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  • Us Media Giant Nbc Universal Has Signed A Deal With Tile Film For Their Home Grown Format ‘Who Lived In My House?’, Bringing The Irish Concept To The International Market.

    Jan. 18, 2012 · (5 years, 2 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1457 views


    In April 2010 Tile Films went to MIPTV in Cannes with the format ‘Who Lived In My House’ and entered into talks with various distributors from the UK and US who were interested. Discussions and negotiations continued over the summer and following MIPCOM in October Tile Films agreed to sign a deal with US distributors NBC International. 

    Speaking about the format Yvonne Pilkington, Senior Vice President, Format Sales and Production, NBCU International said, “ 'Who Lived in My House?' is an intriguing mix of history and personal storytelling which truly makes the past come alive for viewers. We have had great interest in the format from broadcasters and production companies worldwide and really believe in its international potential.”

    Rachel Towell producer at Tile Films told IFTN, “In the age of super formats like X Factor and Secret Millionaire roaming the globe and delivering ...

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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal Aired On Sunday 2nd October On Rte1

    Oct. 1, 2011 · (5 years, 6 months) ago · by Timmy O'Mahony · 2342 views


    The first of six episodes of our new production: "Waterways - The Royal Canal" was aired on Sunday the 2nd October 2011 on RTE 1. In episode one, Dick Warner meets the crew of ‘Rambler’ – the 70ft barge he will travel the Royal Canal on.  He and the crew travel through the Liffey Sea Lock up through Sheriff Street and on the banks of the Royal Canal at Mountjoy Prison, Dick meets Ulick O’Connor. Ulick vividly recounts Brendan Behan’s notorious antics and humorous escapades. In Glasnevin cemetery Dick pays his respects to one of Ireland’s greatest heroes Michael Collins and his darling fiancée Kitty Kiernan. His friend Ken Whelan takes him fly fishing in Finglas and after a long days’ travelling, he and the Rambler ...

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  • Tile Get Bai Funding In Round 11 Tv

    Sept. 11, 2011 · (5 years, 6 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2101 views


    On the 5th of September 2011 the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) announced funding awards under Round 11 TV. Tile Films Ltd were granted funding, subject to contract for two projects.

    Breith agus Bás a 52 minute documentary for TG4 which tells the story of the Cannon family who have run Lettermacaward Post Office in Donegal for 100 years. Set against a background of revolution and tragedy the Cannon family’s story mirrors the growth of the new nation in a very personal way.

    The Graves of the Disappeared is a two part series for TV3 focusing on the period 1919-23 will reveal the true extent of the horror that took place during these years when hundreds of bodies were unceremoniously dumped in unmarked graves.

    Both projects will go into pre production later in the year with shooting to start in spring of 2012.
     

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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal

    Sept. 5, 2011 · (5 years, 6 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2479 views


    Celebrated  veteran broadcaster, writer and naturalist Dick Warner has completed his travels on the canal boat The Rambler to journey the length of the  Royal Canal. 

     “Waterways – The Royal Canal” is a series of 6 x 25 minute HD television documentaries, a  sequel to the 24 “Waterways” programmes made in the 1990s. It celebrates the final re-opening of the entire Royal Canal to navigation this year after more than half a century of dereliction. It  has been shot on High Definition and will be a spectacular, cinematic experience, telling the enthralling and richly visual story of Dick Warner’s journey down the Royal Canal. 

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  • Welcome To The Tile Films Website!

    Aug. 5, 2011 · (5 years, 7 months) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 1977 views


    2011 has been a busy year for Tile Films with three major projects in production and the creation of a new look website. Our new website makes it easier for you to find information about all of our great productions: past, present and future. 

    If you are visiting us for the first time, have a look at our about page to get more information about Tile Films and the people involved. We have a comprehensive listing of our documentaries and films in our "Production" section, along with videos, galleries and further information so have a browse.  

    We have also set up a Vimeo page, Facebook page, Twitter page and Youtube page, so if you use these services, feel free to add us!  

    If you have something you would like to contact us on, please do not hesitate. This includes suggestions, ...

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