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.

Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka and Pit No. 8 at Mexico´s DOCSDF

23.09.2011 | jak | Articles

For several years now, Mexico has been enjoying a documentary renaissance. ...
Petition to Save Punto de Vista

Petition to Save Punto de Vista

21.09.2011 | jak | Articles

It was announced Sep 19 that Punto de Vista - International Documentary ...
Documentary Crossing Media in Leipzig

Documentary Crossing Media in Leipzig

20.09.2011 | Articles

In the course of the 54th International Festival for Documentary and Animated ...
Prix Europa 2011 Nominations

Prix Europa 2011 Nominations

07.09.2011 | Articles

The European broadcasting festival Prix Europa 2011 announces this year’s ...
The Boy Who Was a King (dir. A. Paounov)

TIFF to Present New Documentary by Andrey Paounov

02.09.2011 | kva | Articles

The Boy Who Was A King by a former participant of East European Forum and ...

Film of the Week: Pit-hole

29.08.2011 | kva | Articles

The documentary Pit-Hole by Jiří Stejskal has been awarded at Fresh Film ...
CINEMATIK.DOC, Seminars and Discussions in Piešťany

CINEMATIK.DOC, Seminars and Discussions in Piešťany

12.08.2011 | Articles

There will be enough space for Slovakian documentary features among competition ...
East European Student Documentaries at Fresh Film Fest

East European Student Documentaries at Fresh Film Fest

10.08.2011 | Articles

There are three short documentaries selected for Fresh Czech competition ...
Plus Camerimage: Call for Enteries

Plus Camerimage: Call for Enteries

02.08.2011 | kva | Articles

Plus Camerimage, an international film festival dedicated to the art of ...

Last Chance to Submit Your Documentary to IDFA

01.08.2011 | kva | Articles

August 1, 2011 is the deadline for documentaries completed after April ...