EAVE September News 2019

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST 2020 - Call for entries for WEMW Co-Production Forum

WEMW Co-production Forum
DEADLINE: October 31, 2019

The upcoming edition of WEMW (January 19-21, 2020) will launch the new East & West focus and will bring together over 500 film professionals from more than 40 countries, in particular from the 2020 spotlight countries: Hungary, Moldova, Romania & Austria, Germany, Switzerland.

- Producers from Europe*, North and Latin America are eligible to apply  
- Projects must be long feature fiction films or documentaries in development with preferably 10% of the total budget already in place
- Projects must have international co-production potential, preferably with one of the 2020 spotlight countries (Hungary, Moldova, Romania & Austria, Germany, Switzerland) or Italy

All applications must include: complete online application form, treatment in English (max 5-8 pages), financing plan, teaser/visuals/mood board of the submitted project and previous works of the director.
In order to submit your application and the required materials you need to create your own account and fill in the online form following this link. Deadline: October 31, 2019.    

Selected projects will be announced after mid-December and selected producers/directors will have the chance to pitch their project in front of all WEMW attending professionals and have two day pre-scheduled meetings. There is no submission fee and selected teams will be offered lunches and free WEMW Industry accreditation.


  • Film Center Serbia Development Award - cash prize
  • EAVE scholarship - for the EAVE European Producers Workshop
  • Flow Postproduction Award - 15.000 EUR prize in post-production facilities
  • EWA Network Best Woman Director Award - cash prize for the best female director
  • Producers Network Prize - free accreditation to the Cannes Marche du Film Producer’s Network
  • Pop Up Film Residence Award - a 3-week residency with the guidance of international mentors


* Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

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SPECIAL FOR EAVE PRODUCERS: Cinekid Producers Programme

Dear EAVE producers,

The Producers Programme is an international exchange programme for producers who want to expand their international network within children's media during Cinekid for Professionals. 30 producers from different territories have the opportunity to meet several times in pre-set one-on-one meetings. It’s an opportunity to meet a large number of producers and buyers in the children’s media industry. The attending producers are nominated by our international partner organisations. EAVE is one of these partners.

SPECIAL FOR EAVE PRODUCERS: Up to 5 EAVE producers have the chance to participate in the Producers one to one event through Cinekid`s partnership with EAVE.

EAVE producers are offered:

* Participation in the Producers Programme during Cinekid for Professionals from 21-24 October, 2019;
* A free accreditation for Cinekid for Professionals (worth €159,95);
* The producers will receive three nights of accommodation with a significant discount in the Cinekid festival hotel (a maximum of €50 a night needs to be paid);
* A discount rate (€77) for the Industry Forum on Wednesday 24 October.

Further information can be found on

In order to apply, please send your short CV and a motivation statement to: before September 10.

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Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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