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.

5 Broken Cameras (dir. Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi, The Netherlands / France / Israel / Palestine 2011)

Jan Vrijman Fund Applications Close January 15

19.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Run by IDFA, the Jan Vrijman Fund specializes in grants for creative documentary ...
Ramin (dir. Audrius Stonys, Georgia / Latvia 2011)

Left Behind Announced Best Project at Pitch.Doc

10.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The 3rd Pitch.Doc (December 8 - 10, Tbilisi), presented the main award ...
When You Are No Longer Alone (director Tsira Gvasalia / producer Anita Tvauri, Georgia)

Pitch.Doc Presents Projects from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia

06.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Taking place December 8 - 10, 2011, during the Tbilisi Film Festival, Pitch.Doc ...
The Last Tightrope Dancer in Armenia (dir. Arman Yeritsyan, Inna Sahakyan, Armenia, Japan, USA, 2009)

Friday Deadline for ITVS International Call

06.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The ITVS International Call is a funding initiative designed to showcase ...
Shadow Girl (dir. Maria Teresa Larrain, Chile)

10 New PUMA.Creative Catalyst Award Winners

04.12.2011 | jak | Articles

PUMA.Creative in partnership with Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation awarded ...
Plug & Pray (dir. Jens Schanze, Germany 2010)

EDN Online Pitching Session to Focus on Science

02.12.2011 | jak | Articles

EDN Online Pitching Sessions are a forum for documentary projects with ...
1717 Kilometers of Summer 2009 (dir. Jurij Meden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, 2010)

Creative Europe Introduced in Brussels

28.11.2011 | jak | Articles

On November 23, the European Commission unveiled Creative Europe, a draft ...
One World 2012 submission deadline approaching soon!

One World 2012 submission deadline approaching soon!

24.11.2011 | Articles

November 30 is the submission deadline for the 14th One World International ...
One week left to enter the pitching at DocsBarcelona

One week left to enter the pitching at DocsBarcelona

24.11.2011 | Articles

DocsBarcelona Pitching Forum calls for submissions to the 15th edition ...
FOCAL International Awards – submit by December 1, 2011

FOCAL International Awards – submit by December 1, 2011

23.11.2011 | Articles

The world’s leading archive footage awards platform – FOCAL International ...