“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”’


- Joan Didion

Frontline Films is an Irish based documentary company that makes intimate and thought provoking documentaries that shine a little light on issues that matter.

Frontline Films is the company of Kim Bartley, Irish documentary maker and storyteller, who has directed and shot such documentaries as ‘‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised’’, ‘‘I Am Traveller’’ and ‘‘Schizophrenia, The Voices In My Head’’ among many more.



Find out about our company, our
mission, methods and the storytellers that make them possible.


past work

Without the people we film with there would be no documentaries for us to make. Through these works we hope to translate their emotions and their stories into compelling, creative films with grit and heart.