march 18 - april 5
Meeting Point

Talents Nest

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. It will take place during e-Meeting Point – Vilnius on April 14–16, 2021.

Target group

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 Meeting Point – Vilnius 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.

Selection Criteria

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.


MPV is building partnerships in each eligible country. Participation is free of charge. For more information, please contact us at

Application form

In order to apply please send us:

  • Your CV;
  • Your motivation letter.

The requested documents should be sent to

Email subject line: Talents Nest Application form – [country]

Deadline: March 14th

Participants will compete for the following awards:
Baltic Pitching Forum Award (free accreditation to the 2021 Baltic Pitching Forum)
Torino Short Film Market (free accreditation to 2021 edition of TSFM)
Other industry awards are in negotiation.

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