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.
EDN Financing Guide

EDN Financing Guide 2011

03.01.2011 | jak | Articles

The EDN Financing Guide 2011 is out now, available as both a printed and ...
Happy Holidays from IDF

Happy Holidays from IDF

23.12.2010 | Articles

We would like to thank all of our friends, partners, fans and other documentary ...
Czech Peace (dir. Vít Klusák, Filip Remunda, Czech Republic 2010, Czech Film Critics Awards, nominated in 2 categories)

New Czech Film Awards Reveal Nominees

21.12.2010 | Articles

The Czech Film Critics Awards will for the first time be presented January ...
El Jardin (working title, dir. Natalia Almada, USA/Mexico, Fall 2010 grantee)

Sundance Deadline: Spring 2011 Round

15.12.2010 | jak | Articles

Until February 9, 2011, the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund is accepting ...
Himalaya: A Path to the Sky (dir. Marianne Chaud, Production: ZED, with the participation of ARTE, France 2008)

Arte France Looking for Porposals

09.12.2010 | Articles

Until December 22, 2010, ARTE France is accepting proposals for documentary ...
Forgotten Transports to Poland (dir. Lukáš Přibyl, CZE 2009, Film Critics Award at the 2009 Czech Lion Awards)

Czech Film Journalists Announce New Awards

08.12.2010 | Articles

Czech film critics and journalists announced the inaugural edition of the ...
Prix Arte 2010 Lands in Chilean Desert

Prix Arte 2010 Lands in Chilean Desert

07.12.2010 | Articles

On Saturday, Dec 4, Patricio Guzmán's Nostalgia for the Light was announced ...
Children from Petricek Hill (dir. Miran Zupanič, Slovenia 2007)

Referendum Over RTV

07.12.2010 | Articles

December 12, voters in Slovenia will get a chance to voice their opinion ...
I Shot My Love (dir. Tomer Heymann, ISR/GER 2009, Best Mid-Length Documentary Award, Hot Docs 2010)

Hot Docs + Hot Docs Forum Deadline

26.11.2010 | jak | Articles

The final deadline for the 2011 Hot Docs Festival (April 28 - May 8, 2011) ...
74 Square Meters (dir. Tiziana Panizza and Paola Castillo, Chile 2010, co-produced by ITVS)

ITVS International Call 2011 Deadline

25.11.2010 | Articles

The International Call funding initiative was created by ITVS to give US ...