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www.DOKweb.net 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. www.DOKweb.net 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 www.DOKweb.net). 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.

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

Country France Type of link Festival Section short, fiction, experimental, documentary, animated Formats 35 mm, Beta, Digi Beta Deadline month October Event month January
Clermont-Ferrand comprises an international competititon, representing around fifty countries, a national competition, alongside retrospective, auteur and special screenings. Altogether over 400 films are screened, showing the width and breadth of the art of the short film in the genres of fiction, animation, documentary and experiemental film. Let us not forget the vibrant film market, with over sixty television channels, fifty distributors and more than sixty international film festivals coming to meet, view, buy and select the short films the world will see in the next year.

Contact

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
6 place Michel-de-L'Hospital
63058 Clermont-Ferrand
Phone:
+33 (0)473 91 65 73
Fax:
+33 (0)473 92 11 93
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Cleveland International Film Festival

Country USA Type of link Festival Event month March
One of the largest regional film festivals in the USA, the CIFF features 300 new films from over 80 countries. The 34th CIFF welcomed over 71,000 film-goers - an increase of 100% since 2003. The festival includes a competition for Central & Eastern European Film with a cash prize of $10,000. The CIFF also has a documentary competition, and a competition for Social Justice and Activist films, along with numerous short film awards, the CIFF annually awards over $30,000.

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Cleveland International Film Festival
2510 Market Ave
44113 Cleveland
Phone:
+1 216 623 3456
Fax:
+1 216 623 0103
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Cologne Conference - International Film & Television Festival Cologne

Country Germany Type of link Festival Section TV prog., new media, fiction, documentary Formats 35 mm, Blu-ray, DCP, Digi Beta, HD Deadline month June Event month October
Every year the jury selects outstanding productions for our festival sections TopTen, Look, Kino and Showcases. The best contribution of the sections will be awarded 10.000 Euros. The TopTen Section screens the ten best films from the latest international television productions. The Look Section presents visually extraordinary film, television and new media productions. The Kino section offers a selection of outstanding international cinema highlights. In collaboration with national and international media companies the Showcases present exclusive film and television productions. Milestones in international television history are revisited in the Cologne Conference's annual Kultnacht.

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Cologne Conference - International Film & Television Festival Cologne
Am Hof 28
50667 Cologne
Phone:
+49 221 788 785 10
Fax:
+49 221 788 785 19
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Comicon

Country Italy Type of link Festival Event month April
International Comisc Festival offers a rich programme with cultural offerings, international exhibitions, original comic layouts, amazing sets, meetings with the authors, debates, launches of new publications, live events, spectaculars and competitions to suit all tastes.

Contact

Comicon
via Chiaia, 41
80121 Napoli
Phone:
+39 081 238 12
Fax:
+39 081 238 12
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Concorto Film Festival

Country Italy Type of link Festival Section short, music, children, fiction, experimental, documentary, animated Deadline month March Event month August
Concorto is a Short Film Festival that takes place in Pontenure (Piacenza), in northern Italy. It was established with the aim to promote, research, enhance the expressive and artistic form of short film, facilitate the exchange and comparison of experience among filmmakers and to give more visibility to independent authors and directors.

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Concorto Film Festival
Casella Postale n° 72
29010 Pontenure

ContraVision Film Festival

Country Germany Type of link Festival Section short Formats ?, DVD Deadline month March Event month August
ContraVision is an international festival of independent short films. The purpose of the festival is to refocus the public attention on the independent short film that is produced off the beaten track of mainstream cinema and therefore is often excluded from the commercial cinema circuits. The festival accepts short films (max. 30 minutes) in any genre.

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ContraVision Film Festival
Contra Medienwerkstatt e.V.
Lernhaus Pohlstrasse, Pohlstrasse 60-62
10785 Berlin
Phone:
+49 (0)30 / 257 98 410
Fax:
+49 (0)30 / 257 98 410
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COR-10 Audiovisual Forum

Country Spain Type of link Festival Section TV prog., short, new media, fiction, documentary
The Audiovisual Forum COR-10 (Corunna Tendencies) is composed of a series of lectures on market trends and screenings with the creative trends reflected in the competitive festival of the same name. Submissions are free, filmmakers may apply with any type of audiovisual work. In addition to producers and directors, the event is attended by sales agents and audiovisual marketing experts with international experience.

Contact

COR-10 Audiovisual Forum
Carlos Otero
Angel Rebollo 56, 2-D
15002 A Coruña

Cornwall Film Festival

Country United Kingdom Type of link Festival Section short, fiction, documentary Formats ?, DVD Deadline month July Event month November
The festival focuses on Cornish filmmaking, offering local and national premieres, masterclasses, workshops and discussions both to professionals and film enthusiasts. Submissions must be made in Cornwall or have a Cornish relevance.

