Films are included in the following:
• print catalogue
• online film database
• East Silver Caravan, the travelling part of the project that features a selection of East Silver documentaries at major European festivals and markets.
East Silver's mission is to promote and keep track of East European documentary films, support independent producers and filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe and to create a detailed up-to-date map of documentary filmmaking in the region. The aim is also to mediate film distribution and sales so that the films reach the broadest possible audience. Every year, East Silver receives some 350 submissions from almost 30 countries.
The fourth edition of East Silver will be among the industry events taking place at the 12th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, October 24 - 29, 2008.
• documentary films (consideration also given to experimental films), produced in Central and Eastern Europe in 2007-2008
• English subtitles
• two stills
• a trailer
• a filled-out online application form, see www.dokument-festival.cz, industry section
• a copy on DVD/VHS, sent along with the application form to: East Silver, Školská 12, Praha 1, before July 30, 2008
• the film must also be available on professional film format, such as 35mm, 16mm, S8mm, Beta SP, Digital BetaCam, DVCam
• Registration is free. All films submitted to East Silver are automatically submitted to the Jihlava IDFF.
For more information, please visit www.EastSilver.net
All films submitted to East Silver are automatically submitted to the Jihlava IDFF.
October 24 - 29, 2008
• The largest festival for creative documentaries in Central and Eastern Europe
• Creative documentaries belong on the big screen!
• Important and innovative themes that should stir up public discussion
• Film reveals new and disturbing images - the key is in the filmmaker's style
In its three competition programmes, the Jihlava IDFF offers audiences international, Central European as well as Czech documentary films. The festival's unique atmosphere is highlighted by critical dialogue between filmmakers and the public, in long debates that follow after the screenings. More than 170 screenings of both feature and short documentary films are supplemented by a series of workshops, panels and exhibitions.