The Bothy is a creative retreat for filmmakers offering state of the art facilities & extensive production experience in the idyllic & inspirational coastal hills of Donegal, Ireland. 

Edit Suite Cut your film in our luxurious and tranquil edit suite overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Work with acclaimed editor David Stevens and let the invigorating backdrop inspire your creativity.



Production We are a full service production hub.  As well as overseeing the full editorial process here at The Bothy, highly skilled producer Eileen Rafferty can helm your production or offer consultative support. Including location & fixer services, budgets, financial benefits of working in Ireland, and full scale production, she also has extensive experience in animation, working with top studios including Aardman, Framestore and Glassworks.





A walk on the beach in the morning. A sip of the Black Stuff at night.  Experience the warmth and depth of Irish hospitality in this beautiful and spectacular corner of the world.



Depending on your requirements, we can coordinate your travel and accomodation. We will tailor your stay to fit you, built around your schedule and budget.


Near or Far

David can cut based here at The Bothy or come to you anywhere in the world. For commercials and promos in London he works out of prestigious edit house The Assembly Rooms.

"My time in Donegal was so moving I extended my stay after the edit was finished just to take in this wonderful place."

"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 also a fantastic & energising person to be around."