Check out our selected projects!

22 film projects from 15 countries will be presented at the seventh edition of When East Meets West, the Italian co-production forum taking place on January 22-24, 2017 in the context of the Trieste Film Festival. This year WEMW will bring together more than 350 industry professionals from over 30 countries, particularly from the 2017 spotlight territories: France and the Baltic Countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).

The 22 projects selected for WEMW 2017 are:

ABOUT THE END  by Cristina Picchi – SODA PICTURES (United Kingdom), INDYCA (Italy), ANNICK BLANC (Canada)

ALFA  by Una Gunjak – SCCA/pro.ba (Bosnia and Herzegovina), NUKLEUS FILM (Croatia)

BEFORE FATHER IS BACK  by Mari Gulbiani – NUSHI FILM (Georgia), Lufilms (France), FILMPUNKT (Germany)

CHILDREN OF TALSINKI  by Moonika Siimets – AMRION (Estonia)

DEAD WOMAN  by Kadri Kõusaar – METEORIIT (Estonia)

FLESH OUT  by Michela Occhipinti – VIVO FILM (Italy)

GENTLE WARRIORS  by Marija Stonyte – MOONMAKERS (Lithuania)

I WILL CROSS TOMORROW  by Sepideh Farsi – CINÉ-SUD PROMOTION (France)

INSECT NIGHT  by Laila Pakalnina – HARGLA COMPANY (Latvia)

LUST FOR LIFE  by Radovan Síbrt – PINK PRODUCTIONS (Czech Republic)

MADAME LUNA  by Binyam Berhane – MOMENTO FILM (Sweden)

MONTAIGNE  by Luca Ferri – EFFENDEMFILM (Italy)

OUR FATHER  by Márton Vízkelety, Julianna Ugrin – ÉCLIPSE FILM (Hungary)

PEOPLE WE KNOW ARE CONFUSED  by Tomas Smulkis – JUST A MOMENT (Lithuania)

QUEENS  by Stefan Bohun – MISCHIEF FILMS (Austria)

SOLVING MY MOTHER  by Ieva Ozolina – FA FILMA (Latvia)

TELEPHONE SUICIDES  by Sandra Gugliotta – OJOBLINDADO (Argentina)

THE PASS  by George Ovashvili – WAGONNET (Georgia), ARIZONA PRODUCTIONS (France)

THE USERS  by Ivan Ikic – SENSE PRODUCTION (Serbia)

THE WIND  by Michal Bielawski – TELEMARK (Poland)

WISHING ON A STAR  by Peter Kerekes – VIDEOMANTE (Italy), MISCHIEF FILM (Austria), PETER KEREKES FILM (Slovakia)

ZUHAL by Nazli Elif Durlu – ISTOS FILM (Turkey)

 

AWARDS

  • CNC Development Award – a 5.000 EUR grant for the best project
  • EWA – Europe Women’s Audiovisual Award – cash prize for the best female director
  • EAVE scholarship – for the EAVE European Producers Workshop 2017
  • Flow Postproduction Award – 10.000 EUR prize in post-production facilities
  • TRL Espresso – automatic selection for New Cinema Network co-production market and for the Film London PFM in October 2017 (prize for feature-length projects with at least 20-30% finance in place and budgeted at over €1m)