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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.

Office Tour and More: IDF on Czech TV

June 22, 2011, Czech TV ran a short piece on 10 years of the Institute of Documentary Film. Included in this article, the report gives a brief introduction of our activities and contains footage from the Ex Oriente Film session 2 that took place June 13 - 19 in Prague.

To help spread the word on the 10th anniversary of IDF, Czech TV made a short report for its culture show (Kultura s dvojkou) that runs Monday to Friday just before 8pm on Czech TV's channel 2.

To watch the video (in Czech), please go to:

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