The Balkan Documentary Center is many things. On the outside, it is an old three-storey pharmaceutical lab in the center of Sofia that is turning into a place for distilling documentaries. It’s a house with a garden, editing rooms, a screening room, a video library, a caf? and a lot of space for creative ideas. And we would love to hear from you about how to use all of this.

On the inside, it is a network of Balkan filmmakers, a place for inventing, training, development and collaboration. It’s a house with many doors that are open for Balkan filmmakers. Into the brave new world, of course.

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Docu RCB 2015 selected projects announced!


July 22nd, 2015

Docu Rough Cut Boutique @ Sarajevo FF 2015

CELEBRATES ITS 5th ANNIVERSARY
We were so happy to receive the most amazing present for our fifth anniversary – a large number of submitted projects from many countries, which demonstrated high visual qualities and meticulous art of editing!
After long hours of previewing and great effort to narrow down [...]

Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2015 Call for Entries!


May 1st, 2015

Balkan Documentary Center and Sarajevo Film Festival have the pleasure to announce the call for entries for the 5th edition of the DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE programme!
Click here to get the application form!
Deadline for applications: 30th June 2015!
The workshop will be taking place during the Sarajevo Film Festival and will offer bespoke mentoring, expert and pier feedback [...]

Project selection BDC Discoveries 2015 announced!


April 6th, 2015

It is our great pleasure to announce the selection of projects for upcoming edition of project development training programme BDC Discoveries 2015! We received a large number of project applications and their general quality level was really high, so the competition was very tough.
Please find listed below the 8 projects which will receive BDC Discoveries [...]

Docu RCB Award at One World Romania FF 2015


March 24th, 2015

Photo: Adi Marineci
We are glad to share with you that for a second year Docu Rough Cut Boutique (a collaborative programme between Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center) is giving an award to one of the Cooking a Doc workshop participants at One World Romania Film Festival in Bucharest – attendance at the workshop [...]

Apply to ESoDoC 2015!


January 19th, 2015

ZeLIG has just announced the new call for application ESoDoc – European Social Documentary 2015. The new application deadline is February 5, 2015.

ESoDoc is the training initiative for media professionals and “cross-thinkers” who want to increase impact and outreach of their documentary films and cross-media projects by developing new storytelling [...]

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