Music in films and films about music: From compositions and portraits to clubnights with screenings and party. By organizing events and competitions all around the year, as well as further emphasizing the theme during the festival, we fully dedicate ourselves to the new focus: music!

German Documentary Film Music Award 2018

The German Documentary Film Music Award (5,000 Euros) honours the value of music as part of documentary filmmaking. The German Documentary Film Music Award 2018 goes to Damian Scholl and Ulrich Reuter for their score to BEUYS. Read more

German Composition Funding Award

There are few funding oppurtunities for the joint work of filmmakers and composers. To strengthen this special collaboration and to support the creation of contemporary compositions, donates a prize of 2,500 Euros for documentary film and composition. The German Composition Funding Award is sponsored by Sonoton Music. Read more Open Air

Great music documentaries – open and and with free entrance at the HFF Munich. Please find the open air programme of DOK.fest 2018