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Submit your feature length, short and interactive projects to the East Doc Platform 2019!

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The East Doc Platform is the largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central and East European documentaries. Every year, we connect 120 East European filmmakers to more than 100 key decision makers - producers, broadcasters, distributors and festival programmers from around the world.

Projects presented at East Doc Platform are also eligible for several awards by the Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) and our partners. IDF will announce the main EDP prize – East Doc Platform Award – associated with the financial support of EUR 7 500 for the best project in development and in production. The granted financial support will help the filmmakers in further development of their documentary film. The East Doc Platform Award jury is comprised of respectable Commissioning Editors, Festival and Film Fund Representatives and will be announced later, closer to the event. Other awards include Czech TV Co-production AwardHBO Development AwardCurrent Time TV Director’s Award and The Golden Funnel. Find more about the awards HERE.


Dates: March 9  15, 2019
Where: Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline for application: November 12, 2018


>>APPLICATION FORM<<

FEATURE-LENGTH PROJECTS are invited to the 18th edition of the East Doc Forum – the oldest and largest central pitch in the region will take place March 14 – 15, 2019. Transmedia and VR projects are presented at East Doc Interactive pitching, an integral part of the Forum.

Since 2001, more than 170 documentary films have been completed with the direct support of the East Doc Forum, including award-winning Over the LimitWhen the War ComesSofia’s Last AmbulanceUkrainian SheriffsThe Russian JobDomino Effect or Rabbit à la Berlin.

The East Doc Market offers the opportunity to meet with over 100 international funders, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents and festival representatives in the frame of pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings. Over the course of two days, more than 400 meetings take place.

SHORTS are invited to apply for the East Doc Shorts, which is a new short-form documentary pitching taking place at the East Doc Platform, focusing on providing networking opportunities for the creators of short docs.

The East Doc Platform is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film in association with One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.

Find more information including the application form HERE.

We are looking forward to receiving your projects!

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