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 café 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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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 [...]

BDC Discoveries 2015 – call for projects!

December 16th, 2014

Over the last 5 year BDC Discoveries became the leading training programme in the Balkans!

Dear documentary filmmakers, producers, and friends,
Following the successful outcomes of the previous editions of BDC [...]

New Partnership with WEMW and TRIESTE FF!

November 25th, 2014

We are very happy to announce that Balkan Documentary Center set up a partnership in the framework of a new and exciting initiative called LAST STOP TRIESTE.
LAST STOP TRIESTE (LST) is  a dedicated section for documentary projects from Eastern Europe and Italy. Thanks to a strong network of partners, LST will present 4 documentaries in [...]

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