DOKweb Content is a portal dedicated to East European documentary film. The news section provides up-to-date information on upcoming and just completed films, interviews with filmmakers and other documentary professionals, in-depth articles exploring the state of documentary filmmaking in various parts of the region, as well as insightful texts on current trends, funding, etc. The portal also boasts the largest published databases of completed and upcoming documentary films from Eastern Europe, an industry directory, as well as trailers and original video content. is IDF´s key online project that provides comprehensive details on all IDF´s activities and links them with general information service.
Institute of Documentary Film’s Activities
Founded in 2001, the INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of East European documentary films and their wider promotion. Our activities support filmmakers through all stages of completion – development, funding, production, post-production, and distribution. We aim at individual filmmakers (tailored consultations), groups of carefully selected professionals with projects or films (Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum, East Silver, Doc Launch, etc.), broader professional community (East Doc Platform), as well as the general public (portal We closely work with key int. festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, or training initiatives and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM.
From the Sound of Torture to the Iconic American Documentary

From the Sound of Torture to the Iconic American Documentary

03.03.2015 | East Doc Platform

Today, a very rich programme awaits the visitors of East Doc Platform. After the morning case study by Gitte Hansen, dedicated to an award-winning documentary Sound of Torture, a series of five lectures will follow. Sara Bozanić will ...
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East Doc Platform 2015: Open Programme

15.02.2015 | East Doc Platform

The fourth edition of East Doc Platform is approaching. We would therefore like to invite you to join us for the traditional Open programme, consisting of master classes, lectures, case studies, screenings held by renowned documentary ...
Documentary Spring Starts With Alternative Project KineDok

Documentary Spring Starts With Alternative Project KineDok

11.02.2015 | | Articles

On Monday, March 2, 2015, the fourth edition of East Doc Platform, the biggest documentary event of its kind in the Central and Eastern Europe begins in Prague. This event is traditionally organized by Institute of Documentary Film, ...
Screening on board, Rijeka, Croatia

KineDok: our first screening in La Fabrika

06.03.2015 | | Articles

A screening of a brand new film Sugar Blues by Andrea Culkova will open a new project by IDF focused on alternative distribution of creative documentaries: KineDok Launch; March 6, 2015, La Fabrika - Slévárna. The official launch ...
Exclusive opportunity for 8 great rough-cuts!

Exclusive opportunity for 8 great rough-cuts!

11.02.2015 | Tereza Šimíková | Articles

DOK.Incubator, an international documentary rough-cut workshop for editors, directors and producers, calls for submissions BEFORE March 3rd. The workshop provides 6 months-long individual tutoring by top international editors, producers, ...

Doc Tank 2015 Project Selection

08.01.2015 | East Doc Platform

The second edition of the fresh training programme focused on transmedia projects, Doc Tank, presents the 7 projects selected for the workshop at East Doc Platform in March in Prague. Filmmakers will attend an intensive two-day workshop ...