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20 Apr 2011

East Silver – Doc Market

East Silver is an annual documentary film market which aims to promote and enhance international distribution of creative documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe by mediating connection among key international industry players and local film professionals.

With its year-round activities, East Silver provides assistance and guidance to producers, working with titles in various stage of development, mostly with completed films and projects in postproduction stage, which are ready for various distribution channels. Through its unique tools, the East Silver Caravan (festival service) and the East Silver TV Focus (designed to increase international TV broadcast), and industry networking events East Silver represents an important unique platform for local and international documentary professionals.

East Silver also offers various industry programme during the market:  Industry screenings of upcoming documentary films, Co-production “breakfasts” - panels and meetings with professionals from selected countries, East Silver Tours and Talks of the Day with invited guests introducing distribution companies, film markets or important funding resources.

In order to promote new unique documentaries and talents, in 2009 East Silver introduced the Silver Eye Awards for best documentary films at the market. The awards are presented during the Opening ceremony of Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.

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