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 call for proposals 2019 – submit until 01 Feb 2019


October 29th, 2018

 New edition, new structure of the workshop Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center proudly announce the call for proposals for the DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE, with a new structure expanding further with modules in Budapest, Sofia and Sarajevo. In the past eight years, Docu Rough Cut Boutique positioned itself as a major regional program […]

Filming ICH – official selection


October 5th, 2018

Filming I.C.H. – the professional pitching forum for documentary projects dealing with intangible cultural heritage, is delighted to announce the official selection for its very first edition! We received an unprecedented amount of applications, all  quite strong, full of devotion and creative vision. Hence, it was very difficult for the jury to make the final […]

Filming ICH – Call for projects


August 10th, 2018

   Pitching forum for documentaries dealing with intangible cultural heritage (ICH) The Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of UNESCO, The International Festival of Ethnological Film, Belgrade and Balkan Documentary Center invite you to apply for the first edition of the professional pitching forum – Filming […]

Docu Rough Cut Boutique project selection 2018


July 5th, 2018

  Following the success of the last year’s format, the workshop will be again organized in two working modules – in late June in Sofia with editing tutorials, group sessions and individual meetings for the selected projects and culminates in August in Sarajevo with additional feedback sessions, open screenings and presentation at the CineLink Industry […]

Docu Rough Cut Boutique deadline extended


June 4th, 2018

This year many applicants asked us to extend the deadline due to the tight time frame. Hence, we decided to postpone the final submission date until 8th of June. For all of you who still want to apply, you have one more week!

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