The 15 drama series projects selected by the MIA|TV Board, composed by international professionals of the television industry, will be presented during the second edition of the Drama Series Pitching Forum. The selected projects will have the chance to be showcased in front of an audience of potential partners for co-productions, broadcasters and financial partners accredited to MIA with the goal of finding the next big content in international series.

Saturday 21st October, Cinema Multiplex Barberini, starting from 9:30 am



4 Words for Love (8×50’)

Produced by Steven Bawol for Helion Pictures (UK)

Created by: Steven Bawol & Richard Hurst


Beatrice Cenci – The Trial (10×60’)

Produced by Roberto Levi for Tangram Films (ITALY)

Created by: Paola Randi and Roberto Levi


Beautiful Minds – Bernini vs Borromini (8×50’)

Produced by Massimo del Frate for Endemol Shine Italia (ITALY)

Created by: Davide SalaEleonora FioriniGiorgia Mariani


The Brothers Nobel (16×90’)

Produced by Ulrik Bolt for Arena Films (DENMARK)

Created by: Ulrik BoltJohanna GinstmarkJonas TarestadAnders Banke


Cornucopia (10×45’)

Produced by Kjartan Thordarson for SagaFilm (ICELAND)

Created by: Dogg Mosesdottir


Don’t Leave Me (8×50’)

Produced by Mario Mauri for Paypermoon (ITALY)

Created by: Leonardo FasoliMaddalena Ravagli


Enemies (8×45’)

Produced by Serena Bowman for Company Pictures in association with All 3 Media International (UK)

Created by: Charlotte Wolf


Ko3a Nostra (8×45’)

Produced by Kateryna Vyshnevska for FILM.UA Group (UKRAINE)

Created by: Anastasia Lodkina


Red Orchestra (8×50’)

Produced by Wiktor Piatkowski for Bahama Films (POLAND)

Created by: Wiktor Piatkowski 


Replay (10×26’)

Produced by Mathieu Van Del Velde for Black Sheep Films (FRANCE) in association with Jules de Chateleux for Division Paris (FRANCE)

Created by: Rupert Taylor



Survivors (12×50’)

Produced by Marco Poccioni for Rodeo Drive (ITALY)

Created by: Sofia BruschettaIvano FachinGiovanni GalassiTommaso Matano



The Emperor (10×50’)

Produced by Minna Virtanen for Vertigo Production (FINLAND) in association with Lionel Uzan for Federation Entertainment (FRANCE) and Peter Nadermann for Nadcon Films (GERMANY)

Created by: Antti PesonenMinna Virtanen


The Pleasure Principle (8×52’)

Produced by Dariusz Jablonski for Apple Film Productions (POLAND)

Created by Maciej Maciejewski


Venice Rising (8×50’)

Produced by Agostino Saccà for Pepito Productions (ITALY)

Created: Pietro Seghetti


Woodland (6×60’)

Produced by Ed Thomas for Fiction Factory (UK)

Created by: Jeff Norton

Woodland MIA TV 2017


Pilar Alessandra MIA 2017

International expert Pilar Alessandra pitching coach at MIA 2017.

Pilar Alessandra is the director of the Los Angeles writers’ studio On the Page®, host of the On the Page Podcast and author of The Coffee Break Screenwriter. Pilar has coached pitching and led training sessions for Disney Animation, ABC/Disney, CBS and MTV. In November 2017 she will once again moderate the Pitch Conference for the American Film Market.

Pilar’s home base is the On the Page Writers’ Studio in Studio City, California. There, Pilar provides an ongoing slate of writing classes and script consultations to screenwriters and television writers at all levels, helping them streamline their writing process, improve their craft and develop feature projects and television scripts for sale and staffing.

Each year Pilar witnesses dozens of On the Page success stories with clients selling features and pitches to studios such as Warner Bros, DreamWorks, Disney and Sony, going on to write for television shows such as Silicon Valley, Grey’s Anatomy, The Walking Dead and The 100, delivering television movies for Disney and Lifetime and winning prestigious competitions such as The Nicholl Fellowship, the Warner Brothers Writing Fellowship and the Austin Screenwriting Competition.