In 2023, Perspectives will present two major conferences that will discuss the future of documentary film in all its facets. More information will follow soon. Be on the lookout for our public industry programme!


News: International Conference

It’s a Match! Connecting Formats to Audiences

From 4 to 5 May, an international conference will take place under the motto "It's a Match! Connecting Formats to Audiences" as part of

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Review of the Perspectives Programme 2022

Award winners 2022: SNEAKERJAGD

How is film narration changing due to the development of new technologies? Sponsored by the Bayerische Landeszentrale für Neue Medien and endowed with 2,500 euros, the award as a part of the programme section New Media seeks innovative solutions for the storytelling of documentary or journalistic factual content. Read more


Award winners DOK.edit 2022: DAUGHTERS

Documentary montage in focus. The award is part of the programme section Re:arranging Reality, which honours the post-production of documentary films and is developed in cooperation with Adobe. The DOK.edit Award - presented by Adobe is endowed with 5,000 euros. Read more


Award winners VFF Documentary Film Production Award 2022: 1001 NIGHTS APART

Unique in Germany, the award focuses on the work of documentary film producers. The award is sponsored by the VFF Verwertungsgesellschaft der Film- und Fernsehproduzenten mbH and is endowed with 7,500 euros. Read more


New Media

New projects that use AR, VR and online formats 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 on post-production: editors share their experiences and learnings in the editing of serial formats and provide insights into their editing rooms.
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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 offer a platform for current discussions of our changing work 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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Event archive and experts

Event archive (2017 to 2021)

We present the past events of the Perspectives. Overview of the editions


Who is Who

The Who's Who of experts of the digital Perspectives can be found here.