Team

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Producer & Director

Ruth oversees creative development at Tailored Films. She holds an honours degree in Film Production from the National Film School, IADT and a Post Graduate Diploma in New Business Development (DIT). She is also a graduate of the prestigious EAVE European Producer’s Network. In 2010, Ruth produced the award winning RTE cross media series ‘Zombie Bashers’. Ruth has also developed and directed children’s TV series for RTE, including the interactive drama series ‘Spooky Stakeout’ (2015), the reality series ‘Life Lessons’ (2013) and ‘Tim’s Tactical Tips’ (2011). She was a Producer on the award winning feature film ‘Stitches’ in 2012, which was funded by the Irish Film Board and MPI Media Group, and the Irish Film Board funded short documentary ‘45’ in 2015.

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Producer & Director of Photography

Julianne oversees the technical side of operations at Tailored Films. She works in the role of camera and lighting on almost all of the projects shot at Tailored Films. She has an honours degree in Film Production (specialisation Cinematography) from the National Film School, IADT Dún Laoghaire. Julianne has worked as director of photography on hundreds of projects including TV ads, short films, music videos and the RTE TV series ‘Zombie Bashers’ (2010) ‘Tim’s Tactical Tips’ (2011), ‘Life Lessons’ (2013) and ‘Spooky Stakeout’ (2015). She was also Director of Photography on the Irish Film Board funded documentary ‘45’ (2015). She worked as a producer on Tailored Films 2012 feature film ‘Stitches’, funded by the Irish Film Board and MPI Media Group.

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Producer

Paula works as a Producer at Tailored Films. She joined the company in 2013, and her main role involves project managing productions from start to finish. Most recently, Paula worked as Production Coordinator on our gothic horror feature film, The Lodgers, funded by the Irish Film Board and US Sales Agent Epic Pictures. The film is currently in post production and due for release in 2017. Before that, Paula produced and production managed our 10 episode children’s drama series Miss Mogul for RTE’s SWIPE TV. She was also Production Manager on two seasons of our interactive children’s series Spooky Stakeout, which was adapted into a feature film in 2016. The film was funded by RTE and US Sales Agent MPI Media Group, and it was broadcast on RTE2 on Halloween day 2016. It has also recently been released on DVD.  Alongside her work at Tailored Films, Paula has produced two short films, Under the Stairs, which was a finalist in the March on Film Competition 2015, and Soulmates which won the Audience Award at the Clones Film Festival 48 hour filmmaking challenge 2015.

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Video Editor

Oisín works the lead Editor at Tailored Films. He is in charge of all in-house video editing, effects and music. Oisín has an honours degree in Digital Media from the National College of Art & Design, and a Diploma in Animation from Ballyfermot College of Further Education. Oisín worked as Assistant Editor on the gothic horror film “The Lodgers”, due for release in 2017, as well as the children’s drama feature ‘Spooky Stakeout’ (2016). He was also Assistant Editor and Colourist on the 10 episode children’s drama series “Miss Mogul” for RTE (2016).


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About


Tailored Films is an award winning corporate and creative video production company based in the heart of Dublin. It was established in 2006 by film degree graduates Ruth Treacy and Julianne Forde. Since then, it has built a strong reputation in developing and producing high impact, cost effective promotional, educational and training videos. The Company approaches all projects in a fresh, creative and innovative manner. There is a story at the heart of every video and the team at Tailored are passionate about bringing this to life through film. The ethos is ‘brand building through film’.

In 2009 Tailored Films began producing creative / TV content in conjunction with corporate content. In 2010, the company produced the award winning web-series ‘Zombie Bashers’ which was winner of the prestigious RTE Storyland prize that year. With the same director (Conor McMahon) on board, they produced their first award winning Irish Film Board funded feature film ‘Stitches’ (comedy horror about a killer clown) in 2012. This was theatrically released in over 100 cinemas in the UK and Ireland, and it sold worldwide (now available to view on Netflix) Tailored Films have also produced 3 children’s TV series for RTE including the interactive drama ‘Spooky Stakeout’ (2015), the reality series ‘Life Lessons’ (2013) and the 36 part popular comedy series ‘Tim’s Tactical Tips’ (2011). The year ahead presents many exciting prospects for the team at Tailored; they are nearing completion on a short Irish Film Board funded documentary ‘45’, and have a number of feature projects in development with the Board. The Company’s slate includes a diverse mix of horror, thriller, sci-fi and children’s projects, as well as a innovative cross media concepts. The company is also busily working away on a number of creative online video projects for corporate clients.

