East Doc Platform

The East Doc Platform (EDP) offers free open programme in English for industry professionals and documentary film lovers: discussions, masterclasses, screening, presentation Czech Docs… Coming Soon and East Doc Forum – prestigious central pitch for feature-length and interactive documentary projects in development and early production stage. The EDP is the largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central and East European documentaries, every year connecting 120 filmmakers and more than 100 key decision makers – producers, broadcasters, distributors and festival programmers from around the world. Internationally successful titles, such as Over the Limit, When the War Comes, Sofia’s Last Ambulance, Village Without Women, Ukrainian Sheriffs, The Russian Job and others were presented at the EDP.

What Is It With This Pitching Thing?

Every year, experienced documentary mentor Mikael Opstrup (EDN) watches 700–800 pitching trailers and hundreds of presentations. At the same time,...

Documentary production in a time of surplus

How do producers approach films with topics that have already been addressed numerous times? To what degree does the previous coverage of a specific topic...

Impact Is Not Impact

-- “This is your digital documentary, right?” -- “Yep.” -- “Interesting! Amazing! How many views did you get?” --...

Masterclass

ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Genesis 2.0

This Masterclass is led by one of the most innovative filmmakers of the present day and he has received an Oscar nomination and 2 awards at the Sundance...

Working With The Protagonist

Marta Prus, Lukáš Kokeš and Damian Nenadić, all representatives of the young but already well-established generation of the present-day European documentary...

Gold Extra – Exploring Documentary Storytelling in New Media

Artists Reinhold Bidner and Karl Zechenter will present the Austrian art collective gold extra, which focuses on interconnecting art and new technologies....

From preproduction planning to postproduction magic

When a documentary is being created, a number of things cannot be all that precisely planned. Is your protagonist truly a protagonist? Should the story...

Kinedok Opening: Days of Madness

This is the opening screening for the KineDok international platform for the alternative distribution of documentary films and the Czech premiere of Damian...

Manic VR: An Immersive Journey Into the World of Bipolar Disorder

ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Manic VR

When making her documentary and virtual reality project Manic, Canadian director Kalina Bertin drew on the experiences of her siblings who have bipolar...

Masterclass: Reviving The Past On Screen

Using some of their films as examples, directors Mila Turajlić and Stan Neumann will demonstrate various methods for handling archive materials and how...

Czech Docs… Coming Soon

The programme of both the East Doc Platform and the One World Festival include the Czech Docs… Coming Soon event, which is a public presentation...

The Creative Documentary & Sales – Let’s Be Realists, Not Pessimists

Experienced sales agent Aleksandar Govedarica of Syndicado will use three films from his company’s catalogue as an example to provide a realistic...

Women In The Audio-Visual Industry: Examples From Practice

Discussions about equal opportunities in the audio-visual industry have been underway for some time, but talking about the same conditions for all is...

East doc shorts pitch

An entirely new presentation of short documentary projects from the Central and Eastern European Region. Five short documentary films that are currently...

East Doc Forum

Only for accredited guests – Industry, Press This is the 19th year of this prestigious presentation of the best of Central and Eastern European...