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MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2013

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Organizational infromation

Dates

August 23 - September 1, 2013

Projects

By a Sharp Knife

Ľudovít has lost his son to a ruthless neo-Nazi attack. But, due to a failing in the Slovak legislation, the attackers are soon released and Ľudovít is faced with an absurd instance of injustice. He ...
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Hungarians in Time of Peace

Being single – is a general phenomenon, both in its literal and figurative sense – and lately it has become very topical all over the civilisation. But this singleness is not definitely about looking ...
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Magda H.

The subject of the screenplay is the professional and private life of Magda Lokvencová- Husáková, the first wife of Gustáv Husák. Her story has dramatic potencial because of several reasons. First it ...
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Meek Swans

Alexander, a 25 year old student from Skopje, is enjoying his scholar life at the Film Academy in Prague, receiving a regular scholarship every month. Weed and laziness is what brings his life to a ...
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OUT

East Slovakia, the village of Vojany. A crowd gathers in front of the local thermal power station: the owners of the factory are planning to close the power plant down, which would lead to hundreds ...
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Slavonia

The end of the 1980s.Police inspector Khouri from Zagreb goes to a small town in Slavonia to help with the investigation into a series of teenage suicides. Three students from the local high school ...
MIDPOINT participants: Tena GojicTin Zanic
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Snowing!

KRISTINA (26) observes how her family is definitively falling into pieces after father's wedding with another woman. She doesn't fit to this new family so she's looking for stability at her mother's ...
MIDPOINT participants: Jitka KotrlovaKristina Nedvedova
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The Big Business

Rudi is a 23year old shy, but ambitious greenhorn from the Ore-mountains. He is freshly weekend-trained as insurance salesman, nervous to sell insurances for the first time, because he can’t really ...
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Woman on Top

Breslau 1949. A group of young children plays in post-war house ruins. Children find a bomb misfire. 7 year old Jureczek, sends his crying 5 year old sister Wanda home: „Girls don’t play with us!“. ...
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Participants

Tutors

Head of Studies

Pavel Jech
Pavel Jech is a graduate of Columbia University as well as of FAMU, where he has served as dean since 2008. Pavel has broad teaching experience in scriptwriting and dramaturgy, both in the Czech ...
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Group Leaders

Csaba Bollok
Graduated as film and television director at the Hungarian Academy of Film and Drama in 1994, studied filmmaking in ...
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Pavel Marek
Pavel Marek is a graduate of the Faculty of Computer Engineering, Technical University and the Directing Department at ...
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Giovanni Robbiano
Born in Genova, Italy in 1958 is a screenwriter, director and film trainer. After graduating at the University of ...
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Ivo Trajkov
Ivo Trajkov is a director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Skopje, Macedonia and graduated from FAMU in ...
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Brendan Noel Ward
Brendan N. Ward’s career in film and television balances writing and producing with teaching a new generation of ...
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Experts

Tomas Baldynsky
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Arne Kohlweyer
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Giovanni Robbiano
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