East Doc Platform announces selected projects for online 2021 workshop

The 10th edition of the Institute of Documentary Film’s East Doc Platform, the co-production, funding and distribution market for documentary filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe, will run in an extended format online from March 6 to 17, 2021. Now, the projects selected for the East Doc Platform have been revealed.

March 10 and 11 see individual meetings with projects in production and post-production, while 15 – 17 March features East Doc Forum pitches for projects in development. Apart from two sessions focused on feature-length documentaries, one pitching session will be newly dedicated to the documentary series and VR.

Selected Projects

EAST DOC FORUM 2021:

  • Better to Go Mad in the Wild (dir. Miro Remo, prod. Tomáš Hrubý) – CZ, SK
  • Expedition 49 (dir. Alisa Kovalenko, prod. Stephane Siohan) – UA, FR, PL
  • Frankenstein 2.0 (dir. Davis Simanis, prod. Guntis Trekteris) LV
  • I Am a Bird Now (Underling In Bird Kingdom) (dir. Marko Raat, prod. Ivo Felt) – EE
  • I’m Not Everything I Want to Be (dir. Klára Tasovská, prod. Lukáš Kokeš) – CZ, SK
  • I Used to Be the Mayor (dir. Alexander Sussmann, prod. Viv Li) – DE, HU
  • Swinging Fields (dir. Sareen Hairabedian, prod. Azza Hourani) – JO, US, IE
  • The Orphan (dir. Hosein Jalilvand, prod. Nino Gogua) – GE, IR
  • The Trans Syrian Express (dir. Alina Rudnitskaya, prod. Pertti Veijalainen) – FI, PL, RU
  • Waitersgate (dir. Konrad Szolajski, prod. Malgorzata Prociak) – PL, NO

* 12 Ex Oriente Film projects and 5 East Doc Series projects will be part of the East Doc Forum as well.

EAST DOC MARKET 2021

  • 72 hours (dir. Anna Savchenko, prod. Isabel de la Serna, Jean-Marie Gigon) – BE, BY, FR
  • Borderline (dir. Annabel Verbeke, Anna Savchen, Isabella Rinaldi, Vytautas Puidokas, Tiha Klara Gudac, Georg Götmark, prod. Frederik Nicolai) – BE, HR, LT, NO
  • Diary of a Bride of Christ (dir. Marta Smerechynska, prod. Natalia Libet) – UA
  • Dida (dir. Nikola Ilić, Corina Schwingruber Ilić, prod. Franziska Sonder, Karin Koch) – CH
  • Fight (dir. Lilit Movsisyan, prod. Clara Kawczak) – AM, FR
  • Fragile Memory (dir. Ihor Ivanko, prod. Mariia Ponomarova) – UA, SK
  • Pure Unknown (dir. Valentina Cicogna, Mattia Colombo, prod. Sebastiano Luca Insinga) – IT, SK
  • The Ultimate Joker (dir. Krzysztof Dzięciołowski, prod. Agata Jujeczka) – PL
  • We Have to Survive (dir. and prod. Tomáš Krupa) – SK
  • Workcenter (dir. Aniela Astrid Gabryel, prod. Agnieszka Dziedzic) – PL

EAST DOC INTERACTIVE 2021

  • Darkening (dir. Ondřej Moravec, prod. Hana Blaha Šilarová) – CZ
  • DreamNA (dir. Ioana Mischie, prod. Theodora Mischie) – RO
  • Scaena / Episode One (dir. Lizaveta Belaya, prod. Mitya Sorkin) – BY
  • SELF Concept (dir. Tadeusz Chudy, prod. Rafal Sakowski) – PL
  • Swarm (dir. Ula Przybylska, prod. Viktoria Szabo) – PL, HU
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