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  • First round of decision makers announced!

  • 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 all the guests that already confi[...]
  • First Cut + unveils the line up for its first edition

  • Aiming to boost the competitiveness and marketability of feature films that have previously been hosted at FCL, the new programme First Cut+ has announced the line-up for its first edition, which will run from 16-20 January 2020 during the upcoming When East Meets West in Trieste. Eight films will form part of the first session of the programme. The complete portfolio of First Cut+ consists of 16 [...]
  • WHEN EAST MEETS WEST opens calls for all side events!

  • After announcing the call for its 10th Co-Production Forum, WEMW now opens the calls for all its side events. The full programme of the 2020 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 fiction films to the Fine-Cut-Session for creative documentaries, from a lab for films in edit[...]
  • WEMW opens call for its 10th Co-production Forum and announces brand new lab!

  • After a very successful season with many films previously presented at WEMW premiering at major festivals (to mention a few: Flesh Out by Michela Occhipinti and Stitches by Miroslav Terzić at Berlinale Panorama, Solo by Artemio Benki at the ACID Cannes, The Father by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and Maternal by Maura Delpero at Locarno Film Festi[...]
  • WHEN EAST MEETS WEST summer news

  • A breath of fresh air to start your summer! WEMW is planning several new events and partnerships for the next 2020 edition to be held in Trieste on January 19/21, 2020. After the successful 2019 edition, WEMW 2020 will have a new exciting East & West focus on Hungary, Romania, Moldova & Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Starting from early September producers from all over Europe and Nor[...]
  • “Brotherhood” wins the 2019 edition of When East Meets West

  • The Czech project “Brotherhood” is the winner of the ninth edition of When East Meets West. The project directed by Francesco Montagner and produced by Pavla Janouskova Kubeckova (Nutprodukce) is the story of three adolescent sons of a radical Salafi preacher, facing their father's sentence for terrorism, questioning their believes and seeking different paths for their future. The international W[...]
  • The 22 projects selected for 2019 edition

  • 22 film projects from 14 countries will be presented at the ninth edition of When East Meets West, the Italian co-production forum taking place on January 20-22, 2019 in the frame of the Trieste Film Festival. This year WEMW will bring together more than 450 industry professionals from over 35 countries, particularly from the 2019 East & West spotlight territories: Central Eastern Europe (Czec[...]
  • FCL - only one week left to apply!

  • Only 1 week left to apply for First Cut Lab! We are looking to select 3 long feature fiction films in editing phase from Eastern Europe and Italy. Selected producer/director teams will receive tailor-made advice from a consulting editor and expert feedback from top international film professionals (creative producers, festival programmers, sales agents, etc). Deadline is 6th of December. Curious[...]
  • Get your online accreditation for the upcoming 2019 edition of WEMW!

  • Accreditation campaign for the upcoming 2019 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 in January 20-22, 2019 in collaboration with the Trieste Film Festival. The INDUSTRY accreditation will include access to the public pitching, the series of panels and ca[...]
  • Co-production Forum: EXTENDED DEADLINE

  • 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. The upcoming edition of WEMW (January 20-22, 2019) will launch a new East & West double focus and will bring together over 450 film professionals from more than 35 countries and, in particular, from the 2019 spotlight regio[...]
 

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