MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2017
Dates and venues
June 10 - 16, 2017
October 15 - 21, 2017
Písek, Czech Republic
“19” is a film who tells a story about how one unpleasant event can change the destiny of two in a way very different kind of women. Sara (17 years old) is a young girl, teenage full of dreams and ...
MIDPOINT participants: Kosara MiticKornelija Markovska-RistovskaKosara Mitic
Alive in Moscow
Damian – from a small village in Moldova who studies medicine, hates physical labor, finds a summer job in Moscow at a hospital where he hopes that he will learn medicine and become a doctor. When he ...
MIDPOINT participants: Grig BecketElie AufseesserGrig Becket
After an environmental activist goes missing, her long departed sister returns home and finds a Swedish island community torn apart by the fight over limestone mining in the Asunden forest.
MIDPOINT participants: Petter RingbomEliza JonesPetter Ringbom
Images of Love
Hana and Peter have created the world they longed for. They are young, successful and people envy them. They have built a successful company that shall soon provide them for the rest of their lives. ...
MIDPOINT participants: Tomasz WinskiRadovan SibrtTomasz Winski
Man in his fifties is being shot at through the window of his home and since there are no suspects or motives, he starts to search for them by himself, discovering that he is hated by more he could ...
MIDPOINT participants: Darko SinkoVlado BulajicDarko Sinko
Mnk Boy is the story of the 12-year-old Zeki, who, together with his father Mahir, leaves his sober life in the ghettos of Rotterdam behind for a new start in the metropolitan Istanbul. Zeki tries to ...
MIDPOINT participants: Mete GümürhanBas BroertjesSibel Altinbas
Night of the Whale
On a holiday to the sea, an Iranian father, his Czech wife and their young daughter each cope in their own way with the fractiousness that threatens their family: The father turns to space. The ...
MIDPOINT participants: Jordi NiuboKaveh Daneshmand
How close can you get to someone before you lose yourself? When Lilith and Violaine enter puberty, their girl-to-woman transformation puts their close friendship to the test. West Coast, Belgium. ...
MIDPOINT participants: Ann-Julie VervaekeAnastassia OudovitchenkoAnn-Julie Vervaeke
ZANA is a dark and haunting psychological drama about the collision of modern day faith healers and post-war trauma of survivors in Kosovo. Inspired by true events. Riddled by night terrors and ...
MIDPOINT participants: Antoneta KastratiCasey Cooper JohnsonAntoneta Kastrati
Head of Studies
Film producer and CEO of Vertigo, a Ljubljana (Slovenia)-based production company with a distinctive track record and extensive working experience on international co-productions incl. the ...Complete bio
Anne Gensior works as an international script consultant for feature films and documentaries and as a script reader and ...Complete bio
Pavel Jech is a graduate of Columbia University as well as of FAMU, where he has served as dean since 2008. Pavel has ...Complete bio
Czech Republic / North Macedonia
Ivo Trajkov is a director, producer, film editor, screenwriter and story editor. He was born in Skopje, Macedonia and ...Complete bio
Czech RepublicComplete bio
Bosnia and HerzegovinaComplete bio
MIDPOINT DEVELOPMENT AWARD
MIDPOINT Development Award of 8.000 EUR
will be awarded to one of the participating projects.
CONNECTING COTTBUS AWARD
Selected projects from MIDPOINT Feature Launch will get the unique chance to present themselves during this newly launched pitching event within connecting cottbus co-production market. The projects will also be granted the opportunity to get individual consultations with international film professionals and experts who are attending the event.
One producer will be handpicked to go on to participate in the professional training program for producers, ROTTERDAM LAB 2018, which takes place during IFFR/International Film Festival Rotterdam in January 2018.