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  • WEMW Goes to Russia announces its selection

  • A total of 26 projects in development – nine international and 17 from Russia, spanning various formats – are participating in WEMW Goes to Russia, the new co-production forum organised by When East Meets West and ROSKINO, which will take place during the upcoming Key Buyers Event: Digital, which runs from 8-10 June with three additional days of screenings and matchmaking. For its third year, the[...]
  • WEMW goes to Russia

  • Call for international projects looking for Russian minority co-production Deadline: May 7, 2021 After the successful ‘out of the box’ edition, WHEN EAST MEETS WEST is moving the first steps towards the 2022 edition and thanks to the partnership with ROSKINO it will dedicate for the first time a special focus on Russia! The first step of this collaboration will start already this year as WEMW an[...]
  • “A Winner is Seen at the Start” wins the 2021 edition of When East Meets West

  • The Kazakh project “A Winner is seen at the Start” is the winner of the 5.000 EUR Film Center Serbia Award at the 11th edition of When East Meets West. The debut film of the writer-director Zhannat Alshanova is produced by  Yevgeniya Moreva for Almaty-based Steppe by Steppe. The story follows 19-year-old Mila, who joins an experimental swimming school, but after the death of a teammate, a series o[...]
  • 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[...]
  • WEMW Co-Production Forum 2021 Extended deadline

  • As a result of the strong interest in the upcoming edition of the WEMW Co-Production Forum, taking place on January 24-28, 2021, the deadline for submission has been extended to November 6, 2020 to allow as many producers as possible to finalize their materials and apply with their project. Producers from Europe*, Israel, North & South America are eligible to apply with long feature fiction f[...]
  • WEMW opens calls for all side events!

  • After announcing the call for its upcoming 11th Hybrid Co-Production Forum, taking place both in Trieste and online between 24-28 January 2021, WEMW now opens the calls for all its side events. The full programme of this special 2021 edition includes a great mix of initiatives targeting projects in different phases of production as well as different formats: from the Work-in-Progress for feature [...]
  • WHEN EAST MEETS WEST opens call for its new special hybrid Co-Production Forum!

  • The last months have seen a drastic change of the world as we knew it. We all had to quickly and instinctively adapt to radically new circumstances. The next edition of WEMW will reflect this new reality with a brand new format, while keeping an eye on the usual care for our guests. Our main goal is to build a safe professional environment and to offer both an on-site & online program in order[...]
  • “Women Do Cry” wins the 2020 edition of When East Meets West

  • The Bulgarian project “Women Do Cry” is the winner of the 10th edition of When East Meets West. The project co-directed and produced by Mina Mileva and Vesela Kazakova (Activist38) is the story of a family full of women who oppose notions of mother and women, in a society where "gender" is an unfamiliar word. The international WEMW jury consisting of head of Connecting Cottbus Marjorie Bendeck, T[...]

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