At ForeFront Productions we are proud to be one of Ireland’s leading Independent Television Production Companies dedicated to servicing the needs of Broadcasters mainly in Ireland but also abroad.
Based in Cork, ForeFront Productions was established in 1988 and since then we have supplied programmes to Broadcasters taking productions from submission stage to master delivery, providing quality programmes on efficient budgets.
We have vast experience in programme making on single and multiple camera shoots and also on full Outside Broadcast Productions using a regular pool of experienced crew.
We work mainly in the genre of music programming as well as in historical and contemporary documentary making.
Our team at ForeFront Productions is highly experienced and focused, bringing quality programmes to an Irish audience for the best part of three decades.
A Flavour of our Productions
Dev i Meiriceá (TG4)
A mini documentary series telling the story of De Valera’s eventful trip to America in 1919/1920. This historical documentary will be aired on TG4 in 2019 one hundred years after his trip
Fleadh Cheoil (RTÉ)
For 24 years we have produced six programmes for RTÉ from Irelands largest traditional music festival Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
Voted best traditional music programme by the readers of Irish Music Magazine. The series was one of TG4s longest running programmes (17 seasons) and was first aired in 1996, the year TG4 was launched.
An hour long documentary on the life and times of Christy Ring, regarded as Ireland's greatest hurler was very well received when shown on TG4. The production received two important nominations in the Sports categories of the IFTA Awards and the ESB Media Awards.
U2 agus an Arc (RTÉ)
A bilingual documentary looking back at U2’s links with Cork’s Arcadia Ballroom in the late 1970’s for RTÉ.
The Gardens Voice (RTÉ)
This was a six part series we produced for RTÉ on the Liss Ard Rock Festival which took place in West Cork. It featured artists such as Lou Reed, Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, David Gray, The Frames, Spiritualized & many more.
Na Bailéid (TG4)
An 8 part documentary series on the history of Irish Ballads presented by John Spillane, was first shown on TG4 in Autumn 2016
Spillane an Fánaí (TG4)
A 6 part series which ran for two seasons where singer/songwriter John Spillane works in six pubs in six different rural towns in search of inspiration for his song writing.
Why Not Millstreet (RTÉ)
This is a one hour documentary on the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest which was held in Millstreet, a little town in the south of Ireland. It was the first independently produced documentary to reach no. 1 in the RTE weekly ratings.