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.
A Low-level Flight (dir. Jan Šikl, Czech Republic 2007)

Jan Šikl – A Natural-born Storyteller

13.09.2012 | Kateřina Surmanová | Articles

Jan Šikl is a truly distinctive voice in Czech documentary film because ...
King Corn (dir. Aaron Woolf, USA 2007)

Life After Life: Documentary Sales and Distribution Today

13.09.2012 | Lucie Česálková | Articles

It can work simply like this: a film is completed and exclusive control ...
Svalka - Yula's Journey (dir. Hanna Pollak, Poland)

Blending In with the Trash

13.09.2012 | Jana Kadrevis | Articles

An interview with Polish filmmaker Hanna Polak about the protagonist of ...
Love & Engineering (Tonislav Hristov / Kaarle Aho, Finland) - ARTE Pixel Pitch Prize 2011

Power to the Pixel's 6th Cross-Media Forum

11.09.2012 | jak | Articles

Creatives and experts from around the world will discuss the latest in ...
Fortress (dir. Klára Tasovská, Lukáš Kokeš, Czech Republic)

Film of the Week: Fortress

10.09.2012 | Articles

Transnistria or Pridnestrovie or Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, an ...
Armenian Rhapsody (dir. Cassiana Der Haroutiounian, Cesar Gananian, Gary Gananian, Brazil 2012) - Winner: Golden Apricot IFF 2012

Documentary Scriptwriting Workshop in Armenia

04.09.2012 | jak | Articles

8 - 10 young film writers / filmmakers from Georgia, Armenia and North ...
Defending Karadzic (D: Aleksandar Nikolic, P: Gregor Streiber, Germany)

DOK.Incubator Offers Consultations in Bratislava

30.08.2012 | jak | Articles

For its second workshop session in Bratislava (September 14 - 20), DOK.Incubator ...
Informant (dir. Jamie Meltzer, USA 2012) - Cinereach grant recipient Summer 2010 & Summer 2011

Cinereach Call Closing Soon

28.08.2012 | jak | Articles

The non-profit organization Cinereach that awards grants and fellowships ...
Lost Down Memory Lane (dir. Klara Van Es, Belgium, Netherlands 2010) - Case Study @ Piešťany

Seminar: Co-producing Documentaries in Europe

28.08.2012 | jak | Articles

August 31 is the extended deadline for film professionals without project ...
Czech Greens 2003-2005 or What Are You Doing Here? Beat It! (dir. Lukáš Matejka, Daniela Matějková, Czech Republic 2011) Young Czechs Take a Hard Look at Politics

28.08.2012 | jak | Articles

This week, runs a free streaming event featuring four Czech ...