MIDPOINT is a training and networking platform for script and project development operating under the auspices of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
It is aimed at creative teams of writers, directors and producers from Central and Eastern Europe. MIDPOINT operates as a year-long center that organizes a wide range of programs.
MIDPOINT was conceived at FAMU Prague in 2010 with the aim of strengthening the creative collaboration between writer, director and producer in the development process. In its years of existence, MIDPOINT has grown into a platform that provides several types of workshops designed to cover the area of film and TV dramaturgy and systematically to assist filmmakers during the entire development process.
MIDPOINT has more than 700 graduates, mostly emerging filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe. Filmmakers who attended MIDPOINT have achieved success at festivals such as Berlinale, Karlovy Vary IFF, Cannes IFF and market platforms such as Baltic Event, CineLink, Cinemart, Crossroads, Berlinale Copro Series Pitching, SerienCamp Co-production Sessions, and others.
MIDPOINT has partnerships with leading industry platforms, film schools, training providers and national film funds in Europe and US such as the Sundance Institute, HBO Europe, When East Meets West, CineLink/Sarajevo FF, Rotterdam Lab, connecting cottbus, Serial Eyes, Berlinale Talents, EAVE, TorinoFilmLab, CANNESERIES, Series Mania Writers Campus, Lodz Film School, VŠMU Bratislava, UNATC Bucharest and many others.
MIDPOINT organizes a variety of programs - find the one that suits you the most!