Open Call: MIDPOINT Shorts 2021


OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

MIDPOINT Shorts 2021–2022


MIDPOINT Shorts is a training and networking program intended for filmmakers from all

over the world (with the regional focus put on the Central and Eastern Europe)

with projects of professional or graduation short films.


It selects teams of writers, directors and producers of short film projects in development to

go through one online and two intensive residential workshops dedicated to script and

project development.


Apart from creative development and structural dramaturgy, the training offers production

strategies guidance, incorporates distribution strategies into the development process,

focuses on presentation skills and promotion and offers insights into financing, sales and

festival strategies.


Selected creative teams will get the unique chance to present their project at the showcase

taking place within When East Meets West Co-Production Forum, organized also in

partnership with the Trieste Film Festival.


Thanks to the brand-new collaboration, after entering the shooting phase, selected

MIDPOINT Shorts project graduate will get the unique chance to attend the Focus WiP of

Cannes Court Métrage.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 30, 2021


To learn more about the program and to access the application, please click here, many

questions can be answered at the FAQ section.

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