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.
The Wellness Process - Awarded participant of Ex Oriente Film 2013 workshop

Apply for Ex Oriente Film 2014! Deadline: June 1, 2014

31.03.2014 | Articles

Submissions are now open for Ex Oriente Film 2014, the year-long international workshop supporting the development and funding of creative documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe. At the three workshop sessions taking place ...
East Silver - Call for submissions 2014

East Silver 2014 calls for submissions!

31.03.2014 | East Silver

East Silver, a documentary market specialized in Eastern and Central European documentary, is again open for submissions! Submit your film to the largest internationally recognized database of creative feature and television documentary ...
The upcoming Romanian documentary The Wellness Process got awarded in Wiesbaden

The upcoming Romanian documentary The Wellness Process got awarded in Wiesbaden

22.04.2014 | | Articles

At the 14th edition of goEast festival in Wiesbaden, the upcoming documentary directed by Marius Iacob, The Wellness Process, got the Robert Bosch Stiftung Prize (for the cooperation of talented young filmmakers from Germany and Eastern ...
Become a part of East European Delegation at Sheffield Doc/Fest!

Become a part of East European Delegation at Sheffield Doc/Fest!

14.04.2014 | bh | Articles

Have you participated in Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum, Project Market, East Silver Market or Doc Tank? Is your project still unfinished? We wish to support your project until it is fully completed. Institute of Documentary ...