MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2019: Projects and Script Consultant Trainees Announced

December 12, 2018

We are very happy to announce the 9 new feature film projects and 2 script consultant trainees that have been selected for Feature Launch 2019.


MIDPOINT´s leading feature-lenght film program Feature Launch is designed for filmmakers working on their first and second films. The participants, who consist of teams of writers, directors and producers, will experience a year-long development platform, which takes off in January in Trieste and runs till January 2020. 
Moreover, two script consultant trainees will complete the group of selected participants in this long and inspirational journey.  
MIDPOINT partners with Trieste Film Festival and Eastweek, Lithuanian Film Centre, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and When East Meets West, to make this possible.

Project Selection
9 projects have been selected from the countries of Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine.
Script consultant trainees are coming from Czech Republic and Latvia.

The projects and participants are: 

A Sensitive Man / Czech Republic
Writer and director: Tomas Klein
Producer: Tomas Michalek

Floater / Romania
Writer and director:  Alexandru Badea
Producer: Anda Ionescu                    

Grey Skies / Georgia
Writer and director: Konstantine Kalandadze
Producer:  Elene Margvelashvili               

Horia / Romania
Writer and director: Ana-Maria Com─ânescu               
Producer: Carla Fotea                

How is Katia? / Ukraine
Writer: Julia Gonchar         
Directror: Christina Tynkevych  
Producer: Veronika Stepanchuk   

Private Decisions / Serbia 
Writer: Vuk Boskovic         
Director: Nikola Ljuca    
Producer: Maja Ilic       

Riviera / Greece        
Writer and director: Orfeas Peretzis                         
Producer:  Konstantinos Vassilaros                    

Some Birds / Hungary
Writer: Zsanett  Kertész                          
Director: Daniel Hever
Producer: László Dreissiger        

Traces / Croatia        
Writer and director: Dubravka Turic                
Producer: Ira Cecic 

Script Consultant Trainees are: 
Evzenie Brabcova / Czech Republic
Sanita Grina / Latvia 

Selected projects will be presented in July 2019 at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival within the Works in Development – Feature Launch event. 
After this presentation, the main financial KVIFF & MIDPOINT Development Award of 10.000 EUR will be awarded. 
Find out more about the program´s awards here

MIDPOINT Feature Launch is realized with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the Czech Film Fund. It is presented in cooperation with Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, When East Meets West, Trieste Film Festival, the Lithuanian Film Centre, connecting cottbus, CineMart, Art Department Masterclass and Audiovisual Producers' Association. MIDPOINT operates under the auspices of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

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