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, INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of Central and East European creative documentary film and its wider promotion.

We work closely with Central and East European film directors and producers and provide in-depth development support for their projects as well as international promotion.

We also work with key international festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, film institutions, film schools, MEDIA Desks, training programmes, national film centres and various film portals, and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM – an indispensable source of documentary projects and films from Central and Eastern Europe.

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 ...
Bakhmaro (dir. Salome Jashi, Georgia / Germany 2011)

Looking for German Co-producers: Project Market Tbilisi

30.05.2012 | jak | Articles

The Georgian National Film Center and the Robert Bosch Stiftung have teamed ...
Of Memory & Los Sures (Laurie Sumiye, Andrew Parsons, USA 2011)

UnionDocs CoLAB 2012 - Visa & Residency Options

28.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Applications are now accepted for the 2012 UnionDocs Collaborative Studio ...
Visaless (dir. Petra Seliskar, Macedonia / Slovenia) - Rough Cut Boutique 2011

Rough Cut Boutique: Deadline May 26

17.05.2012 | jak | Articles

The second Rough Cut Boutique workshop for documentary filmmakers from ...
Recycling Life: I Found Dostoyevsky in the Garbage (dir. Enis Rıza, Turkey 2010)

Docstories - Three-part Workshop for Black Sea Region

02.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Docstories Black Sea – Storytelling in Documentary Film is a workshop ...
Light (dir. David Kopaleishvili, 4 min, Georgia 2011)

CAUCADOC Open to 9 Projects from Caucasus

30.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Documentary filmmakers from the Caucasus have until May 20 to apply for ...
The Punk Syndrome (dir. Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi, Finland 2012)

Budapest Seminar for Projects on Minority Issues

25.04.2012 | jak | Articles

A two-day seminar organized May 11 - 12 in Budapest by Finnagora and Documentary ...
11 Floors of the Ideal (dir. Andrea Prenghyová, Czech Republic 2005)

Open Call for DOK.Incubator: Rough Cut Workshop

23.04.2012 | jak | Articles

DOK.Incubator is a new initiative that supports documentary projects in ...
Songs from the Nickel (dir. Alina Skrzeszewska, Germany / USA 2010) - Astra Film Award International Competition - Astra Film Festival 2011

Astra Film Festival: Deadline April 30

16.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Astra Film Festival - Romanian International Documentary Film Festival ...