28-01-2020

TV Launch 2020 Call for Development Executive Participants Deadline: January 31, 2020

The residential, 8-month training program TV Launch is intended not only to series development, but focuses also on the education of future commissioning editors.

Development Executive Training
The development process that 9 series projects of TV Launch program go through is used as a platform to train 3 attending development executive participants, who will be trained for their future role of commissioning editors or heads of development on real, existing series projects, acquiring skills needed for developing a diverse range of projects.

The participants will be assigned to groups and will work closely with the projects in their group, following all sessions of the program and also participating actively in the online consultations in between the residential workshops.
Together with the projects, the participants will present themselves within the Season Finale platform in Tallinn, Estonia, during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event.

DATES AND VENUES
Workshop 1/ Czech Republic: April 23 – 30, 2020
Workshop 2/ Bosnia and Herzegovina (within FF Sarajevo): August 2020
Workshop 3/ Estonia (within Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event): November 2020

WHO CAN APPLY
Individual participants, who may, but not necessarily have to, be connected to a broadcaster.

If you would like to know more about the real experience of development executive training, read an interview with Zuzana Ferenczova and Martynas Mendelis, who represent the first generation of our development executive training graduates.

For more information about the program and access to the application, click here. Please note that many further questions can be answered within our FAQ section!

MIDPOINT TV Launch 2020 is realized with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the Czech Film Fund and the Slovak Audiovisual Fund. It is presented in cooperation with the Sarajevo Film Festival – CineLink Industry Days, Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, HBO Europe, Marseille Web Fest, Serial Eyes, NEM Zagreb, C21 Media, Series Mania, CANNESERIES Institute, Seriencamp, MIA TV Market, MediaXchange, Meeting Point Vilnius and the Audiovisual Producers' Association. MIDPOINT operates under the auspices of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. 
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