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MIDPOINT Feature Launch showcase at KVIFF Eastern Promises

June 24, 2020

MIDPOINT Institute presents 9 feature film projects and 3 script consultants at online Eastern Promises Industry Days of KVIFF

The third edition of Works in Development - Feature Launch, a project showcase, and networking event initiative organized by MIDPOINT Institute and Karlovy Vary IFF, will present 9 exciting feature film projects developed within the current MIDPOINT Feature Launch, together with 3 script consultants who joined the program.

Due to the current pandemic situation, the presentation will take place online.
Film industry professionals who are interested in the presentation can register here until June 25, 2020.

The projects have been developed during the previous 2 workshops of the program, visiting the Trieste FF and When East Meets West Co-production Forum in Italy in January 2020 and then continuing intensively online during the spring of 2020.

The pitching training and presentation preparation was conducted by acclaimed pitching tutor Gabriele Brunnenmeyer.

The Works in Development - Feature Launch presentation is planned to start on Tuesday, July 7 at 10 am online. Registered film industry professionals are welcomed to schedule one-to-one meetings for the days following the presentation.

The best project will receive the KVIFF & MIDPOINT Development Award of 10.000 EUR.

The presented projects here

Presented Script Consultant Trainees
Angeliki Vergou / Greece
Judit Olah / Hungary
Melissa Dhondt / Belgium 

Thanks to program partners, connecting cottbus co-production market and CineMart co-production market, selected MIDPOINT Feature Launch projects will receive the following awards:

connecting cottbus Award 
A selected team from MIDPOINT Feature Launch will be granted the opportunity to present their project at connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market during the Cottbus Film Festival.

Rotterdam Lab Award 
One producer will be selected to participate in the professional training program for producers, Rotterdam Lab, which takes place during IFFR/International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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