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  • “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[...]
  • WEMW 2020: schedule and all confirmed guests

  • The next edition of When East Meets West (Trieste – January 19-21, 2020) will have a new East & West double focus and will bring together over 500 film professionals from all over Europe and, in particular, from the 2020 spotlight territories: Hungary, Romania, Moldova & Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Starting from today you can have a look here at the schedule and here at all the [...]
  • 22 projects selected for the 10th edition of the Trieste Co-Production Forum

  • 22 film projects from 17 countries will be presented at the special 10th anniversary edition of When East Meets West, the Italian Co-Production Forum taking place from January 19-21, 2020 in the frame of the Trieste Film Festival. This year WEMW will bring together more than 500 industry professionals from over 40 countries, particularly from the 2020 East & West spotlight territories: Hungary[...]
 

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