Contact

Cornwall Film Festival
Krowji
West Park
TR15 3AJ Redruth, Cornwall

Corona Cork Film Festival

Country Ireland Type of link Festival Section short, commercials Formats 35 mm, Beta SP, DV, HD Deadline month July Event month November
Corona Cork Film Festival is one of Ireland’s premier cultural events. Established in 1956, the festival has enjoyed a steady growth in scale, in numbers of admissions and guests, in reputation and in media coverage. The festival has developed an ever-increasing audience of general public, film lovers and filmmakers. The programme is wide-ranging, an eclectic mix of big budget pictures, world cinema, innovative independent films, documentaries and short films from all over the globe. The festival is a major showcase for Irish film production.

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Corona Cork Film Festival
Emmet House, Emmet Place
Cork
Phone:
+353 214 271 711
Fax:
+353 214 275 945
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Corta! - Porto International Short Film Festival

Country Portugal Type of link Festival Section short
Corta! - Porto International Short Film Festival showcases short films that do not exceed 15 minutes length. The festival focuses on new technologies and interactive projects and presents short fiction, documentary, animated, experimental, music etc. films produced for the internet. The festival also hosts film schools that present their short productions, and offers a number of workshops.

Contact

Corta! - Porto International Short Film Festival
Apartado 4055
4000-001 Porto
Phone:
+351 936 391 704
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Cortopotere Short Film Festival

Country Italy Type of link Festival Section short, fiction, experimental, documentary, animated Deadline month June Event month October
Cortopotere Short Film Festival is a festival entirely dedicated to short films taking place in Bergamo (Italy). The short films from all over the worldcan compete in 4 categories – fiction, documentary, animation and experimental.

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Cortopotere Short Film Festival
Via Pignolo, 123
24121 Bergamo
Phone:
+39 354 690 261
Fax:
+39 353 412 55
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Cosmic Zoom Film Festival

Country Denmark Type of link Festival Section short, animated
Cosmic Zoom Film Festival is Denmark's only film festival focusing exclusively on short and animated films. The festival was founded in 2001. The festival wants to provide an opportunity for film artists who have not yet made themselves known, to present their works both to audiences and professionals. The Cosmic Zoom competition reveals the dynamic developments that take place below the surface of conventional filmmaking. Rather than demanding a very high technical and professional quality of the film material, the festival promotes creativity, talent or courage. The duration of the short/animated film must not exceed 20min.

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Cosmic Zoom Film Festival
Islands Brygge 91
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Phone:
+45 3029 2958
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Coupe Icare - International Free Flight Film Festival

Country France Type of link Festival Section short, fiction, documentary Formats ?, Beta, Digi Beta, DV, DVD Deadline month July Event month September
The festival is open to all types of films: short, medium and full-length features dealing with air, wind and flight; films about aerial sports such as paragliding and hang gliding, sky diving, hot-air balloons, human-powered aircraft, sail planes, bungy jumping, base jumping, kites, boomerangs, paramotors and ultralight motorized gliders, aerial acrobatics, etc; films on birds or related species.

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Coupe Icare - International Free Flight Film Festival
Office du Tourisme
38660 Saint-Hilaire du Touvet
Phone:
+33 476 083 399
Fax:
+33 476 972 056
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Courmayeur Noir in Festival

Country Italy Type of link Festival Section fiction, documentary Formats 35 mm, DCP Deadline month October Event month December
The festival’s main aim is the promotion and diffusion of the various mystery genres (crime story, suspense, thriller, horror, fantasy, spy story, whodunit...) in Italy and in the world, by presenting films (in the competitive and non-competitive sections), retrospectives, meetings, etc. The festival presents new films aimed at theatrical distribution that belong to the mystery genres. The programme also includes various meetings, forums, exhibitions, special events and a literary section.

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Courmayeur Noir in Festival
Via Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
107 - 00185 Rome
Phone:
+39 06 860 31 11
Fax:
+39 06 862 132 98
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COURTisane - Short Film, Video and New Media Festival

Country Belgium Type of link Festival Section short, fiction, experimental, documentary, animated Formats ?, 8 mm, Beta, DVD Deadline month December Event month April
COURTisane explores the vast territory of narrative and non-narrative short film, video and new media. It programmes titles by professional filmmakers, artists or students and looks for talent, individuality, courage, simplicity and inspiration in the broad range of Belgian and international production.

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COURTisane - Short Film, Video and New Media Festival
p.a. KASK, Campus Bijloke
J. Kluyskensstraat 2
9000 Gent
Phone:
+32 (0)474 278 121
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CPH:DOX - International Documentary Film Festival

Country Denmark Type of link Festival Section experimental, documentary Formats 16 mm, 35 mm, DCP Deadline month August Event month November
CPH:DOX - Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival - is the largest documentary film festival in Northern Europe with an internationally recognized programme profile that borders on performance, fiction and visual art. Each year the festival fills the Copenhagen cinemas with a selection of more than 180 documentary films from around the world. During the eleven festival days, CPH:DOX also hosts an extensive industry platform consisting of the three-day financing and co-production event, CPH:FORUM, featuring the CPH:MARKET and a line of professionals seminars, masterclasses, and social networking events. The international production workshop DOX:LAB commisions around 10 films every year, directed by selected filmmakers in teams of two.

