Calls for Entries 2020

Filmmakers, producers and distributors are invited to submit their current documentaries and film compositions for the 35th DOK.fest München.

 

All calls for entries at one glance

 

DOK.fest film programme

For the 35th DOK.fest München we are looking for outstanding national and international documentaries with a length of 52 minutes or more which have been completed after January 1, 2019 and which have neither been on general release in cinemas in Germany nor shown on television in Germany nor made freely accessible on an online platform.

Submission deadline: 20th December 2019
Regulations and further information

 

DOK.education programme for children and youth

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

Submission deadline: 20th December 2019
Regulations and further information

 

German Documentary Film Music Award

The German Documentary Film Music Prize honours film compositions that combine in a special way with the documentary narrative. Composers and filmmakers are cordially invited to submit their original compositions for a current long documentary film (produced in Germany).

Submission deadline: 3rd February 2020
Regulations and further information

 

VFF Documentary Film Production Award

Unique in Germany, the VFF Documentary Film Production Award honours courageous documentary film producers in Germany. The prize is donated by the VFF Verwertungsgesellschaft der Film- und Fernsehproduzenten mbH and endowed with 7,500 euros. The submission is independent of participation in the DOK.fest film programme.

Submission deadline: 3rd February 2020
Regulations and further information

 

Save the date: Upcoming calls for entries

DOK.forum Marketplace

The DOK.forum Marketplace invites the most exciting concepts for documentary film, composition, series, webdoc, VR and interactive media from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. At moderated roundtables filmmakers discuss their projects in development with commissioning editors, producers and distributors – in the competition for prestigious awards and fundings.

Submission period: 9th December 2019 until 3rd February 2020
Regulations and further information coming soon


DOK.forum Marketplace – German Composition Funding Award

The prize worth 2,500 Euro is awarded at the DOK.forum Marketplace to the best compositional idea for a project in the making. 

Submission period: 9th December 2019 until 3rd February 2020
Regulations and further information coming soon

 

DOK.forum Marketplace: British Pathé Archive Award

Since 2019, the new prize at the DOK.forum Marketplace has been honouring projects with a relevant proportion of archive material, thus strengthening a documentary genre rich in tradition. The winning project will receive British Pathé archive material worth 14,000 euros or, alternatively, 2,500 euros in cash.

Submission period: 9th December 2019 until 3rd February 2020
Regulations and further information coming soon

 

Contact


DOK.fest

Elisabeth Hamberger, hamberger@dokfest-muenchen.de
DOK.fest München, Dachauer Straße 116, 80636 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89 – 51 39 97 88

DOK.forum Marketplace

Sina Weber, marktplatz@dokfest-muenchen.de
Phone: +49 89 – 51 51 97 86
(from December)