Programme 2016

WEMW will be held at Starhotels Savoia – Riva del Mandracchio 4, Trieste from 24th to 26th January 2016.

WEMW will offer the possibility to explore and know in detail the Eastern and Western audiovisual landscapes through round tables, presentations and case studies. The main goal is to give a complete and detailed overview of both film industries (with a focus for this 2016 edition on Spain, Portugal and Latin America). Here you can find a draft programme of the next edition:

JANUARY 24

15:00 – 15:30 WEMW 2016 warm-up
15:30 – 17:30 The Italian & European funding landscape
Nevina Satta (Cine-regio), Sergio Garcia (Eurimages), Martin Rodriguez Castillo (Ibermedia), Nathalie Streiff (Institut Français), Chiara Fortuna (MiBACT), Ilann Girard (OLFFI.COM)
17.00 – 19.30 Last Stop Trieste documentary work in progress – session 1 (invitation only)
17.30 – 19.00 #FEEDback session 1
20.00 – 21.30 Meet the Catalan Film Industry cocktail sponsored by Catalan Films & TV (invitation only)

JANUARY 25

09.30 – 10.00 WEMW 2016 opening
10.00 – 13.30 Pitching sessions
13.30 – 15.00 Networking Lunch sponsored by Creative Europe Desks – Italy, Spain & Portugal
15:30 – 16.30 Co-production opportunities with Spain, Portugal and Latin America
Mar Medir (Catalan Films), Martin Rodriguez Castillo (Fondo de Fomento Audiovisual Chile), Andre Sturm (Cinema do Brasil), Nuno Fonseca (ICA – Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual), Mauricio Tunaroza (Proimagenes Colombia)
Moderated by Martin Blaney (Screen International)
15.30 – 19.30 Last Stop Trieste documentary work in progress – session 2 (invitation only)
16.00 – 18.30 One-to-one meetings
17.00 – 18.00 East & West Side Stories
Fernando Epstein (Mutante Cine), Antonia Nava (Neo Art Producciones), Jean Des Forets (Petit Film), Pandora Da Cuhna Telles (Ukbar Filmes), Daniele Mazzocca (Verdeoro)
Moderated by Ilann Girard (Arsam)
17.30 – 19.00 Italy Luxembourg Networking Meeting (invitation only)
17.30 – 19.00 #FEEDback – session 2
19.00 – 20.00 RE-ACT award ceremony @ Starhotels Savoia Excelsior Palace
20.30 – 22.30 cocktail sponsored by MAIA workshops (invitation only)

JANUARY 26

09.30 – 11.00 Who is who: meet the Italian & Eastern European decision makers

10.00 – 18.30 One-to-one meetings
11.30 – 13.00 EAVE live stream session
The Disorderly Digital Marketplace
By Linda Beath (Ideal Filmworks Italia), Muriel Joly (Under The Milky Way)
13.00 – 14.30 Networking Lunch sponsored by Cinema do Brasil (invitation only)
14.30 – 17.00 Last Stop Trieste documentary work in progress – session 3 (invitation only)
15.00 – 16.30 MAIA Workshops masterclass
Co-producing between Europe and Latin America – Essential Legal Principles and Aspects
by Dr. Stefan Rüll (Rüll Law Office)
17.00 – 18.00 Present & Future of Documentary Broadcasters
Andre Saddy (Canal Brasil), Hanka Kastelikova (HBO Europe), Claudia Schreiner (MDR), Claudia Rodriguez Valencia (Preciosa Media Colombia) Jordi Ambròs Hortensi (TVC Televisiò de Catalunya)
Moderated by Rudy Buttignol (British Columbia’s Knowledge Network)
20.00 – 21.00 WEMW Closing award ceremony @ Starhotels Savoia Excelsior Palace

Please note that the WEMW welcome desk will be located at the Starhotels Savoia Excelsior Palace with the following opening times:
Friday 22 and Saturday 23 from 4 pm until 7 pm
Sunday 24, Monday 25, Tuesday 26 from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm