Line-Up Announced for Fís TV Summit


Line-Up Announced for Fís TV Summit

Posted: 30th October 2018

The line-up as been announced for the FÍS TV Summit, which takes place in Galway’s G Hotel on Thursday, 8 November.

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.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
MARGARET CAMERON – Channel Editor, BBC Alba
ELEN RHYS – Content Commissioner, S4C
JOHN MCHUGH – Head of Entertainment, RTÉ
MÁIRE NÍ CHONLÁIN – Head of Entertainment, TG4

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
CHARLOTTE APPELGREN – General Secretary, Cineregio

12.45pm – 2.15pm: Networking Lunch

2.15pm – 3.15pm: “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

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: Guest Interview

Purchase Tickets HERE.