NEW partnership – Apply now for Civil Society Pitch!

February 20th, 2017

We are extremely happy to share that Balkan Documentary Center became a key partner, along with VERZIO International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Budapest and the European Documentary Network, in the promising initiative of One World Romania called CIVIL SOCIETY PITCH!
CIVIL SOCIETY PITCH is a pitching forum for human rights issues to be converted [...]

BDC Discoveries 2017 – Open call for projects!

December 21st, 2016

Over the last 7 years BDC Discoveries became the leading training programme on the Balkans!
Following the successful outcomes of the previous editions of BDC Discoveries, Balkan Documentary Center (BDC) is glad to announce the open call for projects for the upcoming 8th edition of the international project development training [...]

DOCU Rough Cut Boutique Awards Announced!

August 21st, 2016

We are extremelly happy and proud with the 6th successful edition of DOCU Rough Cut Boutique!
And here come our five awards:
IDFA Award: CITY OF THE SUN, director Rati Oneli, producers Jim Stark, Dea Kulumbegashvili (Georgia)
The awardee will attend IDFA Forum in Amsterdam, where he will meet with film professionals and decision-makers to facilitate the successful [...]

BDC Discoveries 2016 Awards!

August 14th, 2016

The second module of BDC Discoveries 2016 just ended in Prizren and we are overwhelmed by the many positive emotions and the enormous inspiration we found there. The pitching forum went great and we are thrilled to share with the awardees of this year’s edition!

BDC Director and Head of Studies – Martichka Bozholova introduced his [...]

Proud to be MEDIA Ambassador!

August 6th, 2016

Balkan Documentary Center is proud to be MEDIA Ambassador and to congratulate the European Commission on the 25th Anniversary of the programme, which made filmmaking, distribution and training possible in Europe and the world like never before. We are happy to be continuously supported by the programme and to be so able to provide high-profile [...]

DOCU Rough Cut Boutique 2016 mentors announced!

July 28th, 2016

DOCU Rough Cut Boutiqye team proudly presents the esteemed group of documentary experts, our mentors at the 6th edition!
We warmly welcome to Sarajevo:
Special mentors – story editors:

CAROL DYSINGER (USA), Documentary Filmmaker and Professor
THOMAS ERNST (Hungary), Freelance Film Editor and author
NOEMI SCHORY (Israel), Independent Producer and Director
Mentors at the DOCU Rough Cut Boutique:
CECILIA LIDIN (Denmark), Film Commissioner [...]

Docu Rough Cut Boutique Selection 2016

July 15th, 2016

DOCU Rough cut proudly Presents:

The official Selection 2016
We are trilled with the large number of submissions for Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2016! The interest for the workshop has grown tremendously and we have received projects from many countries from the region, even from those with a very small cinema production. After long hours of [...]


May 19th, 2016

Docu Rough Cut Boutique @ 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center are proud to announce the open call for
the 6th edition of the DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE

The DEADLINE to apply is 30th JUNE 2016

5+2 mentors, 5 projects, [...]

BDC Discoveries 2016 selection announced!

April 6th, 2016

We are so thrilled to announce this year’s selection of projects and observers. It hasn’t been an easy process and with many strong and intriguing proposals submitted to our attention.
Pleased to present to you the participants of BDC Discoveries 2016:
Goodnight, Irene (Slovenia) – director Haidy Kancler, producer Miha Celar (Astral Film)
Occasional Spies (Romania) – director [...]

CROSS VIDEO DAYS: Call for digital projects

March 16th, 2016

Cross Video Days, the leading European market for digital-first content in Paris – is launching its new call for projects for its 7th edition.
This is a 3-day event offering co-financing and co-production opportunities for digital projects.

Submission and participation at Cross Video Days Content Market is free of charge.
Applications are open till Monday, March 21, [...]