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Who We Are

Crossing the Line Films is an award-winning production company specialising in travel, adventure, wildlife and historical documentaries. 

The company was originally founded in 1993 to document the first successful Irish expedition to Mount Everest and has gone on to produce some of the best selling Irish-made documentaries of recent years. Crossing the Line has filmed in over 70 countries and in some of the highest, most remote and breathtaking locations on Earth. The company has also, journeyed deep into people’s lives, homes and experiences bringing the viewer sensitive and touching human stories. The extreme lengths we go to in making our films has been rewarded with numerous nominations, prizes and awards from some of the world’s most prestigious film and television festivals. In previous years our films have won prizes at Banff and Graz, Best Documentary Series at the 2003 & 2007 & 2010  Irish Film and Television Awards and both the Best Documentary Series and Spirit of the Festival Awards at the International Celtic Film Festival.

The company has also branched into the realm of music film-making with a six part series on songwriting for RTÉ – This Note's For You – and most recently a bespoke concert filmed in New York's Greenwich village – "Liam Clancy & Friends: Live at the Bitter End".

Our films have broadcast worldwide in over 80 different countries on RTÉ, BBC, TG4, Discovery UK & Europe, Discovery USA, BBC, Channel 5, ARD, Travel, PBS, WGBH, History Channel, Odyssey, Adventure One, Sky, Planete, Voyage and many others.