WHEN EAST MEETS WEST 2017: call for entries!

Starting from the next edition, WEMW (January 22-24, 2017) 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 long feature fiction films or documentaries in development.

Deadline, October 31, 2016

Eligible criteria:

- Projects must preferably have 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

Selection : 

Selected projects will be announced in mid-December and selected producers will be offered up to 4 night accommodation in Trieste.

Awards : 

Along with the EAVE EPW 2017 scholarship, the Flow Postproduction Award and TRL Espresso, all selected projects will compete for two new prizes: the CNC Development Award, a 5.000 EUR grant for the best project, and the EWA – Europe Women’s Audiovisual Network Award, a cash prize for the best female director.

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