Who will YOU pitch?

Execs, Producers, Directors and Agents at PitchFest 2021

OK take a deep breath… and check out who you can pitch YOUR projects to this year at The Great British Pitchfest!

Execs will be added in late Summer of 2021.

Who came last time?

Sixty professionals from over fifty companies heard pitches at the last Pitchfest, leading to hundreds of script requests. Execs, Producers, Directors and Agents attended from these companies in past few years.

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Confirmed Execs, Agents, Producers and Directors for 2021


David Walton

David Walton – Head of Development/Producer | Free @ Last TV

David is looking for new ideas and new ways of telling stories. Family drama/ crime procedural/young adult comedy/action - they all must have a strong sense of diversity a 21st century sensibility.

Drew Marke

Drew Marke – Producer - The Fuchsia Corner

What we're looking: The Fuchsia Corner is focused on producing bold and thought-provoking content for film, TV and online distribution that feels original, fresh, modern and very well-executed.

Hannah George

Hannah George – Director/Writer

Would love to meet someone who both writes and directs, bonus if they’re a woman, and whose work is about holding up a mirror to ourselves as individuals and as a society.

Karen Stirgwolt

Karen Stirgwolt – Independent Producer

Currently looking for film and TV scripts emphasising story and character that can work in the UK and US. Collaborating with partners in LA.

Katie Wilkinson

Katie Wilkinson – Acquisitions Assistant - Signature Entertainment

We are looking for contained thrillers, action, historical action, true crime, and if a good romcom comes along then great!

Lucinda Whiteley

Lucinda Whiteley – Producer - Novel Entertainment

Looking for writers with a passion for creating children’s shows; I’m looking forward to hearing about your experiences in the ‘smart, fart, heart’ school of writing!

Samuel Gridley

Samuel Gridley – Producer/Director - Milk in First Productions

Interested in genre projects that use their tropes to communicate social messages and pertinent, contemporary themes. Projects that strive to tell fresh, diverse, and inclusive stories and/or are authored by those from diverse backgrounds of all kinds.

The speakers were amazing! I got a lot of useful tips and contacts!"

Wojciech Filaber, Writer

Wojciech Filaber, Writer


Shirani Le Mercier

Shirani Le Mercier – Producer - Spring Time Films

Currently seeking: Live action - Adventure, thriller, sci-fi, comedy/romcom, family. Animation: Family/fantasy.

Stephanie Bamberg

Stephanie Bamberg – Producer - Kult Fiktion Ltd

Looking for a good “hero’s journey” that tells a human story. We are also interested in thrillers and stories with a lovely twist. Changing the audience’s expectations and getting them “off guard”.

This is a vital and fantastic porthole into the business we want to work in. Nothing you buy to help you with your screenwriting will be better value than this."

Panayiota Panteli, Screenwriter

Panayiota Panteli, Screenwriter