EAST SILVER 2012 / CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Submit your film to the largest internationally recognized database of creative feature and television documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe.
The 9th edition of the East Silver Market will take place at the 16th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in October 23 – 28, 2012, Jihlava, Czech Republic. East Silver Market is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film; the main partner of the project is Jihlava IDFF.
This call is open for completed documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe produced after January 1, 2011, that were not previously submitted to East Silver market.
Submission is also valid for the 16th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival programme pre-selection as well as for Doc Alliance Films VoD pre-selection.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS JULY 31, 2012.
Submit your documentary films via our online ENTRY FORM.
Please send 2 DVD screeners with English subtitles or English voice-over, with trailer and any additional press and promo materials to:
East Silver, Skolska 12, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic
About East Silver
East Silver Market
East Silver is the first documentary market which supports producers and distributors from Central and Eastern Europe. Each year, about 300 films from more than 29 countries are included in the market. East Silver Market is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film; the main partner of the project is Jihlava IDFF.
East Silver catalogue – an essential referral spot for East European docs
Printed market catalogue, issued once a year, mirrors the easy-to-navigate online database at www.eastsilver.net. The most recent Eastern European documentary production, gathered at one place, is searchable in our up-to-date archive of titles with full film credits and trailers.
Online streaming for professionals – an access to East European titles following the market
Easy-to-navigate online streaming at www.eastsilver.net/stream allows producers to make their titles available to professionals throughout the year from everywhere in the world.
East Silver TV Focus - designed to enhance and increase international TV broadcast
We aim to broaden the chances for TV broadcast of documentary films from our region. Obtaining substantial knowledge about broadcaster’s slots and also current programming needs, we individually select and recommend particular documentaries directly to the international TV buyers and networks.
East Silver Caravan – a supporting tool for documentary screenings at festivals and markets
East Silver Caravan promotes East European documentary films at important international film festivals and markets. Our nomad showcase of Eastern European documentary selection reaches over 90 prestigious international film festivals and markets.
Silver Eye Award 2012
Picking the nominees from 2012 East Silver Market submissions, East Silver international jury (comprising of international buyers, sales agents and festival selectors) awards the best documentaries with Silver Eye Award. The total of 33 films competes in 3 main categories (feature, mid-length and short documentary). All winners are granted with prize money of EUR 1 500 and year round festival support within the East Silver Caravan.
Further information at www.eastsilver.net