MIDPOINT Shorts 2019 - 2020

With the support of
MKCR Czech Film Fund
In partnership with
When East Meets West


Program dedicated to short fiction films in development. It focuses primarily on creative teams from Central and Eastern Europe and the wider Mediterranean area.  

MIDPOINT Shorts selects teams of writers, directors and producers from 4 short film projects

During the two residential workshops the participants focus on script and project development while also being able to gain deeper knowledge about other aspects of the industry.

The whole program concludes with the project showcase within the prestigious When East Meets West co-production market. 


Workshop 1: September 23-28, 2019
Workshop 2: January 16-22, 2020


Workshop 1: Prague, Czech Republic
Workshop 2: Trieste, Italy

Who is it for?

* teams of writers and/or directors and producers

* projects of professional or graduation short films


* closed


* 750 EUR per participant (max. 3 participants in creative team, possible to pay in installments)

We advise participants to apply for scholarships for participation fees and/or travel costs in their countries, as many public film funding bodies are usually supporting such training costs.

The fee includes accommodation, board and tuition during both workshops. Travel costs are NOT included. 

Contact person

Sona Morgenthalova
Program Coordinator