8th edition of “Meeting Point – Vilnius“ will take place on April 4th - 6th , 2017, during International Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris”, March 23rd - April 6th, 2017.
“Meeting Point – Vilnius“ is a growing international film industry event, attracting film professionals from Lithuania, Baltic countries and all around the Europe. Over 300 film professionals are coming to Vilnius every spring to participate in three days events – conference on audiovisual topics, Coming soon project presentations from Baltic as well as Central and Eastern Europe countries, Industry screenings, European Film Forum and networking. Due to its geographic position, Vilnius is a perfect meeting place for filmmakers from Eastern and Central Europe to present their latest films to the significant film festival programmers, film producers, agents and distributors.
The European Film Forum
“Meeting Point – Vilnius“ 2017 presents an exciting partnership with one of the most important film industry events in Europe – The European Film Forum (EFF). It was proposed by The European Commision in its 2014 Communication on the European Film in the digital era. Since its launch in 2015, forum has been held in Cannes film festival, Berlin international film festival, Venice International Film Festival and other major festivals. Its 3rd year edition, among other festivals, will take place in “Meeting Point – Vilnius“ on April 6th, 2017. The programme of the event will be announced soon.
Coming Soon New Talents
Filmmakers debutants (first or second full length films) from Central and Eastern Europe countries are welcome to apply for Coming Soon session with feature, documentaries and animated full-length film projects. Films should be completed and premiered from April 10, 2016 until December 31, 2017. Projects can be submitted until 20th of February, 2017.
REFERENCE TO APPLICATION FORM
Coming soon from Baltics
Filmmakers from Baltic states - Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia - do not necessarily have to be debutants to apply.Films should be completed and premiered from April 10, 2016 until December 31, 2017.This year the programmers of Vilnius International Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris” and special Industry event “Meeting Point – Vilnius” jury will select 3 films from Coming Soon section that will be shown in Le Marché du Film industry programme “Goes to Cannes”. Le Marché du Film industry programme “Goes to Cannes” partners with renowned film festivals by screening selected works in progress to film festival programmers, sales agents and distributors.