Independent Pictures is one of Ireland's foremost television production companies. Established in 1979, we specialise in factual and factual entertainment programmes and formats.
We produce prime time television principally for RTE but also for TV3, BBC and TG4. Independent Pictures currently employs 13 full time professionals plus 5 - 40 contract personnel at any particular time.Find out more about us
Simply put, we aim to produce quality television. From hard-hitting documentaries to compulsively entertaining reality formats, we deliver. Some make headlines, others gently tickle, more are thought-provoking and arresting. All, we hope, are relevant.
Current productions include Crumlin for RTÉ One, a documentary series based in Ireland's largest paediatric hospital supported by the BAI Sound and Vision Fund; Then Comes Marriage?, a brand new factual entertainment format where three couples take part in a gruelling pre-marriage bootcamp airs on RTÉ 2 in February; and Ear To The Ground, a long running and multi award winning rural affairs series is currently on air in it's 22nd season on RTÉ One.Find out more about our work
‘This Crowded House’ (w/t) is a brand new 4-part series coming to RTÉ2 this Autumn. The series explores what it’s like to live at home and what options the ‘Boomerang Generation’ really have. Though not a new phenomenon, 1 in 4…Read more
Painting the Nation is back on our screens this Autumn, with a new set of talented amateur painters vying for the title of Ireland’s Best Amateur Painter. Painting the Nation is a competition to uncover and showcase the best amateur…Read more
After two successful series on RTE One, Dr Pixie and Dr Phil our back with ‘You Should Really See a Doctor’. They will be travelling the country once more in their pop-up clinic. Last series took them from Donegal to…Read more
In Ireland we are living through one of the worst housing crisis since the foundation of the State. Today there are over 77,000 houses in mortgage arrears, rental demand is far outstripping supply, there are 91,000 people on social housing…Read more