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MIDPOINT Shorts 2021 - 2022

With the support of
MKCR Czech Film Fund
In partnership with
When East Meets West Trieste Film Festival
In collaboration with
Cannes Short Film Corner Short Film Conference

About

Program dedicated to short fiction films in development. It is open to teams of writers, directors and producers of professional or graduation short films from all over the world, with the regional focus being put on the Central and Eastern Europe.

The selected projects go through one Kickoff and two regular workshops (see details in the „Project Development“ tab) during which 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 Forum.

Thanks to the brand-new collaboration, after entering the shooting phase, selected MIDPOINT Shorts project graduate will get the unique chance to attend the Focus WiP of Cannes Court Métrage.

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

Dates

Online Kickoff: September 29–October 1, 2021
Workshop 1: October 18–23, 2021
Workshop 2: January 2022

Venues

Online Kickoff
Workshop 1: Prague, Czech Republic
Workshop 2: in collaboration with When East Meets West and Trieste Film Festival / Trieste, Italy

Who is it for?

* teams of writers, directors and producers (2–3 people in one team)

* projects of professional or graduation short films

Eligible countries

* creative teams from all over the world, with the regional focus being put on the Central and Eastern Europe

Deadline

* closed

Fee

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

Contact person

Sona Morgenthalova
Program Coordinator
sona.morgenthalova@midpoint-institute.eu