Students of film academies from different parts of the world will shoot documentary films within the 14th International Student Film Camp Interaction organized by the Independent Film Center Filmart from Požega, from the 12th until the 29th of August 2019. Participants of 9th International Documentary Masterclass Interdoc will be lectured in the field of creative documentary and two video artworks will be produced as part of IVA.lab programme.

In the span of seven days, fifteen Interaction participants from Argentina, Germany, India, Poland, Russia, Brazil, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia and Serbia, divided into three crews, under the supervision of Israeli film director, Efim Graboy, will shoot three documentaries on the subject of Daily Rituals. Films will be shot on the territories of Užice, Čačak and Ivanjica.

Group of twenty-one attendees of the 9th Masterclass Interdoc will join participants of Interaction. Participants of the Masterclass are both film students and young filmmakers from Czech Republic, South Africa, Lithuania, Egypt, Canada, India, France, North Macedonia, Italy, Pakistan, Great Britain, SAD, Benin, Slovenia and Serbia. Lecturers of this year`s edition of the Masterclass are affirmed documentary filmmakers from Serbia and the region – Nebojša Slijepčević, Vladimir Perović and Mladen Matičević.

Ivan Petrović and Dejan Klement, artists from Serbia, will produce video artworks alongside the participants of the Masterclass and the Camp, as part of IVA.lab (Inter-video-action) – a programme intended for visual artists from Serbia.

In addition to the production of the films and the lectures, as part of the accompanying Interscreen programme intended for the participants as well as the broader audience, from the 20th until the 27th of August, documentary films of the participants as well as the films of the well-known directors: Srbenka by Nebojša Slijepčević (awarded with the Doc Aliance Award at the Cannes Film Festival 2018), The Thirst of a Stone Sea by Vladimir Perović, a selection of short films by Miloš Tomić and the latest film from Mladen Matičević, Celestial Theme – The Story Of Vlada Divljan will be screened.

Films made during the camp will be premiered on the 28th of August, 2019 in Belgrade at the Movie Theatre of Cultural Centre of Belgrade.

To this day, around 400 filmmakers from more than 60 countries have participated in the Camp, Masterclasses and IVA.lab. 44 documentaries have been produced which have won 15 awards at film festivals around the world.

This year’s programmes are supported by the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, the Film Center of Serbia, the City of Čačak, the Municipality of Ivanjica, the production company Cinnamon Films, as well as other organizations from the public and business sectors.

CALL FOR SUBMISSION – 9th International Documentary Masterclass “Interdoc 2018”
Požega (Serbia), from 19th to 29th August 2019

call for submissions

9th International Documentary Masterclass “Interdoc 2019” is going to be organized by the Independent Film Centre “Filmart“, from 19th to 29th August, 2019 in Požega (Serbia). From 20th to 27th August, 2019, workshops led by eminent professors and directors of documentary film Vladimir Perović (Serbia), Nebojša Slijepčević (Croatia) and Mladen Matičević (Serbia) are going to be organized. Distinguished masterclass lecturers will share their knowledge and experience gained from years working as successful documentary films authors. Screening and analysing of selected documentaries will be included. Through an intensive programme of lectures, workshops, screenings and shearing experience with “Interaction” camp participants, the 9th IDM “Interdoc 2019” is inviting participants to improve their theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding the art of making documentary films. During the stay in Požega, mutual accompanying programmes will be organized for the participants of the 9th IDM “Interdoc 2019” as well as for the participants of the 14th ISFC “Interaction 2019”: programme “Interscreen”, excursions, sports and music activities.


who should apply?

Students of film schools, film and TV professionals, and also anyone who wants to find more about creative documentary film has the right to apply for this competition, and they should:

  • speak English fluently
  • submit a fully completed online application form


how to apply?

Applying for the competition is free.

To apply for this competition you should complete and submit the online application form.

The number of participants is limited.

Application deadline: 10th June, 2019


membership fee for participation at the masterclass

Membership fee is 590 euro per participant and it includes:

  1. Cost of the lectures
  2. Cost of the accompanying activities
  3. Cost of the accommodation in the hostel and food cost:
  • 9 nights in a hostel in Požega / two or three bed rooms (19th – 27th August, 2019)
  • breakfast: 9 meals (20th – 28th August, 2019)
  • lunch: 8 meals (20th – 27th August, 2019)
  • dinner: 9 meals (19th – 27th August, 2019)
  • 2 packed meals (28th August, 2019)
  • 1 night in a hostel in Belgrade / two or three bed rooms (28th August, 2019)
  1. Cost of transport of the participant:
  • from Belgrade to Požega (19th August, 2019)
  • from Požega to Belgrade (28th August, 2019)
  1. Cost of organizing the excursions


Rules & Regulations of the 9th IDM “Interdoc 2019” [pdf] you can find here

Online application form of 9th IDM “Interdoc 2019” you can find here

Call for submissions poster for 9th IDM “Interdoc 2019” [pdf] you can find here


selection of the candidates

After the application deadline, the selection jury will consider the applications, select the candidates and list the names of the participants. The candidates chosen to take part in this year’s masterclass will be informed by e-mail no later than 16th June, 2019.