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.

Pavel Kostomarov in Jihlava, October 2010 (Photo by Štefan Berec)

Laparoscopy fo Reality

26.01.2011 | Kamila Dolotina | Articles

In October 2010, at our Industry Section in Jihlava, Kamila Dolotina spoke ...
Media Programme Umbrella Stand at MIPTV

Media Programme Umbrella Stand at MIPTV

24.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Independent producers, distributors and other film professionals have until ...
EC Launches Cinema Loan Guarantee Fund

EC Launches Cinema Loan Guarantee Fund

21.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Last week, the European Commission (EC) launched a loan guarantee fund ...
Himalaya: A Path to the Sky (dir. Marianne Chaud, Production: ZED, with the participation of ARTE, France 2008)

Arte France Looking for Porposals

09.12.2010 | Articles

Until December 22, 2010, ARTE France is accepting proposals for documentary ...
Children from Petricek Hill (dir. Miran Zupanič, Slovenia 2007)

Referendum Over RTV

07.12.2010 | Articles

December 12, voters in Slovenia will get a chance to voice their opinion ...
Negative History of Hungarian Cinema (dir. Gyula Nemes)

Hungary's MMK Stripped of Money & Powers

19.11.2010 | Articles

The Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (MMK), Hungary's major ...
Mikael Opstrup at East European Forum 2010

EDN Appoints Mikael Opstrup as New Head of Studies

29.10.2010 | Articles

We are delighted to share the news that Mikael Opstrup will become EDN's ...
The World According to Ion B. (dir. Alexander Nanau)

Bratislava Looks Forward to Solid Documentary Programme

22.09.2010 | Articles

The Bratislava International Film Festival (November 5 - 11, 2010) has ...
Slovak Documentary Among Oscar Enteries

Slovak Documentary Among Oscar Enteries

20.09.2010 | Articles

The Slovak Film and Television Academy announced Slovakia's entry for the ...
Support Scheme Gathering Momentum

Support Scheme Gathering Momentum

08.09.2010 | Articles

Introduced in June, Czech Republic's Film Industry Support Programme has ...