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Independent producers can now apply to MIDPOINT Cold Open

✺ “The diversity of background and experience of the tutors created the right balance for the students – it enriched them with practical knowledge of various areas of high-end scripted TV drama creation.”
Natalia Libet, Cold Open 2020 alumna

November 17, 2021 programs

The Drama Series Inspirational Lab MIDPOINT Cold Open, held in collaboration with When East Meets West is now open for submissions.

The program targets independent producers, with a background in feature film producing, aspiring to shift to quality series content

Offering practical knowledge connected to the developing, producing and financing of drama series content in Europe, the program will familiarize its participants with the current landscape, industry preferences and will compare the narrative and concept structures of feature films and scripted series as well as supply hands-on skills of financing and distributing of drama content. 

This one-off event is set up within the diverse industry program of When East Meets West (January 2022) as one of its Inspirational Labs.  

The program is participant-based, only one producer per company is accepted. 

Eligible countries 
✺ all Europe
✺ focus countries: the CEE region, Russia & Anglo-Saxon countries: Ireland, UK, Canada, US

Dates and venues
✺ January 23 - 26, 2022, residential: Trieste, Italy (subject co  change)
✺ January 27 - 28, 2022, online (subject co  change)

Fee
✺ 200 EUR per participant 
(The fee includes the When East Meets West accreditation, covers the tuition and lunches.)  

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: DECEMBER 15, 2021

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