– The Industry Platform of DOK.fest München

Think tank for the documentary film industry and platform for projects in the development process

As a market for co-creation and co-production, the Marketplace offers various formats for the further development and realisation of new documentary film projects.
In panels, workshops and other public events, the Perspectives invite you to develop visions and impulses for the future of documentary film and to explore relevant questions of media policy.

Over the past 10 years, the has established itself as a fixed meeting place and relevant networking opportunity for the German-speaking industry – with a growing range of offers for international filmmakers.

At the 38th DOK.fest München, the will take place from 3 to 11 May 2023.


Schedule 2023

Conferences of Perspectives:

International Conference "It's a Match! Connecting Formats to Audiences":
4 and 5 May
BKM Conference "Perspektive Kino!": 4 and 5 May

Format- and Award Pitchings of Marketplace:

Pitching 3 May
Pitching DOK.archive: 5 May
Pitching DOK.talent: 7 May (tbc)
Pitching DOK.composition: 7 May

Master's Pitch: 6 May
Roundtable Sessions: 6 and 7 May
One-to-One Meetings: 7 May (on site) and 8 May (online)


Programme segments Marketplace and Perspectives


Our co-production and co-creation market: all information on projects, formats, awards and experts. Read more



Our think tank: All information on the open programme with conferences, keynotes and panels. Read more


Award Winners 2022

DOK.composition Award: I DON'T WANT TO BE JUST A MEMORY (Bráulio Bandeira and Kei Watanabe)

DOK.series Award: MEMORY WARS (Hendrick Löbbert, Erik Winker and Daniela Dietrich)

DOK.archive Award: I USED TO BE THE MAYOR (Alexander Sussmann and Karoline Henkel)

DOK.talent Award by Haus des Dokumentarfilms: VON PFLANZEN UND MENSCHEN (Antshi von Moos) – Award for New Narrative Formats: SNEAKERJADG (Christian Salewski, Benedikt Dietsch and Lorenz Jeric)

DOK.edit Award – presented by Adobe: DAUGHTERS (Åsa Mossberg and Line Schou)


About team

We present the team members of Read more profile

Find here the self-image and goals of the industry platform. Read more archive

Find here an overview of past projects and events. Read more