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.
Blockade (dir. Igor Bezinovic, Croatia 2012)

Balkan Onions Sprouting at MakeDox

14.06.2012 | jak | Articles

The 3rd MakeDox - Macedonia's Creative Documentary Film Festival runs June ...
Tonia and Her Children (dir. Marcel Łoziński, Poland 2011)

Marcel Łoziński - The Rule of Rules: Hurt No One

14.06.2012 | Kateřina Surmanová | Articles

I make documentary films as a way to earn a living, declared Marcel Łoziński ...
Noces Rouges (Red Wedding) (dir. Guillaume Suon & Lida Chan, Cambodia, post-production) - supported by Sundance Documentary Fund

Applications: Sundance Documentary Fund

11.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Until July 10, 2012, international independent filmmakers are encouraged ...
Entangled (dir. Lidia Duda, Poland 2012)

Brief Report from Krakow

08.06.2012 | Zdeněk Blaha, Veronika Lišková | Articles

Measured by the sheer number and variety of events, Krakow surely ranks ...
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (dir. Werner Herzog, Canada, USA, France, Germany, UK 2010)

TransISTor 2012 - 3D Stereoscopy Workshop

07.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Organized by CIANT - International Centre for Art and New Technologies, ...
Men's Choice (D: Elena Demidova, P: Vlad Ketkovich, Russia) - Baltic Sea Forum 2011

Deadline Nears for Baltic Sea Forum Entries

05.06.2012 | jak | Articles

The 2012 Baltic Sea Forum takes place September 5-9 in Riga. Producers ...
Skalvija Cinema Center - Vilnius, Lithuania (photo credit: Skalvija)

Skalvija: A Loyal Trooper of Lithuanian Cinema

05.06.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

While production houses in Eastern Europe fight to survive within new models ...
Two Nil (dir. Pavel Abrahám, Czech Republic 2012)

Competition Lineup at Karlovy Vary IFF

05.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Two Czech documentaries - Two Nil by Pavel Abrahám and Private Universe ...
Women with Cows (dir. Peter Gerdehag, Sweden 2011)

Horns, Dragons & Hobby Horses Handed Out at Krakow

04.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Sweden's Women with Cows by Peter Gerdehag won the Golden Horn Award for ...
Corridor #8 (D: Boris Despodov / P: Martichka Bozhilova, Bulgaria 2008)

Bulgarian Film Industry: A Long-lasting Struggle

31.05.2012 | Maša Marković | Articles

Bulgaria is emerging as an attractive filming location for Hollywood feature ...