Ji.hlava IDFF organises a wide range of industry activities focused on film professionals. Each year, more than 1,000 members of the film industry come from all over the world to attend the rich Ji.hlava's industry programme.

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EMERGING PRODUCERS 2019

7th edition
Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 29, 2018 + Berlin / February 4 – 8, 2019

SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: March 31, 2018

A promotional and educational project which brings together talented European documentary film producers.

The aim of the project, which consists of two sessions (in Jihlava and Berlin) is to point out young talents, provide young talented producers from European countries with access to information in the field of audiovisual industry and thus increase the potential of future European co-productions.
 

JI.HLAVA FILM FUND

SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: April 30, 2018

In-kind grants for visual and sound post-production of mid-length or feature-length documentary and hybrid films at the stage of production or post-production originating in Central and Eastern Europe.
 

JI.HLAVA ACADEMY

2nd edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

SUBMISSION OPENING: to be announced
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: to be announced

An educational, networking and inspiring platform open to experienced talents representing various elements in non-fiction contemporary cinema.
 

INSPIRATION FORUM

7th edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

SUBMISSION OPENING: to be announced
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: to be announced

The first project of its kind for discovering new topics in documentary films. A five-day meeting of selected directors from around the world and significant personalities from outside the film community; scientists, writers, visual artists, philosophers.
 

FESTIVAL IDENTITY

9th edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

SUBMISSION OPENING: to be announced
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: September 15, 2018

The unique meeting for representatives of film festivals for various types and programme orientation including special presentation called Festival Hub, powered by PechaKucha.
 

CONFERENCE FASCINATIONS

4th edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

SUBMISSION OPENING: to be announced
NEXT SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: September 15, 2018

An international conference meeting of experimental documentary film distributors. Its ambition is to promote Central and Eastern European films internationally and to facilitate collaboration with experienced distributors and festivals abroad.
 

VISEGRAD ACCELERATOR

5th edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

SUBMISSION OPENING: to be announced
 SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: to be announced

A platform for film professionals from Visegrad countries aims to discover and support new talents from Central Europe, introduce them to the international industry community and thus accelerate their creative growth.
 

FESTIVAL POSTER COMPETITION

7th edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

SUBMISSION OPENING: to be announced
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: to be announced

The Festival Identity meeting is accompanied by a publicly accessible competition of the newest festival posters from around the world. The jury is comprised of film festival representatives participating in the Festival Identity meeting.
 

DOCU TALENTS

14th edition / 2018

SUBMISSION OPENING: to be announced
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: to be announced

Docu Talents introduces the most remarkable creative documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe in the stage of production or post-production.
 

EAST SILVER

14th edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

East Silver Market is a unique film market dedicated solely to the documentary cinema of Central and Eastern Europe. The main aim of the market is to support distribution and promotion of documentary films from this region. East Silver Market is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film; the main partner of the project is Ji.hlava IDFF.
 

EX ORIENTE FILM

15th edition / Ji.hlava IDFF / October 25 – 30, 2018

Established in 2003 as the very first training initiative for East European creative documentary film, Ex Oriente Film is an international workshop dedicated to the development and funding of creative documentary films in Central and Eastern Europe. Ex Oriente Film is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film.