Established in 2003, Ex Oriente Film was the very first training initiative for Eastern European creative documentaries. In 18 years, over 200 documentary projects from Eastern and Central Europe have gone through it.
Now, applications are open for the 2021 Ex Oriente Film workshop for projects and docuseries in development and early production, challenging genres, format, and media boundaries. During its three week-long sessions, project teams gain assistance from more than 25 experts in the development of ideas, production, and promotion strategies, including from lead tutors are Iikka Vehkalahti, Mikael Opstrup, Ivana Pauerová Miloševičová, and Filip Remunda.
- 1st Session: Find Your Way – Vision, Space and Storytelling, June 19 – 24, 2021 (Online)
- 2nd Session: Production and Story Development, October 2021
- 3rd Session & East Doc Forum: Market, Here I Am!, March 2022