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DOC ALLIANCE - The New Deal for Feature Documentaries

Doc Alliance is the result of a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals: CPH:DOX Copenhagen, DOK Leipzig, FID Marseille, Jihlava IDFF, Planete Doc Film Festival, Visions du Réel Nyon and, since 2013, Portugal’s Doclisboa. The aim of the Doc Alliance initiative is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and continuously promote quality creative documentary films.


Activities of DOC ALLIANCE:

Doc Alliance Selection - Since 2008, the Doc Alliance platform presents the Doc Alliance Selection Award. The award goes to the best European documentary film selected independently by each of the platform’s festival members. The individual festivals also nominate the representatives of the jury of experts, recruited among the film critics from the festival countries. Within the Doc Alliance Selection section, each of the Doc Alliance festivals screens at least 3 films nominated for the award in the given year. The award ceremony is held during the Cannes film festival.


The online portal DAFilms.com is the main project of the Doc Alliance festival network formed by 7 key European documentary film festivals. It represents an international online distribution platform for documentary and experimental films focused on European cinema. For a small fee, it offers over 900 films accessible across the globe for streaming or legal download. The films are included in the virtual database on the basis of demanding selection criteria. The portal presents regular film programmes of diverse character ranging from presentation of archive historical films through world retrospectives of leading world filmmakers to new premiere formats such as the day-and-date release. DAFilms.com invites directors, producers, distributors, and students to submit their films, thus offering them the possibility to make use of this unique distribution channel. For more information, see FILM SUBMISSION.


CONTACT

Doc Alliance Films
Bubenská 1
170 00 Prague 7
Czech Republic

Tel: +420 777 613 094
Email: info@dafilms.com


Nina Numankadić (on maternity leave)
Managing Director
GSM: +420 606 613 058
nina@dafilms.com


Diana Tabakov
Acquisitions
GSM: +420 604 214 295
tabakov@dafilms.com


Jana Ptáčková
Production Manager
GSM: +420 602 212 545
jana@dafilms.com


Diana Potočná (Olčáková)
Project Coordinator
GSM: +420 720 178 491
potocna@dafilms.com


Andrea Průchová
Public Relations
GSM: +420 737 804 449
andrea@dafilms.com



News

The Czech and the Slovak premiere of Sacro GRA will be enriched by photos of highways taken by the audience

The Czech and the Slovak premiere of Sacro GRA will be enriched by photos of highways taken by the audience

How can the audience participate in a film premiere actively? DAFilms.com offers to the Czech and the Slovak viewers a unique chance to create a visual material presented during the local day and date release of SACRO GRA, the first documentary winner of the Venice Film Festival. How to do it? Here is the outline! We are very sorry, but the text is available only in Czech.

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- 16.4.2014 -

Every Age Has Its Own Heroes. An interview with Andrey Gryazev

Every Age Has Its Own Heroes. An interview with Andrey Gryazev

How important can the role of politically engaged art in the times of political repression and wild transformation be? When does it become impossible to stay silent; and is political art the right way to speak out loud? DAFilms.com spoke about these questions with Andrey Gryazev, director of the documentary film Tomorrow.

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- 14.4.2014 -

Doc Alliance Announces This Year’s Nominees!

Doc Alliance Announces This Year’s Nominees!

7 unique documentaries, 7 Doc Alliance festivals, 7th edition of Doc Alliance Selection Award. For the seventh time, documentary rivals from various corners of Europe meet in the imaginary competition ring. Their goal is clear; to become a winner of Doc Alliance Selection Award 2014.

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- 31.3.2014 -

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