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.

Jihlava Industry Photos

We would like to thank all of our participants and guests for the great time we've had in Jihlava! Please take a minute to browse our photo albums...


Photo: Štefan Berec, Jana Kadrevis

October 21 - 24 - Ex Oriente and Forum Workshop

October 25 - 1st day of the East European Forum / East Silver Tour / IDF Birthday Party

October 26 - Slovak Breakfast / 2nd day of the East European Forum / East Silver Tour / Case Study: Cooking History / Lecture: Slovak documentary with Ivan Ostrochovsky / One-on-one Meetings

October 27 - Austrian Breakfast / TV Management Workshop / Inspiring Session: Nikolaus Geyrhalter / Documentary Works-in-progress / Inspiring Session: Michael Glawogger / East European Networking Dinner

October 28 - Polish Breakfast / Case Study: David Wants to Fly / One-on-one Meetings / Inspiring Session: Pawel Lozinski / Inspiring Session: Pavel Kostomarov /

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