Opportunities > Italy | When East Meets West 2024 Co-Production Forum
18 Oct 2023

Italy | When East Meets West 2024 Co-Production Forum

When East Meets West (WEMW, Trieste, 21–24 January 2024) is calling for action features, creative documentaries and short animated projects from producers from Europe and beyond on the theme of “inspiration”. 

WEMW Co-Production Forum

Producers from Europe, Latin America, Canada and USA can apply to the WEMW Co-Production Forum, including the following ASEM nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

The 20 selected projects will compete for two main cash prizes of the value of 5,000 EUR each. 

The Co-Production Forum will also feature a series of other major awards. 

Other WEMW sections

There a number of initiatives as part of the WEMW festival, including: 

  • CO-PRODUCTION FORUM: Pitching forum for 20 projects coming from Europe, North and Latin America
  • LAST STOP TRIESTE: Screening and feedback sessions for creative docs in the final editing stage
  • THIS IS IT: Works in progress for films produced with Italy or by the WEMW focus countries (including Spain and Portugal)
  • FIRST CUT +: Programme for boosting the promotion and audience engagement strategies
  • FIRST CUT LAB TRIESTE: Consultancy programme for films in the editing phase from the WEMW focus countries
  • EAVE SLATE: How to build a successful company slate and strategic company planning
  • INSPIRATIONAL LABS: Develop new business models, explore new formats and connect with new markets
  • MIDPOINT SHORTS: Script and project development and networking platform for fiction shorts
  • PARTNERS’ EVENTS: WEMW also hosts in Trieste a series of events directly run by international partners 

WEMW 2024 application guidelines

Co-Production Forum Deadline: 18 October 2023