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MIDPOINT Intensive CZ 2022

A professional script-development program created to offer unique support for Czech filmmakers with a feature film in development who believe in teamwork and the importance of script consultancy.

Benefits

International feedback for local professionals

The aims of this program are to support domestic production, introduce Czech filmmakers to renowned international script consultants and boost the development of local script consultants.

For teams of a writer and a producer (and possibly a director) who are developing a Czech feature film

  • unique opportunity to consult on projects along with esteemed international mentors
  • receive feedback from other filmmakers in the group
  • strengthen the work of the creative team
  • develop a new draft of the script
  • think outside the box and borders

For script consultants who are already working with teams on scripts

  • enhance communication skills within the creative process
  • learn how to be more effective in giving constructive feedback
  • learn different script-editing approaches
  • meet talented filmmakers from domestic industry

Tutors

World-renowned experts providing their guidance and support

Gyula Gazdag
United States  
Gyula Gazdag is a director of film, theatre, and television productions. He has served as the Artistic Director of the Sundance Director‘s Lab since 1997. He was a creative advisor at the Binger ...
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Franz Rodenkirchen
Germany  
Franz Rodenkirchen is a Berlin-based independent script consultant, teacher and tutor in workshops and individual project development. Together with Françoise von Roy he founded Script Circle in ...
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Application requirements

We plan to launch the call for applications in summer/autumn 2022.

Who can apply?

  • creative teams of a writer and a producer (to be joined by a director and a script consultant)
  • eligible countries: Czech Republic

Required materials

  • script or treatment 
  • synopsis (1 page)
  • short synopsis (500 characters)
  • short professional bios of all team members (max. 600 characters for each bio)
  • photos of all team members 
  • producer's motivation letter (describe project and expectations from the workshop – 1 page)
  • script consultant's motivation letter (if applying, describing current stage of script development and expectations from the workshop – 1 page) 

FAQs

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Contact

Did we forget something? Do not hesitate to ask

Kristyna Plhonova
Program Coordinator
kristyna.plhonova@midpoint-institute.eu

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