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Jonny Farrelly

Jonny Farrelly


Story Editor, Scriptwriter


Jonathan is a freelance Development Producer and former Head of Development for Prize Pig Productions, BeActive Entertainment, PIO Media and Five Knight TV. He previously worked in the development departments for Shinawil and Venom Films and currently heads up the development for Donal Skehan’s company, Appetite TV. Jonathan was selected as a ‘Producer To Watch’ for MIP 2020 and an ‘Associate Artist’ for Meath County Council 2020.
With over ten years of experience (5 in development and 5 in production), Jonathan’s recently commissioned shows include ‘More Than A Whistle’ (Eir Sport), ‘One Valentines Day In Edinburgh’ (Eir Sport), ‘The Stand Ups’ (Virgin Media One / TV3), ‘First World Problems’ (RTE Player), while his shows in active development are ‘Hurling Abuse’ (RTE Two), ‘The Confession Box’ (RTE Player), ‘The History Of Online Dating’ (RTE Two), ‘Married To Sport’ (Eir Sport), ‘Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda’ (Makers TV), ‘Coach’ (Screen Ireland).
Jonathan has previously worked in production on observational documentaries and factual entertainment for Channel 4, BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, RTE, TV3 and Sky One. He is a graduate of the prestigious ‘Aim High’ producer programme with BBC Northern Ireland and has a BA in Media from DLIADT and an MA in Journalism from GCD.