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MEETING POINT - VILNIUS 2019 Call for entries for MPV COMING SOON SECTION and INDUSTRY SCREENING PLATFORM

Festivals 2019-01-17

Coming Soon section

DEADLINE: February 6, 2019

It is now open the call for application for the 2019 edition of COMING SOON, the Work In Progress section dedicate to debut films from all over Europe.

20 projects will be selected for the pitching session that will take place in Vilnius April 2-4, 2019 and will have a dedicated schedule of individual meetings with Decision Makers.

ELIGIBLE CRITERIA

  • Projects must be debut director’s film;
  • Projects must be feature, documentaries or animation full-length films;
  • Projects must be in late development, production or post production stage and planned to be completed and premiered from June 2019 until December 2019.

SUBMISSION

In order to submit your application and the required materials, you need to create your own account and fill in the online form following this link.

All applications must include: complete online application form, short synopsis, director statement, teaser of the submitted project and/or excerpts of the film

The application has to be finalized and submitted via the following link with all required documents by FEBRUARY 6, 2019 

SELECTION

Selection results will be announced at the beginning of March. Free industry accreditation will be offered to all selected participants. MPV will cover 3 nights accommodation for one representative per selected project.

AWARDS

Best pitch of Lithuanian project               cash award of € 1000

Best pitch of Baltic project                          cash award of € 2000

Best pitch of international project          cash award of € 3.000

Vilnius goes to Cannes Award                   free accreditation for Industry Workshop or Producers’ network programme during Cannes 2019

Post production Award                                                sound and video postproduction work worth 3500 €

First-look deal                                                  The best project will be awarded from a sales agent with a First-look deal

 

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES

Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican.

Industry Screening platform

DEADLINE: February 6, 2019

The projects selected to Coming Soon 2019 and in the previous editions of Meeting Point – Vilnius, have the possibility to apply for an Industry Screening specifically organized for sales agent, press, programmers and professionals during the event.

 Are eligible for the Industry Screening platform:

  • feature, documentaries or animation full-length films;
  • film with scheduled or possible premier between June 2019 until February 2020

It is possible to apply with: last cut of the film, rough cut of the film, film excerpt

SUBMISSION

In order to submit your application and required material, you need to fill in the online form and sent it together with the Coming Soon application form following this link and please select Coming Soon + Industry Screening submission

In case of submission to the Industry Screening platform of a film selected in the previous edition of Coming Soon section, you need to fill in the Industry Screening application form following this link.

All applications must include: complete online application form, short synopsis, director statement, teaser of the submitted project and/or excerpts of the film, link to the last cut of the film, rough cut of the film (if available), motivation to apply to the Industry Screening platform

SELECTION

Selection results will be announced at the beginning of March 2019.

In case of selection, film copy should be presented to Vilnius International Film Festival event “Meeting Point – Vilnius” organizers on DCP file until March 15, 2019.