
3 Wynnefield Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6.
Tel: +353 1 497 9737
Fax: +353 1 497 9515
Email: doublez@indigo.ie
Contact: Mr. Ronan McCabe

Established in 1987, Double Z Enterprises is primarily involved with television production, talent management and licensing. In addition to writing and producing TV shows for RTE, ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and MTV, they also provide consulting services for traditional and new media, including a non-linear children’s television service and the development of a comedy broadband internet broadcast channel. The company has provided talent for corporate videos commissioned by clients such as Budweiser, Microsoft, Esat, Shell and Bank of Ireland. Double Z Enterprises have also written and produced several TV and radio integrated marketing campaigns for, amongst others, Sony, EMI, Nestle, Eircom and Channel 4.

Martello Media
4 Islington Avenue, Sandycove, Co. Dublin.
Tel: +353 1 284 4668
Fax: +353 1 280 3195
Email: markl@martellomedia.com
Contact: Mr. Mark Leslie
Martello Media is an international award winning Dublin communications group involved in audio-visual production, new media, multi-media installations and museum design. “Heroes of Irish Science” will counter the perception of Ireland as a nation of poets and musicians by celebrating the contribution of Irish scientists. This legacy includes Robert Boyle, Lord Kelvin, Nicholas Callan, The Earl of Rosse, J.P.Holland, Charles Parson, John Dunlop and Ernest Walton. 19th Century Dublin was a world center of scientific thought. Irish science graduates continue to play an outstanding role on the world stage. The series combines ‘key moment’ recreations with costumed actors in the original locations, with advanced graphic animations. It can be dubbed into any language.

Brown Bag Films
28 North Lotts, Dublin 1
Tel: 01 872 1608
Fax: 01 872 3834
Email: cathal@brownbagfilms.com
Web: www.brownbagfilms.com
Contact: Mr. Cathal Gaffney
Since 1994, Brown Bag have specialised in producing character animation for an international client base from the heart of Dublin’s city center. Using the leading industry standard software such as Avid, Animo, 3D Studio Max, Flash, Photoshop and After Effects, BBF can bring a new dimension of character to any project. Brown Bag Films have worked as a service studio for many European studios and have worked on several well known animations series. To date, they have produced 5 television series, most of which have sold internationally.

Independent Pictures Ltd
37 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2
Tel: +353 1 605 3700
Fax: +353 1 676 6137
Email: info@independent-pictures.com
Contact: Mr. Conor Moloney
Dublin based Independent Pictures specialises in factual programming across lifestyle and documentary genres both for national and international markets. Founded in 1979, the company employs 20 full time professionals plus 10 – 15 contract personnel at any particular time. Shows currently in production include Gee Gees, a 6 x 29 observational documentary series for BBC2; Ear to the Ground, one of Ireland’s highest audience rated independent productions, now in it’s 8th season of 26 x 25’ programmes; The Times They Were A Changin a 9 x 25 revisionist history of Ireland in the 60’s for TG4. The Search for Via Magna, a 6 x 25 documentary series on ancient roadways will begin pre production in April 2001.

Like it Love it Productions
3 – 5 Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
Tel: +353 1 283 4490
Fax: +353 1 283 6420
Mobile: +353 87 258 9833
Email: andy.ruane@likeitloveit.com
Web: www.likeitloveit.com
Contact: Mr. Andy Ruane
Like It Love It is an internationally recognized independent production company with own format productions currently broadcasting in over 20 countries. It is one of the most successful independent production companies worldwide with excellent format shows such as ‘The Lyrics Board’ being produced in over 20 countries. This show has consistently topped the ratings, beating ‘Big Brother’ in five territories. Like It Love It Productions has over 12 years experience creating specially targeted programming for the Irish Marketplace such as ‘Dodge the Question’, ‘Top 30 Hits’ and ‘Perfect Match’

Network Ireland Television Limited
23 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2
Tel: +353 1 679 7309/672 98 91
Fax: +353 1 670 8493
Email: derry@network-irl-tv.com
Contact: Mr. Derry O’Brien, Ms Nicola Cooper
Network Ireland Limited is the first Irish-based development and distribution company, which was established in October 1995, with the objective of providing a sales and marketing service for television programme makers and film producers in Ireland and an inward distribution service for international distributors to domestic Irish broadcasters. Network Ireland’s first-hand contact with the local marketplace indicates that a broad range of short films, TV programming and video material is available in Ireland which can be “pooled and packaged” to create a catalogue with sufficient “critical mass” to make it attractive to overseas buyers.

Tyrone Productions Ltd
23 Little Mary Street, Dublin 7.
Tel: +353 1 889 4900
Fax: +353 1 889 4991
Email: dcollier@abhann.ie
Contact: Siún Ní Raghallaigh
Tyrone Productions was founded in 1987 by John McColgan and Moya Doherty (the original director and producer of Riverdance respectively) is Ireland’s biggest and most successful audio-visual production company with numerous high profile clients in both the Broadcast and Corporate worlds. Proof of Tyrone Productions success in the world of television programming can be found by looking at the Top 20 rating programmes on RTÉ Television, UTV and TG4. Several of it’s award winning productions are a regular feature in these charts and include such programmes as “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and “Wanderlust”

Windmill Lane Ltd
4 Windmill Lane, Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 86 806 6720
Fax: +353 1 671 8413
Email: darren.smith@windmilllane.com
Contact: Mr. Darren Smith
Windmill Lane Ltd., was established in 1976 to provide a film editing service to Irish programmers and commercial producers, quickly gaining an international reputation for creative and technical excellence. Today, Windmill is still Ireland’s premier facility house providing editing, computer graphic effects, audio, telecine, DVD authoring and camera crews for both commercials and programming. Windmill is also home to an award winning production wing as well as a rapidly growing Internet division. They also currently hold the contract to televise the Irish Houses of Parliaments and were the original backers of both TV 3 (Ireland’s first independent television network) and London’s world-renowned post-production facility, The Mill.

Mind The Gap
22A Fortescue Lane, Off Mount Pleasant Ave, D. 6.
Tel: +353 1 497 3358
Fax: +353 1 491 1617
Email: Bernadine@mindthegapfilms.com
Contact Ms. Bernadine Carraher
Internationally successful independent producers, Bill Hughes and Bernadine Carraher have joined forces to form Mind The Gap Films. Clients include PBS, the public broadcasting service in the US, APT, American Public Television, RTÉ, Ireland’s national broadcaster, entertainment and music broadcasters worldwide. Bill has produced all three of the multi-million selling Irish Tenors TV specials, in addition to documentaries, pop-videos and sell-thru product for many of Ireland’s leading music artists. Bernadine has produced internationally recognized arts and historical documentaries in addition to current affairs and magazine programming for the US, the UK, Ireland and other territories.

Full details are available from Enterprise Ireland, International Services Division, who will also be representated at the Ireland On Screen Stand.

Additional Website: MIPTV website

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