PRAGUE: The international script and project development programme MIDPOINT has announced calls for MIDPOINT Shorts and Feature Launch.
Teams of writers, producers and directors are invited to apply.
MIDPOINT Shorts will consist of two residential workshops. The first takes place in Prague on 23-28 September 2019 and the concluding workshop takes place at the When East Meets West Co-production Market held in Trieste on 16-22 January 2020.
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020 is designed for teams developing their first or second films. Nine projects will be selected for the year-long programme. It consists of four modules, beginning in January 2020 in Trieste. The following modules take place in April 2020 in Slovakia, in June 2020 in the Czech Republic, and concluding with a Feature Launch Spotlight presentation in Trieste in January 2021. The application deadline is 13 September 2019.
MIDPOINT is also organising a new Writers’ Room workshop that will introduce participants to the US and European perspectives of the writers’ room concept. The workshop is designed for writers with some experience, who are interested in becoming creators and showrunners.