Film, Theatre and Events consultancy and production company founded in 2013 by Tom and Marketa Dowling. Both of us have worked on films, tv, commercials, theatre, audio projects, photoshoots, cultural events and in venue and festival management. We currently consult for a number of clients in film and theatre, as well as produce our own projects.
MARKETA DOWLING is a skilled Theatre Producer, Film/ TV Co-Ordinator and Arts Consultant. She has over 25 years of experience in Film and the Performing Arts, including Multidisciplinary Arts Programming and Venue Management. Awards for her theatre producing work include Olivier Award and three Scotsman Fringe First Awards at Edinburgh Festival Fringe (all for Fishamble: The New Play Company).
During her five-year tenure as artistic programmer of Belltable arts centre in Limerick, Marketa was the chief architect behind the bespoke year-round resource sharing and capacity building initiative Belltable:Connect. As such, she was a key contributor to the development of the performing arts industry in the Mid-West of Ireland, with over 240 professional artists taking part in 25 projects under her curatorship.
Most recently, Marketa has worked on high-end TV projects for Apple TV and Amazon Studios. She has consulted for Irish National Opera, Nenagh Children’s Film Festival and the Briery Gap Theatre, among others. She is a Co-founder and Creative Director of Bigger Picture Projects. IMDB profile.
TOM DOWING is a strategic results-driven leader with over three decades of experience in TV, Film and Arts Management. He had worked in Theatre as Producer, Production Manager and the Artistic Director of the 200-seat Nenagh Arts Centre. More recently, he was the Operations Manager at Troy Studios, Ireland’s largest film facility.
Tom is passionate about developing the next generation of TV and Film Production infrastructure in Ireland. He brings a unique capability of efficient management and a vision for the future of Irish Screen.
In 2022, as a director of a start-up company, he identified a site for development of a large-scale sustainable Film and TV campus in the Midlands. His task on this project was to lead the team in creating the planning application document. In October 2022 planning permission was granted by Westmeath County Council for Phase One of Mullingar Studios Campus.
Tom is currently acting in a consultancy capacity on several projects, including the development of a National Screen Innovation Lab. Tom continues to play a pivotal role in the development of the film industry in Ireland. IMDB profile