The call for MIDPOINT Cold Open, a specialized program tailored for independent feature film producers aspiring to transition into the realm of high-quality series content, has now been extended until November 24!
Extended Deadline: MIDPOINT Cold Open 2024
Participation in the Cold Open program provides attendees with:
✺ In-depth knowledge pertaining to the development, production, and financing of drama series content in Europe.
✺ A comprehensive overview of the prevailing landscape and priorities within the European series industry.
✺ An opportunity to acquire a profound understanding of the narrative, conceptual, and structural distinctions between feature films and scripted series.
✺ Hands-on skills in financing and distributing scripted series content.
This initiative is brought to you in collaboration with our dear partner, When East Meets West.
Who can apply:
✺ Producers with a background in feature-film production who aspire to make a foray into the world of high-end series.
✺ Producers coming from Europe, Canada, and Latin America.
✺ Applicants have the option to submit to a maximum of two different labs; however, attendance at only one Inspirational Lab is possible.
✺ If you have already submitted an application for other When East Meets West activities, you may also apply for the Inspirational Labs.
Date and venue:
✺ January 21 - 24, 2024, Trieste, Italy
✺ 250 EUR per participant for the entire session
(The participation fee includes accreditation, tuition fee, two lunches, and access to the on-site WEMW program. Travel costs and accommodation are not included.)
NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 24, 2023