FNE at East Doc Platform 2016: Awards Winners

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PRAGUE: The fifth edition of the East Doc Platform held in Prague from 7 to 13 March awarded at its closing ceremony the best of the projects in development participating at East Doc Platform 2016, which will be given further support.

 Viktoria Hozzova, producer of the winning film When the War ComesOrganised by the Prague based Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) the East Doc Platform is the largest documentary industry event in the region and is traditionally organized in association with the One World IHRDFF held from 7 to 16 March. This year East Doc hosted more than 400 guests, both Czech and international directors, producers, distributors, TV, fund and festival representatives, media representatives and general public. The 2016 Open Programme included the KineDok conference focused on innovative forms of distribution, the presentation Czech Docs… Coming Soon and several lectures and masterclasses of world-renowned documentary filmmakers. A total of 18 films that were screened at One World 2016 were supported by IDF activities in the past.

East Doc Awarded Projects

East Doc Platform Development Award:

When The War Comes (Czech Republic)
Director Jan Gebert
Producers Radovan Síbrt, Viktória Hozzová

Czech TV Postproduction Award:

Russian Viewfinders (France)
Director Alexander Abarutov
Producer Olivier Mille

HBO Europe Co-Production Award:

Planeta Petrila, winner of the IDFA FORUM AWARDPrisoners Without Prison (Albania)
Directed Verjana Abazaj
Producer Artan Malaj

The Golden Funnel Award:

For Mother’s Sake? (Switzerland)
Directors Nikola Ilić, Corina Schwingruber Ilić
Producer Franziska Sonder

IDFA Forum Award:

Planeta Petrila (Romania)
Director Andrei Dăscălescu
Producer Anamaria Antoci

DocsBarcelona Award:

Occupied Cinema (Serbia, Croatia)
Director Senka Domanovic
Producer Snezana Penev

DOK Leipzig Co-Production Market and DOK Preview Awards:

 Occupied Cinema, Winner of Docs Barcelona AwardAvtovaz (Czech Republic)
Director Petr Horký
Producer Martin Jůza

Over The Limit (Poland, Germany)
Director Marta Prus
Producer Maciej Kubicki

id w | interactive documentary workshop Award:

The Future Of Forever (Poland)
Director Ana Brzezinska
Producer Lukasz Borzecki