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.

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, ...
Filmmakers Reassured After Meeting with Barroso

Filmmakers Reassured After Meeting with Barroso

23.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Following a meeting between Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European ...
Dimitri Eipides, Hanne Skjødt

EDN Award Goes to Thessaloniki

22.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Dimitri Eipides, Managing Director of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, ...
Digitalization of Czech Cinemas: New Round of Support

Digitalization of Czech Cinemas: New Round of Support

22.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The Czech Ministry of Culture has announced a new grant call for the digitization ...
For a While (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2005)

Wojciech Staron´s Latest Doc Slated to Premiere in Krakow

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Polish filmmaker Wojciech Staroń who received the Silver Bear for Outstanding ...
Zuzana Gindl-Tatárová (photo: Peter Procházka,

New Board President Joins Slovak Audiovisual Fund

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Zuzana Gindl-Tatárová has become the new board president of the Slovak ...
José Manuel Barroso - President of the European Commission

Barroso Dispels Concerns Over Media Programme

07.03.2011 | jak | Articles

President of the European Commission (EC) José Manuel Barroso has denied ...
Media Programme's Future Hangs in Balance

Media Programme's Future Hangs in Balance

23.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Several hundred signatories have already signed a petition in support of ...
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu (dir. Andrei Ujică, Romania 2010)

Ceausescu Doc Voted Best Romanian Film

03.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu was announced best Romanian film ...