Alchemy Electronic Arts is a production company that specialises in creating stunning and original content for music, film, TV, and online platforms. Founded in London in the mid-80s as Rare Earth, the company moved to Ireland in the early 90s and rebranded as Alchemy Electronic Arts, reflecting its passion for transforming sound and vision into art.
Alchemy Electronic Arts has worked with some of the biggest names in the television and cultural world. The company has also produced award-winning documentaries, such as The Butter Road (the most watched Irish TV doc with 670,000 viewers), The Celtic Songlines with Dónal Lunny, and the award-winning The Man Who Shot Beckett (premier show for RTÉ's Beckett 100 season. Alchemy has not shied away from experimenting with new and innovative formats, such as interactive web series, immersive VR experiences, and live streaming events.
Alchemy Electronic Arts is not just a production company, it is a community of artists, storytellers, and visionaries who share a common vision: to create amazing and memorable content that connects with audiences around the world. Whether you are a musician, a filmmaker, a broadcaster, or a brand, Alchemy Electronic Arts brings ideas to life.
Award winning producer, director and editor David Bickley is founder and MD of Alchemy. Having cut his teeth working with celluloid film he has developed his craft in pace with the changing face of technology, beta testing the now familar Apple programs in early 2000.
David also creates immersive installations most recently for the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
He has won a number of awards for his work including:
Best Experimental Film Paris Short Film Awards 2023
Arts Council of Ireland Film Bursary 2022
Arts Council of Ireland Film Project Award 2013
Arts Council of Ireland Film Project Award 2012
Fastnet Film Festival (best in Cork)
BBC Short Film Award
O2 Digital Media Award (1st Prize Education)
ESB Environmental Film Award
SONY Film Festival (1st Prize)
Production co-ordinator/assistant Niamh keeps the wheels of production moving and has also originated and developed many of our prime time formats.