16-09-2020

Promising projects from Greece, Cyprus, Croatia and the Czech Republic to be developed within MIDPOINT Shorts

MIDPOINT Institute is proud to introduce eight talented filmmakers selected for the new edition of MIDPOINT Shorts, a special program dedicated to script and project development of short films. 

In September, the program will take off with a preparatory 3-day online workshop, during which the participants will obtain the first feedback on the projects, meet their colleagues and tutors and get the first assignment. 

The second 5-day workshop will be organized also on an online platform in October and the final workshop will bring participants in January 2021 to Trieste to present their projects within When East Meets West Co-production Forum and further network with film industry experts

We are happy to welcome on board again the experienced Czech script consultant and acclaimed director Pavel Marek, who will act as a Head of Studies of the program and group leader of the four selected projects.

Lithuanian producer and short film expert Marija Razgute is also joining us again as a producer tutor, guiding the producers and overall production development of the projects. 

Meet the new generation of MIDPOINT Shorts participants:

Asphalt / Greece
Minos Nikolakakis, writer / director / producer

Vassilis Economou, producer

Boys of Summer / Cyprus
Emilios Avraam, writer / director

Tonia Mishiali, producer

Democracy Is for Grown Ups / Croatia
Nikola Kupresanin, writer

Ivana Marinic Kragic, director / producer

Ice Crack / the Czech Republic
Elvira Dulskaia, writer / director

Rozalie Brozkova, producer

Congratulations to all filmmakers, we are looking forward to experience this journey with you! 

MIDPOINT Shorts is realized with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the Czech Film Fund. It is presented in cooperation with When East Meets West.

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