MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2021

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 professional script and project development platform for emerging talents aimed at scouting the most gifted filmmakers & producers of the future coming primarily from Central and Eastern Europe and the wider Mediterranean area.

Every year it selects teams of writers, producers and first- or second-time directors 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.

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

The program schedule and the form of the organization inevitably depend on the development of the coronavirus pandemic situation.


Workshop 1: January 2021
Workshop 2: April 2021
Workshop 3: July 2021
Feature Launch Spotlight: January 2022


Workshop 1: in collaboration with the Trieste FF – EASTWEEK Trieste, Italy
Workshop 2: Trnava, Slovakia
Workshop 3: in collaboration with Karlovy Vary IFF / Prague / Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic 
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
(the rule regarding first or second feature film applies only to the director)

aspiring script consultants

Eligible countries

Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Tunisia

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


September 16, 2020


* 1500 EUR: writers, directors, trainees 

* 1800 EUR: producers

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

Contact person

Sona Morgenthalova
Program Coordinator