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MIDPOINT Shorts to start in Prague, Czech Republic!

September 23, 2019

MIDPOINT's leading program dedicated to script and project development of short films starts on September 23 in Prague, Czech Republic and runs till September 28. 

MIDPOINT Shorts includes 4 short film projects (see the project selection here). 
Teams of writers, directors and producers will develop their script as well as prepare the production and promotional aspects of each project. 

Program is led by Czech director and script consultant Pavel Marek who is accompanied by Lithuanian producer tutor Marija Razgute. The program of the first workshop includes group meetings, individual consultations and lectures by workshop tutors and guest tutors. 

Lectures

Pavel Marek: Introduction to Practical Script Analysis

Pavel Marek: Film Language in Short Films 

Alessandro Gropplero: A Short Journey Through Co-Production Markets 

Marija Razgute: Breaking Down a Short Film Project

Marija Razgute: Packaging a Short Film: Materials! 

Bara Kopecka: Storyboarding

Juanjo Gimenez Masterclass 

MIDPOINT is thrilled to welcome on board Juanjo Gimenez, an acclaimed, award-winning, Oscar-nominee Spanish director and producer, who will act as a guest tutor. Juanjo will talk about “things seen and heard during the development, pre-production, shooting, post-production, distribution and extinction of a short film.” 
Masterclass will be opened by the screening of his very successful short film TIMECODE

When and where: 

September 26, 2019 / 19.30 
Prague, Czech Republic / FAMU / Smetanovo nabrezi 2 

In case you are in Prague, you are welcome to join us and meet Juanjo Gimenez in person! 

MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020 is realized with the support of Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and Czech Film Fund. It is presented in cooperation with When East Meets West. MIDPOINT operates under the auspices of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Intensive Bucharest

Deadline for Submissions:
November 26, 2019

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Cold Open

Deadline for Submissions:
November 30, 2019

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TV Launch

Deadline for Submissions: 
January 31, 2020 

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