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.

The Punk Syndrome (dir. Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi, Finland 2012)

Budapest Seminar for Projects on Minority Issues

25.04.2012 | jak | Articles

A two-day seminar organized May 11 - 12 in Budapest by Finnagora and Documentary ...
11 Floors of the Ideal (dir. Andrea Prenghyová, Czech Republic 2005)

Open Call for DOK.Incubator: Rough Cut Workshop

23.04.2012 | jak | Articles

DOK.Incubator is a new initiative that supports documentary projects in ...
Songs from the Nickel (dir. Alina Skrzeszewska, Germany / USA 2010) - Astra Film Award International Competition - Astra Film Festival 2011

Astra Film Festival: Deadline April 30

16.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Astra Film Festival - Romanian International Documentary Film Festival ...
Everyday Rebellion (producer Arash T. Riahi, Golden Girls Filmproduktion, Austria) - Pixel Lab 2011

Pixel Lab: Deadline Extended to April 6

05.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The cross-media workshop Pixel Lab 2012 accepts submissions until April ...
Stones (dir. Katarína Kerekesová, Slovakia 2010) - Cinema at the Border Film Festival 2011

Meeting at the Border: Deadline March 30

28.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Documentary filmmakers and producers from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, ...
Lost Land (dir. Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd, Belgium 2011) - Best Film Award, Opus Bonum Competition, Jihlava IDFF 2011

Jihlava IDFF Opens Call for Emerging Producers

22.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Producers with some experience and at least one completed film have until ...
English Teacher (dir. Vano Arsenishvili, Nino Orjonikidze, Georgia) - IDFAcademy Summer School 2011 / Project Market @ East Doc Platform 2012

IDFAcademy Summer School Deadline: April 1

29.02.2012 | jak | Articles

June 18 - 23, 2012, IDFA hosts the 5th IDFAcademy Summer School in Amsterdam ...
Birds' Way (dir. Klara Trencsenyi and Vlad Naumescu, Romania 2009) - ESoDoc 2006

Social Documentary Projects Can Apply to ESoDoc

29.02.2012 | jak | Articles

ESoDoc - European Social Documentary 2012 has extended its application ...
Cigarettes and Songs (dir. Martin Šulík, Jana Bučka, Slovakia 2010)

Slovak Audiovisual Fund: 2012 Call for Grants

09.02.2012 | jak | Articles

Accepting applications until February 27, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund will ...
Tears of Gaza (dir. Vikebe Lokkeberg, Norway 2010) Audience Award, TDF 2011

Thessaloniki Hosts New Docs in Progress Session

02.02.2012 | jak | Articles

The Doc Market of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the ...