June 19, 2017
It's our great pleasure to announce the 6 selected projects and participants for this year's MIDPOINT Intensive @KVIFF 2017.
MIDPOINT Intensive @KVIFF 2017
For the second time, MIDPOINT teams up with high-profile experts from Sundance Institute and Karlovy Vary IFF to offer emerging film talent from the region a unique opportunity to go in-depth with their feature film scripts.
6 projects have been selected – from 29 applicants. The 6 projects come from first or second time feature film writers/directors from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Serbia and Ukraine. They are:
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- writer/director Yassen Genadiev & producer Gergana Stankova, Bulgaria
- writer/director Vuk Rsumovic & producer Mirko Bojovic, Serbia
- writer/director Stepan Altrichter & producer Pavel Strnad, Czech Republic
- writer/director Ismail Safarali & producer Maria Ibrahimova, Azerbaijan
- writer/director Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk & producer Vladimir Yatsenko, Ukraine
- writer/director/producer Svetozar Ristovski, Macedonia
The filmmakers can look forward to 4 intense days of script feedback with one-to-one sessions with the American script editors and experts from Sundance Institute, Erik Jendresen and Naomi Foner, just as they will take part in the industry activities and network opportunities that the context of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival naturally offers.