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.
Negative History of Hungarian Cinema (dir. Gyula Nemes)

Hungary's MMK Stripped of Money & Powers

19.11.2010 | Articles

The Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (MMK), Hungary's major ...
October Country (dir. Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher, USA 2009, Cinereach grant recipient 2008)

Cinearch Deadline: December 1

12.11.2010 | Articles

Cinereach, a US non-profit production company and foundation, is still ...
Viera Hladišová at East European Forum 2010

Viera Hladišová Joins IDF as New Managing Director

11.11.2010 | Articles

We are very excited to formally welcome a new addition to our team! In ...
Mikael Opstrup at East European Forum 2010

EDN Appoints Mikael Opstrup as New Head of Studies

29.10.2010 | Articles

We are delighted to share the news that Mikael Opstrup will become EDN's ...
The Two Horses of Genghis Khan - cin. Martijn van Broekhuizen (awarded at Plus Camerimage 2009)

Plus Camerimage 2010 Submissions

28.09.2010 | Articles

Plus Camerimage, an international film festival that recognizes accomplishments ...
DCM 2011 Accepting Applications

DCM 2011 Accepting Applications

24.09.2010 | Articles

Documentary Campus is still accepting applications for its 2011 Documentary ...
Slovak Documentary Among Oscar Enteries

Slovak Documentary Among Oscar Enteries

20.09.2010 | Articles

The Slovak Film and Television Academy announced Slovakia's entry for the ...
Sheffield Pitching Opportunities

Sheffield Pitching Opportunities

15.09.2010 | Articles

Sheffield Doc/Fest (November 3 - 7, 2010) currently has 9 pitching opportunities ...
UK Launches New Development Fund

UK Launches New Development Fund

14.09.2010 | Articles

September 10, the Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation and PUMA.Creative launched ...
Enemies of the People, dir. Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath (UK, Cambodia 2009) One World 2010

One World Announces Deadline

14.09.2010 | Articles

The 13th One World Human Rights International Documentary Film Festival ...