Institute of Documentary Film

Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) supports creative documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe since 2001. For both emerging and experienced filmmakers, IDF provides with training, financing, networking and pitching opportunities, helps them get international attention and co-productions, rewards the exceptional projects with Awards and further opportunities and improves their orientation on the international market.

Ex Oriente Film is an international training programme for documentary professionals supporting the development and funding of creative documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe, aiming to increase the potential and to gain success for international co-production. More than 150 documentary projects have participated at the Ex Oriente Film workshop in 13 years, including award-winning films from key international festivals.