The Digital Film School is an initiative of Tailored Films that facilitates training in filmmaking. Workshops for teenagers and Adults have been successfully running throughout Dublin since 2005. The Digital Film School coordinates two national youth filmmaking competitions as well as well as running TY workshops nationwide.

There are four full time staff at Tailored Films busy city centre offices located in Dublin, Ireland. For more info on any team member, please click on their profile.


Tailored Films Company History

  • 2016
  • 1 Nov 16

    The Lodgers at AFM

    A teaser trailer for The Lodgers is launched at the American Film Market by Epic Pictures

  • 5 Sep 16

    Cameras roll on The Lodgers!

    We enter the exciting stages of production for The Lodgers - filming mainly in Wexford around the Hook peninsula

  • 1 Aug 16

    Prep begins for The Lodgers

    Pre-production begins on our feature film 'The Lodgers', written by David Turpin and directed by Brian O'Malley. The film is financed by the Irish Film Board and Epic Pictures

  • 1 Jul 16

    Miss Mogul

    We shoot our latest interactive children's drama series Miss Mogul for RTE!

  • 1 May 16

    Spooky Stakeout: the Movie!

    We secure funding to shoot additional content to create Spooky Stakeout: the movie which we produce and launch at Cannes 2016

  • 1 Mar 16

    Dingle Film Festival

    Our short documentary 45 is selected as part of the prestigious Dingle Film Festival

  • 1 Jan 16

    Padraig Pearse Project

    We win the tender to install the multimedia elements and produce a large scale artistic film for the Pearse Museum in Rathfarnham

  • 1 Jan 16

    Tailored Films celebrates 10 years!

  • 2015
  • 1 Dec 15

    VFX tests - The Lodgers

    We embark on filming some challenging VFX tests and a teaser trailer for our upcoming feature project The Lodgers

  • 2 Nov 15

    Oisin joins the team!

    Oisin O'Neill joins Team Tailored as technical assistant

  • 9 Sep 15

    Spooky Stakeout most popular show on RTE Swipe!

    Spooky Stakeout is voted the most popular show on the RTE series Swipe and on the children's App.

  • 12 Aug 15

    Spooky Stakeout series two filming

    The second season of Spooky Stakeout is filmed in a haunted hotel.

  • 12 Jun 15

    Spooky Stakeout is recommissioned!

    Series two of Spooky Stakeout gets the green light by RTE

  • 13 Apr 15

    Frontieres Co-Production Market, Brussels

    Our feature project 'The Lodgers' is selected as part of the Frontieres genre market in Brussels (part of BIFFF). Ruth is invited to be chairperson of the EAVE genre financing panel for the second year in a row.

  • 1 Feb 15

    Irish Film Board Documentary '45'

    Filming begins on our IFB funded short documentary, '45', directed by Katie Lincoln

  • 2014
  • 1 Oct 14

    St Petersburg Co-Production Market

    Ruth and Julianne are invited to attend the inaugural SPIMF market in St. Petersburg, Russia

  • 1 Oct 14

    Spooky Stakeout

    TV series is commissioned by RTE - the first interactive children’s drama series of its kind in Ireland

  • 7 Jul 14

    Irish Film Board

    Irish Film Board supports Tailored Films with development funding for 2 x feature films. Both films are launched at the prestigious Fantasia Frontiers genre markets in Montreal (July 2014) and Brussels (April 2015).

  • 1 Jul 14

    Inland Fisheries Ireland

    Tailored Films win the tender to produce a large educational DVD for the Mulkear Life project in Inland Fisheries Ireland. This involves lots of nature filming over the course of the summer, as well as gathering groundbreaking sea lamprey footage.

  • 8 Jun 14

    Leading Edge

    Ruth and Julianne graduate from the Screen Training Ireland ‘Leading Edge’ programme

  • 20 May 14

    Sinead O’Connor

    Tailored Films produce a music video for Sinead O’Connor

  • 9 Apr 14

    EAVE

    Ruth Treacy participates in EAVE and successfully graduates from European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs Producer’s Network. Ruth is invited to represent EAVE and moderate two panels following this course (in Brussels).

