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MIDPOINT Shorts 2019: selected participants and program sneak peak

We are thrilled to announce 4 selected projects
and 1 script consultant trainee for MIDPOINT Shorts 2019 program! 

December 03, 2018 programs

In January next year MIDPOINT's special workshop program will take off with 4 teams of writers, directors, and producers who are in the process of developing their short fiction films.
Selected teams will be joined by a script consultant trainee, who will be along the workshop core tutor strengthen train in the art of script consulting.

The first workshop of the program will take place in a January in Trieste, Italy in collaboration with the When East Meets West co-production platform. This new and highly valued industry partnership of MIDPOINT and WEMW gives participants the unique chance to bring their projects to the same table with industry experts coming to the market.
The second workshop of the program will take place in May 2019 in Kaunas, Lithuania and is presented in cooperation with the Lithuanian Film Centre.

Moreover, the MIDPOINT Shorts program is organized in parallel with the first two modules of MIDPOINT´s program Feature Launch, enabling participants to network and take part in the open lecture of this program.
The group leader of four selected projects and one script consultant trainee is experienced Czech script consultant Pavel Marek.

And who are the selected talents of the 2019 edition of the program?

High Ground Floor / Hungary
Writer and director: Attila Veres
Producer: Ildiko Kosztolni

Mute Transition / Hungary
Writer and director: Judit Olah
Producer: Balazs Zachar

Progress / Czech Republic
Writer and director: Lun Sevnik
Producer: Mai Lan Nguyen

The Final Hunt / Czech Republic
Writer and director: Lubos Rezler
Producer: Julie Zackova

The script consultant trainee, who will complete the selected group of projects, is Magdalena Puzmujzniak from Poland.

Schedule for MIDPOINT Shorts 2019
Workshop 1 / Trieste, Italy / January 17 – 23, 2019
Workshop 2 / Lithuania, Kaunas / May 3 – 9, 2019

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High Ground Floor

Mary and Lajos have been married for more than 40 years, that's practically a life together. One morning Mary finds Lajos dead in bed - he died overnight. Mary refuses to accept his death and seeks ...
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Progress

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