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.

More East European Forum pitches, last hours of the Videolibrary and thats it. East Doc Platform will be over!

Do not miss the last 6 Eastern European projects pitched in Archa Theatre! Give use to the last day of the East Silver Vidolibrary - closing at 6pm. East Doc Platform will officially end, come and see what's the closing ceremony like.


East Doc Platform | Prague | March 5 – 11, 2012
East European Forum, Doc Launch Presentation, East Silver Videolibrary, Project Market

Sunday, March 11, is the last East Doc Platform day. The programme begins at 9am with the third Co-production breakfast. Small Hall in Archa Theatre is going to welcome guests from Austrian delegation who, similarly to their colleagues from Germany and Bulgaria, are going to introduce documentary environment yonder. All accredited guests and professionals have the very last opportunity to browse through the database of more than 300 Central and Eastern European documentaries in the East Silver Videolibrary. We remind you that the Sunday closing time is 6pm. In addition to that, East Silver team will give another presentation of the film market operation within East Silver Tour at 12:30pm. The second part of East European Forum public presentations begins at 10am. Presented in front of international decision makers, commissioning editors, distribution, sales and fund representatives will be a set of 6 Eastern European projects that reach the finish of the Forum workshop after they transfer for negotiations to Feedback Round Table. Right after the presentations, Archa Theatre is going to see the official closing of this year’s East Doc Platform. We would like to thank all our guests, participants and audiences, we are looking forward to see you in Jihlava and next year in Prague.




SUNDAY, March 10, 2012

9:00 – 10:00 |Co-production Breakfast: Austria| Informal meeting with industry guests from Austria offering a survey of co-production possibilities in the country – where to apply for funding, who the key industry players are and the best route to co-production.
Open for: All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where: Archa Theatre, Small Hall

10:00 – 18:00 |East Silver Video Library|
Open for: EDP accreditation & One World Guest accreditation
Where: Archa Palace, Remote Space


10:00 – 11:30 |EAST EUROPEAN FORUM – Public Presentations| East European Forum participants pitch their projects to industry guests and potential funders.
Open for: All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where: Archa Theatre

11:30 – 12:00 |East Doc Platform Closing|
Open for: All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where: Archa Theatre

12:30 – 13:30 |East Silver Tour| How does a documentary market work in practice? | Introduction to the East Silver Market and its features with a special sales, distribution and festival insight. With special guest Hugh Purcell (ESoDoc - European Social Documentary).
Open for: EDP accreditation
Where: Archa Theatre, Small Hall

12:30 – 14:00 |Feedback Round Tables| Group meetings between East European Forum participants and decision makers
Open for: confirmed guests
Where: Archa Palace, Staple Cabinet