MPV programme

8th International Film Industry Event „Meeting point – Vilnius“
2017.04.04 - 04.06
Kempinski Hotel Vilnius

April 4

Zero Day

Presidential Hall

Moderated by Michael Gubbins

9:45–10:00 Registration

10:00–10:30 Creative Europe Media News by Eva Brazdžionytė

10:30–12.00 Panel. How to nurture your skills and build your network – learning opportunities for the talents of the industry.

Nikolaj Nikitin, School of Film Agents SOFA

Katarina Tomkova, Midpoint

Duncan Carson, Developing Your Film Festival

Ieva Bužinskaitėand DomantėUrmonaitė, Art Departament Masterclass

12:00–13:30 Networking lunch at Restaurant Grey, (Pilies str. 2, Vilnius)

(Entrance with festival accreditation)

13:30–14:15 Baltic cooperation – are we stronger together?

Rolandas Kvietkauskas, Lithuanian Film Center

Uldis Dimisevskis, National Film Center of Latvia

Eda Koppel, Estonian Film Institute

14:15–15:00 Production, distribution and promotion of Baltic works in Baltic countries – how could we all benefit from that!

Ulijana Kim, Producer, Lithuania

Roberts Vinovskis, Producer, Latvia

Andrius Kavaliauskas, Head of product management for B2C Telia Lithuania

Šarlote Liduma, Latvian national television, Latvia

Kristi Porila, Must Kasi Distribution, Estonia, 

15:00–16:00 Short story long. Inspiring talk by Gediminas Šiaulys (GED SIA)

20:00 Industry opening reception @ Gallery UMI Kalnas (Kriviu str.10, Vilnius)

In partnership with Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian Creative Europe MEDIA Offices

(Entrance with festival accreditations) 

April 5

Presidential Hall

Moderated by Michael Gubbins

9:45–10:00 Registration

10:00–11:00 Coming Soon from Baltics. Presentation of Baltic projects

11:00–11:30 Presentation of Belarusian documentary projects

11:30–12:00 Coffee break

12:00–13:30 Coming Soon New Talents. Presentation of European debut projects

13:30–15:00 Networking lunch at Restaurant Grey, (Pilies str. 2, Vilnius)

15:00–17:00 One on one meetings with Coming Soon projects, Student Competition, Belarusian projects

15:00–16:00 Digital distribution and digital content. Mitch Mallon, USA

16.00 – 16.30 Unforeseen risks in film production. Loss examples of leading film insurer by Anthony Osterrieth, Head of Sales and Gaetan Stephenne, Underwriter, Circles Group, Luxembourg

16:30–17:30 Storytelling in a postmodern world. Inspiring talk by director Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland

17.30 – 18.00 Networking drink, powered by Circles Group (All participants)

19:00 Reception with Remigijus Šimašius, Mayor of Vilnius, at Vilnius Town Hall (Didzioji str.31)

(Entrance with festival accreditations)                             

April 6

10-15.30 European Film Forum Promotion and prominence of European audiovisual content

19:00 Festival closing ceremony

(Invitation only)