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MIDPOINT Intensive Queer 2023

Open Call

A brand new professional script-development program created to encourage diversity of topics and support filmmakers in queer storytelling. The four-day program is intended for international creative teams (writers, directors and producers) who are developing their feature fiction film projects with queer focus. 

Organizational information

The program accepts 4 feature film projects in development, which work closely in one group. The core of the program is the intensive script analysis in group works and individual consultations. After the workshop, tailor-made online consultations with the group leader will follow according to the need of each project. The workshop is conducted in English language.

 

Who is it for?

  • teams of writer, director and producer (max. 3 participants per team)
  • projects with LGBTQ+ character(s) and/or themes central to the story

Structure

Intensive 4-day journey

Tutors

Group Leader

Lucia Kajankova
Czech Republic  
Lucia Kajánková (*1987 in Slovakia) is a screenwriter, director and script consultant, as well as festival programmer and lecturer based in Prague, Czech Republic. She studied philosophy and film ...
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Fee and how to apply

Fee

500 EUR
/ per participant. The fee includes accommodation, board, and tuition during the workshop. Travel costs are NOT included.

Aplication deadline

FEBRUARY 1, 2023
/ log in to the application process via the SUBMIT button above.

Application requirements

To apply for the program, please create an account on the MIDPOINT Visitor Page and follow the instructions within the submission form, where you can also find detailed information about application materials. 
The application materials consist of:

  • Basic information about the participants and the project
  • Synopsis (max. 1000 characters)
  • Treatment
    (approx. 10 pages, in PDF format) Please do NOT upload scripts (even if you already have one) - they will not be considered at this stage of the selection.
  • Selected scene (max. 5 pages)
  • Author´s Statement (max. 1 page)
  • Producer´s Statement (max. 1 page)
  • Motivation video (max. 4 minutes)
  • Moodboard (optional)

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