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.
I Shot My Love (dir. Tomer Heymann, ISR/GER 2009, Best Mid-Length Documentary Award, Hot Docs 2010)

Hot Docs + Hot Docs Forum Deadline

26.11.2010 | jak | Articles

The final deadline for the 2011 Hot Docs Festival (April 28 - May 8, 2011) ...
Position Among the Stars (dir. Leonard Retel Helmrich, Netherlands 2010)

Dutch Filmmaker Wins at IDFA for Sacond Time

26.11.2010 | Articles

The 23rd IDFA (Nov 17 - 28) announced the winners today. The VPRO IDFA ...
74 Square Meters (dir. Tiziana Panizza and Paola Castillo, Chile 2010, co-produced by ITVS)

ITVS International Call 2011 Deadline

25.11.2010 | Articles

The International Call funding initiative was created by ITVS to give US ...
Family Instinct

IDFA Reveal Nomination Shortlist

25.11.2010 | Articles

Last night IDFA (Nov 17 - 28) announced the shortlist of nominees for each ...
Man-Horse (dir. Audrius Mickevičius, Lithuania 2008)

Doc Alliance Films Offers Lithuanian Freebies

24.11.2010 | Articles

Until Sunday, November 28, several Lithuanian documentaries by Arunas Matelis, ...
International Emmy Goes to Ion B.

International Emmy Goes to Ion B.

23.11.2010 | Articles

At the award gala in New York last night, The World According to Ion B. ...
Film of the Week: Katka

Film of the Week: Katka

22.11.2010 | Articles

Katka is the latest documentary film by acclaimed Czech filmmaker Helena ...
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 ...
Film of the Week: At the Edge of Russia

Film of the Week: At the Edge of Russia

16.11.2010 | Articles

Doing military service in the northernmost part of Russia, several soldiers ...
October Country (dir. Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher, USA 2009, Cinereach grant recipient 2008)

Cinearch Deadline: December 1

12.11.2010 | Articles

Cinereach, a US non-profit production company and foundation, is still ...