East Silver TV Focus is part of the East Silver project, which should support international broadcasting of selected documentary films from the region of Eastern Europe. Documentaries are recommended to TV buyers for their slots in order to increase chances to be broadcasted.
East Silver TV Focus has been launched for the first time in 2008 and approached five TV stations with selected titles (the number of TV broadcasters increase to 44 TV stations in 2010).
Apart from the recommendation system targeted directly on particular TV buyers, East Silver TV Focus operates on several important TV content events: MIPTV in Cannes, DISCOP EAST in Budapest; or other important documentary markets such as IDFA’s Docs for Sale, Hot Docs’ Doc Shop, DocOutlook at Visions du réel in Nyon, DOK Market at DOK Leipzig and many others.
TV stations approached by East Silver TV Focus:
VPRO, The Netherlands
ITVS Independent Lens and P.O.V., USA
MDR - Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, Germany