Who We Are...

We are a boutique format company that creates highly exportable commercial content for TV, Brands & Online Platforms.

What We Do...

Idea Generation
Format Development
Development Consultancy
Creative Troubleshooting
Tailor made content for Brands

Meet The Team...

Emma O’ Driscoll

Managing Director

Emma O’ Driscoll was a freelance Presenter/Producer with RTÉ for over 11 years and she left that role in May 2016 to focus on this business. Her shows are still repeated on RTÉjr. She writes all of her own material which has led her to develop her creative side in the areas of content for TV and online.

Martin Crehan

Creative Director

Martin Crehan is a Development Producer with over 10 years of production experience. He has a proven track record of developing ratings winning returnable series in Ireland. He also has experience adapting existing formats such as Don’t Tell The Bride and Take Me Out for the local Irish market. He loves collaborating on new ideas with a view to selling them worldwide. He is an alumnus of the Entertainment Masterclass.

Jonny Farrelly

Head of Development

Jonny is in the process of finishing up on a producer scheme with BBC Northern Ireland & NI Screen. He previously worked as Head of Development with the Emmy Nominated company beActive International. He has worked on shows for Channel 4,Sky One, BBC 4, BBC NI, RTE 1, RTE 2, Setanta Sports & TV3.
He was shortlisted as a producer on the prestigious RTE/Filmbase Short Shots scheme, having previously produced 2 award winning short films.

Conor Doyle

Production Manager

Conor is a degree qualified project manager who has over 8 years experience. During this time he has managed projects with individual value of up to 3-4 million. He has experience managing projects from inception through to completion with a heavy involvement in all elements of the process including financial. Conor’s brief is to work hand in hand with creative staff ensuring at all times the correct and appropriate resources are being allocated and not exceeded while monitoring timelines and deadlines across the board.

What They Say...

“Prize Pig Productions are exactly the type of development hothouse where the Next Big Thing will likely flow from, the world of TV globally is in dire need of fresh formats. They are not coming from the traditional companies, it requires fresh thinking and this is why we are ShinAwiL want and need to stay connected to emerging talent to umbrella their ideas into the global marketplace.”
“It is companies like Prize Pig Productions that are putting Ireland’s Creative Industry on the international TV map with their innovative formats and creativity. They play a very important role in delivering for audiences both at home and abroad and are playing a vital role to enhance the reputation of Ireland Inc as a destination for Creativity and Innovation.”

Company Highlights...

We completed our first international development consultancy contract for this Canadian Company.
We were deemed a High Potential Startup by this Irish state body.
We reached the worldwide final of MipFormats in Cannes.
We completed this 6 week format development accelerator programme run by Shinawil and SOS Ventures.

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