Work in Progress



Work in Progress at the Matchmaking Forum in Pula's purpose is to provide concrete assistance in the completion of films from Slovenia, Croatia, Fondacija za Kinematografiju Sarajevo, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, KosovoFilm Center Sarajevo Lithuania and Georgia; and to offer producers and directors an opportunity to present their films still in production to international film Industry delegates in order to facilitate post-production and promote co-production partnerships and market access.


The workshop consists in three days of activities, in which the working copies of a maximum of six selected films are presented to producers, buyers, distributors and film festival programmers. Networking, encounters, and meetings will allow directors and producers to interact directly with the workshop participants.


The workshop also includes screenings of the material of the selected films in the presence of the directors or producers. Only Industry pass holders will be allowed to attend the screenings: producers, distributors, operators, buyers, festival programmers, representatives of the institutions and others invited in advance by the Festival management. Screenings of the programu WORK IN PROGRESS will be organized at Kino Valli 18 i 19.07. during the 65. Pula Film Festivala.

This year a special one-to-one meetings session between the selected projects and the professionals attending the Matchmaking Forum will be organized on July 18th and 19th in the Circolo Matchmaking Forum area.

The workshop will conclude with the awarding of prizes, for the financial support of the films in their post-production phase:

Prizes and Awards will be announced on 5th July 2018. The winners of the award will be announced on 20 July 2018 on the closing of the Matchmaking forum.

The prizes will be awarded by final and irrevocable decision on the part of the Matchmaking Forum Director, in conjunction with the project partners, the heads of the institutions, and the service companies providing the awarded prizes.