Pavel Jech

Pavel Jech


MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2011
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2012
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2013
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2014
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2015
MIDPOINT Intensive Iceland 2015
MIDPOINT Midnight Sun Script Development Workshop 2016
MIDPOINT Norway Script Development Program 2016
MIDPOINT Intensive Iceland 2016
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2017
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2018
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2021
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2022

MIDPOINT/Norway Script Development Program starts!
MIDPOINT/Norway Script Development Program successfully concluded
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2017 project selection announced
MIDPOINT goes to Macedonia
Open Call for MIDPOINT Intensive Iceland
MIDPOINT Feature Launch & Shorts 2018 taking off
Reports on Feature Launch & Shorts W1 2018
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2018 - Second workshop is about to begin
Reports on MIDPOINT Feature Launch, Shorts & Intensive Serbia programs
MIDPOINT presents new exciting projects at KVIFF 2018
MIDPOINT Feature Launch starts the 2020 edition
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020: Awards Winners
Feature Launch kicks off online
Feature Launch 2021 participants start their second workshop today


Pavel Jech is a graduate of the Columbia University Film Division as well as of FAMU, The Film and Television School of the Academy of the Performing Arts in Prague, where he served two terms as dean from 2008 to 2016.  During his terms, FAMU was ranked among the top film schools in the world, and student films met great success at some of the world’s top festivals. Previously, Jech was the founding chair of FAMU International, a department for English speaking students, and also the faculty liaison for NYU-Tisch, American University, Yale and other programs for American students visiting Prague. He is an active instructor of screenwriting and script analysis and works as an expert advisor for Sundance Labs, Berlinale Talents, the Mediterranean Film Institute and for the MIDPOINT, which he co-founded and serves as Artistic Director. Jech lectures internationally, and his manual on dramaturgy for short films, The Seven Minute Screenplay is used by film students around the world. He also worked in over ten countries as a screenwriter and script editor, including for the feature film Grandhotel (Berlinale premiere 2007), has worked as a creative collaborator on some of the most recent films of Jan Nemec, and has directed a short film presented at the European Film Academy Award ceremony. Currently, he is a professor at Chapman Univeristy, California. 


Czech Republic/USA