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East Doc Platform

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EAST DOC PLATFORM 2017 will welcome more than 400 guests, including 75 key international, commissioning editors, buyers, distributors, sales agents, festival programmers, film funds and independent producers who will be able to choose from some of the most promising films and projects in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as 120 East European filmmakers and producers who seek creative, financial and distribution support. This event will traditionally feature our staple activities, including the EAST EUROPEAN FORUM, DOC TANK workshop, and PROJECT MARKET.

EAST DOC PLATFORM AWARD
For the third year in a row IDF will present the East Doc Platform Award; financial support in the amount of 7 500 EUR for the best project in development. Out of all East and Central European documentary projects in development participating in the East Doc Platform’s activities, one will be awarded with this prestigious award.

HBO CO-PRODUCTION AWARD
The award will be presented by Hanka Kastelicová, the Executive Producer of Documentaries at HBO Europe and secures finances for co-production by HBO Europe.

CZECH TV POSTPRODUCTION AWARD
The selected project will be awarded by representatives of Czech Television. The award is in the amount of 7 400 EUR in postproduction services.

WHAT PROJECTS ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Particularly creative feature length (52´up) documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe in development, production and post production stage for the East European Forum and Project Market and socially and politically engaged documentary projects with transmedia and campaign potential for Doc Tank. The selection is also open for productions from other parts of the world with projects thematically related to our region. 

EAST EUROPEAN FORUM
5-day workshop and 2-day public pitching, feedback round tables, and one-on-one meetings - the region's largest presentation of documentary projects to international commissioning editors, distributors, buyers and film fund representatives.

Open to: 8 - 10 Central and East European projects in development and production
Focus: networking, financing and promotion 
When: Pitching Workshop March 6 - 12, 2017 / Pitching Forum March 11 - 12, 2017

PROJECT MARKET 
2-day meeting point with prearranged one-on-one meetings with our accredited decision makers
Open to: up to 25 Central and East European projects in postproduction, international commissioning editors, distributors, sales representatives, funders and festival programmers
Focus: networking, financing
When: March 9 - 10, 2017

DOC TANK 
Three days of deep consultations and brainstorming and one day of one-on-one meetings for socially and politically engaged documentary projects with transmedia and campaign potential.  Project consultations, development and individual meetings with decision makers at the Project Market.
Open to: up to 7 Central and East European projects in all stages of development and production
Focus: transmedia design, new technologies, campaign, marketing, networking, financing, distributional strategies and promotion
When: March 8 – 10, 2017

We are looking forward to receiving your projects!

EAST DOC PLATFORM contacts:
East European Forum – Veronika Lišková - veronika@dokweb.net
Project Market and Doc Tank Miriam Ryndová – miriam@dokweb.net

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