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.

The 6 projects selected for THIS IS IT 2021 are:

CROWN SHYNESS          
director: Valentina Bertani
producer: Pietro Puccioni
country: Italy

DARKLING
director: Dusan Milic
producers: Snezana van Houwelingen, Debora Chiara Desio
countries: Serbia, Italy

DOGS AND ITALIANS NOT ALLOWDED
director: Alain Ughetto
producers: Enrica Capra, Alexandre Cornu
countries: Italy, France

ETERNITY PACKAGE
director: Magdelena Ilieva
producers: Ilaria Malagutti, Martichka Bozhilova
countries: Italy, Bulgaria

MODERN RITUAL
director: Lorenzo Pallotta
producers: Andrea Gatopoulos, Stefano Chiavarini, Andrea Rosasco
country: Italy

THE TALE OF KING CRAB
director: Alessio De Righi
producer: Tommaso Bertani
country: Italy