TV Launch is a residential "idea-to-market” training program by Midpoint for drama series, targeting and tailoring its content for emerging professionals coming from the Central and Eastern European region.
The program accepts both limited or ongoing long form series. The 9 selected projects go through an intensive 3-module program and are built from the “bottom-up”: the training focuses on defining the series concept and theme, completing the pilot, creating season
arc, season outlines, pitching documents and a financing strategy.
The projects will be showcased and pitched within the Season Finale platform in Tallinn, Estonia within Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event.
The best series project receives the HBO Europe Award of 5.000 USD. The program is open for teams of writers and producers
DATES AND VENUES
Workshop 1/ the Czech Republic: May 2021
Workshop 2/ TBA, summer 2021
Workshop 3/ Tallinn, Estonia (within Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event): November 2021
The training also includes online consultations with tutors in between the residential workshops.
1800 EUR per participant for the whole training’ The tuition, board and accommodation is offered within the participation fee. Travel costs should be covered by the participants themselves. Scholarships are available.
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