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.
Carmen (dir. François Roussillon, Opéra Comique Paris, France 2010) - Golden Prague ITF Czech Crystal 2010

Golden Prague TV Festival Call for Enteries

08.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The 48th Golden Prague International Television Festival (October 15 - ...
Dragan Wende - West Berlin

Dragan Wende at Nyon´s Docs in Progress

08.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The first edition of Docs in Progress that takes place April 10, 2011 as ...
Chemistry: A Volatile History (BBC series, UK 2010)

AFO 2011 Chemistry made Tasty

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Academia Film Olomouc - the 46th International Festival of Science Documentary ...
Disco & Atomic War (dir. Jaak Kilmi, Estonia 2009)

Assortment of Docs at 18th Days of European Film

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Scattered among almost 40 films, six documentaries are included in the ...
Out in the Silence (dir. Joe Wilson & Dean Hamer, USA 2010, Good Pitch North America 2009)

Good Pitch Europe: Call for Social Justice Film Projects

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Until May 27, 2011, filmmakers are encouraged to submit their social justice ...
Barzakh (dir. Mantas, Kvedaravičius, Finland, Lithuania 2011)

Film of the Week: Barzakh

05.04.2011 | jak | Articles

In Islamic thought, Barzakh is the barrier between the worlds of the living ...
The Castle (dir. Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti, Italy 2011)

Hot Docs with Italian Flavour

05.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Ten Italian documentaries will be screened in one of the many programmes ...
Pomeranian Illusions (dir. Jakob Dammas, Helge Renner, Denmark / Germany / Poland 2011)

Krakow Film Festival Unveils Competition Docs

04.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The 51st Krakow Film Festival (May 23 - 29, 2011) will present 19 documentaries ...
Guy Pearce in Lockout

Serbia Goes Ahead with Film Incentives

01.04.2011 | jak | Articles

With a minimum spending amount of EUR 2 million, the new film incentives ...
Whores' Glory (upcoming title, dir. Michael Glawogger, Germany/Austria 2011, sales: The Match Factory)

European Sales Companies Establish New Body

31.03.2011 | jak | Articles

In order to face the current challenges and technology shifts in the market, ...