  • 2013
  • 1 Nov 13

    Life Lessons

    Children’s TV series is commissioned by RTE

  • 11 Oct 13

    Paula & Dave join us!

    Two full time members of staff Paula Stewart and Dave Thorpe working with Ruth and Julianne at Tailored Films.

  • 1 Sep 13

    Lorraine Harton leaves Tailored Films and is accepted as a third level lecturer on the Film Degree course in Collaiste Dulaigh.

  • 1 Jul 13

    Tailored Films employee, Conor Dowling is accepted onto a Masters in Filmmaking course in Filmbase thanks to his experience with Tailored Films. He directs his first feature film 'Light of Day'.

  • 2012
  • 1 Dec 12

    Larger Office!

    We move into larger offices at the front of the building.

  • 1 Oct 12

    Cannes Film festival

    Stitches sells at the Cannes Film festival and is released in 100 cinemas in the UK & Ireland, Japan and the US. Screens at 12 festivals, picks up two awards and is sold to 15 territories worldwide. It is available to watch on Netflix.

  • 1 Jun 12

    Ross Noble & Stitches

    We shoot our first Feature Film ‘Stitches’ starring UK comedian Ross Noble

  • 1 May 12

    FAI the ‘Time is Now’

    Videos screened live at the stadium during the Euro 2012 football qualifiers

  • 2011
  • 1 Sep 11

    Stitches

    Tailored Films begin developing Stitches as a feature film with Conor McMahon after the success of Zombie Bashers

  • 1 Jul 11

    Conor Dowling

    Conor Dowling starts working with Tailored Films as a sound & production trainee

  • 1 Mar 11

    Tim’s Tactical Tips

    RTE commissions TV series Tim’s Tactical Tips starring Tim Cleary whose acting talent was discovered on our Digital Film School courses.

  • 2010
  • 1 Jan 10

    Winners of Storyland

    Winners of Storyland competition run by the Irish National Broadcaster RTE

  • 2009
  • 1 Dec 09

    Zombie Bashers

    Tailored Films collaborate with Conor McMahon and produce RTE funded web-series Zombie Bashers

  • 1 Nov 09

    Nomination

    Julianne nominated for Business Woman of the Year 2009

  • 1 Jul 09

    Official EU Supplier

    Tailored Films become an official EU supplier

  • 2008
  • 1 Dec 08

    Lorraine Harton

    2nd member of staff employed, Lorraine Harton initially as a part time producer

  • 1 Oct 08

    Video Editor

    First member of staff employed, part-time video editor.

  • 1 Sep 08

    DIAGEO, INTO & BITC

    Tailored Films start working with DIAGEO, INTO and BITC - clients who still work with us today.

  • 1 Jun 08

    Digital Media Awards

    Tailored Films are finalists in the Digital Media Awards

  • 1 May 08

    Youth Filmmaking Competition

    2 students from the Digital Film School are chosen to represent Ireland in South Korea at youth Filmmaking competition with their film made on our summer course.

  • 2007
  • 1 Nov 07

    Golden Spider Awards

    Tailored Films are finalists in the Golden Spider Awards

  • 1 Oct 07

    Office Move!

    Tailored Films moves into our office at 33 Pearse street sharing tiny office with Connected music magazine.

  • 1 Mar 07

    Waterford IT

    Tailored Films win their first National Tender and produce a promotional video for Waterford IT.

  • 2006
  • 10 Apr 06

    Office Move!

    Tailored Films move into their start-up office space (with no windows!) in Docklands Innovation Park.

  • 1 Apr 06

    Backed by Enterprise Ireland

    Ruth Treacy is accepted onto Enterprise Ireland backed DIT ‘Hothouse’ start up programme. She graduates with Post Graduate Diploma in New Business Development.

  • 1 Feb 06

    Tailored Films is founded!

    Tailored Films is founded by Ruth Treacy and Julianne Forde

  • 2005
  • 1 Jul 05

    Digital Film School

    Julianne successfully runs the first Digital Film School summer course for teenagers and is accepted onto the Enterprise Ireland backed CREATE start up programme.

33 Pearse St, Dublin 2

Phone: 015242511
info@tailoredfilms.ie