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  • A Fanatic Heart: Bob Geldof on WB Yeats

    A Fanatic Heart: Bob Geldof on WB Yeats

    Big Red Engine editor, Emer O’Clery, worked with director Gerry Hoban on the first part of this 2 part documentary for RTE, which went on to win an IFTA for Best Secialist Factual. Musician and advocate Bob Geldof examines the life and work of one of the 20th century’s greatest […]

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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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  • IFTA Winning Kenyan doc for BBC broadcast

    IFTA Winning Kenyan doc for BBC broadcast

    Motive Television’s IFTA winning “Man On A Mission” will be broadcast on BBC FOUR this Tuesday at 10pm. It has been re-versioned (slightly) and given a new title: “Born To Run – The Secret of Kenyan Athletics”. (View clip) Again, all picture post production was carried out in Big Red Engine. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01ktdr7

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  • “And the IFTA goes to…”

    “And the IFTA goes to…”

    Some of the team behind IFTA Award-winning Best Sports Documentary, “Man On A Mission”. From left, producer Jamie D’Alton, director Maurice Sweeney, editor Emer O’Clery, producer Anne McLoughlin. Big Red Engine is proud to have been involved in two projects that have won awards at this years Irish Film and […]

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  • IFTA Nominations for 3 Big Red Engine Projects

    IFTA Nominations for 3 Big Red Engine Projects

    The 2012 IFTA nominations have just been announced, and Big Red Engine is delighted to have been involved in three of the nominated productions. Nominated for Best Documentary is “The Irish of 9/11” and in the Sports category “Man On a Mission“, both documentaries produced by Motive Television, directed by […]

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  • IFTA nomination for “Ireland’s Greatest”

    IFTA nomination for “Ireland’s Greatest”

    The Irish Film and Television Academy today announced the nominations for the 8th Annual Film and Television Awards. We are delighted that “Ireland’s Greatest” received a nomination in the Documentary Series category. Emer O’Clery, from Big Red Engine, edited the episode of “Ireland’s Greatest” about John Hume, who viewers voted […]

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  • Ireland’s Greatest – John Hume, (Closing Excerpt): Tyrone Productions

    Ireland’s Greatest – John Hume, (Closing Excerpt): Tyrone Productions

    Miriam O’Callaghan champions John Hume as winner of “Ireland’s Greatest”. Irish viewers voted John Hume the winner, from a shortlist of 5 candidates: Bono, James Connolly, Michael Collins, John Hume and Mary Robinson. Each one had an hour-long documentary. This episode was edited by Emer O’Clery from Big Red Engine. […]

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