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.


EDN, European Documentary Network, has launched a new version of their web site. The new edition of offers a variety of tools for developing, funding, & distributing your documentary, a number of networking databases as well as the latest news and information from the international documentary scene.


The updated and improved features on the EDN site are among others:


  • The EDN Financing Guide in a searchable version
  • The EDN Online Forum featuring sessions with leading international financiers and industry professional
  • Doc Events with a comprehensive overview of funding deadlinesmarkets, pitching sessions, seminars and other events
  • News on the latest stories from the international documentary scene
  • A festival database for locating festivals relevant for your film 


In addition to these knowledge based functions on the new EDN web site, the networking tools, profile features and possibilities for promoting your latest documentary have also been improved. Making the new EDN web a much more
vibrant network platform for international documentary professionals.

All these features come in a new design with an easy to navigate structure. This makes it easy to locate and navigate in the comprehensive knowledge sections and the many funding and networking tools available on the new EDN web site.

The newly appointed Head of EDN Cecilia Lidin says: I think the new EDN web site in many ways captures the essence of EDN. It is all about networking and sharing knowledge in relation to international development and coproductions
of creative documentaries.

EDN will mark the opening of the new site by having Cynthia Kane from ITVS International present for a session at The EDN Online Forum, Dec 10 at 18:00.


About European Documentary Network - EDN
EDN is a membership organisation for professionals working with documentary film and TV. EDN supports, stimulates and creates networks within the documentary sector, organizes numerous workshops, seminars and conferences and publishes DOX magazine and the EDN Financing Guide. More than 1000 members from over 60 countries have joined EDN.

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