WHEN EAST MEETS WEST 2016

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Deadline: November 5, 2015

WEMW Co-production Forum
WEMW Co-production Forum will select 20 outstanding projects in development from Eastern Europe*, Italy and – only for the 2016 edition – Spain, Potugal and Latin America and will present them to a panel of over 300 producers, financiers and decision makers from more than 30 countries.

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS
Projects can be long feature fiction films and documentaries with an East-West co-production potential.

SUBMISSION
All applications must include: complete online application form, treatment / exposé in English (max 8 pages), financing plan, teaser of the submitted project or previous works of the director.
In order to submit your application and the required material, you need to create your own account and fill in the online form following this link.

SELECTION
Selected projects will be announced in mid-December.

AWARDS
All selected projects will compete for the WEMW Development Award, the EAVE scholarship and the brand new Flow Postproduction Award, a prize consisting in 10.000 EUR in post-production facilities. All feature-length projects budgeted at over €1M will be also eligible for the TRL Espresso Award, automatic selection for Rome’s New Cinema Network and Film London PFM in October 2016.

First Cut Lab (FCL)
First Cut Lab is a programme designed for 3 long feature fiction films in editing phase from Eastern Europe* and Italy. Selected producer/director teams will receive expert feedback from top festival programmers, sales agents, creative producers and tailor-made advice from a consulting editor.

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS
Long feature fiction films in editing phase from Eastern Europe and Italy.

SUBMISSION
All applications must include: complete online application form and video material between 20 and 40 minutes long. In order to submit your application and the required material, you need to create your own account and fill in the online form following this link. Deadline: November 5, 2015.

SELECTION
A pre-selection process will take place in mid-November and shortlisted participants will be notified in due time and asked to send more material until December 5, 2015. Selected projects will be announced in mid-December.

More information on the submission process and the WEMW programme are available at the brand new website www.wemw.it.

WEMW is organized by the FVG Audiovisual Fund and the Trieste Film Festival in collaboration with EAVE, Maia Workshops, EURIMAGES, and the support of Creative Europe/MEDIA Programme, Direzione Centrale per il Cinema – MIBACT and CEI – Central European Initiative.