The MIDPOINT Cold Open has officially opened its doors for applications, offering a remarkable chance for independent film producers to explore uncharted territories in the realm of series production.
MIDPOINT Cold Open 2024 Now Accepting Applications
In collaboration with When East Meets West, the MIDPOINT Cold Open is tailored to empower independent producers with the tools and knowledge they need to make a leap into the realm of high-quality fiction series.
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.
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.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 20, 2023