About us

Set up in 2009, Square One Productions is a Television and Film production company based in Dublin, Ireland.  We specialise in delivering high-end historical and contemporary documentary and drama for the Irish and international markets.

We write, develop and produce a wide slate of excellent stories to give audiences and TV commissioners options for their programming made to the highest standards whether that be film or documentary.

Our vision is simple; we want to make human stories with an international appeal.


1 x 70 min boxing feature documentary entitled “Benny” TG4 (Ireland,) MGALBA (Scotland) and Creative Scotland

1 x 52 mins boxing documentary for TG4 (Ireland) and S4C (Wales) entitled “Peerless Jim” – release 2016

4 x 30 mins series on Irish referees, Observational documentary series for Setanta sports

1 x 52 mins science documentary on TB (Tuberculosis) for TG4. Explore the illness and its impact on Irish history

70 minute feature documentary ; ‘Once in a lifetime” ; feature length documentary about the craziest soccer journey in Irish history : Setanta Sports

 8 x 50 mins docodrama epic World War 1 series, Great Irish War diaries for broadcast in late 2014. 

1 x 52 minute docodrama, Dhá Chúirt / Two Courts, unreal story of the first ever Wimbledon finalist who would be later jailed for a double murder for TG4

2 x 52 minute, “Lámh Láidir Ábu” / Throwing distance” about Irelands great hammer throwing past, TG4 and international distribution. 

1 x 30 mins “Thomond” : documentary on the world famous rugby stadium for TG4. 

1 x 30 mins, “Hill 16” documentary on the worlds greatest terrace for TG4.

The team is led by Managing director Shane Tobin (below) who produces all of our diverse output ranging in genres and topics from history to sports to contemporary always giving audiences a quality programme.

Our vision is simple; we want to make human stories with an international appeal, and if you take a look at some of our productions, both past and future, I think you’ll see we’ve accomplished this.





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