The films at 35th International Documentary Filmfestival Munich compete for the following 15 awards.
VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international
Sponsored by Bayerischer Rundfunk. Worth 10,000 EUR.
The nominated films feature a wide contentual and formal spectrum and stand out because of their artistic quality. The winning film 2020
Worth 5,000 EUR. The nominated films deal with people and topics from the German-speaking world. The winning film 2020
Sponsored by Petra-Kelly-Stiftung. Worth 5,000 EUR. The nominated films focus on volatile countries. The winning film 2020
VFF Documentary Film Production Award
Sponsored by the VFF Verwertungsgesellschaft der Film und Fernsehproduzenten mbH, worth 7,500 EUR. The winning film 2020
FFF Talent Award Documentary Film
Sponsored by FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, worth 5,000 EUR, for upcoming Bavarian directors.
The winning film 2020
DOK.fest Award of SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit
Sponsored by B.O.A Videofilmkunst, worth 3,000 EUR. The winning film 2020
megaherz Student Award
Worth 3,000 EUR. 1st prize for the best student film. The winning film 2020
kinokino Audience Award, sponsored by BR and 3sat
Awarded by kinokino, the film magazine of BR and 3sat. 2020 one-time endowment of 2,000 euro. The winning film 2020
DOK.digital – award for new narrative formats
Worth 2.500 EUR, sponsored by Bayerische Landeszentrale für Neue Medien.
The winning project 2020
Pitch Award of Haus des Dokumentarfilms
Worth 2,500 EUR. 1st prize for the best new talent concept. The winning project 2020
Composition Funding Award
Award for a composition project, worth 2,500 EUR. The winning project 2020
British Pathé Archive Award
For a documentary film project in development that uses archive material, endowed with 14,000 EUR. Provision (or alternatively 2,500 EUR.) The winning project