MIDPOINT Feature Launch Script Consultant Trainees


Elena Lyubarskaya

Elena Lyubarskaya

Elena Lyubarskaya is a screenwriter, creator, and script consultant based in Berlin. In 2016, she graduated from Serial Eyes - a premium postgraduate training program for TV screenwriters and producers focused on serialized storytelling. The series based on her original TV series concept Pauline is currently in production with Disney Plus Germany (produced by BTF). Earlier, Elena has been a recipient of the CNC France co-writing grant for her project Die Stadt (co-written with Pierre Puget), the VDD/Pro / Development competition, the Cannes Series Institute Residency development competition (Cannes series/Vivendi group). Elena has experience working as a screenwriter and leading the writers' room as well as consulting other writers and teams on all stages of script development. Elena believes in creator-driven storytelling and sees her mission as a consultant in helping authors of any level of experience to find the best execution of their vision.

Kevin Meul

Kevin Meul

Kevin (1979) studied film at Sint-Lukas Brussels and KASK Ghent (Belgium), and went on to write & direct several acclaimed short films such as The Extraordinary Life Of Rocky (30+ awards ao Chicago and Seatlle Film Festival) and Cadet (selection SXSW Festival).
Furthermore, he directed commercials, television sport shows and music videos for different Belgian bands (Das Pop, The Subs, Admiral Freedee, Goose...). In 2016 he released his debut feature film My First Highway (Ghent Film Festival, Rome Film Festival, Jury Prize for best film at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival). He worked as a co-writer with Robin Pront for Zillion (Belgian Box Office Award) and with Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah for Rebel (World Premiere at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival - Midnight Screening Section).
Currently he is developing different projects ao the dark comedy series Under Construction produced by De Mensen and Congo (working title) produced by FBO Films. Kevin studied the craft of scriptwriting by attending several workshops of established instructors amongst others TorinoFilmLab, Binger Writer's Lab, Nipkow Program, Midpoint Writer's Room, Robert McKee, Midpoint Story Editor Trainee...

Tomáš Janáček

Tomáš Janáček

Tomáš Janáček studied Film Studies and Media Studies. In 2019, he completed his directing studies at FAMU. He writes screenplays and occasionally publishes articles on culture. His student films have participated in international festivals. With his graduation film The Night of the Agama, he won the award for Best Feature Direction at FAMUFEST and was nominated for the Magnesia Award for Best Student Film. Several of his screenplays were supported by The Czech Film Fund. He is currently working on his feature film Nothing Really Happened. With his project Polárka, he participated in the Script Consulting Incubator. He is currently teaching directing at FAMU, where he is also studying for his PhD, focused on multiprotagonist and multiperspective narration.​

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