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.
The Awra Amba Experience (dir. Paulina Tervo, UK) - Case Study @ DOK Leipzig 2011

DOK Leipzig Net Lab: Call for Cross-media Projects

30.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Until August 16, submissions are open for the 2nd DOK Leipzig Net Lab. ...
Prague (dir. Hana Třeštíková, 10 min, 2009)

Autumn in Jihlava with Emerging Producers

23.07.2012 | Articles

Emerging Producers, a new industry programme at the Jihlava International ...
Themerson & Themerson (dir. Wiktoria Szymanska, The Netherlands / England / France / Poland 2010)

Archidoc Workshop Seeks Archive-based Projects

17.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Archidoc, a workshop for archive-based documentaries run by La fémis, ...
Naoshima Utopia (dir. Claire Laborey, France) - presented at the 2011 Documentary in Europe

Documentary in Europe: Call for September Session

17.07.2012 | jak | Articles

The call for proposals for the coming Documentary in Europe Matchmaking ...
The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock (dir. Aleksei Vakhrushev, Russia 2011)

Yerevan Fest Hands Out Golden & Silver Apricots

16.07.2012 | jak | Articles

5 Broken Cameras by Palestinian filmmaker/activist Emad Burnat and Israeli ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, 2012)

DokuFest Awards: Sofia's Last Ambulance, Family Meals

16.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Sofia's Last Ambulance by Ilian Metev has been sweeping festival awards ...
Turn off the Lights (dir. Ivana Mladenovic, Romania 2012)

Turn Off the Lights Shines at Sarajevo Fest

16.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Turn Off the Lights by Ivana Mladenović, a documentary feature that follows ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, 2012)

Still Soaring: Sofia's Last Ambulance Wins at KVIFF

07.07.2012 | jak | Articles

It was a big night for Sofia's Last Ambulance at Karlovy Vary IFF's award ...
Felvidek. The Land Behind (Vladislava Plančíková / Tomáš Kaminský / Terézia Mikulášová, Slovakia)

Four East European projects at DOK.Incubator Workshop

07.07.2012 | jak | Articles

The new initiative supporting documentary films in the post-production ...
Family Meals (dir. Dana Budisavljević, Croatia 2012)

DokuFest Kosovo Enters Second Decade

06.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Having established itself as a premier venue for Balkan documentaries and ...