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.
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, ...
Hot Docs Will Present Several Documentaries Supported by IDF

Hot Docs Will Present Several Documentaries Supported by IDF

19.03.2015 | bh | Articles

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, North America's largest documentary event, will screen documentaries supported by Institute of Documentary Film's activities. Within its pitching forum, a project participating ...
Afterglow - the Winner of HBO Europe Coproduction Award

Documentary Projects Awarded at the Fourth East Doc Platform

08.03.2015 | East Doc Platform

The largest documentary event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe (EDP), organized by Institute of Documentary Film in association with the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, brought more than 400 ...
About the Maliciousness of the White Poison

About the Maliciousness of the White Poison

05.03.2015 | Filip Šebek | Articles

An interview with Andrea Culková, the director of Sugar Blues ...
Crossover Market

Apply for Sheffield Doc/Fest MeetMarket and Crossover Market

08.03.2015 | Articles

Need funding, co-producers and sales deals for your project? Do you have a digital or interactive media project, or a project that's funding or distributing outside of the traditional film and TV industries? ...
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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 ...