Katie Holly is a graduate of Trinity College and of University College Dublin (MA Film Studies). She is also a graduate of the producer training programme EAVE 2005. She joined Treasure Entertainment in 2001 working on the production teams of Ape, Man About Dog, The Mighty Celt and Shrooms, variously as Head of Development and Associate Producer. She Co Produced a 4 part comedy drama, The Running Mate for TG4 which won the IFTA for Best Drama Series in 2008. She is now Managing Director of Bl!nder Films. Since joining Bl!nder Films, Katie has produced a number of award-winning short films (The Basket Case, Lowland Fell, Mea Culpa), a three-part documentary series (Striapacha) and four features (One Hundred Mornings, Sensation, Come On Eileen and Citadel). Katie produces The Savage Eye, one of the most successful scripted comedy shows for RTE. Katie also produces Striking Out, RTE’s hit legal drama which began production on its second series in July 2017.