Discover the selected participants for our new INSPIRATIONAL LABS!

The WEMW Inspirational Labs, run in collaboration with leading training programmes and international partners, will offer a deeper insight on TV series content, animation production, impact & outreach strategy, independent online distribution, and on the 2022 East & West spotlight markets. These new activities will be based on active participation and will have the main goal to offer to all participating professionals an impact on their future company business model. The final selection will be primarily based on the applicant’s profile and motivation, and the following selected participants will have the extraordinary opportunity to join physically the labs and the full programme of WEMW!

The selected participants for the brand new INSPIRATIONAL LABS are:

ANIMA SPIRIT | Animation Inspirational Lab
in partnership with CEE Animation Workshop
ANIMA SPIRIT is designed as an entrance door for experienced producers and film companies coming from live action or documentary, wanting to discover the exciting and complex world of animated film production. The Lab is hosted by the CEE Animation Workshop team and led by experts Jelena Popović (NFB, Canada) and Jean Francois Le Corre (Vivement Lundi!, France). It will combine group work, individual consultancies, and lectures on financial and creative aspects of animation production. More info HERE

  • Michele Fornasero  Indyca  Italy
  • Péter Fülöp    FP Films  Hungary
  • Selin Karli  Turkey
  • Maria Kontogianni  Wild At Heart Greece
  • Nazli Eda (Nen) Noyan girl saw the sea prod   Turkey
  • Rusudan Pirveli  Caucasian FILMODROM  Georgia
  • Boštjan Virc Studio Virc & Levante Produzioni  Slovenia
  • Francine  Zuckerman  Z films Canada

COLD OPEN | Drama Series Inspirational Lab
in partnership with MIDPOINT Institute
COLD OPEN will once again select international producers, with a background in feature films, who aspire to shift to drama series content. The programme will be led by MIDPOINT Institute’s tutors and experts, and will include lectures, group sessions and individual consultations, aiming to supply hands-on skills of development, production planning and financing of serialized drama content. More detailed info HERE

  • Serena Alfieri VIVO FILM Italy
  • Nino  Chichua 1991 Productions  Georgia
  • Maya Fischer Green Productions Israel
  • Kalin  Kalinov Invictus  Bulgaria
  • Zala  Opara   Vertigo, Ljubljana Slovenia
  • Gábor Osváth Filmfabriq Hungary
  • Ziad Touma  Couzin Films Canada
  • Angelo Rocco Troiano Mediterraneo Cinematografica  Italy

IMPACT PYRAMID | Outreach & Impact Inspirational Lab
in partnership with ESoDoc
Danielle Turkov & Amy Shepherd from Think-Film will lead a guided co-creation workshop, in which selected fiction and documentary projects develop impact loglines, goals and key action steps. The main objective is to enhance participants’ understanding of the value of impact and what it can achieve for their productions and society, introduce them to a range of tools they can use to design and deliver policy impact, give participants specific project advice and guidance. More detailed info HERE

  • Caroline Bergoin Terre Innue Canada
  • Hedyeh (Hedy) Bozorgzadeh Remembrance Pictures Canada
  • Luigi Antonio  Conte Rizoma Film Italy
  • Amanda de Luis Alhena Production Spain
  • Antra Gaile Air Productions Latvia
  • Julia Mironova  Miradox Russia
  • Lilit Mkhitaryan Ardvi Films Armenia
  • Tatyana Soboleva Dostoevsky Dok Russia
  • Ieva Ūbele Rucka Art Foundation Latvia

VOD FOR PRODUCERS | Online Distribution Inspirational Lab
in partnership with EUROVOD
The lab is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the diversified VOD landscape and discover new distribution models within the European digital market. The series of lectures will be led by EUROVOD experts and representatives of some of the most active and successful European VOD platforms, and will help to inspire attending film companies to plan ahead the digital distribution of their films.

  • Sonia Calligaro Incipit Film Italy
  • Debora Chiara Desio A_Lab Italy
  • Anna Di Toma Agherose Italy
  • Iva Jurlina Zagreb Film Festival  Croatia
  • Giovanni  Pellegrini Ginko Film Italy
  • Svitlana Soloviova SVITLOFORFILM Ukraine
  • Marco  Spinetti  Dinamo Film Italy
  • Magdalena  Sztorc  New Horizons VOD Poland
  • Stefanos  Tai KIPOS Greece
  • Tina Tišljar Eclectica Croatia

WEMW FOCUS | East & West Inspirational Lab
in partnership with the 2022 East & West countries in focus (Russia & UK, Ireland, Canada, USA)
A complete journey through the main funding, distribution and market opportunities offered by the 2022 WEMW spotlight territories. All lectures, individual consultancies and exchange sessions will feature leading key players from these industries and will tackle a wide range of topics, from working with equity investors to the independent documentary scene in the US.

  • Lukáš  Borovicka PAREX  Czech Republic
  • Francesca Cimolai Bloom Media House Italy
  • Andris Gauja Riverbed Latvia
  • Tanja Gruden AVI FILM Slovenia
  • Maria Ibrahimova Cinex Productions Azerbaijan
  • Regina  Maryanovska Davidzon  Real Pictures Ukraine
  • Federica  Moretti 9 Muse Italy
  • Elly  Senger-weiss    ELLLY FILMS Austria
  • Alessandro Tedde   Antropotopia Italy

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