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, 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 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.
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06.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

Arash and Arman T. Riahi’s co-directed and award-winning multiplatform ...
The Domino Effect (dir. Elwira Niewiera, Rosolowski Piotr, Germany, Poland), Doc Launch 2013

March 6: Pauwels, Faber, Doc Launch

05.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

The third day of East Doc Platform brings new topics and programmes. The ...
Putin's Kiss (dir. Lise Birk Pedersen, Denmark, 2012)

East Doc Platform's Guest Helle Faber

05.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

East Doc Platform's special guest, Danish producer Helle Faber, will introduce ...
Assasinat d´une modiste (dir. Catherine Bernstein, France, 2005)

March 5: Eisenhauer, Bernstein, Cattin

03.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

The venues of Archa Palace are already filling up with the first visitors ...
See You in Chechnya (dir. Alexander Kvatashidze, Georgia), EEF 2013

March 4: Forum Workshop and Marketing Strategies

03.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

On Monday, March 4, the gates of East Doc Platform open to welcome the ...
Playback (dir. Antoine Cattin, Pavel Kostomarov, Russia, Switzerland, 2012)

Master Class: Antoine Cattin

03.03.2013 | East Doc Platform

On Tuesday, March 5, the open programme of East Doc Platform presents a ...
East Doc Platform Directory

East Doc Platform Directory

28.02.2013 | East Doc Platform

In the first March week, IDF launches the second edition of East Doc Platform, ...
East Doc Platform 2012

East Doc Platform 2013: Press Release

26.02.2013 | East Doc Platform

In the first week of March, Prague will become the capital of European ...
Winter Go Away (dir. Elena Khoreva, Denis Klebleev, Dmitry Kubasov, Askold Kurov, Nadezhda Leonteva, Anna Moiseenko, Madina Mustafina, Sofia Rodkevich, Anton Seregin, Alexey Zhiryakov, Russia, 2012)

Master Class: Marina Razbezhkina

26.02.2013 | East Doc Platform

On Saturday, March 9, Institute of Documentary Film introduces a Master ...
East Doc Platform 2012

Tutor Line-up for East Doc Platform 2013

19.02.2013 | East Doc Platform

The list of tutors to attend East Doc Platform 2013 is now complete. Here ...