MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020

With the support of
Creative Europe MKCR Czech Film Fund Slovak Audiovisual Fund
In partnership with
Karlovy Vary IFF Trieste Film Festival When East Meets West coco CineMart Les Arcs CHARACTER APA First Cut +


A unique training platform for emerging talents aimed at scouting the most talented filmmakers & producers of the future who are developing their first or second feature film projects. It focuses primarily on creative teams from Central and Eastern Europe.

Every year it selects teams of writers, directors and producers of 9 feature film projects and it also selects 3 script consultant trainees who join the creative process.

The best project of the program receives the KVIFF & MIDPOINT Development Award of 10.000 EUR. See the Awards section for more information about other networking awards the program offers.

If you are not sure about your eligibility, please don't hesitate to contact us.

MIDPOINT Feature Launch is realized with the support of Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union.


Workshop 1: January 15–⁠22, 2020
Workshop 2: April–⁠June 2020
Works in Development –⁠ Feature Launch: 7–⁠9 July, 2020
Feature Launch Spotlight: January 2021


Workshop 1: in collaboration with the Trieste FF –⁠ EASTWEEK / Trieste, Italy
Workshop 2: Online
Works in Development –⁠ Feature Launch: Online / in collaboration with Karlovy Vary IFF
Feature Launch Spotlight: in collaboration with When East Meets West / Trieste, Italy 

Who is it for?

teams of writers and/or directors and producers (max. 3 participants per team) with projects of first and second feature films 

aspiring script consultants

Contact person

Sona Morgenthalova
Program Coordinator