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WEMW 2024 will take place on January 21-24, 2024 in Trieste (Italy) and will select 20 projects in development (live-action features, creative documentaries and – for the very first time – short animated projects) from all over Europe and beyond, in particular for the second consecutive year from the 2024 East & West spotlight countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine & Spain, Portugal, Latin America.


  • Producers from Europe*, Latin America**, Canada, USA are eligible to apply  
  • Projects can be live-action features, creative documentaries, short animated projects in development/financing stage with preferably 10% of the total production budget already in place
  • Projects must have international co-production potential


>> live-action features & creative documentaries applications must include: 

  • online application form 
  • treatment in English (max 5-8 pages)
  • financing plan/total production budget
  • teaser/visuals/mood board of the submitted project (optional)
  • previous work(s) of the director

>> short animation applications must include: 

  • online application form 
  • treatment in English (max 5-8 pages) or script
  • financing plan/total production budget
  • teaser/animation test/visuals/art design/moodboard of the submitted project (if available)


In order to submit your application and the required materials you need to create your own account and fill in the online form following this link.

There is no submission fee and the extended deadline is October 25, 2023, 23.59 CET. 

All selected projects will compete for two main cash prizes of the value of 5.000€ each: the Film Center Serbia Development Award and the CICLIC WEMW Award (granted by the French, Centre-Val de Loire Region). Thanks to the WEMW network of partners, the Co-Production Forum will also feature a series of other major awards, including the EAVE Producers Workshop Scholarship, the brand-new Laser Film Post-Production Award, the Marché du Film Producers Network Badges, the #DocsConnect Taskovski Training Award and the Pop Up Film Residency Award. Moreover, all female identifying directors will be eligible for the EWA Network’s I HAVE A DREAM Award.

For any further info about the WEMW CO-PRODUCTION FORUM please write to:

* Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

** Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela