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FÍS Pitching Competition Announced



Galway Film Centre (GFC) is delighted to announce the six shortlisted projects that will be pitched at the FÍS TV Summit (FÍS) on Thursday the 23rd January 2020. You can purchase tickets for FÍS here.

The teams will participate in an open pitch to industry experts in order to win 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.)

FÍS is organised by the GFC in partnership with Screen Ireland and TG4 with support from Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), Gréasán na Meán, Screen Skills Ireland, Creative Europe Media Desk, GMIT and the WRAP Fund.

The six shortlisted projects who will battle it out for a prize of €1,000 are:


Copy of Dad's Red Dress

Dad’s Red Dress

(10 x ½ hour)

Comedy drama series Dad’s Red Dress is will be pitched by producer Niamh Fagan and writer Lindsay J Sedgwick.

Megan K Fox

Flat Out

(6 x ½ hour)

Writer/director Megan Fox will pitch her comedy drama series Flat Out.

Mia Mullarkey

Julia Devaney

(6 x 1 hour)

Writer/director Mia Mullarkey will pitch her live action drama Julia Devaney.

Mia Mullarkey (1)


(6 x 1 hour)

The drama series Mercy will be pitched by writing duo Mary Fox and Marty Thornton.


Mia Mullarkey (2)


(6 x 1 hour)

Producer Paddy Hayes, writer Ray Lawlor and director Oonagh Kearney will pitch their comedy drama Obituary.

Megan K Fox (1)


(4 x 1 hour)

Writer Tomas Conway will pitch his dramatic TV series Speare.

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