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, INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of Central and East European creative documentary film and its wider promotion.

We work closely with Central and East European film directors and producers and provide in-depth development support for their projects as well as international promotion.

We also work with key international festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, film institutions, film schools, MEDIA Desks, training programmes, national film centres and various film portals, and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM – an indispensable source of documentary projects and films from Central and Eastern Europe.

Doc Launch

Doc Launch supports East European documentary films in the late production and post-production stage. It consists of the annual Doc Launch presentation with 9 hand-picked feature length documentary films and the year-long Doc Launch programme that supports former IDF participants at international events.

Doc Launch Presentation
The Doc Launch Presentation annually introduces 9 handpicked feature-length documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe in rough-cut stage. Festival programmers, distributors, sales agents, members of the press and audiences get the first glimpse of the most outstanding films in post-production slated for theatrical release over the next year.

Doc Launch Programme
The Doc Launch Programme provides assistance to all IDF´s former participants whose projects are not completed yet. It helps the former Ex Oriente Film, East Euroepan Forum and Doc Launch presentation projects to secure additional funding, promotion and distribution at international events as well as at other initiatives organized by IDF; it provides them with script editing consultations; ongoing promotion at; presentation of films in the post-production stage; rough-cut consultancy sessions and, finally, inclusion in the East Silver Market.


Hana Rezková - Project Manager
+420 777 240 005

Kristina Valentová - Project Co-ordinator
+ 420 739 323 938