Doc Launch supports East European documentary films in the post-production / rough cut 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 rough cuts from Central and Eastern Europe. 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 DOKweb.net; presentation of films in the post-production stage; rough-cut consultancy sessions and, finally, inclusion in the East Silver Market.