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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.

Registration for WCSFP in Dresden

Hosted by ZDF November 30 - December 3, 2010 in Dresden, Germany, the 18th World Congress of Science & Factual Producers will host conference sessions for producers, broadcasters and distributors. Early-bird deadline: October 13. East European delegates receive 25% off the registration price.

World Congress of Science & Factual Producers

November 30 - December 3, 2010
Dresden, Germany

Network with the who's who of the factual industry, and enjoy a full slate of lively conference sessions and social events as part of the 18th annual World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP), taking place November 30 to December 3 in Dresden, Germany.

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) is a member-run, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to celebrating the best in science, history and other factual television genres. The Congress' annual event has become a must-attend gathering for producers, broadcasters and distributors working in the field.

Highlights of the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers:

  • The premiere event for factual broadcasters and producers who are informed and passionate about both their craft and industry.
  • A track record of sold-out successes in Melbourne (2009), Florence (2008) and New York (2007).
  • More than 200 representatives from international broadcasters in attendance, including ZDF, ABC, BBC, CBC, Channel 4, Discovery, FIVE, France 5, National Geographic, NDR, NHK, Rai, WGBH, and Thirteen/WNET New York.
  • Approximately 90% of delegates advance their projects and find new production partners.
  • A two-to-one ratio of independent producers to broadcasters, ensuring plenty of valuable time for networking and deal-making.
  • An outstanding three-day program of workshops, networking events, pitch sessions, and panels that will reveal emerging content trends and highlight important industry issues.
  • A "by-the-industry and for-the-industry" model that always ensures relevant topics and valuable behind-the-scenes insight.


Early-bird registration for the 2010 WCSFP in Dresden is now open. Register today and save! 
Delegates from Eastern Europe can receive 25 per cent off the price of registration!

Early-Bird Registration Prices

  • Independent Producers: $1050 CDN (825 EUR, 1005 USD, 690 GBP)
  • Broadcasters/Distributors: $1250 CDN (980 EUR, 1200 USD, 825 GBP)

Register before October 13 to take advantage of these prices and save over $200! To register, access more information on this year's event, and sign-up for the WCSFP eBulletin, visit


To register with the 25% registration discount, East European professionals should contact:
East Silver Market
Miriam Šimková


Alan Black
Registration Manager
+1 416 203 2155 ext. 227