Marketplace – award for new narrative formats
VFF Documentary Film Production Award

The co-production and ideas market of DOK.fest München is looking for outstanding projects for the German-speaking world. Submissions for, the award for new narrative formats, are also open. Producers are invited to submit their current cinema documentaries for the VFF Documentary Film Production Award.
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Submission VFF Documentary Film Production Award


Festival network Doc Around Europe: For strong European documentary film

Initiated by DOK.fest München, the new Doc Around Europe network brings together four relevant documentary film festivals across the European continent. The common goal is to promote and distribute European documentary films and to accompany them in all phases of production and exploitation.

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Submission closed

Thank you very much for more than 1,000 submitted documentary films! The submission for the film programme of the 36th DOK.fest München is closed.

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