East Silver


Are you a creative documentary filmmaker from Central and Eastern Europe and need help with promotion? Would you like to increase the likelihood for international distribution of your film? Do you have a finished creative documentary film, but have no time to apply to major international film festivals?

East Silver Market is a unique film market dedicated solely to the documentary cinema of Central and Eastern Europe. The main aim of the market is to support distribution and promotion of documentary films from this region (please see the list of East Silver eligible countries).

Make use of the renowned East Silver Market and come in contact with key industry professionals during the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. The East Silver Caravan festival service brings the most interesting films to the attention of international audiences. Truly exceptional films compete for the annual award Silver Eye in two categories during the Ji.hlava IDFF.

The key activity of East Silver project is the East Silver Market, which takes place within the Jihlava IDFF, but is open for submissions throughout the whole year, especially if you would like to join its festival service East Silver Caravan. All selected films become part of an online catalogue of documentary films East Silver, and are automatically valid for the Jihlava IDFF programme pre-selection and the Silver Eye Award nominations.

Zdeněk Blaha / Manager:
Walter Nagy / East Silver Caravan:

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