march 16-26
Meeting Point

Talents Nest

The 2022 edition of MPV will be held on hybrid form March 30 - April 1 



1. Ibrahim Taghiyev, director/writer/actor, Azerbaijan

2. Marek Čermák, director/screenwriter, Czech Republic

3. Jaanika Arum, director/screenwriter, Estonia

4. Nuno Escudeiro, director, Italy/Portugal

5. Aibota Kali, director, Kazakhstan

6. Ayan Sydymanov, director, Kazakhstan

7. Talo Brun, director/actor, Kazakhstan

8. Aizada Bekbalaeva, screenwriter/producer, Kyrgyzstan

9. Evgeni Chistyakov, director, Kyrgyzstan

10. Gulzat Egemberdieva, director, Kyrgyzstan

11. Kanykei Orozoeva, producer, Kyrgyzstan

12. Victoria Alexandria Brikmann, producer/director/actress, Latvia

13. Dagmara Brodziak, producer, Poland

14. Michał Krzywicki, director, Poland

15. Bon Alog, video artist/filmmaker, Lithuania/Austria

16. Ieva Šakalytė, director/screenwriter, Lithuania

17. Jogilė Ramoškaitė, content creator/artist, Lithuania

18. Viktorija Akavickaitė, producer, Lithuania

19. Vilma Razmutė, animator/animation director, Lithuania

20. Calin Laur, director, Moldova

21. Stefan Nahaba, producer, Moldova

22. Vadim-Tristan Belocur, director, Moldova

23. Ana Gurdiș, journalist/director, Romania

24. Maros Pulscak, director, Slovakia

25. Vildan Ersen, producer, Turkey


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 fully online during Meeting Point – Vilnius March 30-April 1, 2022.

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 online MPV 2022 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 [email protected].


Application form

In order to apply please send:

Your CV;

Your motivation letter.

The requested documents should be sent to: [email protected]

Email subject line: Talents Nest Application form - country

Extended deadline: March 4

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