Call for all Works-in-Progress & Workshops: EXTENDED DEADLINE!

After closing the call for the Co-production Forum, WEMW offers the last chance to apply to one of the many initiatives included in this special 2021 edition: from the Works-in-Progress for feature fiction films and the Fine-Cut-Session for creative documentaries, to a lab for films in editing phase and a programme for producers aspiring to shift to TV series content.
You still have few more days left to check out all our events and find the one that suits you best!

Last Stop Trieste
Documentary Fine-Cut-Session
Extended Deadline: December 4, 2020
LST will select up to 5 documentaries in fine cut stage that have been presented in previous years at one of our partner events:  Ex-Oriente Film, Balkan Discoveries at the Balkan Documentary Centre, Docu Rough Cut Boutique at Sarajevo Film Festival/Sofia, When East Meets West, ZagrebDox PRO and Baltic Sea Forum. Selected documentaries will be showcased in Trieste to an exclusive panel of decision makers and at the same time online to all invited festival programmers, sales agents and commissioning editors. Each selected team will also be offered both on-site and online feedback sessions.

MIDPOINT Cold Open
TV Series Lab
Extended Deadline: December 4, 2020
After a first successful edition, MIDPOINT Cold Open will once again select international producers, with a background in feature films, who aspire to shift to TV series content. Only for this particular edition the programme will run completely online and will include lectures, group sessions and individual consultations, aiming to supply hands-on skills of production planning and financing of serialized drama content. Cold Open is participant-based, with each producer offered to opportunity to bring a series idea to serve as a starting point for the training programme.

This is IT
Fiction Film Work-in-Progress Session
Extended Deadline: December 4, 2020
Section exclusively dedicated to long feature fiction films and hybrid works with a strong visual and artistic approach produced or co-produced by Italian producers. Selected teams will have the chance to screen 10′ of their films in post-production (or at least partially shot) to an exclusive panel of international decision makers who will follow the event either on-site in Trieste or online.

First Cut Lab | Trieste
Workshop for Films in Editing Phase
Extended Deadline: December 4, 2020
First Cut Lab Trieste is a consultancy programme designed for feature fiction films in editing phase from one of the WEMW 2021 spotlight countries or co-produced with Italy. Selected teams screen their full rough cut in a private session to receive feedback from three top industry advisers and a consultant editor. The main goal is to foster the artistic potential of selected rough cuts and, at the same time, increase the sales, festival and circulation potential of completed films.