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MIDPOINT TV Launch 2017

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Organizational infromation

Dates and venues

Workshop 1
November 4 - 10, 2016
Banska Stiavnica, Slovak Republic

Workshop 2
April 21 - 27, 2017
Pilsen, Czech Republic (within Finale Plzen FF)

Workshop 3
 August 11 - 17, 2017
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (within Sarajevo FF)

Projects

10 Bullets

Athens, present day: a place where financial inequality and social instability prevail. Two homeless people find themselves in the middle of a mafia shootout and steal a gun loaded with ten bullets ...
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American Dream

1883 A. D., a small village in the very north of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Pretty young woman Dora, strong man Andrej, clever teenager Mišo and a stoic cow Rysuľa undertake a journey to America. ...
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Fractures

In a tiny rural Icelandic fishing village, Kristin (45) and her daughter, Lilja (15), move in with her parents, as she faces divorce. A pragmatic doctor, Kristin soon finds herself far out of her ...
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Nuts

Anton is in love with Vida. He doesn't know how to approach her. She just wants to focus on her work. He is a psychiatrist and she is a psychologist. Instead of just asking her out like a normal ...
MIDPOINT participants: Sinisa JuricicMarjan Alcevski
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Sleeping Dogs, Dancing Bears

Set in the 70s in Prague, Gamblers tell a story of a young man who shifts from caring influence of his father to tricky influence of an old gambler and ultimately learns to be an independent ...
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THE TRIBE

Warsaw, 1918. Sonia, the black sheep of her crime family, returns home after the war to say goodbye to her dying mother. When she arrives, she discovers that she is late, her mother has already ...
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The Midnight Shift

A small time criminal is assigned taxi driver duties on the midnight shift. He soon realizes that he is cursed to be a modern version of the ancient Greek mythical figure of the boatman; transporting ...
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Participants

Tutors

Head of Studies

Alan Kingsberg
Alan Kingsberg received his MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where his film Minors won an Academy Award as the top student film in the US. His work in television includes writing an ACE Award ...
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Group Leaders

Rumle Hammerich
Rumle Hammerich was born on November 16, 1954 in Copenhagen. In 1973, he left for New York where he attended the New ...
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Alan Kingsberg
Alan Kingsberg received his MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where his film Minors won an Academy Award as the ...
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Steve Matthews
Steve was Consulting Producer on all three series of Neil Jordan’s series The Borgias for Showtime Networks, and ...
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Producer Tutor

Klaus Zimmermann
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Pitching Tutor

Michaela Sabo
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Moderator

Andrea Reuter
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Guest Tuors

Yvonne Grace
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Ben Harris
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Ben Harris
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Tereza Polachova
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Michael Sardo
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Anna Vasova
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Awards

HBO Europe Award 2017

Given out by the partner of the workshop, HBO Europe, the award will celebrate the Best TV Series Project of the MIDPOINT TV Launch 2017 program on August 16, 2017, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, within the Workshop 3. 

THE WINNER IS
The Midnight Shift

C21 Media Award 2017

Given out by the partner of the workshop, C21 Media, the award will give a one-year subscription access to one of the MIDPOINT TV Launch 2017 participants on August 16, 2017, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, within the Workshop 3. 

THE WINNER IS
Vasilis Chrysanthopoulos (10 Bullets)

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