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
Then Comes Marriage? is a brand new television series for RTE2, we are looking for couples to take part in the ultimate relationship bootcamp in the surrounds of a luxury retreat. Under the guidance of Ireland’s leading experts, three…Read more
‘Then Comes Marriage?’ first aired as a pilot as part of RTE’s Format Farm and has now been commissioned as a 6 x 52′ series for RTE Two’s Autumn schedule. First comes love. Then Comes Marriage? How ready are you…Read more
Presented by Pauline McLynn for RTÉ ONE’s autumn schedule, Painting The Nation is a competition to uncover, showcase and encourage the very best amateur artists across the country. In this brand new series, seven talented amateur painters compete to win…Read more
Live births, milking cows, and a world record… BIG WEEK ON THE FARM was a big hit for RTÉ, with an average of 326,000 people tuning in to watch the live farming show. This represents a 17% increase on RTÉ One’s…Read more