East Doc Platform


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

Dates: March 9 - 15, 2019
Where: Prague, Czech Republic

The East Doc Forum is the flagship pitching opportunity for the funding and co-production of projects in the development/early production stage.

When: Preparatory workshop – March 9 - 13, 2019 
When: East Doc Forum Pitch & feedback – March 14 / Individual meetings – March 15, 2019
Where: East Doc Forum pitch - Image Theatre, Národní 25, Prague 1
Who: Accredited guests only

The East Doc Market offers curated meetings between filmmakers and decision makers to pitch projects in development /production/post-production stage.

When: March 12 – 13, 2019
TUE 12 March, 2019 16:00 - 18:40
WED 13 March, 2019 10:00 - 18:40
Where: Critics' Gallery – Adria Palace, PALÁC ADRIA, Jungmannova 31, Prague 1 110 00, Czech Republic

Meanwhile, the East Doc Interactive facilitates training, collaboration and networking opportunities between the storytellers using innovative approach & new technologies and potential partners through workshop and pitching session.

When: March 9 – 14, 2019 

The East Doc Shorts 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.

When: Short Pitch – March 13, 2019 | 10:00 - 12:00
Where: Cervantes Institute, Na Rybníčku 6 (entrance from Štěpánská street), Prague 

Within the EDP programme, one event is dedicated only to Czech documentary projects. During the presentation Czech Docs... Coming Soon, upcoming feature documentaries will be introduced to an audience of the invited representatives of prestigious film festivals, sales agents, distributors and to the wide public.

When: March 12, 2019,  2:30 - 4 pm, ​French Institute in Prague / Kino 35

Selected projects are also eligible to for the East Doc Platform Award. The East Doc Platform Jury awards the best project in development and production with the East Doc Platform Award and EUR 7,500 for further development of the documentary film.

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

Zdeněk Blaha / Manager: zdenek@dokweb.net

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