Contact

CPH:DOX - International Documentary Film Festival
Tagensvej 85F
2200 Copenhagen
Phone:
+45 339 307 34
Fax:
+45 331 275 05
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CPH:PIX - Copenhagen International Film Festival

Country Denmark Type of link Festival Section fiction Formats 35 mm Deadline month January Event month April
The aim of Copenhagen International Film Festival (CIFF) is to nurture and follow up on the recent success of Danish cinema by securing a constant flow of new ideas and initiatives. The Festival strives to have a strong European as well as an international profile featuring a main competition of European feature films and an international jury. CIFF is collaborating with local distributors and cinemas in an effort to keep the Danish cinema audience curious to explore a broader selection of films and thus securing the future of a large variety of European and World cinema in Danish cinemas. Copenhagen Screenings, a two-day film market, runs concurrently with the festival and gathers international film buyers and festival programmers from all over Europe for premiere screenings of over 10 brand new Danish films, long documentaries and works-in-progress of the previous year.

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CPH:PIX - Copenhagen International Film Festival
Tagensvej 85F
DK - 2200 Copenhagen N
Phone:
+45 3345 4749
Fax:
+45 334 547 45
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CreatRivas Film Festival

Country Spain Type of link Festival Section short, children, fiction
The festival programme offers a number of sections that include films of various categories - short films, films for children and youth, a selection of feature films that fit into the genre of the film noir and other events, e.g. a poster exhibition, workshops for children, etc.

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CreatRivas Film Festival
Centro Cultural Federico García Lorca
Plaza de la Constitución 3
28529 Rivas-Vaciamadrid
Phone:
+34 (010) 91 660 27 25
Fax:
+34 (010) 91 660 27 26
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Croatian One Minute Film Festival

Country Croatia Type of link Festival Section short Formats ?, DV, DVD Deadline month April Event month May
The festival is open to all foreign and Croatian film/video makers older than 15 who are allowed to send an unlimited number of entries. The length of videos must not be longer than 60 seconds (including all titles and sound).

Contact

Croatian One Minute Film Festival
GFR Film-Video, pp 709
34000 Pozega
Phone:
+385 34 273 605
Fax:
+385 98 520 560
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Cronograf - International Documentary Film Festival

Country Moldova Type of link Festival Section documentary Formats ?, 16 mm, 35 mm, Beta, DV, DVD Deadline month February Event month May
The festival was founded in 2001 by a group of young artists in order to energize the film culture in Moldova, to discover new aspects of documentary film, and to draw local audiences to the genre.

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Cronograf - International Documentary Film Festival
OWH TV Studio
93, 31 August 1989 St
MD-2012 Chisinau
Phone:
+373 222 327 71
Fax:
+373 222 254 09
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Crossing Europe - Filmfestival Linz

Country Austria Type of link Festival Section fiction, documentary Formats 35 mm, Beta SP, DCP, Digi Beta, HD Deadline month January Event month April
The goal of our annual festival is to give various perspectives on contemporary European cinema. The programme focuses on innovative European films, which reflect current political and social realities of Europe‘s changing societies. We want to trace a cinema that tells of regional peculiarities and different conditions for living on this continent. We aim to open up new cinematic territories, which are under-represented in everyday movie business.

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Crossing Europe - Filmfestival Linz
Graben 30
A-4020 Linz
Phone:
+43 732 785 700
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crosstalk video art festival

Country Hungary Type of link Festival Section new media Deadline month March Event month June
crosstalk video art festival is an annual video art exhibition, which seeks to rise the awareness of people for video as an art form.

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crosstalk video art festival
Budapest

Curtas Vila do Conde - International Short Film Festival

Country Portugal Type of link Festival Section short, music, experimental, documentary, animated Formats 16 mm, 35 mm, Beta Deadline month April Event month July
The first festival in Vila de Conde was held in 1993. The festival focuses its attention on transformation and change while keeping an eye on everything that happens in the field of cinema. This is why not only the programming philosophy is regularly changed so that it can keep up with emerging trends within the arts and the progress in cinematic and video languages, but there has also been a move towards visual arts from which more and more artists emerge with new work to be shown in this festival. The festival is built around the Portuguese and international short film competitions. There are also other sections such as Work in Progress - directors who are connected with previous festivals; and Take One! - a young generation of film students showcases outstanding short films. Joining these sections there is the brand new Remixed, a programme that promotes the interaction between visual, audiovisual and musical creations. The festival also organizes a short film market.

Contact

Curtas Vila do Conde - International Short Film Festival
Auditório Municipal
Praça da República
4480-715 Vila do Conde
Phone:
+351 252 646 516, +351 252 638 025
Fax:
+351 252 248 416
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DaKino - Bucharest International Film Festival

Country Romania Type of link Producer, Festival Section short, experimental, documentary, animated Formats 35 mm, Beta Deadline month February
The competition at the Bucharest International Film Festival includes two categories: short fiction / animation and documentary. Fiction films must not exceed a length of 30 minutes. Documentary films must not exceed a length of 50 minutes. Films presented during the Festival must be based on original screenplays.

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DaKino - Bucharest International Film Festival
no. 30 Smardan street, 2nd floor
Bucharest, 3rd district
Phone:
+40 21 312 40 20
Fax:
+40 21 312 40 20
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