Fiction Work In Progress Section

When East Meets West and Trieste Film Festival are happy to present the fifth edition of This is IT, work in progress section exclusively dedicated to long feature fiction films and hybrid works with a strong visual and artistic approach with Italian majority or minority co-producers.

Starting from this year, This is IT will launch the new section This is NOW, special selection of works in progress from the annual East & West spotlight countries, in 2022 Russia & UK, Ireland, Canada, USA.

The selected teams will have the chance to present their works and screen 8′ of their films both physically and online to an exclusive panel of international sales agents, festival programmers and buyers.

 The 2022 selected projects for THIS IS IT are:

A STEADY JOB
directors: Gianluca Matarrese, Mattia Colombo
producer: Giovanni Donfrancesco
countries: Italy, France

AFTER THE BRIDGE
directors: Davide Rizzo, Marzia Toscano
producers: Adam Selo, Olga Torrico, Christie Molia
countries: Italy, France

AN INVISIBLE ENEMY
directors: Riccardo Campagna, Federico Savonitto
producer: Federico Savonitto
country: Italy

BIRTH YEAR
director: Mikhail Mestetskiy
producers: Sergey Kornikhin, Simon Zakruzhniy
country: Russia

FALLING
director: Samuel Perriard
producers: Martin Rattini, Sarah Born
countries: Svizzera, Italy

IT’S RAINING      
director: Mino Capuano
producers: Girolamo Capuano, Andrea Rosasco
country: Italy

MARGINI
director: Niccolò Falsetti
producers: Alessandro Amato, Luigi Chimienti, Manetti bros
country: Italy

THE MAN WITHOUT GUILT
director: Ivan Gergolet
producers: Miha Černec, Igor Prinčić, Boris T. Matić
countries: Slovenia, Italia, Croatia

THE STORE
director: Amy-Ro Sköld
producers: Francesca Portalupi, Lovisa Charlier
countries: Sweden, Italy

WHITE ROAD
director: Ella Menzheeva
producers: Elena Glikman, Victoria Lupik
countries: Russia