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  • This is IT! Work in progress section for fiction films

  • After the great success of the past editions of Last Stop Trieste, work in progress section dedicated to creative documentaries, When East Meets West and Trieste Film Festival expand their initiatives targeting projects in post-production phase and launch This is IT, a new section exclusively dedicated to long feature fiction films produced or co-produced by Italian producers. The main purpose is[...]
  • Two weeks left to apply!

  • The upcoming edition of WEMW (January 21-23, 2018) will launch a new East & West double focus and will bring together over 400 film professionals from more than 30 countries and, in particular, from the 2018 spotlight regions: the Nordic Countries* and South East Europe**. Producers from Europe, Canada, USA and Latin America are eligible to apply and WEMW will select 20 projects in developmen[...]
  • Big success in Venice

  • The 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival represented a big success for two WEMW 2015 selected projects: Hannah and Nico, 1988. The Volpi Cups went to Charlotte Rampling, the star of Hannah by Italy’s Andrea Pallaoro. “Italy is my greatest source of inspiration; it’s thanks to you that I’m here right now.” Gianni Amelio, the president of Orizzonti, a section that selects the films that repres[...]
  • WEMW opens call for entries, check out the new East & West focus and awards!

  • After a successful summer at major festivals for several films previously presented at WEMW (to mention a few, In Praise of Nothing by Boris Mitic at Locarno, Nico 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli and Hannah by Andrea Pallaoro at Venice), When East Meets West is happy to launch the call for entries for the upcoming edition, taking place in Trieste next January 21-23, 2018.   WEMW will have a new East[...]
  • MIDPOINT Feature Launch expands

  • MIDPOINT, the International script and project development Program in Prague, has launched at an industry event at KVIFF a new cooperation with Karlovy Vary IFF, Trieste Film Festival and When East Meets West. The cooperation takes MIDPOINT's program for feature filmmakers to a new level in 2018. MIDPOINT Feature Launch offers script and project development to projects in early stage [...]
  • “Wishing on a star” wins the seventh edition of When East Meets West

  • Wishing on a star, an Italian, Austrian, Slovak documentary directed by Peter Kerekes, is the winner of the seventh edition of When East Meets West. The project tells the story of a peculiar astrologist who offers to her clients a simple, but effective way, to change their destiny by taking a trip, often to remote places, on the day of their birthday. Wishing on a star was honoured with the CNC De[...]

  • A new EAVE LIVE CAST from Trieste When East Meets West will happen on January 24 from 11:30-13:00 (CET) on Shake Up in the Digital Marketplace – by EAVE consultant Linda Beath (IT) This is a talk for film producers who can no longer question whether to distribute their films on the internet but only how. And how to make the most of this marketplace for their films financially and w[...]
  • WEMW unveils LAST STOP TRIESTE and FIRST CUT LAB final line up

  • Everything is set for the seventh edition of When East Meets West starting on Sunday, January 22,nd with a new East & West double focus on the Baltic countries and France. After having revealed the pitching forum project selection, WEMW announces the final line up of the two side sections for films in post-production stage. Following the great success of the first two editions, Last Stop Trie[...]
  • WEMW 2017 Final selection

  • 22 film projects from 15 countries will be presented at the seventh edition of When East Meets West, the Italian co-production forum taking place on January 22-24, 2017 in the context of the Trieste Film Festival. This year WEMW will bring together more than 350 industry professionals from over 30 countries, particularly from the 2017 spotlight territories: France and the Baltic Countries (Estonia[...]
  • Get your online accreditation for WEMW 2017!

  • Accreditation campaign for the upcoming 2017 edition of When East Meets West is open! Starting from today you can get your online INDUSTRY accreditation for the upcoming edition of When East Meets West, taking place in Trieste between the 22nd and the 24th of January, 2017 in collaboration with the Trieste Film Festival. The INDUSTRY accreditation will include access to the public pitch, the seri[...]
  • Extended Deadline for WEMW Co-production Forum

  • As a result of the strong interest in the co-production forum, the deadline has been extended to November 7 to allow as many producers as possible to submit their project. Starting from the next edition WEMW will launch a new East & West double focus and will bring together over 350 film professionals from more than 30 countries and, in particular, from the 2017 spotlight territories: Franc[...]

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