– The Industry Platform of DOK.fest München

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

In workshops and other public events, the Perspectives invite you to develop visions and impulses for the future of documentary film.

As a co-production and ideas market, the Marketplace offers various formats for the further development and realisation of new documentary film projects.

The 2021 @home took place from 05 to 14 May. 2,417 guests and 221 experts from the international film and media industry took part, and a total of 58 events took place. 

At the 37th DOK.fest Munich 2022, the will take place from 04 to 12 May.



News Marketplace

Filmmakers are invited to submit their current projects for the Marketplace competitions and formats. To the submission Perspectives: – Award for New Narrative Formats

Journalists, filmmakers, game designers and producers from German-speaking countries are invited to submit entries. To the submission

VFF Documentary Film Production Award

The Award recognises the role of production in documentary filmmaking. We call on producers to submit their current films! To the submission

Deadline: 1st February 2022

Review: Perspectives 2021 @home

New Media

New projects that use AR, VR, online formats or exhibition spaces to bring stories to life – with a focus on new narrative trends for documentary storytelling.
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Post-production in documentary film

Programme focus Postproduction: Editors share their experiences and we explore how the perception of real stories in documentary film is influenced by editing.
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Workshops & Consultancies

International industry experts offer One-on-One-advice on festival strategies, European co-production or how to work on impact producing as a filmmaker.
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Media Policy

We provide a platform for current discussions of our changing working structures and invite experts to share their visions for the future of documentary film.
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German-speaking events

Here you can find an overview of our German-speaking events here.
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English-speaking events

Here you can find an overview of our English-speaking events.
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Review: Marketplace 2021 @home


From Roundtables to Pitch Award  we present the online formats at the Marketplace 2021 here. experts

You can find the Who's Who of experts of the digital Marketplace 2021 here.



You can find the projects of the digital Marketplace 2021 here.

About team

We present the team members of Read more profile

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

Find here an overview of past events. Read more