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.

VIVISECTFEST 2011 Annouces Deadline

The 6th VIVISECTfest - Festival on Human Rights takes place May 9 - 13, 2011 in Novi Sad, Serbia. Organized by the NGO Vojvodjanka since 2004, the festival is dedicated to human rights issues, accepting documentaries as well as animated and experimental films. Submission deadline: March 20, 2011.

6th VIVISECTfest - Festival on Human Rights
May 9 - 13, 2011
Novi Sad / Serbia

Submission deadline: March 20, 2011

Authors and producers may apply the films for the film programme specifically dealing with the topic of Winning Freedom in 2011. This shall include the following genres: documentary, documentary-feature, activist, experimental, and animated. We shall accept the works in Digital BETA (Pal), mini DV, or DVD disk format.

The Sixth Edition of VIVISECTfest with the topic Winning Freedom will through the documentary films and photography present the work of authors from different parts of the world with the aim of promoting human rights as legitimate instruments that efficiently protect dignity of human beings and basic human needs, regardless of gender, ethnic or social background, or religious or political affiliation.

VIVISECTfest will for the sixth time in a row be organized in Novi Sad, and then in 12 towns of  Serbia: Niš, Leskovac, Zaječar, Vranje, Subotica, Vrbas, Kikinda, Ruma, Sombor, Pančevo, Belgrade and Kragujevac. VIVISECTfest promotes cooperation and networking of NGOs, offices for the young, ombudsmen and cultural institutions in 13 towns of Serbia through the activities that promote respect for human rights and freedom.

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