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FÍS TV Summit Full Schedule Announcement


Thursday, November 8th. The G Hotel.

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The FÍS TV Summit is here again in Galway, a UNESCO City Of Film.

This year the theme is Entertainment. A once simple concept has been reimagined over the years into a multi-faceted genre where entertainment spans every platform and every medium.

The international summit is aimed at producers, directors, writers and content creators from throughout Ireland and it will take place in The G Hotel on Thursday 8th November, 2018.

The day will be interspersed with networking opportunities and one-to-one meetings for producers.





10.00am – 11.00am:

“Let Me Entertain You – a discussion on the latest trends in TV Entertainment”

EDDIE DOYLE – Head of Content Production, BBCNI

JOHN MCHUGH – Head of Entertainment, RTÉ

MÁIRE NÍ CHONLÁIN – Head of Entertainment, TG4

CIARÁn KISSANE – Senior Manager, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

11.00am – 11.30am:

“Case Study: Coco TV – Room To Improve”

LINDA CULLEN – Producer, Coco Television

11.45am – 12.45pm:

Funding Across the Regions – a guide to regional funding”

NOËL MAGIS – Managing Director, Screen Brussels Fund

STEVEN DAVENPORT – Inward Production Manger, Screen Ireland

EIBHLÍN NÍ MHUNGHAILE – Head, Creative Europe Desk MEDIA Galway



12.45pm – 1.45pm:

Networking Lunch

1.45pm – 2.45pm:

“Get to the Point – looking at online short-form content”

ANTHONY BROWNE – Digital Lead, BBC Scotland

DEIRDRE NÍ CHOISTÍN – Editor, Molscéal

STEVE MCCORMACK – CEO, Straywave Media

ANNE-MARIE TOMCHAK – UK Editor, Mashable

PHILIP BROMWELL – Video Journalist, RTÉ

CHRIS MILLER – Vice-President, Jukin Media

2.45pm – 3.15pm:

“JUKIN MEDIA – User Generated Media”

Chris Miller – Vice President, Jukin Media

3.15pm – 3.30pm:

Tea Break

3.30pm – 4.30pm:

“Bread and Butter – a look at returnable series and brand formats for sustainability”

PHILIP KAMPFF – Producer/Co-Creator, The Lyrics Board

JAMES HICKEY – CEO, Screen Ireland

ANDY CADMAN – Executive Producer, Love Island, and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here


STUART SWITZER – Producer, Coco Television

4.30pm – 5.30pm:

Amy Huberman and Rebecca O’Flanagan – Writer/Creator and Producer of ‘Finding Joy’

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