Iria is an Independent Producer and Development Executive based in London and Glasgow. She has a number of short films, feature films, live, dance and devised theatre performances under her belt where she has worked in a variety of roles. Her film work screened worldwide at international film festivals winning various awards.
In 2019 she was selected to join the 'Widening the Lens' scheme by Encounters Film Festival and the BFI Weekender programme.
Iria is a vocal advocate of equal opportunities and wider access into the creative industries.
She is a mentor on Channel 4’s Momentum scheme and a BIFA voter.
Iria has a wealth of experience in physical production working on TV and film alike and is currently a Talent Executive for the BFI funded Short Circuit programme in Scotland as well as producing a slate of short films.
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