MIDPOINT Smash Cut announces selected projects

November 02, 2021

Three promising short-form series projects selected for MIDPOINT Smash Cut, a project development program held this month.

The program begins tomorrow with an online preparatory kickoff meeting (November 4-5,2021). The residential workshop will then be held November 14-20 in Tallinn, Estonia in collaboration with Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event.

Partaking in the 2022 edition will be following projects:

Ataxia / Cyprus
Christina Tryphonos, writer, director
Andreas Phylactou, writer, producer
Andreas Sheittanis, writer

Break a Leg / Slovenia
Miha Subic, writer, director
Maja Zupanc, writer, producer

Deadlines / Romania
Razvan Dutchevici, writer

The program will be led by short-form series creator Sullivan Le Postec (Woke) and will consist of inspiring lectures, group works and individual consultations focused on various aspects of short-form series creation. The participants will be also actively writing during the workshop days and benefit from the TV Beats program of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event.

Several guest tutors will join the program online, offering consultations and expert lectures:

Kristen Loose, screenwriter, script consultant and creative producer developing TV and digital series, will guide the participants through financing and distribution strategies.

Michaela Sabo, pitching trainer, writer and creative producer, will offer presentation skills training and teach the creators how to make their pitch custom-made.

Hyppe Salmi, an executive producer in YLE’s Drama department specializing in young adults, will touch upon the subjects of commissioning, producing and creating Instagram dramas.

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