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Feature Launch reveals the 2022 generation

We are thrilled to announce the 9 new feature film projects and 3 script consultant trainees that have been selected for MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2022.

MIDPOINT Institute's leading feature-length film program Feature Launch is designed for filmmakers working on their first and second films

March 03, 2022 programs

Selected writers, producers and directors are about to experience in-depth script and project development training, starting in March 2022.

Moreover, three script consultant trainees will accompany the selected projects on their inspirational journey. 

Projects Selection:

A Flower is Not a Flower 
/ Romania

Cristian Pascariu, writer, producer

Adriana Racasan, producer



Armands Zacs, writer, director 

Alise Gelze, producer


Dolphin/ Poland

Sonja Orlewicz - Zakrzewska, writer, director 

Magdalena Sztorc, producer


My Best Friend's Baby/ Sweden, Croatia

Sophie Vukovic, writer, director

Eliza Jones, producer


My name is Lily/ Cyprus

Yianna Americanou, writer, director

Christina Georgiou, writer, producer

Stelana Kliris, producer


Side by Side/ Czech Republic

Kilian Vratnik, writer, director

Natalie Golovchenko, co-writer

Noemi Krausova, producer


The First Week of August/ Croatia

Filip Mojzes, writer, director

Matej Merlic, producer


Twentyseven/ Slovakia

Gregor Valentovic, writer, director

Zora Jaurova, producer


You Better BE/ Bulgaria

Jonathan Heidelberger, writer, director

Magdelena Ilieva, writer, director, producer

Drago Bago, producer


Script Consultant Trainees

Alizee Musson/ France

Andras Soos/ Hungary

Sonja Tarokic/ Croatia


MIDPOINT Institute is excited to continue the industry collaboration with Karlovy Vary International Film FestivalTrieste Film Festival and When East Meets West, to make another edition of Feature Launch possible.

The whole program starts in March 2022 with a residential workshop in Prague (March 10-17), then continues with online workshop on May 3 – 6, 2022.
The third residential workshop in Prague (June 2022) is immediately followed by the Works in development - Feature Launch project showcase at the Karlovy Vary IFF in July 2022.
The main financial KVIFF & MIDPOINT Development Award of 10,000 EUR for the best project will be granted within Eastern Promises Industry Days of Karlovy Vary IFF as well.

Then the arch of the program continues with another online workshop in November 2022 focused also on marketing and distribution strategies.
The producers of the selected projects will then be invited to Trieste, Italy in 2023 for the special Company Time follow-up workshop, which will offer support in the areas of company sustainability and strategic business planning. This training is designed and co-organized with our partners EAVE, Trieste Film Festival and When East Meets West.

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A Flower is Not a Flower

Ana, an 11-year-old girl is abandoned by her parents in a Romanian orphanage for “irrecoverable” children. In this communist institution, children are treated like stacks of meat. Against the ...
MIDPOINT participants: Cristian Pascariu , Adriana Racasan
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Youth Eternal

A group of millennials are in an orgiastic, psychedelic music festival that takes place between the two waves of pandemic. Meanwhile their close friends Ieva and Alex have just stepped into ...
MIDPOINT participants: Armands Zacs, Alise Gelze
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Anna’s plan to release her brilliant debut album is fully supported by her loving boyfriend Jan, and entirely killed by her fear of sharing her music with anyone. This deadlock is Anna’s greatest ...
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My Best Friend’s Baby

Damir (33) and Sara (37) have found a home in each other and Stockholm’s queer community. Damir floats between nightclubs and still hasn’t come out to his family in Croatia. Sara, single and ...
MIDPOINT participants: Sophie Vukovic, Eliza Jones
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My name is Lily

Lily is a Belgian living in Cyprus with a successful managerial career but a very difficult personal life. Born intersex, she still suffers the physical and emotional consequences of a forced ...
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Side by Side

Four young millennials living their dynamic urban lives find themselves in a strangely magical forest without any technologies. Unbalanced Sebastian, his success-driven girlfriend Andrea, ...
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The First Week of August

Ivana and Zoran Ler are a dysfunctional upper-middle class married couple raising their ten-year-old son David. On their way to summer vacation, David gets lost at a ferry port, prompting an ...
MIDPOINT participants: Filip Mojzes, Matej Merlic
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David and his three best friends from high school promised themselves that their friendship would last forever. After Hana gets married, Bažo moves abroad and Maja falls in love with an adventurous ...
MIDPOINT participants: Gregor Valentovic, Zora Jaurova
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You Better BE

Boggie (28) and his mom Tanya (55) live in distant towns and meet every few months. Their relationship seems great but is built on many lies. Having grown up in a small Bulgarian conservative town, ...
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