Fiction Work In Progress Section

When East Meets West and Trieste Film Festival are happy to present the fourth edition of This is IT, a 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.

This is IT will present 6 films ready for festival premiere/international distribution and a jury composed by Daniela Cölle (Pluto Film), Anne Delseth (Quinzaine des réalisateurs, Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight) and Alberto Fasulo (director of Menocchio) will deliver the prestigious Laser Film Award.


Laser Film Award
Crown Shyness – Valentina Bertani (Italy)
Producer: Pietro Puccioni

Special Mention
Darkling – Dušan Milić (Serbia/Italy/Greece/Denmark/Bulgaria)
Producers: Snezana van Houwelingen, Debora Chiara Desio