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.

DOX:FORUM Accepting Projects Until Sep 1

12.07.2010 | Articles

Up to 20 projects will be selected for presentation at DOX:FORUM, a three-day ...
Sundance Institute Announces Grant Recipients

Sundance Institute Announces Grant Recipients

01.07.2010 | Articles

Marianna Kaat's Pit No. 8 (Estonia/Ukraine) is among 18 feature-length ...
Florin Iepan

Bips Awards at Sunny Side of the Docs

29.06.2010 | Articles

Florin Iepan's documentary project Odessa received the 2010 BIPS Award ...
Seminar: Co-producing Documentaries in Europe

Seminar: Co-producing Documentaries in Europe

25.06.2010 | Articles

MEDIA Desk Slovakia and the European Documentary Network (EDN) are inviting ...
Bassidji - dir. Mehran Tamadon (Iran, France, Switzerland 2009)

Entries Close Soon for Jihlava IDFF

24.06.2010 | Articles

With only one week left to the deadline, don't forget to submit your documentary ...
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2007)

European Commission Approves Czech Incentive Scheme

21.06.2010 | Articles

At the end of last week, the European Commission approved Czech Republic's ...
IDF Looking for New Managing Director

IDF Looking for New Managing Director

18.06.2010 | Articles

The Institute of Documentary Film is looking for an experienced manager ...
2010 Meetmarket Applications Open Until Sep 1

2010 Meetmarket Applications Open Until Sep 1

16.06.2010 | Articles

2010 MeetMarket applications open until September 1 for pitching new documentary, ...
The Field of Magic (Lithuania, BSF 2009)

14th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries

03.06.2010 | Articles

Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (September 7 - 12, 2010, Riga, Latvia) ...
The Unwelcome, dir. Tomáš Škrdlant, Pavel Koutecky Award 2009

Pavel Koutecký Award Nominees

02.06.2010 | Articles

The Pavel Koutecky Award that is annually presented to best achievement ...