WEMW announces the new BALTIC AWARD

The eighth edition of When East Meets West kicks off on January 21st with an exciting double focus on the Nordic countries and South East Europe. Thanks to the cooperation with the three Baltic Film Institutes selected projects will compete for the new Baltic Award – a cash prize of 3.000 EUR.

The 21 projects selected for WEMW 2018 are:

A BAG OF HAIR by Maria Douza – STEFICON (Greece), CINE SUD PROMOTION (France)
ABOUT LOVE AND MEN by Tatjana Bozic – VOLYA FILMS (Netherlands)
CARAVAN by Zuzana Kirchnerova Spidlova – NUTPRODUKCE (Czech Republic)
DARK MOTHER EARTH by Rok Biček – ANTITALENT (Croatia)
DARKLING by Dusan Milic – FILM DELUXE INTERNATIONAL (Serbia)
FREEDOM LANDSCAPES by Marta Popivoda – THEORY AT WORK (Serbia)
HIDE AND SEEK by Victoria Fioravante – MY ACCOMPLICE (United Kingdom)
I’LL STAND BY YOU by Virginija Vareikyte, Maximilien Dejoie – M&N (Italy), InScript (Lithuania)
INVENTORY by Darko Sinko – DECEMBER (Slovenia)
LAMB by Valdimar Johannsson – GO TO SHEEP (Iceland)
MOTHER LODE by Matteo Tortone – WENDIGO FILMS (France)
PLAGUE by Jan Tešitel – SIRENA FILM (Czech Republic)
PRISON BEAUTY CONTEST by Srdjan Sarenac – NOVI FILM (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
RESTLESS by Elmar Imanov – COLOR OF MAY (Germany)
RESTLESS GUARDIANS by Micol Roubini – La Bête (France), DUGONG PRODUCTION (Italy)
SKIING IN SCARVES by Haidy Kancler – STUDIO VIRC (Slovenia), KINOCOMPANY (Finland), FLAIRFILM (Austria)
SMALL BODY by Laura Samani – NEFERTITI FILM (Italy)
SYDEN by Thea Hvistendahl – FROKOST FILM (Norway)
THE QUEST FOR TONEWOOD by Hans Lukas Hansen – Norsk Fjernsyn (Norway)
THE STORM BEFORE THE CALM by Marcin Bortkiewicz – PS FILM (Poland)
TREES FLOATING by Salomé Jashi – SAKDOC FILM (Georgia), CORSO FILM (Germany)

More information: http://www.wemw.it/