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.

Registr Now for DOK Leipzig 2010

Until October 1, 2010, you can register online for the 53rd DOK Leipzig. DOK Leipzig (October 18 - 24, 2010) is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for documentary and animated films. The accreditation fee for industry is 60 euro and 50 eur for press.

DOK Leipzig 2010

October 18 - 24, 2010
Leipzig / Germany

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2010

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Discover the best new documentary and animated films from all over the world. Cash prizes totalling 71,000 euros will be awarded in the various competition categories. Special highlights for 2010 include a special programme of films from the Caucasus, a selection of films on the subject of money (Money Matters), a retrospective from the German Federal Film Archive on the military in German society (Regime and Regiment), a series dedicated to the animated filmmaker from New York Signe Baumane and an homage to Klaus Wildenhahn.

In addition to its comprehensive schedule of films, DOK Leipzig offers international industry professionals an exciting programme of events that include master classes and DOK podium discussions on such subjects as cross media, sales, marketing, film criticism and the future of film subsidies and grants in Germany.

The DOK festival’s offerings for industry professionals include the digital DOK Market, the international DOK Leipzig Co-production Meeting, the Leipzig Screening of new German documentary films, DOK Summits and the Leipzig Forum for Innovative Television, which focuses on strategies for international broadcast stations in the age of cross media.

On 23 and 24 October the final presentation of the Documentary Campus Masterschool by the Documentary Campus organisation will take place under the auspices of the festival.

To register online, please click here.


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