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.
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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. ...
DOK Leipzig Co-Production Meeting calls for submissions

DOK Leipzig Co-Production Meeting calls for submissions

03.06.2014 | bh | Articles

The 10th International DOK Leipzig Co-Production Meeting is now open for submissions. Creative documentaries in development that are international in scope and looking for diverse financing partners, from Germany and abroad are welcome ...
Documentary filmmakers just love sharing

Documentary filmmakers just love sharing

14.07.2014 | Filip Šebek | Articles

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 ...
I see the future of documentary films in transmedia

I see the future of documentary films in transmedia

30.06.2014 | Filip Šebek | Articles

One of the main tutors of the first week-long session of Ex Oriente Film 2014 workshop in Rijeka, Croatia, will be the renowned Swedish filmmaker and producer Magnus Gertten. Author of a number of documentaries awarded at prestigious ...
Screening in Rijeka; Ex Oriente Film 2013

Ex Oriente Film 2014 - the Open Programme for Rijeka is up!

07.07.2014 | Ex Oriente Film

Ex Oriente Film, a successful international training programme supporting the development and funding of creative documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe, organized by Institute of Documentary Film, is introducing the Open ...

Documentary projects selected for EX ORIENTE FILM 2014

20.06.2014 | Ex Oriente Film

We are proud to present 12 upcoming documentary projects from the Central and Eastern Europe that have been selected for 12th edition of Ex Oriente Film. During three week-long residential workshops participants will be guided by most ...