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MEETING POINT – VILNIUS 2020 Call for entries for COMING SOON SESSION and TALENTS NEST INITIATIVE

Festivals 2020-01-17

Coming Soon session

DEADLINE: February 9, 2020

We are accepting applications for the 2020 edition of COMING SOON, the Work In Progress section dedicated to debut films from all over Europe. 

20 projects will be selected for the pitching session that will take place in Vilnius March 30 - April 1, 2020 and will have a dedicated schedule of individual meetings with Decision Makers.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Projects must be directorial debuts (1st or 2nd film);
  • Projects must be feature films, documentaries or animated feature films;
  • Projects must be in pre-production, production or post production and scheduled to be completed and premiered April through December 2020.

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’s statement, teaser of the submitted project and/or film excerpts.

The application must be finalized and submitted with all required materials via the following link  by FEBRUARY 9, 2020.

SELECTION

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

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.

Talents Nest initiative

DEADLINE: February 9, 2020

The call for applications for the 2nd edition of TALENTS NEST is now open. The initiative aims to explore and nurture emerging professionals from Baltic, ex-Soviet and Caucasian countries by offering them industry and networking opportunities.

Up to 20 screenwriters, directors, producers, and film critics at the very initial stage of their career will be selected to take part in Meeting Point – Vilnius March 30 – April 1, 2020, and will have a dedicated programme that includes:

  • Introduction to the international audiovisual industry;
  • Talent Speed Dating meetings;
  • Dedicated Coffee with Decision Makers & Industry Professionals;
  • Free accreditation to MPV 2020;
  • Access to Coming Soon pitching session;
  • Access to MPV Panels;
  • Visibility in a dedicated part of the official MPV catalogue.

The goal of the initiative is to introduce emerging professionals to the audiovisual industry, helping them to become more familiar with different professionals involved in the field, and start building their own international network.

SUBMISSION 

All information on submitting your application can be found at this link.

The application has to be finalized and submitted by FEBRUARY 9, 2020.