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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.
Tiha K. Gudac - Director of the film NAKED ISLAND Photo: Obala Art Centar

The Heart of Sarajevo for Best Documentary goes to Naked Island

25.08.2014 | , bh | Articles

The 20th Sarajevo Film Festival announced the names of the award winners. In the documentary competition, Croatian documentary Naked Island by the director Tiha Klara Gudac (in the photo above) about the eventful and moving life of ...
Panel of Upcoming Czech Documentaries

Panel of Upcoming Czech Documentaries

04.08.2014 | Czech Docs Project

What will the 2014-2015 bring in Czech documentary film? What topics are the filmmakers focusing their cameras on? ...
DOK.Incubator brings the US documentary elite to Czech Republic

DOK.Incubator brings the US documentary elite to Czech Republic

20.08.2014 | Tereza Šimíková | Articles

Top US experts will introduce the new ways of film distribution and reaching the audience. Their lectures will be open for Czech filmmakers. ...
Ex Oriente Film 2014 - Looking Back at Session One

Ex Oriente Film 2014 - Looking Back at Session One

29.07.2014 | Ex Oriente Film

The directors and producers of the twelve documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe that were selected from more than 50 applicants to take part in the year-round workshop Ex Oriente Film, came to Rijeka, Croatia for a week ...
Stream of Love

Almost twenty documentaries will compete at Sarajevo Film Festival

23.07.2014 | bh | Articles

The organizers of the 20th Sarajevo Film Festival have announced the names of twenty documentaries that will have world, international or regional premieres within its programme from August 15 to August 23, 2014. ...
Documentary filmmakers just love sharing

Documentary filmmakers just love sharing

14.07.2014 | Ex Oriente Film

Among the main tutors of the first week of Ex Oriente Film 2014 workshop that takes place in Rijeka, Croatia, there will be an experienced Lithuanian documentary filmmaker, a member of European Film Academy and European Documentary ...