MIDPOINT TV Launch 2018 – Workshop 2 is taking off

April 17, 2018

Participants from Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece and Serbia will gather again from April 19 till April 24, this time in the town of Pilsen, Czech Republic. 

Finale Plzen Film Festival sets the frame for the second out of three residential MIDPOINT TV Launch workshops and we are happy to share the program with you.

Six TV series projects and sixteen participants have been selected to participate in this Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union supported program to develop their projects over the course of 9 months. The participants will receive an intensive one-to-one tutoring and they will participate in group feedback sessions.

MIDPOINT TV Launch is a workshop program that nurtures and trains emerging talents from the regions of Central and Eastern Europe. The program provides training and tutors the participants in creating rich-in-content, compelling stories and innovative series concepts.

During the second workshop the teams will be guided by Core Tutors Maggie Murphy (USA) and Gabor Krigler (HU), as well as by Director Tutor Rumle Hammerich (DK), Producer Tutor Jacqueline de Goeij (BE) and Guest Tutor Steve Matthews (UK). We will also welcome Anna Katharina Brehm from SerienCamp Conference (GE), Gaia Tridente from MIA (IT), and Ed Waller from C21 Media – Content London (UK), who will join us as experts.

If you are at Finale Plzen Film Festival, make sure to check out the open program:

April 20 / Friday / 17.00 – 18.30
SHARED VISION – Working in the Creative Triangle / Rumle Hammerich

April 21 / Saturday / 16.30 – 18.30
So You've Written a Great Pilot... / Steve Matthews

April 22 / Sunday / 16.00 – 17.30
Pitches, Bibles, Pilot Script – Keeping the Show Close at Heart / Jacqueline de Goeij

April 23 / Monday / 17.00 – 18.30
Looking for Partners in the Television Landscape while Keeping Everybody Happy / Jacqueline de Goeij

MIDPOINT's partner HBO Europe will grant a financial annual award to appraise the best project at the final workshop of the year. C21 Media will grant a one-year free subscription to a selected producer participant.

MIDPOINT TV Launch is supported by Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, Czech Film Fund, Slovak Audiovisual Fund and International Visegrad Fund. It is presented in cooperation with HBO Europe, Finale Plzen Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival – CineLink Industry Days, CHARACTER – Film, Development Association, Serial Eyes, C21 Media, Barrandov Studio, Series Mania, Audiovisual Producers' Association and of course AMU.

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