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A walk on the beach before work. A sip of the Black Stuff before bed.
Make your film here in the idyllic & inspirational hills of Donegal and experience
the depth & warmth of Irish hospitality in this spectacular & beautiful corner of the world. 


Cut your film in our luxurious and tranquil edit suite overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Let the invigorating backdrop inspire your creativty. This is a state of the art and premium facility, offering everything you'd expect from a top edit house in the city.

You can base your whole project here, or use the Bothy as an outpost connected to your main production hub.  David can collaborate with you here, work remotely or come to you anywhere in the world. 

David's work includes acclaimed feature Everyone's Going To Die and feature doc Shelter Me, executive produced by Oscar nominated filmmaker Jim Sheridan, plus TV series for Channel 4, Channel 5, History and RTÉ.  He has cut commercials for clients such as Sony, Lexus, Mercedes, Sky and The Sunday Times. His promo work features artists including Harry Stlyes, Years & Years, Rudimental, Elton John and Mick Jagger, accumulating over 440 million views online. 

For UK commercials & promos David works out of prestigious London edit house The Assembly Rooms.


The Bothy is a full service production base.  As well as overseeing the editorial process here at The Bothy, Eileen can head up your production or offer support from inception & development, through funding & production all the way to post-production & delivery.

Eileen has over 10 years' experience working at some of London's top advertising agencies, specialising in commercials but also producing short films and documentaries.  She has handled multi-million pound campaigns for clients such as Sky, Churchill, Weetabix and Mini. Eileen has vast experience with celebrity contracts and scheduling, both in the UK and US, and has worked with high profile animators such as Framestore and Aardman. 



With over 10 years experience at some of London's top advertising agencies, Eileen can be your producer on the ground or run things from our creative outpost. 



Donegal is epic, atmospheric and rich in culture.  Our local knowledge will find the perfect location for you and manage everything from permits to parking. 



Our network of crew cater for any project. We focus on the diaspora of talent from Donegal seeking to apply their craft in the place they call home.


Local Services

Our personal relationship with The Donegal Film Office allows us to provide premium production & fixer services tailored to the needs of your project.



Our west coast base near to the Gaeltacht & close links to WRAP means our location becomes an advantage when getting your film finaced. 


Section 481

A tax credit incentivising TV & film production in Ireland, we can guide your production through the process to make the most of your budget.


The Bothy is a creative outpost nestled in the coastal hills of Donegal overlooking the wild Atlantic Ocean.  
Discover a new way of working away from the city in surroundings that inspire your mind and bring peace to your heart, where the horizon is at the very edge of Europe.

But it's not as far away as you may think.

Donegal boasts the world's most scenic airport, with regular services from Dublin and the UK.  
The Bothy can also be reached via airports in Derry, Knock & Belfast.

When you work at The Bothy, we can take care of all your travel & accomodation needs.
Whether it's a rustic cottage, boutique B&B or lavish hotel, we can curate your stay to suit you.    


The Bothy has already hosted filmmakers from across Ireland and the UK.  
Feature films, TV, commercials and promos have all come together in the hills of Donegal. 


Shelter Me

Dublin based director Zahara Moufid worked with The Bothy on this feature doc, exec. produced by Jim Sheridan.  Zahara came back to Donegal to cut her Mary D'Arcy penned short, Pappy.


Grace & Goliath

Belfast film studio   Cinemagic cut their family feature film, Grace & Goliath, here at The Bothy, with director Tony Mitchell spending several weeks in Donegal.


Another Sky 'Avalanche'

London director Alex Nicholson brought this promo to The Bothy, completing the entire edit remotely.  Alex returned to The Bothy, this time in person, to cut his short film, Mugs' Arrows. 


Durex 'Unforgettable Nights'

A collaboration with prestigious London edit house The Assembly Rooms.  David worked on this commercial in London with director Will Reid before returning to The Bothy to complete the final cut.

"Collaborating with David from his base in Donegal was seamless. He brought sensitivity and nuance to the project, instantly understanding the creative heartbeat of the film."

"Working with David in such an inspiring setting really freed up our creative process. The welcome was so warm I truly felt like part of the family."

"Eileen’s production skills are impressive, her knowledge extensive, her intuition impeccable. She is a fantastic & energising person to be around."


The Bothy
Co. Donegal
t: +353 87 354 4755