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MIDPOINT Editing Room 2023

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The MIDPOINT Editing Room is a post-production program tailored to the needs of your project. Through dramaturgy consultations and editing supervision, this program will address the challenges and concerns in your rough cut and offer an effective plan for moving forward.

Benefits

A post-production program tailored to the needs of your project

Through dramaturgy consultations and editing supervision, this program will address the challenges and concerns in your rough cut and offer an effective plan for moving forward to help you make the film you want to make.

For teams of editors and directors

  • get a second opinion on your material
  • cement your film's structure or explore new possibilities in the material
  • discover the dramaturgy in the editing room
  • profit from supervision of the editing process
  • strengthen teamwork between editor and director
  • tailor-made structure of program for editors on parental leave

Focus Female Editors

  • Special offer for women editors:  women editors applying in a team will get 50% off the regular fee for both Editing Room Feedback and Editing Room Workshop

Focus Ukraine

  • Special offer for Ukrainian projects in post-production stage: tailor-made online dramaturgy in the editing room consultations for teams of Ukrainian filmmakers (directors, editors, producers) with a feature film project
  • No participation fee 

Tutors

Ivo Trajkov
Czech Republic / North Macedonia  
Ivo Trajkov is a director, producer, film editor, screenwriter and story editor. He was born in Skopje, Macedonia and graduated from FAMU in Prague. His filmography as a director/screenwriter ...
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Tomas Doruska
Czech Republic  
Editor, director and producer Tomáš Doruška was born in 1977 in Valašské Meziříčí. He graduated from FAMU’s Editing Department. As an editor, he has participated in about 50 projects, both feature ...
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References

Successful films

Selection of our successful alumni

Structure

The MIDPOINT Editing Room program is organized as a two-stage service

  • Editing Room Feedback
    ONGOING CALL | Online

    Our pool of tutors will examine the rough cut of your feature and then analyze it with you during an intensive 3-hour online consultation.

  • Editing Room Workshop
    2023 | Prague, Czech Republic / online

    Selected projects from Feedback session will be given the opportunity to participate in Editing Room Workshop.

    The program cosists of a 5-day residential session in Prague that focuses on additional dramaturgy consultations and supervision of the editing process at the facilities of our partner Studio FAMU. 

    The second session is tailor-made to the current needs of your project; the basic offer is another 5 working days of consultations (online or onsite) at a time suitable for participants.

    Two online consultations, either in between workshops or at the end of the program, are included.

Fee

Editing Room Feedback

500 EUR
per project

Editing Room Workshop

2000 EUR
per 5-day session for whole team

Special discount for MIDPOINT Alumni

300 EUR / 1500 EUR
Feedback / Workshop

Who can apply

  •  teams of editors and directors with a feature film in rough-cut stage

Application requirements

Materials are to be sent to jiri.pecinovsky@midpoint-institute.eu.

Required materials:

  • CV of the team members (director and editor): max 800 characters each (in PDF)
  • Photo of team members (director and editor)
  • Rough cut with time code (link for download)
  • Shooting script
  • Post-production schedule, including any obligatory deadlines (in PDF)
  • Motivation letter, including anything you'd like us to know about the project, your concerns, hopes, etc.(in PDF, max 2 pages)
  • Optional: rough cut of unused scenes with time codes (link for download)

How to apply

  • send your submission materials to program coordinator Jiří Pecinovský at jiri.pecinovsky@midpoint-institute.eu.
  • the call for Editing Room Feedback is ongoing, you can send your submission when you are ready. 

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Contact

Did we forget something? Don't hesitate to ask

Jiri Pecinovsky
Program Coordinator
jiri.pecinovsky@midpoint-institute.eu

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