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BDC Discoveries 2015 – call for projects!


December 16th, 2014

APPLY NOW TO BDC DISCOVERIES 2015!
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 [...]

Recent success of Docu RCB alumni!


November 24th, 2014

It is our great pleasure to share the recent success stories of our Docu RCB alumni!
- DRIFTER by Hungarian director Gabor Horcher (participant in Docu RCB 2013), produced by Kraatsfilm (Hungary) and Weydemann Bros. (Germany) just had its world premiere at IDFA Amsterdam – First Appearance Competition 2014. Congratulations!
- IN THE DARK by Serbian director [...]

Apply for East Doc Platform 2015! New Award!


November 13th, 2014

The fourth edition of the biggest documentary event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe, East Doc Platform, organized by Institute of Documentary Film in association with One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in March 2015 in Prague will, apart from the traditional meetings of documentary professionals, workshops, [...]

BDC Award at Liburnia Film Festival!


August 27th, 2014

We are happy to share the news on new collaboration of BDC with Liburnia Film Festival in Croatia – BDC gave the award for the best regional film at this year’s edition of the festival, which took place from 26 to 30 August 2014. Award-winner is young and talented director Sabina Mikelic. Congratulations!

Liburnia Film Festival [...]

Docu RCB 2014 Awards Announced!


August 27th, 2014

We are pleased to announce this year’s award-winners of Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the strong professional programme by Balkan Documentary Center and Sarajevo Film Festival:
Work in Progress Nomination went to Project “THE OTHER SIDE OF EVERYTHING” by Mila Turajlić; it was intoduced on CineLink’s Work In Progress where all projects were competing for Work [...]

BDC Discoveries 2014 Awards Announced!


August 25th, 2014

We are very happy and proud to announce this year’s BDC DISCOVERIES award-winners! Congratulations to Marija Ratkovic Vidakovic (Croatia, project IN SEARCH OF A LOST COUNTRY) for receiving the cash-prize for Best Pitch, given by the State Institute for Culture at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bulgaria! We were glad to have [...]

Free watching of a special film programme, marking the 20 years of existence of Sarajevo Film Festival


August 6th, 2014

Are you a fan of short films? Do you want to be up to date with the latest documentary film achievements from South Eastern Europe? Do you like celebrations? If at least one of the answers is “yes”, check out the special film programme, marking the 20 years of existence of Sarajevo Film Festival! A [...]

More Docu RCB mentors announced!


August 1st, 2014

Dear friends,
Next to our two special narrative editors Anne Barliant and Ivo Trajkov, on whose work we have written previously, we are extremely happy to announce the rest of the exquisite mentors that will meet our Docu RCB participants this year!
As you may remember, the first mentor to confirm his participation was EDN Director and [...]

Docu RCB 2014 selected projects announced!


July 31st, 2014

After long hours of previewing the submitted projects, selection committee of Docu RCB is pleased to announce the five selected projects for this year’s edition. It wasn’t an easy decision, as there was a number of high-quality films and the competition was very tough!
To your attention, Docu RCB 2014 finalists:
SOME DAY
Director: Monica Lazurean-Gorgan
Producer: Monica Lazurean-Gorgan
Production [...]