In Production


Cork Life Centre

Frontline is currently in production on a year long observational documentary at the extraordinary “Cork Life Centre” an alternative education centre for young people who have not managed to fit into the mainstream education system. Filming will be complete in autumn 2019. This two part documentary series was commissioned by Virgin Media with the support of the BAI.

Director & DOP: Kim Bartley

Producer: Aoife Kavanagh

Sound: Colm O’Meara

Second shooting directors: Megan Murphy & Katie Lincoln

Editor: Janice Toomey



 

JOHN CONNORS’ ACTING ACADEMY

In this compelling new series for RTE, actor, activist and Traveller John Connors mentors a group of young people from disadvantaged and marginalised communities through an intensive and unique Acting Academy.

In this series, presented by John Connors, a group of 18-24 year-olds, who dream of being actors get to kick-start that dream by attending an intensive, residential Acting Academy. They will be mentored by John and a list of well-known names who have excelled in their craft. Actors, directors and writers will lead workshops and prepare them for real-life auditions.

This is a three part documentary series commissioned by RTE with support of the BAI.

 

IN DEVELOPMENT


Frontline Films is presently working on the development of two feature documentary projects with Underground Films and supported by Screen Ireland.

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PURE GRIT

Pure Grit (working title) is an observational doc about bareback racing, life and love set on the Wind River reservation in Wyoming.

 
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STOKELY, BLACK POWER PROPHET

(working title)

Stokely Carmichael, aka Kwame Ture, is the flamboyant and notorious civil rights leader whose cry of ”black power” in the mid-1960’s thrilled his followers, inspired the founding of the Black Panther Party and terrified white America.

This documentary has the full support of Stokely’s son Bokar Ture and exclusive access to never before seen personal archive. It explores the life of a charismatic and controversial man largely forgotten by history, whose electrifying moments in the national spotlight made him a revolutionary hero of his time and whose emblematic journey from nonviolent integrationist to advocate of black power still resonates in today’s racially divided America.