Do you have an idea for a live action television drama, TV single, mini-series, short form/web series? Applications are now open for the Fís Pitching Award, a new addition to the popular Fís TV Summit (Fís).
Up to five projects from individuals or teams will be selected to participate in an open pitch to industry experts in order to win for a prize of €1,000. Each pitch will be 10 minutes in duration. Projects may be an original or adapted concept for the first series of a live action television drama, TV single, mini-series, short form/web series with all genres eligible (e.g. drama, comedy, romantic, crime thriller, sci-fi, etc.)
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 06th January 2020. Further guidelines on how to apply are available HERE.
Fís takes place on Thursday 23rd January 2020 in Galway. The 2020 edition will focus on Developing TV Drama as its theme and promises a host of case studies, panels and key-note interviews tackling this crucial phase in the genesis of any project. Speakers will include Irish, UK and US Commissioners, Distributors, Writers, Producers and Director with representatives from organisations such as TG4, RTÉ, Virgin Media, BBC, BBC Studios and Kew Media and many more to be unveiled.
Fís is organised by the Galway Film Centre in partnership with Screen Ireland and TG4 with support from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), Gréasán na Meán, Screen Skills Ireland, Creative Europe Media Desk, GMIT and the WRAP Fund. More details about Fís including how to book tickets to be announced shortly.