Iria is a multi-award-winning producer and director with work screened across the world at international film festivals. Iria's work includes short and feature films, live performance and corporate/sales videos as well as working with devised theatre and dance performers.
In 2019 she was selected to join the 'Widening the Lens' scheme by Encounters Film Festival and the BFI Weekender 2019.
In 2020, Iria became a British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) voting member.
Iria is currently producing a slate of short films and is a vocal advocate and activist for promoting equal opportunities and wider access into the creative industries.
Select Festivals, Screenings & Awards
Tutu & Pointes
Short to the Point, Romania
Euroshorts International Film Festival, United Kingdom
Zero Plus International Film Festival, Russia
Hidalgo Film Fest, Mexico
Moving Parts Film Festival, USA
DYTIATKO International Children’s Media festival, Ukraine
Tweetfest, United Kingdom
MoveMe Productions, Belgium
Kala Samruddhi International Film Festival, India - WINNER: BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM, BRONZE AWARD
Short Film Movie Club (‘Unfiltered Cinema’ section), Belarus
Athens International Digital Film Festival, Greece - WINNER: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Carmen Zografou); BEST LEAD ACTRESS (Margot Dean)
Seoul Guro Kids Film Festival, S.Korea
St. Tropez International Film Festival, France
Milan International Film Fest, Italy - WINNER: Jury Award
London Independent Film Festival, United Kingdom
Athens International Digital Film Festival, Greece - WINNER: Best Director (Iria Pizania); Best Original Score (Dimitri Chazitgiannakis)
Terminator Vs Vicki Vale
Userfarm 'Remake Iconic Moments' competition, United Kingdom - WINNER: Best Film