Category archives: News

  • WEMW 2017 announces upcoming focus and new format

  • After the last successful focus on Spain, Portugal and Latin America, When East Meets West is back to work on the new edition to be held on January 22/24, 2017. After closing a six-year cycle that focused on all Western European countries, the 7th edition of the Trieste based co-production forum will bring some fresh air with a slightly refined format. Starting from next year WEMW will launch for[...]
  • HBO Europe is looking for new documentary projects

  • HBO Europe is looking for bold and ambitious proposals for new documentary projects. The essential requirements are:  Strong storytelling Local stories for a European audience Cinematic approach High quality in all aspects of filmmaking Content link to countries where HBO Europe is running documentary production (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania)   We are s[...]
  • “Kentannos” wins the sixth edition

  • Kentannos, an Argentinian Italian co-production by Motoneta Cine, 16M.Films and Kino Produzioni, is the winner of the sixth edition of When East Meets West. The project is a delicate and charming portrait of people from very distant regions of the world who have reached or are on the verge of reaching 100 years and share an exciting passion for life. Kentannos was honoured with the WEMW Developmen[...]
  • WEMW kicks off and reveals LST and FCL selected projects

  • 37 different countries, 150 international decision makers and more than 300 registered participants: these are the figures of the sixth edition of When East Meets West, the Trieste based co-production forum starting on Sunday 24th of January with a special focus on Spain, Portugal and Latin America. After revealing all the projects selected for the pitching, When East Meets West announces the fina[...]
  • 2016 Final selection

  • 22 film projects from 19 countries will be presented at the sixth edition of When East Meets West, the Italian co-production forum taking place on January 24-26, 2016 in the context of the Trieste Film Festival. This year WEMW will bring together film projects and more than 300 industry professionals, particularly from Eastern Europe, Italy and the 2016 spotlight region: Spain, Portugal and Latin [...]
  • Accreditation campaign is open!

  • Starting from today you can get your INDUSTRY accreditation online for the upcoming edition of When East Meets West, taking place in Trieste between the 24th and the 26th of January, 2016 in collaboration with the Trieste Film Festival. The INDUSTRY accreditation will include access to the public pitch, the series of panels and case studies, networking events and all festival screenings. ACCREDIT[...]
  • Extended deadline: NOVEMBER 12!

  • The deadline for submission requests (scheduled for November, 5) has been extended until November 12, 2015. WEMW Co-production Forum will select 20 projects in development from Eastern Europe, Italy and the 2016 spotlight region (Spain, Portugal and Latin America). Projects can be long feature fiction films and documentaries with an East-West co-production potential. Selected producers will compe[...]
  • 2016 Call for entries!

  • Officially presented under the frame of the San Sebastian International Film Festival, the upcoming edition of When East Meets West (January 24/26, 2016) will have for the first time a special focus on Spain, Portugal and Latin America, and will bring together over 300 producers, financiers and decision makers from more than 30 countries, in particular from Eastern Europe, Italy and the spotlight [...]
  • WEMW meets Montevideo

  • Thanks to the partnership with DocMontevideo - Encuentro Documental de las Televisoras Latinoamericanas - WEMW will select one Latin American project for the upcoming 2016 edition of the Trieste Coproduction Forum. The award includes travel, accommodation and accreditation for the selected producer. DocMontevideo is co-organized by Education and Culture Ministry through Audiovisual and Film Instit[...]
  • Brothers selected at Locarno Film Festival - Semaine de la Critique

  • "BROTHERS” by Wojciech Staron - winner of the HBO Europe Award at Last Stop Trieste - was selected at Locarno Film Festival - Semaine de la Critique! Two frail characters are approaching on a dirt road, keeping close while taking faltering steps. Their thin, white hair looks like a halo in contre-jour. This is how we are introduced to Mieczysław and Alfons Kułakowski, two brothers of roughly 90[...]
 

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