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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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  • Fab! The Night The Beatles Came To Dublin

    Fab! The Night The Beatles Came To Dublin

    The Beatles came to Dublin for 2 concerts on Nov 7th 1963 and caused a real stir. Using extensive archive and news reports of the time, diehard fans share their stories from the night the Beatles came to Dublin in this heart warming documentary. Edited by Emer O’Clery in Big […]

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  • Irish Book Awards 2014

    Irish Book Awards 2014

    Paul Durcan was winner of the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at the Irish Book Awards 2014. Big Red Engine created this video for the show, which was played before Paul accepted his award, and a shorter version for RTÉ broadcast. The Irish Book Awards are sponsored by Bord Gáis Energy.

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  • A Parting Gift

    A Parting Gift

    Edited by Emer O’Clery, A Parting Gift is a two-part series which tells the story of the Body Donation Programme at Trinity College, Dublin. Filmed over 18 months, the programme captures different perspectives on the body donation:  from the motives and life-stories of donors to the experience of their bereaved families; the staff […]

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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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  • Féile Dreams

    Féile Dreams

    The documentary follows the pupils of St Paul’s Academy, a comprehensive school in one of the UK’s most deprived areas, as they take on the challenge of learning Gaelic football and competing in the prestigious Féile Peil na nÓg. In this clip from the documentary Féile Dreams, we meet one of the […]

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  • Arts Lives – Naked

    Arts Lives – Naked

    The opening pre-titles of “Naked”, a documentary about 3 sitters for 3 artists for 3 nude portraits. The programme was edited by Emer O’Clery from Big Red Engine and directed by Gerry Hoban. For Irish people, John Waters says in the documentary Naked, “we always assume nudity is about sex.” On […]

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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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  • No Place Like Home

    No Place Like Home

    In this clip from the series, Bob Kelly travels to China to see what one of Ireland’s new immigrants has left behind. Edited by Emer O’Clery, Big Red Engine. Produced by Motive TV for RTÉ.  

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