SUBMISSION DEADLINES 2020

MONTH/ROUNDDATEDECISION
JANUARY  
Minority co-productionJanuary 7February 5
„Estonian Stories“ and portrait
documentaries production
January 14February 12
Short fiction and documentary productionJanuary 21February 19
   
FEBRUARY  
Animation development & productionFebruary 4March 16
Documentary development & productionFebruary 11March 31
   
MARCH  
Feature film development; Script developmentMarch 3April 13
Domestic film distributionMarch 3April 1
Experimental film productionMarch 24April 22
   
MAY  
TV mini-series developmentMay 12June 30
Animation development & productionMay 19June 30
   
AUGUST  
Feature film development; Script developmentAugust 18September 28
Domestic film distributionAugust 18September 16
Documentary development & productionAugust 25October 13
   
SEPTEMBER  
European film distributionSeptember 1September 21
Minority co-productionSeptember 15October 14
   
OCTOBER  
Animation development & productionOctober 20November 30
   
NOVEMBER  
Domestic film distributionNovember 17December 16
   
DECEMBER  
Feature film productionDecember 1January 20, 2021
   
WITHOUT DEADLINES  
Events 30 days
Education 30 days

Subtitles for persons who are hard-of-hearing

Audio-descriptions for the visually impaired

 30 days

Research & digitalizing

 30 days

 

News

“A Winner is Seen at the Start” wins the 2021 edition of When East Meets West

The Kazakh project “A Winner is seen at the Start” is the winner of the 5.000 EUR Film Center Serbia Award at the 11th edition of When East Meets West. The debut film of the writer-director Zhannat Alshanova is produced by  Yevgeniya Moreva for Almaty-based Steppe by Steppe. The story follows 19-year-old Mila, who joins an experimental swimming school, but after the death of a teammate, a series of revelations come to light. The film also received the Pop Up Film Residency Award, and Alshanova was also crowned with the European Women’s Audiovisual Network Award for the Best Woman Director, which was given out for the fifth year in a row at WEMW.
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