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  • Darndale re-versioned for Ch 5 broadcast

    Darndale re-versioned for Ch 5 broadcast

    Motive Television’s successful documentary series, Darndale The Edge of Town, will be broadcast on UK station Channel 5. The 3-part series, originally edited by Emer O’Clery in Big Red Engine and broadcast on TV3, will be condensed to 2 episodes and re-versioned for the channel by Emer. Renamed “The Estate”, […]

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  • Meeting Spider Winner Kevin Godley

    Meeting Spider Winner Kevin Godley

    Big Red Engine were at the Eircom Spiders last Thursday, filming the event which also featured videos produced by us. Amongst the lucky winners was Kevin Godley who picked up 3 Spiders for his WholeWorldBand App. Scott was a wee bit starstruck meeting the man behind so many iconic music videos. For […]

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  • Series 2 of The Estate in post at Big Red Engine

    Series 2 of The Estate in post at Big Red Engine

    Work has just begun on the post production of the second series of The Estate. Once again the edit is taking place in Big Red Engine, with Emer at the helm in the edit suite. The 3-part observational series will follow the lives of the residents of Darndale, an estate […]

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  • Two IFTA nominees post-produced at Big Red Engine

    Two IFTA nominees post-produced at Big Red Engine

    Big Red Engine are delighted to have been involved in the post production of two documentaries nominated for IFTAs today. Nominated for Best Documentary Series, The Estate follows the highs and lows of daily life for the residents of Ballybeg, a sprawling council estate in Waterford City. Moments of hardship were […]

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  • Using Stills in Moving Pictures

    Using Stills in Moving Pictures

    As an editor I’m often handed a bunch of photos to use, and quite often these are the only visuals I have to work with. So it’s important to try and come up with new and interesting ways to incorporate still images in a moving video sequence. Here are some […]

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  • From The Archive: Lucky Duffy’s on Capital D

    From The Archive: Lucky Duffy’s on Capital D

    Lucky Duffy’s newsagents closed its doors today for the last time after 111 years serving Parnell Street in Dublin. Back in 2007, for RTE’s ‘Capital D’, we went to meet Patty Duffy to have a chat about the local area. She goes to the theatre to see the play ‘The […]

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  • Batmen: the new documentary on Irish cricket’s giantkillers

    Batmen: the new documentary on Irish cricket’s giantkillers

    Editied by Emer O’Clery in Big Red Engine, directed by Maurice Sweeney and produced by Motive Television — the same people responsible for “The Irish of 9/11” and “Man On A Misssion” — ‘Batmen’ debuts next Tuesday, 18 June, at 8pm on Setanta Sports. ‘Batmen: The Story of Irish Cricket’ […]

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  • “The Estate” ob doc starts April 8th on TV3

    “The Estate” ob doc starts April 8th on TV3

    Starting on TV3 in April, this major 3-part observational documentary follows life in Ballybeg, Waterford’s largest housing estate. Filming started last June and as the footage started to flow in, editor Emer O’Clery shaped it into three episodes, capturing the humour and heartache revealed on camera. Episode 1 airs at […]

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  • “Batmen” hit the edit suite

    “Batmen” hit the edit suite

    Post production started this week on “Batmen” – a documentary about the history of cricket in Ireland. Emer O’Clery will be editing the doc, which reunites the team behind the IFTA-winning “Man On A Mission”: director Maurice Sweeney, and producers Jamie D’alton and Anne McLoughlin from Motive Television. The one-hour […]

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