Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Baltic film centres opened the call entries for the for the development award for co-productions between Italy and Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia. The winner of the €30,000 award will be announced at the ninth edition of Trieste Film Festival Co-Production Forum “When East Meets West“ (WEMW) January 19-21, 2020.
The development award for co-productions was created in November 2018 on the basis of an agreement entered into between Italy and the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).
The purpose of granting the award is to finance the development of co-production of full-length feature films, full-length animated films, and full-length documentaries between Italy and the Baltic States. The running time of a film must be at least 52 minutes. At least one of the producers must be registered in Italy while at least one producer must be registered in one of the Baltic States in order for the co-production to be eligible for the award.
The deadline for submitting applications to National institutions is January 7, 2020. Terms and conditions together with the application forms in: