DOK Leipzig 29. Oktober – 4. November 2018
61. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
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Akkreditierung für DOK Leipzig

Accreditation DOK Leipzig 2017

Accreditation DOK Leipzig 2017

Accreditation period

27 July – 20 October 2017



Johannes Pelka

Anne Rethfeldt

+49(0)341 30864-­2015

accreditation process

how to get accredited?


To apply for an accreditation you first need to register with our online platform MYDOK. Once registered, click on ACCREDITATIONS to fill in the accreditation registration form.


Please have the following documents ready:

  • digital passport photo (140px x 110px; tiff or jpg)
    (You will be unable to submit your registration form without a photo)
  • Filmmakers need to upload a filmography

We will process your application as soon as possible once your completed is submitted and check that a payment has been made for the accreditation fee. You can accreditation status by logging into MYDOK. As soon as we have confirmed your accreditation, you will be able to see it in MYDOK. However, as we have to deal with a high number of applications it could take a while until we are able to process your request. Please be patient with us. Thank you.


Please note, only accreditations paid for on or prior to August 4, 2017 are eligible for the 60for60 Discount (this special was only available online until July 31, 2017 for the first 60 applications for a festival accreditation). The 60for60 accreditations cannot be refunded or transferred.


If we receive the accreditation form after October 20, the processing of your request will still be possible. However, we cannot guarantee your accreditation badge will be ready before the beginning of the festival. If we receive your accreditation form after October 20 we will be forced to charge an additional processing fee of 20 €.




How much do i have to pay for my accreditation?


Accreditation Festival and

DOK Industry Programme



130,00 €


Accreditation Festival and DOK

Industry Programme + DOK Film Market video library access



180,00 €



* For a single accreditation only one discount can be used.











Discount AG DOK, EDN, EWA or MFFV Member
(without access to the DOK Film Market)



20 %


Festival Accreditation for student groups


(without access to the DOK Film Market)

    • price per person
    • 10 people minimum
    • subject of studies must be film or related to film

*Please read the special rules for

student groups apply (further down)



60,00 €


Press Accreditation Festival

*Please read the special rules for press apply (further down)





Accreditation for single day
(Festival only, without access to the DOK Film Market)

    • Important: can only be acquired once during the festival for one weekday (not 24 hours), from 2nd day on a full accreditation is required
    • no access to the MYDOK-area with extended service and information on all accredited professionals
    • only possible on site
      (please calculate waiting time for processing)


35,00 €


Additional charge for late submission or for accreditation on site in Leipzig (excluding single day accreditation)


20,00 €




What does the DOK Leipzig Accreditation include?


Your accreditation entitles you to visit all DOK Leipzig Festival film screenings and events as well as the majority of the DOK Industry Programme*. Furthermore, each accreditation includes a copy of the DOK Leipzig Festival catalogue and gives access to the Industry Guide published in the MYDOK area (both not included in the Single Day Accreditation).


Your festival accreditation gives you access to the receptions and parties of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of DOK Leipzig. To attend the Opening Ceremony, you must either have an invitation or pick up a ticket from the festival box offices. For the closing Ceremony, the ceremony is invitation only.


For access to the DOK Film Market video library a Festival plus DOK Film Market Accreditation is required. (Access to the digital video library during the festival and online via homepage for a period of 6 months beginning after the festival).


The Festival plus DOK Film Market Accreditation is only available to professionals who distribute or circulate documentary and animation films internationally. Each request for this festival accreditation will be vetted and assigned at the discretion of DOK Industry staff.


*with the exception of:

 DOK Co-Pro Market and DOK Exchange.



Festival Badge

Where to collect my Festival Badge?


Please visit the DOK Leipzig Guest Desk in our Festival Centre, located in Museum der bildenden Kuenste Leipzig (Katharinenstraße 10). The Guest Desk is open during the festival from Monday October 30 to Saturday November 4 between 9 am and 8 pm and on Sunday November 5 between 9 am and 2 pm.



How can the accreditation fee be paid?


Log into the MYDOK platform and click on PAYMENT. The 60for60 discount accreditation fee must be paid by August 4, 2017.

Regular priced accreditations must be paid by October 20, 2017.




  • You will be redirected to SOFORT Überweisung (not possible in all countries)



  • You will be redirected to Paypal
  • a Paypal account is required

 Fairbill (Credit Card)


  • You will be redirected to Fairbill
  • viable: Mastercard, Visa and American Express

 Bank transfer 


  • account holder:
    Leipziger Dok-Filmwochen GmbH
    account number: 1090067611
    bank code: 860 555 92
    bank: Sparkasse Leipzig
    IBAN: DE74 8605 5592 1090 0676 11
  • please mention "accreditation 2017" and your full name as purpose of payment


It is also possible to pay the fee after 20 October on site. Please note, however, that we can only accept payments in cash in the Festival Centre (Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig). Additional fee: 20 €.


Special Rules

Special rules for student groups apply

Please note: student groups don't need to register in MYDOK.


Every group (consisting of a minimum of 10 students) needs to have a coordinator. The coordinator is responsible for registering the group via email to arrange accreditation for the whole group (deadline 20 October 2017). This email must consist of a list of each participating student, address, email contact and a passport photo (140px x 110px; tiff or jpg).


A template list can be gladly sent when requested by email.


The accreditation fees must be paid via bank transfer by 20 October 2017 (for the bank details please check the payment section above). As purpose on payment please mention "accreditation 2017 / name of your institution / number of people (uni staff / students)" as well as a name of a contact person.


For students in student groups we can offer a reduced accreditation fee of 60 € (DOK FIlm Market not included). Teachers / university staff must pay the regular price.


Special rules for press apply

Journalists covering the festival as reporting press for established media will be granted a complimentary accreditation for DOK Leipzig 2017. The festival reserves the right to vet (including request proof of journalistic reporting) and assigns free press accreditations at the discretion of DOK Leipzig staff. DOK Leipzig reserves the right to proof the journalistic work and to possibly refuse the complimentary accreditation under certain circumstances.

All journalists may apply for a regular festival accreditation charged with the same fee of 130 € as professional visitors.


The press accreditation registration period starts on 1 August and ends on 20 October 2017. For press inquiries, please contact our Press Office.