We are pleased to announce the selection of 4 projects for our first MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia workshop aimed at Serbian film professionals. The projects will participate in a 4-day workshop in Belgrade starting on April 29, 2018.
A big thanks goes to our dear partner Film Center Serbia for co-hosting this event.
The participants are teams of writers, directors and producers who are working on their 1st or 2nd feature film – and they are as follows:
/ Blame On Me – writer Boris Grgurovic, writer/director Ivan Stojiljkovic, producer Marija Stojanovic
/ Maria Untitled – writer/director Andrijana Stojkovic, producer Andrija Lucic
/ Regret – writer/director Kosta Djordjevic, producers Milos Ivanovic & Andrijana Sofranic
/ The Way Summer Ends – writer/producer Svetislav Dragomirovic, writer Ljubinka Stojanovic
Read more about the selected projects here.
Hungarian writer, director and script consultant Csaba Bollok will act as the Core Tutor, and the workshop will consist of group feedback, individual consultations and plenary sessions and meetings with international decision makers from the film industry.
MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia will run concurrently with the MIDPOINT Feature Launch's second workshop and MIDPOINT Shorts, which are also supported by Film Center Serbia, and will take place on April 29 – May 2, 2018.
We would like to greatly congratulate our alumni for their awards at the Czech Lions:
/ Ice Mother - Best Film - Producer Pavel Strnad took part in the MIDPOINT Feature Launches between 2015–2017 as a tutor and the MIDPOINT Intensive @ KVIFF 2017 as a participant.
/ Filthy - Best Editing - Director Tereza Nvotova and her film debut Filthy participated in the MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2014.
/ Atlantis, 2003 - Magnesia Award for the Best Student Film - Director Michal Blasko took part with Atlantis in the MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2015.
Congratulation to Croatia's MEDIA Desk’s Anniversary
Big congratulations to the 10th anniversary of Croatia's MEDIA Desk, which was celebrated on March 28 in Zagreb through panels on the state of the industry, exclusively comprised of women.
The title of the celebrations was "Strong Women of the European Audiovisual Industry in Zagreb for the First Time". The program consisted of panels on various aspects of the European film industry and featured all women speakers.
MIDPOINT’s director Barbora Struss was invited to talk as part of the panel focused on the importance of media in various aspects of the European audiovisual industry.
Serial Eyes - Open Call
MIDPOINT TV Launch’s partner, the Serial Eyes training program, is currently accepting applications, the deadline is May 15, 2018. The Serial Eyes program prepares the next generation of European TV writer-producers to bring first-class storytelling to television screens. The core of the training is the writers’ room experience: the twelve Serial Eyes participants learn to work as a group and develop a European model of how to run a show running.
The full-time course takes place from September 2018 through May 2019 in Berlin at Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin, with visits to Copenhagen, London and the Series Mania Festival in Lille. Participants must be available and present full-time through the end of the program.
The MIDPOINT TV Launch 2018 program is going to have its second workshop in Pilsen during the Finale Plzen Film Festival from April 19–25. More about the MIDPOINT TV Launch 2018 here.