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MIDPOINT Shorts 2023-2024: apply now!

Join us with your short film project, we will bring it to next level and prepare for entering the industry world (from one-pager to treatment, from treatment to script, from the first draft to final one, from scratch to pitch)! Apply until July 6, 2023!

May 30, 2023 programs

This program targets teams of writers, directors, and producers with their short-film projects (professional or graduation) in development. 

MIDPOINT Shorts offer:
✺ Creative development 
✺ Structural dramaturgy
✺ Distribution and festival strategies
✺ Presentation skills and promotion


1. Stage: Online Feedback Session 
20 shortlisted projects will receive an online assessment from script consultant and producer tutor. 

2. Stage: Online Ideas Incubator 
8 projects get into ideas incubator: a 3-day online workshop focused on further script and project development. 

After this incubator, the final 4-5 projects will be selected to the main Shorts program consisting of two residential workshops and the project showcase during When East Meets West


Dates and venues:
✺ Online Feedback Session / August 16 – 18, 2023 
✺ Online Ideas Incubator / August 30 – September 1, 2023 
✺ Workshop 1 / October 16 – 22, 2023 (5 working days) Brno, Czech Republic / in collaboration with ISFF BRNO16

✺ Workshop 2 / January 2024 (5 working days) Trieste, Italy / in collaboration with When East Meets West and Trieste Film Festival 

20 EUR – Online Feedback Session / per project 
150 EUR – Online Ideas Incubator / per project 
800 EUR – Workshop 1+2 / per participant 


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