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.
Tomorrow (dir. Andrey Gryazev, Russia, 2012), #2 Russian Documentary Films Rating 2012

Rgdoc and Festagent: Russia's Gateways to the World of Film

11.01.2013 | tch | Articles

We are introducing two Russian film portals which cover the events in the ...
Samosiuk. The Independent Film Republic (dir. Adam Lewandowski, prod. Jakub Kosma, Poland, 2012)

East Europeans Selected for EAVE 2013

19.12.2012 | tch | Articles

EAVE European Producers Workshop 2013 has announced its participants. The ...
AFO Seeks Popular-Science docs

AFO Seeks Popular-Science docs

07.12.2012 | Articles

The 48th edition of Academia Film Olomouc, International Festival of Science ...
One World extended deadline: November 30

One World extended deadline: November 30

30.11.2012 | jak | Articles

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival submission ...
The Ambassador (dir. Mads Brügger, Dennmark, 2011)

Ex Oriente Film grand Saturday: Mads Brügger and Mandy Rose

25.10.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Institute of Documentary Film brings two renowned guests to Jihlava: Danish ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Germany, 2012)

Case study: Sofia’s Last Ambulance

23.10.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Are you interested in learning more about the development of a documentary ...
Rabbit a la Berlin (dir. Bartek Konopka, Germany, Poland, 2009)

Apply for the Documentary Campus Masterschool 2013

15.10.2012 | Articles

Applications are now open for a German-based training programme designed ...
King Corn (dir. Aaron Woolf, USA 2007)

Life After Life: Documentary Sales and Distribution Today

13.09.2012 | Lucie Česálková | Articles

It can work simply like this: a film is completed and exclusive control ...
Love & Engineering (Tonislav Hristov / Kaarle Aho, Finland) - ARTE Pixel Pitch Prize 2011

Power to the Pixel's 6th Cross-Media Forum

11.09.2012 | jak | Articles

Creatives and experts from around the world will discuss the latest in ...
Armenian Rhapsody (dir. Cassiana Der Haroutiounian, Cesar Gananian, Gary Gananian, Brazil 2012) - Winner: Golden Apricot IFF 2012

Documentary Scriptwriting Workshop in Armenia

04.09.2012 | jak | Articles

8 - 10 young film writers / filmmakers from Georgia, Armenia and North ...