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WEMW – When East Meets West

WEMW – When East Meets West

Co-production Market

where:Trieste (Italy)
address:Riva del Mandracchio 4
IT-34124 Trieste
tel:+39 0432 500322
when:January 21st - 23rd, 2018
deadline:October 31st, 2017

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: France and the Baltic Countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). Producers from all European territories, Canada, USA and Latin America will be eligible to apply and WEMW will select 20 projects in development with co-production potential either with France, the Baltic Countries or Italy.
- Projects must be long feature fiction films or documentaries in development with preferably 15% of the total budget already in place
- Projects from all Eastern European countries* with coproduction potential either with France or Italy
- Projects from all Western European countries**, Canada, USA and Latin America with coproduction potential either with the Baltic Countries or Italy
- Projects from Italy with coproduction potential either with France or the Baltic Countries
The WEMW international selection committee will evaluate the potential of the treatment, international dimension of the project, directors’ profile, producers’ CV and company track record. Selected projects will be announced in mid-December and selected producers will be offered up to 4 night accommodation in Trieste.
- CNC Development Award – a 5.000 EUR grant for the best project
- EWA – Europe Women’s Audiovisual Award – cash prize for the best female director
- EAVE scholarship – for the EAVE European Producers Workshop 2017
- Flow Postproduction Award – 10.000 EUR prize in post-production facilities
- TRL Espresso – automatic selection for New Cinema Network co-production market and for the Film London PFM in October 2017 (prize for feature-length projects with at least 20-30% finance in place and budgeted at over €1m)