East Silver Market 2019 – Call for Submissions

24. 3. 2019

Author: IDF

East Silver, a documentary market specialized in Eastern and Central European documentary film, is open for submissions! Submit your film to the largest internationally recognized database of creative feature and television documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe. The market takes place during 23rd Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Oct 24 – 29, 2019).

16th East Silver Market, Jihlava – Submission deadlines:
Submission deadline for films produced in 2018: March 31, 2019
Submission deadline for films produced in 2019: May 31, 2019
Submission deadline for projects in rough cut stage: July 31, 2019

Submit your documentary via our online ENTRY FORM

This call is open for completed documentaries produced/co-produced in the region of Central and Eastern Europe after September 1, 2018. Only films that have not been previously submitted for East Silver market are eligible.

Your submission will be also valid for the 23rd Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2019.

We accept online screeners (Vimeo, YouTube etc.), which must be available till Sep 30, 2019. In case you haven’t included online link to your film in the submission form, please send 2 DVD screeners with English subtitles / English voiceover, with trailer and any additional press and promo materials (if available) to:  Institute of Documentary Film / East Silver, Stepanska 14, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic

We are looking forward to your films!

East Silver Market
East Silver is the first documentary market which supports producers and distributors from Central and East Europe. Each year, about 300 films from more than 29 countries are included in the market. The 16th edition of the East Silver Market take place at the 23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival in October 24 – 29, 2019, Jihlava, Czech Republic.

Silver Eye Award 2019
Picking the nominees from 2019 East Silver Market submissions, East Silver international jury (comprising of international buyers, sales agents and festival selectors) awards the best documentary films with the Silver Eye Award. The total of 22 films competes in 2 main categories (short and featrue length documentary). All winners are granted with prize money of EUR 2 500.

East Silver Caravan – a supporting tool for documentary screenings at festivals
East Silver Caravan promotes East European documentary films at important international film festivals and markets. Our nomad showcase of Eastern European documentary selection reaches over 180 prestigious international film festivals and markets.

East Silver database – an essential referral spot for East European docs
The easy-to-navigate online database at www.eastsilver.net presents the most recent Eastern European documentary production, gathered at one place and searchable in our up-to-date archive of titles with full film credits and trailers.

Online streaming for professionals – a year-long access to East European titles
Easy-to-navigate online streaming at streaming.eastsilver.net allows producers to make their titles available to festival selectors, distributors, TV buyers and other film professionals throughout the year from everywhere in the world.

Zdeněk Blaha / East Silver Manager: info@eastsilver.net
Walter Nagy / East Silver Caravan Coordinator: walter@dokweb.net

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