Calls for Entries 2022

After two successful online editions that achieved a new audience record nationwide, we would like DOK.fest München 2022 to return to the cinema. At the same time, we will take up the inspiring impulses of recent years and create additional digital offerings. In view of a future that is still difficult to assess, we are currently planning our film programme in dual form.

The film submission for the 37th DOK.fest München is open. Filmmakers, producers and distributors can now submit their latest feature-length documentaries. Composers are invited to submit their original compositions for documentary films. We are also looking for film contributions for the school programme of our film literacy section DOK.education.

We also open the submission for the sections of our industry platform DOK.forum as well as for the VFF Documentary Film Production Award.

 


DOK.fest München Film Programme

For the 37th DOK.fest München we are looking for outstanding national and international documentaries with a length of 52 minutes or more, which were completed after 1 January 2021 and have neither been shown regularly in cinemas in Germany, nor broadcast on German television, nor made freely available on any online platform (online festivals excepted). Preference will be given to premieres.

Deadline: 17 December 2021
To the regulations and submission


Student Award

The Student Award presents outstanding documentary films by students from German-speaking film schools and academies. The films are nominated for the Megaherz Student Award, endowed with 3,000 euros. Participation is by invitation, which we send to our partner universities.

Deadline: 17 December 2021
To the submission regulations for students of our partner film schools


German Documentary Film Music Award

The German Documentary Film Music Award honours film compositions that connect in a special way with the documentary narrative. Composers and filmmakers are cordially invited to submit their original compositions for a current feature-length documentary film from the German-speaking world. The film must not have been shown publicly at DOK.fest München.

Deadline: 17 December 2021
To the regulations and submission

 

VFF Documentary Film Production Award

The VFF Documentary Film Production Award recognises the role of production in the creation of current cinema documentary film projects. We call on producers to submit their current films!

Deadline: 01 February 2022
To the regulations and submission
FAQ for the VFF Documentary Film Production Award

 

DOK.education

DOK.education school programme

For the school programme of our education section DOK.education we are looking for documentaries (10 to 30 minutes) that tell strong stories for and about children and young people (aged 6 to 18) in an artistic and creative way. The films may have already been broadcast and shown on other platforms. Submission for DOK.education is free of charge.

Deadline: 17 December 2021
To the regulations and submission

 

DOK.forum

DOK.forum Marketplace

The DOK.forum Marketplace, the ideas and co-production market of DOK.fest München, offers around 45 selected projects a targeted matchmaking with partners from editing, production, funding and distribution in roundtable sessions and one-to-one meetings every year. In addition, two endowed prizes will be awarded: the DOK.archive Award by British Pathé Archive and the DOK.composition Award by Sonoton Music. Filmmakers are now invited to submit their current projects.

Deadline: 01 February 2022
To the regulations and submission
FAQ for the DOK.forum Marketplace


DOK.talent Award of Haus des Dokumentarfilms

Students from our partner universities are invited to submit their current projects for the DOK.talent Award 2022.

Deadline: 01 March 2022
To the regulations and submission


DOK.forum Perspectives: DOK.digital - Award for New Narrative Formats

As part of DOK.forum Perspectives, we award the prize for digital storytelling. The prize is sponsored by the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM) and is endowed with 2,500 euros. Young journalists, filmmakers, game designers and producers from German-speaking countries are invited to submit entries.

Deadline: 01 February 2022
To the regulations and submission
FAQ for the DOK.digital – Award for New Narrative Formats

 

Contact

 

DOK.fest and DOK.education
VFF Documentary Film Production Award

Elisabeth Hamberger, hamberger@dokfest-muenchen.de
Nele Ayleen Stoß, stoss@dokfest-muenchen.de
DOK.fest München, Dachauer Straße 116, 80636 München
Tel.: +49 89 – 51 39 97 88 

 

DOK.forum Marketplace

Selia Fischer, marktplatz@dokfest-muenchen.de
Tel.: +49 89 – 51 51 97 86