Submit your factual series, feature length and interactive projects to the 11th edition of East Doc Platform which will take place in Prague March 26 – April 1, 2022! The deadline is November 19, 2021.

The East Doc Platform is the largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central and East European documentaries. Every year, we connect East European filmmakers with key decision makers - producers, broadcasters, distributors and festival programmers from around the world.

Dates: March 26 April 1, 2022
Where: Prague, Czech Republic
Application deadline: November 19, 2021

JIHLAVA: Barbora Sliepková’s Lines (Slovakia) received the award for Best World Documentary in the Opus Bonum competition of the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF (26-31 October 2021), also winning Best Debut and Best Sound Design. The Romanian film You Are Ceausescu to Me by Sebastian Mihăilescu was awarded Best Central and East European Documentary.

JIHLAVA: See the projects from FNE partner countries pitched at the JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS 2021 Forum, a financing, co-production and networking event dedicated to supporting European documentary production, which was held within the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF (26-31 October 2021).

TALLINN: Nineteen projects in production or postproduction will be presented at three Works in Progress showcases during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event in 2021. The films include new projects from award-winning directors as well as debuts from different genres.

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinema will be represented by as many as 12 films at the 27th edition of MedFilm Festival from 5 to 14 November 2021. In the framework of the oldest film festival in Rome, 9 November 2021 is designated as the Slovenian Film Day.

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia’s One World IDFF, taking place 5-11 November 2021, will launch Impact Days, a programme that will enable filmmakers to open the door to the social impact of documentary films.

TRIESTE: The WEMW Co-Production Forum, running on 24 – 28 January 2022, has extended the deadline for submissions until 7 November 2021, as a result of strong interest in the upcoming edition.

Altogether 19 films in production or post-production, looking for sales agents or festivals for international premiers, will be presented at three Works In Progress showcases during Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event in 2021. The films include new projects from award-winning directors as well as debuts from different genres.

For the seventh time, the RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) initiative announces its call for project co-development funding. The deadline for application is 15 November 2021

The call for co-development funding of co-production projects is intended for feature-length fiction, documentary and experimental projects as well as feature length and short animation films. Eligible for application are the projects involving at least two co-producers from partnering countries and supported by at least one of the RE-ACT member funds or a supranational fund, the projects preferably thematically linking the territories of Croatia, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Serbia and Slovenia. At least one member of the film team (either the director or one of the producers) should be working on a feature (fiction or documentary) or short animation film for the first or second time. 

In its 31st edition, the FilmFestival Cottbus will present a total of 61 films from 33 (co-)production countries by and about women. The films bear witness to a world in which women can make equally sensitive films about men as men can make subtle films about women.