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.
Aristoteles Workshop - Call for Enteries 2011

Aristoteles Workshop - Call for Enteries 2011

16.05.2011 | zbla | Articles

Supported by CNC Romania, ARTE/France and MEDIA, Aristoteles Workshop has ...
Heralds from the Big World (dir. Tatyana Soboleva, Russia, in development) PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awardee

PUMA.CREATIVE Catalyst Awardess + Q3 Call

12.05.2011 | jak | Articles

PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards is an international documentary development ...
Cigarettes & Songs (dir. Marek Šulík, Jana Kovalčíková, Slovakia 2010)

Sheffield DOC/FEST in June: Maysles, Arts, LGBT, Doc/EU

11.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Taking place June 8 - 12, 2011, Sheffield Doc/Fest presents close to 120 ...
Ushio + Noriko (dir. Zachary Heinzerling, USA, in production) Cinereach Grant Recipient, Winter 2011

CINEREACH Summer Grant Cycle: June 9, 2011

11.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Cinereach Summer Grant Cycle is open until June 9, 2011. Fiction and non-fiction ...
Gorelovka (dir. Alexander Kviria, Georgia 2010)

Film of the Week: Gorelovka

10.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Alexander Kviria's documentary portrays a community in southern Georgie ...
Bhutto (dir. Duane Baughman, Johnny O'Hara, USA / UK 2010) UNAFF 2010

UNAFF Call for Enteries - Education as Human Right

10.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Entries are still accepted for the 14th United Nations Association Film ...
At the Edge of Russia (dir. Michal Marczak, Poland 2010)

Marczak´s Russia Among Hot Docs 2011 Award Winners

08.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Hot Docs 2011 (April 28 - May 8, 2011) announced the winners in its main ...
Gorelovka (dir. Alexander Kviria, Georgia 2010)

LIDF 2011 - Polish Presence in London

04.05.2011 | jak | Articles

The London International Documentary Festival (LIDF, May 13 - 28, 2011) ...
Paradise Hotel (dir. Sophia Tzavella, Bulgaria 2010)

Film of the Week: Paradise Hotel

03.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Residents of this housing project dubbed the Paradise Hotel live in apparent ...
Solar Grandmothers (d: Jehane Noujaim / p: Mette Heide, in production) - Why Poverty? long documentaries

WHY POVERTY? Open to Short Films

03.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Why Poverty? - a documentary series initiated by STEPS International is ...