E-MEETING POINT – VILNIUS 2021 Call For Entries
Call for entries for COMING SOON SESSION, INDUSTRY SCREENINGS and TALENTS NEST INITIATIVE
We are pleased to announce the 2021 digital edition of e-Meeting Point – Vilnius (eMPV) that will be held on April 14–16, 2021.
eMPV is the international Work-in-Progress pitching forum for debut films and the best platform to discover, develop and support European talents and upcoming debut films. It aims to build a network between different European macro-regions: from the Baltics to the South East, from the Caucasus to West-ern Europe.
The upcoming edition of eMPV will offer a combination of digital initiatives: pitching forum, industry screenings, one-to-one meetings, panels, and inspirational events.
The calls for applications for COMING SOON, INDUSTRY SCREENINGS and TALENTS NEST initiative are finally open!
Deadline: March 7, 2021
Up to 20 projects in production or post-production from all over Europe* will be selected for the COMING SOON pitching session and will have a dedicated schedule of individual meetings with Decision makers.
- directorial debuts (1st or 2nd film) are eligible to apply;
- feature films, documentaries or animated feature films are eligible to apply;
- projects must be in pre-production, production or post-production and scheduled to be completed and premiered between 2021 and early 2022.
In order to submit your application and the required materials, you need to create your own account and fill out the online form following this link.
The MPV International selection committee will evaluate the artistic value of the projects, their international and market potential.
Selection results will be announced in mid-March.
Deadline: March 7, 2021
Upcoming Lithuanian projects selected for previous editions of Meeting Point – Vilnius and/or produced as majority or minority co-productions have the possibility to apply to the Industry Screening platform specifically organized for sales agents, press, programmers and professionals during the event.
- Feature films, documentaries or animated feature films may apply;
- Films should schedule a possible premiere in 2021 or early 2022;
- It is possible to apply with: final cut, rough cut, film excerpt.
In order to submit your application and the required material, you need to fill out the online application form following this link.
Selection results will be announced at the end of March 2021.
Deadline: March 14, 2021
Talents Nest is the MPV initiative that aims to explore and nurture emerging professionals from Baltic, ex-Soviet and Caucasian countries by offering them industry and networking opportunities.
The ideal participants are screenwriters, directors, producers, and film critics at the very initial stage of their career. It is not necessary to have completed a short film or published articles. The goal of the initiative is to introduce emerging professionals to the audiovisual industry, helping them to become more familiar with different professionals involved in the field, and start building their own international network.
Up to three professionals from each eligible country could be selected to take part in the official MPV programme and will have a dedicated schedule that includes:
- Introduction to the international audiovisual industry;
- Talent Speed Dating meetings;
- Dedicated Coffee with Decision Makers & Industry Professionals;
- Access to full eMPV 2021 edition, including pitching sessions and panels;
- Visibility in a dedicated part of the official MPV catalogue.
Applicants will be selected based on their motivation letter. Experience is not required, but it is mandatory to be curious about the international audiovisual industry, to be motivated in entering the international industry and to be generous and open to new contacts. National partners will be involved in the selection.
Click HERE for more information and to apply.
Head of Industry – MPV
+39 349 144 53 22
* COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR COMING SOON
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican.