MIDPOINT Intensive Bucharest is a script development program open to creative teams of filmmakers (scriptwriter, director, and producer). The three-day program is intended for filmmakers coming primarily from Romania who are developing their short fiction film projects.
During the workshop, the teams will work on the creative development of the script.
The workshop consists of individual consultations led by Hungarian writer, director and script editor Csaba Bollok.
The workshop takes place within and in collaboration with Cinemaiubit International Student Film Festival in Bucharest.
December 5 - 8, 2019
* teams of writers and directors (producers optional)
* film students and fresh film school alumni
This workshop is primarily open to all the residents of Romania.
The selection might prioritize teams including students or alumni of UNATC.
* international teams are also encouraged as long as at least one member of the team is a student or alumnus/alumna of UNATC
* no fee
* Cinemaiubit International Student Film Festival can partially cover the accommodation costs for the duration of the workshop, for all the ones that don’t reside in Bucharest.
All materials have to be sent to:
by November 26, 2019 (until midnight of Romanian time / GMT+2).
/ one-page of the short film project: title, genre, length, logline, synopsis
/ treatment or script of the short film project (in PDF)
/ brief motivational letter of the screenwriter for attending this program
/ CV of each team member
/ photo of each team member
/ optional (but encouraged): moodboards, visual materials
Csaba Bollok will talk about the various possible strategies, including the one he had when he wrote his first feature, the movies that his students made at MIDPOINT and elsewhere, but mainly he will focus on a few excellent, known and less known low budget features that successfully made their way for the firsttime filmmaker.
UNATC, Room 112A / Bucharest / Romania