MIDPOINT TV Launch 2017

Creative Europe MKCR Czech Film Fund Slovak Audiovisual Fund IVF HBO Europe Finale Plzen CineLink Industry Days Barrandov Studios Serial Eyes CHARACTER C21 Media Kreativni Evropa MEDIA CZ


MIDPOINT TV Launch is focused on development of miniseries or ongoing, episodic TV series that can sustain multiple seasons. Both half-hour (25-30 minutes) and one-hour (40-60 minutes) series proposals are accepted. The focus is on content-rich, compelling stories and innovative series concepts both high end and low budget.

The program focuses on participants primarily coming from Central-Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic countries and the wider Mediterranean area, with a possible background in filmmaking, wanting to shift to quality television production. Participants with some experience in TV development will not be excluded.

The three workshops will cover the development of the pilot and season arc; offer analysis and a breaking down of popular TV series; master classes by guest tutors; individual consultations and group work with the core tutors. A producer tutor will join the workshops to guide the participants through the European television industry scene.

MIDPOINT's partner HBO Europe will grant a financial annual award, to honor the best project, within its original programming territories, at the final workshop of the year.

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


workshop 1: November 4 - 10, 2016
workshop 2: April 21 - 27, 2017
workshop 3: August 11 - 17, 2017


workshop 1: Banska Stiavnica, Slovak Republic
workshop 2: Pilsen, Czech Republic (within Finale Plzen FF)
workshop 3: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (within Sarajevo FF)

Who is it for?

participants with a project
/ teams of writers with producers and director (if relevant)

participants without a project
/ producers or commissioning editors


with a project
/ 1st participant / 1.500 EUR per participant (500 EUR per workshop)
/ 2nd participant / 990 EUR per participant (330 EUR per workshop)
/ 3rd participant / 990 EUR per participant (330 EUR per workshop)

without a project
/ 1.200 EUR per participant (400 EUR per workshop)

The fee includes accommodation, board and tuition at the workshop. Travel costs are NOT included. 

Contact person

Katarina Tomkova
Project Manager