East Doc Platform opens submissions and unveils new opportunities for the documentary filmmakers

19. 9. 2017

Author: Marta Jallageas

Submissions to the 2018 East Doc Platform are now open.

The East Doc Platform (EDP) 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.

Dates: March 3 - 9, 2018
Where: Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline for application: November 10, 2017


The East Doc Forum is the flagship pitching opportunity for the funding and co-production of projects in the development/early production stage.
Open to: Creative feature-length documentary projects in development/early production stage

The East Doc Market offers curated meetings between filmmakers and decision makers to pitch projects in the late production/post-production stage.
Open to: feature-length projects, series and shorts in production and post-production

Meanwhile, the new East Doc Interactive facilitates collaboration between the storytellers and potential partners through a round-table pitch.
Open to: all kinds of interactive projects

In 2018, we are launching a partnership with the Tribeca Film Institute to stimulate short form documentary storytelling. For the first time, we present the IF/Then Short Pitch competition that will take place in the Central European region! The winner will receive USD 20,000 to complete the film and the IF/Then support for multi-platform distribution.
Open to: short documentary with a final duration (TRT) under 40 minutes

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

We are looking forward to receiving your projects!

Tereza Šimíková / East Doc Platform, Manager: market@dokweb.net
Kristyna Balaban / East Doc Forum, Manager: kbalaban@dokweb.net
Zdeněk Blaha / East Doc Interactive, Manager: zdenek@dokweb.net

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