FNE at East Doc Platform 2016: Awards Winners


    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