What We Do

Founded in 2007, Underground Films specialises in content that speaks to social issues, producing creative, engaging drama and documentary work for the international theatrical and television markets. The company is experienced in direct distribution and enjoys a reputation for spotting and supporting talent. Our content is recognized for its strong audience engagement.

 

We believe that great stories not only entertain but also have the power to confront and challenge how we look at the world.

Co-Production

We are award-winning film & TV producers who create award-winning content, with an emphasis on developing stories and nurturing relationships with long-term producing partners.

 

For international production companies, our expertise in the specifics of Irish film and television funding and production means Underground Films is a well-connected consultant for your project and a unique co-production partner.

 

We provide a stable production base and informed support for your Irish production. We have an extensive catalogue of Production Crew and personnel, and strong working relationships with Hire and Post Production facilities.

 

Located in Dublin city, Ireland, we are easily accessible from ferry, road, rail and Dublin airport.

Film Student

Production Services

  • Underground Films is a full-service Irish production company, specialising in making an international feature film and TV drama series.

  • Experienced team, delivering your project on schedule and on budget.

  • Complete management and delivery of Ireland's 32% ‘all spend’ tax credit.

  • Financing consultancy, with access to funds across Ireland & Europe.

  • Production planning, administration, budgeting, scouting & scheduling.

  • Cast & crew sourcing Liaison with Government and Revenue.

  • Commissioners Legal & Tax advisory Strong vendor relationships, delivering competitive rates across the full range of services including camera & grip, lighting, and set construction.

  • Post & VFX solutions

Who We Are

Underground Films specialises in content that speaks to social issues, producing creative, engaging drama and documentary work for the international theatrical and television markets. The company is experienced in direct distribution and enjoys a reputation for spotting and supporting talent. Our content is recognized for its strong audience engagement. We believe that great stories not only entertain but also have the power to confront and challenge how we look at the world.

Rachel Lysaght is a creative film & TV producer dedicated to the sustainability of the industry. Founding Chair of Women in Film & Television in Ireland 2015-2017, Rachel also served on the board of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland 2017-2020. She is a council member at the Irish Film Institute, and lectures regularly. Rachel’s productions have been selected for many prestigious awards and festivals, including the Cinema for Peace Award, Grierson Awards, SXSW, Berlinale, Tribeca, IDFA and TIFF, winning over 50+ recognised industry awards. Rachel’s passion is producing engaging, entertaining work that speaks to social issues. She also loves running and SUP.

Film Student

Production Services

  • Underground Films is a full-service Irish production company, specialising in making an international feature film and TV drama series.

  • Experienced team, delivering your project on schedule and on budget.

  • Complete management and delivery of Ireland's 32% ‘all spend’ tax credit.

  • Financing consultancy, with access to funds across Ireland & Europe.

  • Production planning, administration, budgeting, scouting & scheduling.

  • Cast & crew sourcing Liaison with Government and Revenue.

  • Commissioners Legal & Tax advisory Strong vendor relationships, delivering competitive rates across the full range of services including camera & grip, lighting, and set construction.

  • Post & VFX solutions

Who We've Worked With

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