WEMW Co-Production Forum – Selected projects

22 film projects from 18 countries will be presented at the 12th edition of When East Meets West, the Italian Co-Production Forum taking place in a special hybrid format from January 24-28, 2022 in the frame of the Trieste Film Festival. The 22 projects in development – 10 feature documentaries and 12 fiction features – were selected out of a record number of 435 submissions from 56 different countries and will be presented, most of them for the very first time, to more than 600 decision makers and professionals from all over the world, in particular from the East & West 2022 spotlight countries: Russia & UK, Ireland, Canada, USA.

The 22 projects selected for WEMW 2022 are:

A DAY, 365 HOURS by Eylem Kaftan, zk films (Turkey)

A SIEGE by István Kovács, Good Kids Kft. (Hungary)

A SONG THAT SLAYS by Mo Scarpelli, dispàrte (Italy)

DEVOLUTION by Nicolas Boucart, Tarantula (Belgium)

ELLA’S RIOT by Anne Marte Blindheim, Einar Film Drama (Norway)

EUROPHORIA by Bjarke Underbjerg, Snowglobe (Denmark)

FANTASY by Katarina Resek Kukla, December (Slovenia)

LESBIAN LINES by Cara Holmes, Blinder Films (Ireland)

MAN OF MARBLE by Szymon Kuriata, Film Kraków (Poland)

MY 9-TH LIFE by Iryna Tsilyk, ForeFilms (Ukraine)

PETTY THIEVES by Mate Ugrin, Fünferfilm UG (Germany) / In The Cut (France) / Kadromat (Croatia)

SAVING A LANGUAGE by Francesca Pirani, Nefertiti Film (Italy)

SHORT SUMMER by Nastia Korkia, Forest Film (Russia)

SO FAR FROM MIKULOV by Marie Dvořáková, Evolution Films (Czech Republic)

STILL NIA by Paula Onet, microFILM (Romania), Seppia (France)

THE EXCURSION by Miroslav Terzic, This and That Productions (Serbia)

THE FEELING THAT THE TIME FOR DOING SOMETHING HAS PASSED by Joanna Arnow, Nice Dissolve and Ravenser Odd (United States)

TWO GOLDEN WOMEN by Chloé Robichaud, Amérique film (Canada)

UNCONVENTIONAL GARDENERS by Alessandro Bernard, Zenit Arti Audiovisive (Italy)

UNTIL THE DAY ENDS by Jelena Maksimovic, Taurunum Film (Serbia)

VIRGINIA WOOLF’S NIGHT & DAY by Tina Gharavi, Asterisk Films and Piccadilly Pictures (United Kingdom)

WHO I AM NOT by Tunde Skovran, Double 4 Studios (United States) / Bulldog Agenda (Germany)