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MIDPOINT Shorts 2020-2021 projects selection is here!

MIDPOINT Institute is proud to introduce eight talented filmmakers selected for the new edition of MIDPOINT Shorts, a special program dedicated to script and project development of short films.

September 14, 2020 programs

In September, the program will take off with a preparatory three-day online workshop,during which the participants will obtain the first feedback on the projects, meet their colleagues and tutors and get the first assignment. 

The second 5-day workshop will be organized also on an online platform in October and the final workshop will bring participants in January 2021 to Trieste to present their projects within When East Meets West Co-production Forum and further network with film industry experts. 

We are happy to welcome on board again the experienced Czech script consultant and acclaimed director Pavel Marek, who will act as a Head of Studies of the program and group leader of the four selected projects.

Lithuanian producer and short film expert Marija Razgute is also joining us again as a producer tutor, guiding the producers and overall production development of the projects. 

Meet the new generation of MIDPOINT Shorts participants:

Asphalt / Greece
Minos Nikolakakis, writer / director / producer
Vassilis Economou, producer

Boys of Summer / Cyprus
Emilios Avraam, writer / director
Tonia Mishiali, producer

FEUD / Croatia
Nikola Kupresanin, writer 
Ivana Marinic Kragic, director / producer

Ice Crack / the Czech Republic
Elvira Dulskaia, writer / director
Rozalie Brozkova, producer

Congratulations to all filmmakers, we are looking forward to experience this journey with you! 

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Ice Crack

Teenage Alex is the only girl in a boys' ice-hockey team. Her dad Michal, who raised her alone, is the team's coach. He treats Alex like one of the players, both on the ice and at home. Alex herself ...
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A headstrong, young journalist Tihana picks her car from the repair shop after a repetitive slash of her tires - this morning the newspapers printed her latest report on a corrupted law enforcement. ...
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All of a sudden, roads start to crack up. Tyrannical asphalt constructor Mastrogiorgis puts the blame on Sokol, the sloppiest of workers, challenging him to step into his shoes. The roads' ...
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Boys of Summer

Leo, a low profile 16-year-old boy, hangs out with his two friends Dinos and Gina, in the empty touristy town of Ayia Napa during the winter of 1998. The three friends share moments together, maybe ...
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