TRIESTE: Italian project Small Body is the winner of the 8th When East Meets West, organised in the framework of the 29th Trieste Film Festival (19-28 February 2018). A total of 21 projects were in competition.
In 2018 When East Meet West organised a double focus on the Nordic countries and South East Europe and also launched a new Baltic Award.
Last Stop Trieste presented seven creative documentaries, while First Cut Lab selected three feature films.
WEMW and the Trieste Film Festival launched together in partnership with Milano Film Network the new section This Is It, dedicated to feature films in postproduction that are produced or coproduced by Italian companies.
A Coproduction Day was organised in cooperation with the Creative Europe Desks from South East European countries, Italy and the Nordic countries.
Almost 300 projects were submitted to When East Meets West 2018. Over 45 different countries were represented and 200 international decision makers together with 460 registered participants scored more than 600 one-to-one meetings.
Click HERE to see the winners.