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.
Ex Oriente Film in Rijeka

Apply for EX ORIENTE FILM 2015!

07.04.2015 | Ex Oriente Film

Submissions for 2015 Ex Oriente Film workshop are open. We are looking for creative documentary projects in development and early production from the CEE region. ...
East Silver 2015

East Silver Market 2015 - Call for Submissions

02.04.2015 | East Silver

East Silver, a documentary market specialized in Eastern and Central European documentary, is open for submissions! Submission deadline: June 30, 2015 ...
Iikka Vekhalahti, photo by: Stefan Berec

Don't be afraid to shoot strong, personal and unconventional films!

08.04.2015 | Ex Oriente Film

Documentary filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe again have a chance to apply for and take part in the year-round workshop Ex Oriente Film. Within its three week-long sessions they can develop and fine-tune their projects and ...
Come to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 as a member of East Silver Delegation!

Come to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 as a member of East Silver Delegation!

18.03.2015 | East Silver

Don't miss out on Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015, the UK’s most important documentary event of the year, which will take place between 5th – 10th June 2015. The industry delegate pass is the only way to access all screenings, sessions, ...

Visions du Reel 2015 starts, it will screen East Silver docs and focus on Georgia

17.04.2015 | bh | Articles

Today, the 46th edition of documentary film festival Visions Du Réel has started in Nyon, Switzerland (April 17 - 25, 2015). Its focus is on Georgia and there will be a strong representation of East European documentaries, supported ...
KineDok will start with the screening of 1989 in Slovakia, the authors will be present

KineDok will start with the screening of 1989 in Slovakia, the authors will be present

13.04.2015 | | Articles

On Wednesday, April 15, the official launch of project KineDok in Slovakia will take place in Bratislava in A4 -Association for Contemporary Culture. The introductory film will be the Danish-Hungarian documentary 1989. During the following ...