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 and Alexander Rastorguev

Doc Project The Term Joins Forces with Lenta

18.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Russian documentary project The Term, about which we have informed lately ...
AFO 2012

Apply for AFO's 1st Industry Meeting

17.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Academia Film Olomouc, International Festival of Science Documentary Films, ...
Fear of Falling (dir. Bartek Konopka, Poland, 2011), Ekran 2008, photo by Munk Studio

Ekran 2013: Deadline on January 20

15.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Ekran, organized by Wajda Studio and Wajda School, is a European training ...
The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear (dir. Tinatin Gurchiani, Georgia, Germany, 2012), Sundance 2013

Sundance 2013 Presents Docs in World Premiere

15.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Sundance Film Festival, which has been showcasing quality independent films ...
Stremt 89 (dir. Dragos Dulea, Anda Puscas, Romania, 2012)

Film of the Week: Stremt 89

14.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Seen from today's perspective, the revolutionary events of 1989, as they ...
Tomorrow (dir. Andrey Gryazev, Russia, 2012), #2 Russian Documentary Films Rating 2012

Rgdoc and Festagent: Russia's Gateways to the World of Film

11.01.2013 | tch | Articles

We are introducing two Russian film portals which cover the events in the ...
Children of Stalinism (dir. Viera Čákanyová, Czech Republic, 2010), ESoDoc 2007

Apply for ESoDoc 2013: Deadline on January 14

08.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Documentary filmmakers, new media professionals and NGO practitioners can ...
Battery Man (dir. Dusan Saponja, Dusan Cavic, Serbia, 2012)

Film of the Week: Battery Man

07.01.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Biba Struja is the Battery Man, an ultimate electric power accumulator. ...
¡Vivan las antipodas! (dir. Victor Kossakovsky, Argentina, Chile, Germany, Netherlands, 2012), IDFA Bertha Fund 2007

IDFA Bertha Fund Applications Close February 1

07.01.2013 | tch | Articles

The IDFA Bertha Fund calls for new creative documentary projects from developing ...
31 Endings/31 Beginnings (dir. Rafani, Czech Republic, 2011)

Most Watched Docs of 2012 at DAFilms

03.01.2013 | tch | Articles

DAFilms VoD portal offers a collection of ten films which have enjoyed ...