Documentary Feast Beyond Belief

They are masters of promotion, the Czech organizers of East Doc Platform that runs from next week parallel to the One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. Here is their press release with all the links you need, start with the one at the end of the text, Beyond Belief!

Prague becomes the capital of documentary film – East Doc Platform starts Monday, March 4, 2013!
There is only few days left to the second edition of East Doc Platform, presenting in Prague the traditional events designed to support East European documentary film – East European Forum, Doc Launch Presentation, Project Market, and East Silver Videolibrary. Same as last year, there is more: Master Classes, Case Studies, Lectures, Panel Discussions, Round Tables, Networking Parties and Special Screenings. 

Major tool for the upcoming week is now available online: the finalized version of East Doc Platform Open programme. Still disoriented? Read all about East Doc Platform in the concise, updated East Doc Platform directory! Should you found yourself in Prague and need any help to get around East Doc Platform, consult the Practical information section on our website, including addresses, maps, important phone numbers and names. Make sure to stay tuned for daily portion of tweets and posts on our facebook!

With all the guests confirmed, we are happy to confirm East Doc Platform will host the over 180 East European filmmakers and producers, who seek creative, financial and distribution support, and more than 80 key international decision makers, who arrive to the Czech Republic to decide about the most promising documentary projects and films in Central and Eastern Europe.  

At the moment we are busy scheduling one-on-one  pitching sessions at Project Market – 350 meetings over 3 days, bringing 40 producers and filmmakers from 15 countries  together with 50 decision makers – commissioning editors, distributors, ales agents, festival and funds representatives.

You can already see that this year’s East Doc Platform is Beyond Belief!

Photo: Russian film Winter, Go Away is in competition at the festival.

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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