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.


Selection for the Project Market 2014

10.01.2014 | East Doc Platform

At the upcoming East Doc Platform, following 23 projects in various stages ...
East Doc Platform deadline expired on December 1

East Doc Platform deadline expired on December 1

02.12.2013 | East Doc Platform

Submissions of documentary projects for East Doc Platform 2014 featuring ...

Submit your documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe!

05.11.2013 | East Doc Platform

Institute of Documentary Film calls for documentary projects in development ...
East Doc Platform 2013 Awarding - Marijke Rawie and Mikael Opstrup

Awards at East Doc Platform

10.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

Four projects were awarded from among the total of 27 that were presented ...
East Doc Platform 2013

Photos from East Doc Platform 2013

10.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

East Doc Platform is over but it has left behind a voluminous photographic ...
Sean McAllister @East Doc Platform 2013

Master Class: Sean McAllister

07.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

McAllister is back! With his distinctive style of filmmaking known for ...
Gold Spinners (dir. Kiur Aarma, Estonia), Doc Launch 2013

March 8: Pitching, Opening, Networking

07.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

East Doc Platform programme has rolled to its second half, and while the ...
Cars We Drove Into Capitalism (dir. Georgi Bogdanov, Boris Missirkov, Bulgaria) East European Forum 2013

March 9: EEForum, MRazbezhkina, EDParty

07.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

East Doc Platform is reaching its climax. All the important guests have ...
Reluctant Revolutionary (dir. Sean McAllister, UK, 2012)

March 7: Revolutionary, Rebels & More

06.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

The Thursday programme of East Doc Platform is literally bursting at the ...
Aliaa Elmahdy & Femen (

Case Study:

06.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

Arash and Arman T. Riahi’s co-directed and award-winning multiplatform ...