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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.

Ex Oriente Film

Photos by Petr Neubauer

(from left to right)
1. Lecture on ARTE - Ex Oriente Workshop participants
2. Tue Steen Müller ( EDN ) and Elisabeth Hulten ( ARTE France )
3. Tue Steen Müller ( EDN )
4. Sabine Bubeck-Paaz ( ZDF-ARTE )
5. Stefano Tealdi ( STEFILM )
6. Andrea Prenghyová (IDF), Michal Bregant ( FAMU ) and Ivo Mathé ( AMU )
7. Cecilia Lidin (EDN)
8. Jan Gogola ( ČT )
9. Sabine Bubeck-Paaz ( ZDF–ARTE ) and Miroslav Janek ( FAMU )
10. Tue Steen Müller ( EDN )
11. Liina Triskina's documentary project session 
12. Marty Hrubá's documentary project session, Stefano Tealdi ( STEFILM )
13. Miroslav Janek ( FAMU, dokumentary filmmaker )
14. Anna Wasniewska's documentary project session  
15. Sergej Dvorcevoj, consultation on the Polish documentary project B-Boys
16. Sergej Dvorcevoj at the screening of "In the Dark"
17. Debate after the screening