RTE announced that it has formed a new partnership with the Irish Film Board to support new Irish Scripted comedy projects, with export potential. Following the success of shows like Can’t Cope Won’t Cope and Bridget & Eamon, which have been sold to the BBC and UK TV respectively, and the upcoming series based on
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Louise provides the daily guidance and encouragement that fosters team cohesion in a supportive, organised, systematic and disciplined ‘lead by example’ way. She manages the specifics of daily activities with a sociable, open approach that finds consensus and team co-operation. Her motto is ‘It’s all about The Team’.
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Deirdre takes the strategic position, providing the team with a strong focus on objectives and overall company goals. With an analytical and factual approach, she offers creative and challenging propositions to the team while maintaining strong control on facts, figures and finances. Her motto is ‘It’s all about the Bottom Line’.
The Older Sister
Business Development Executive Noelle believes the best decisions put people first. With an optimistic, ‘open to new ideas’ way of doing things, she uses her strong communications skills to build relationships in a consultative, partnership approach. With a gregarious, super-social personality she is never happier than when juggling many balls in the air at once or when facing a new challenge. Her motto is ‘It’s all about the ‘Customer Service’.
The Younger Sister
Our new Trainee Consultant, Zoë is our new ‘Ambassador of First Impressions’. She is the first point of contact with all our clients and candidates on the phone, through email and also in person for those coming into the office, whilst being the solid backbone of our administration support. She is conscientious, takes her duties seriously and is good with detail while maintaining a very social, pleasant and positive outlook. Her motto is ‘It’s all about the ‘Customer Experience’.
‘Blessed is HE among women’, or so we tell him! Brian is the sole male representative in the office. Looking after ‘Extras Ireland’ our sister company for Actors, Models and Extras on-set. His easy-going, calm, dependable and diplomatic attitude blends well amongst his colleagues who view him as loyal, dedicated and tactful. His motto is ‘It’s all about the People’
Auntie Mary makes regular fortnightly visits to the office ensuring that the wonderful people who work through our agency get paid accurately and on-time. Our very own Mrs. Doyle, she arrives with tea and biscuits, waters the flowers and catches up on the chit-chat before putting her precise and methodical numerical skills to the test. She checks, double checks and then checks again before pressing SEND. Her motto is ‘It’s all about the Systems’.
Our work family: “All different but united by vision”
Companies We've Helped
Some of the companies we've helped recruit excellent applicants over the years.
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What other people thought about the service provided by The Production People
We have used the services of the Production People for more than five years and have always had cause to appreciate the high standard of their work. When experienced personnel were required, often at short notice – the Production People were able to provide us with options and ultimately individuals who exceeded our expectations. I would have no hesitation in recommending the Production People to any company which is serious about getting the right people for the job.Ciaran O’Hara, Asgard TV
I’ve been lucky enough to work with the Production People in a couple of different ways. Firstly as a candidate and then as a client. Deirdre, Louise and the team helped me get placed in a large multi-national and then become suppliers for me for technical freelance staff. No booking is too late and there is always a friendly voice on the phone. Having been on both sides of the coin, I can’t rate them highly enough!Robin Cahill, Event Production Team Lead, Dreamtek@Google, Dublin
thank you so much for all your hard work, your flexibility and diligence in providing a strong dedicated team of Brand Ambassadors for our BA Program. We’ve had amazing feedback from both Facebookers and clients alike, and it’s been considered a huge success all round. It is a pleasure working with you and the team to provide us with an A-Class Service.Sheila Cunningham, Global Security Services Co-ordinator, Milestone@Facebook
Always in safe hands working with Noelle. Quick to respond to our production brief and offering great advice on local crew, rental companies and amenities. Noelle went above and beyond, even making time to pop down to our shoot. The level of service and attention to detail was duly noted and we would highly recommend the Production People. A great working experience.Rebecca Shawyer, Senior Producer, Milkmoney Films, Octagon House, London
Just a note to thank you for the fantastic service. The team did a brilliant job. Nothing was too much trouble and they were always happy, smiling and willing. It’s not easy dealing with an orchestra of over a hundred people but there were no complaints.Deirdre Horlacher, Symphony Sessions – RTE
When I graduated from university in 2010, entering a job environment that was challenging to say the least, I heard on the grapevine that Production People was the best place to turn for those eager to pursue a career in television. After getting me on their books, Louise and the team quickly hooked me up with Runner positions within RTE, and offered me insightful advice on career development. I now work in my dream job at the BBC, but when people now starting out ask for preliminary advice, I still point them in the direction of Production People.John O’Rourke, BBC
Louise, Deirdre and her team are extremely helpful and nothing is too much trouble. I had never shot in Ireland before and they not only found me a great crew but also helped me on many other queries and questions I had. They made the whole process very smooth and I would not hesitate to use them again and recommend to others.Hattie Masterson, Bare Films, London
Louise and Deirdre treat all of their clients with the greatest respect and confidentiality, and understand the nature of the business; when times are good they’re good, but we all have quiet periods, and it’s during these periods that the ladies work their magic! I think one of the most important positive aspects of the Production People experience is the overall friendliness and understanding of the staff in their interactions with clients; you know that you’re dealing with someone who understands the highs and lows of working in tv and film, and who’s going to try to find you the best possible job they can.Sharon Ní Icí, Freelancer, RTE
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