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Animo Television

Animo Television is a multi-award winning independent television production company that was founded in 2003 to produce high end factual and entertainment programming.  Along the way we produced highly rated TV shows such as Celebrity Bainisteoir, Class Clowns, Anonymous, The Irish Road to Cheltenham as well as serious factual programming such as FutureShock, The Night the Banks Fell, Far Away Up Close and True Stories. Several of our programmes are formats, available for distribution internationally (Anonymous, Class Clowns, Celebrity Coach and Ballet Chancers).
Parallel Films acquired Animo Television in 2014 adding considerable expertise in both feature films and television. Parallel Films productions include the Oscar nominated “Albert Nobbs”, starring Glenn Close and Neil Jordan’s “Byzantium” starring Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton. Parallel are currently in post production of the Netflix Original Film “Jadotville” starring Jamie Dornan and in pre-production of the Aisling Walsh directed “Maudie” starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke. On the Television side Parallel produced Treasure Island for Sky, Kingdom for ITV and The Clinic and Damo & Ivor for RTE.

Working with leading writing, directing and on-screen talent from Ireland and the UK

Producers of Ireland's Fittest Family

“… you’ll find yourself cheering them on, it’s irresistible.” –

“Animo Television set the benchmark
for popular, innovative, and quality
drama programming”

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.. then the whole programme was stitched together to make what I have to say is an absolutely compelling, real soap opera.Conor Pope
Conor PopeThe Irish Times
Connected began on RTE2 last night and while we weren't sure just how in the hell this groundbreaking format would translate to the viewer at home, safe to say, it had us hooked.Fiona Flynn
... the programme makers have managed to give a layered impression of each woman who, on paper, and initially, seem very one-dimensional and perhaps not even that likeable
Irish Independent
What I found with all six was this rawness that couldn’t be unleashed in a regular reality TV show. It sees the cracks, the imperfections and none of this is glossed over in “Connected”Dáirne Black
  • Debbie Thornton
    Debbie ThorntonDevelopment Executive Producer
  • Donal Brady
    Donal BradyBusiness Development Director
  • Johanna Hogan
    Johanna HoganManaging Director
  • Audrey Farrell
    Audrey FarrellHead of Production