Founded in London in the mid — 80's as production company Rare Earth a move to Ireland in the early 90’s led to a bountiful relationship with Irish television.
Alchemy was formed in 2000 to extend our range of independent documentaries & other media projects.
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 created the local television venture West Cork Television.
He has won a number of awards for his work including:
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 - video)
Production co-ordinator/assistant Niamh O'Sullivan keeps the wheels of production moving and has also originated and developed many of our prime time formats.