When East Meets West

Italy

When East Meets West is a pitching forum organized by the FVG Audiovisual Fund in collaboration with the Trieste Film Festival. The programme includes five main activities: a co-production forum for long feature films and documentaries in development; First Cut Lab, a workshop designed for long feature films in the editing phase; Last Stop Trieste, a work in progress section for documentaries in advanced editing stage; This is IT, work in progress section for films produced or co-produced by Italian companies; a framework programme dedicated to the co-production modalities with the spotlight countries. The 2019 edition of When East Meets West will bring together over 450 producers, financiers, decision makers and film professionals from more than 35 countries, and, in particular, from the 2019 spotlight territories: Central Eastern Europe (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine) and Benelux (Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands).