MIDPOINT´s leading feature-lenght film program Feature Launch is designed for filmmakers working on their first and second films. The participants, who consist of teams of writers, directors and producers, will experience a year-long development platform, which takes off in January in Trieste and runs till January 2020.
Moreover, two script consultant trainees will complete the group of selected participants in this long and inspirational journey.
MIDPOINT partners with Trieste Film Festival and Eastweek, Lithuanian Film Centre, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and When East Meets West, to make this possible.
9 projects have been selected from the countries of Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine.
Script consultant trainees are coming from Czech Republic and Latvia.
The projects and participants are:
A Sensitive Man / Czech Republic
Writer and director: Tomas Klein
Producer: Tomas Michalek
Floater / Romania
Writer and director: Alexandru Badea
Producer: Anda Ionescu
Grey Skies / Georgia
Writer and director: Konstantine Kalandadze
Producer: Elene Margvelashvili
Horia / Romania
Writer and director: Ana-Maria Comănescu
Producer: Carla Fotea
How is Katia? / Ukraine
Writer: Julia Gonchar
Directror: Christina Tynkevych
Producer: Veronika Stepanchuk
Private Decisions / Serbia
Writer: Vuk Boskovic
Director: Nikola Ljuca
Producer: Maja Ilic
Riviera / Greece
Writer and director: Orfeas Peretzis
Producer: Konstantinos Vassilaros
Some Birds / Hungary
Writer: Zsanett Kertész
Director: Daniel Hever
Producer: László Dreissiger
Traces / Croatia
Writer and director: Dubravka Turic
Producer: Ira Cecic
Script Consultant Trainees are:
Evzenie Brabcova / Czech Republic
Sanita Grina / Latvia
Selected projects will be presented in July 2019 at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival within the Works in Development – Feature Launch event.
After this presentation, the main financial KVIFF & MIDPOINT Development Award of 10.000 EUR will be awarded.
Find out more about the program´s awards here.