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Feature Launch & Intensive Queer: MIDPOINT Institute Presents 13 Projects and 3 Script Consultant Trainees at Karlovy Vary IFF

The upcoming edition of Works in Development - Feature Launch & Intensive Queer, a project showcase and networking event initiative by MIDPOINT Institute and Karlovy Vary IFF, will present 13 exciting and promising feature film projects developed within the current MIDPOINT Feature Launch program and the MIDPOINT Intensive Queer program.

June 25, 2024

These projects have been developed during previous workshops for both programs. The third workshop for Feature Launch and the final workshop for Intensive Queer will begin in Prague on June 26, 2024, just a few days before the project showcase. This workshop will primarily focus on pitching training. The Works in Development - Feature Launch presentation will take place on Monday, July 1st, 2024, at 10:00 AM in the Imperial Spa. 

✺ FEATURE LAUNCH PROJECTS & PARTICIPANTS: 

Antonie / Czech Republic 
Rozalie Kohoutova, writer, director
Martina Knoblochova, producer

Clearing Clouds / Hungary              
Dávid Csicskar, writer, director
Balazs Zachar, producer

PUSHBACK / Croatia 
Bojan  Radanovic, writer, director
Sabina Kresic, producer              

Eli and Them / Czech Republic 
Petr Pylypčuk,  writer, director 
Krystof Burda, producer

GRAMMATIK / Germany            
Popo Fan, writer, director
Julia Collen, producer

The Art of Biting Your Tongue / Latvia   
Ieva Norvele, director
Eszter Horvath, writer
Aija Berzina, producer            

Horses / Slovenia              
Jernej Kastelec writer, director
Ida Weiss, producer

You Don't Know Me / Poland 
Karol Marczak, writer
Michal Edelman, director 
Patryk Sielecki, producer

Sunbruise / Greece
Stavros Markoulakis, director
Ioanna Bolomyti, producer

Feature Launch also focuses on training aspiring script consultants, who join the creative process of project development and will also present their work within the Works in Development - Feature Launch: 
Daniela Colle / Germany 
Nikola Kupresanin / Croatia 
Marie-Gabrielle Peaucelle / France 

✺ INTENSIVE QUEER PROJECTS & PARTICIPANTS: 

Berlin-Budapest (Germany)
Viktoria Vay
Gabriele Simon

Euro Pop Bubble (UK, Germany, CZ)
Grant Gulczynski 
Harry Silverlock

Girls in Uniform (Germany)
Justina Jurgensen
Melissa Byrne

The Face of a Woman (Slovakia)
Lukas Vizner
Ester Viznerova

You can meet all participants in the BOOK OF PROJECTS

✺ All projects are eligible to compete for the Eurimages Co-production Development Award of 20,000 EUR.

✺ The best project from Feature Launch will receive the Works in Development Award of 10,000 EUR, a joint financial award from MIDPOINT Institute and the Karlovy Vary IFF.

✺ Thanks to program partners, connecting cottbus co-production market and CineMart co-production market, selected projects will also receive the following awards:

Connecting Cottbus Award:
A selected project from MIDPOINT Feature Launch will be granted the opportunity to pitch at connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market during the Cottbus Film Festival.

Rotterdam Lab Award:
One producer will be selected to participate in the professional training program for producers, Rotterdam Lab, which takes place during IFFR/International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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