ie ie productions is a Cardiff-based, bilingual production company founded by producer Catryn Ramasut and musician Gruff Rhys in 2005 to produce their award-winning debut feature documentary, ‘Separado!’.
Inspired by collaborative storytelling, cross art, animation and music, the company has gone on to produce a number of network documentaries, including Richard and Jaco: Life With Autism, which received over 10 million views on BBC Stories last year and was awarded Best Documentary and Best Factual Director by BAFTA Cymru 2018.
In 2014, ie ie released their second feature, the centerpiece of the critically acclaimed, groundbreaking, multi-platform project: ‘American Interior’ (a film, an album, a book, an app and a website). 2017 saw the release of Queerama, which premiered as the opening night film at Sheffield Doc/Fest and was a part of the BFI Gross Indecency strand and BBC Storyville.
The company’s distinctive vision embraces the culture of Wales, with a focus on female protagonists from diverse backgrounds. We aim to produce innovative and experimental multi-platform projects which push the boundaries of creativity and technology. Striving to inform, educate and stimulate an audience of increasingly sophisticated and demanding media users and encourage expansion of global perspectives.
Supported by the BFI Vision Award 3 and Ffilm Cymru Wales, the company continues to grow, working with a team of freelance producers and directors to develop a varied slate of thought provoking, creative and challenging ‘cultural’ productions, spanning feature film, documentary, radio and now drama.
ie ie productions is a BAFTA award-winning company supported by the BFI’s Vision Awards