DOK Leipzig 58. INTERNATIONALES LEIPZIGER FESTIVAL FÜR DOKUMENTAR- UND ANIMATIONSFILM 26. OKTOBER &ndash; 1. NOVEMBER 2015 # DOK LEIPZIG 26 OKTOBER – 1. NOVEMBER 2015<br/> 58. INTERNATIONALES LEIPZIGER FESTIVAL FÜR DOKUMENTAR- UND ANIMATIONSFILM de-de 2016-08-20 13:28:00 http://www.dok-leipzig.de/festival/festival-news#content_604889
20.08.2016

Prizes Awarded for
DOK Co-Pro Market

Prizes Awarded for DOK Co-Pro Market Throughout the year, our festival team attends international festivals, participating in pitching events and forums in our search for new documentary film projects.

Throughout the year, our festival team attends international festivals, participating in pitching events and forums in our search for new documentary film projects. DOK Leipzig monitors selected festivals and markets for outstanding film projects, inviting the filmmakers to DOK Co-Pro Market in Leipzig (31/10/2016 – 01/11/2016).

 

The past week has seen the last two DOK Co-Pro Prize winners presented, during the Balkan Discoveries workshop as a part of Dokufest in Prizren. Four further film projects were also already presented during the Ex Oriente Workshop, Pitching Docs Montevideo, Polish Doc Lab and ZagrebDox Pro. This makes up the total of six participants who will present their work as part of this year’s DOK Co-Pro Market, where they will meet potential co-production partners and financers who promote and support the creative art of documentary film.

 

 

The prize winners are:

 

BDC Discoveries
Birdless (Directed by: Dragan Gmizić, Producer: Biljana Tutorov)
Prisoners Without Prison (Directed by: Verjana Abazaj, Producer: Artan Malaj)

 

ZagrebDox Pro
When the War Comes (Directed by: Jan Gebert, Producer: Viktoria Hozzova, Radovan Sibrt)

 

Doc Lab Poland
In Volta (Directed by: Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała, Producer: Agnieszka Wasiak)

 

East Doc Platform – Ex Oriente Workshop
The Russian Job (Directed by: Petr Horký, Producer: Martin Juza)

 

Pitching Docs Montevideo
Perkal, the Story Behind a Name (Directed by: Paola Perkal, Producer: Valentina Baracco)

 

The project Bliblablublieren (Directed by: Zita Erffa, Producer: Abril López) received a special award at Pitching Docs Montevideo, and will participate at the DOK Co-Pro Market as a special guest.

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2016-08-20 13:11:00 http://www.dok-leipzig.de/festival/festival-news#content_359326
20.08.2016

DOK Co-Pro-Preise
vergeben

DOK Co-Pro-Preise vergeben Das ganze Jahr über ist unser Team auf internationalen Festivals unterwegs, besucht Projekt-Pitchings und Foren, um neue Dokumentarfilmprojekte zu entdecken.

Das ganze Jahr über ist unser Team auf internationalen Festivals unterwegs, besucht Projekt-Pitchings und Foren, um neue Dokumentarfilmprojekte zu entdecken. Auf ausgewählten Festivals und Märkten zeichnet DOK Leipzig unter anderem herausragende Projekte aus und lädt die Filmschaffenden zum DOK Co-Pro Market (31.10. – 01.11.2016) nach Leipzig ein.

 

In der vergangenen Woche wurden die letzten beiden DOK Co-Pro-Preise auf dem Balkan Discoveries Workshop im Rahmen des Dokufests in Prizren vergeben. Vier weitere Projekte wurden bereits auf dem Ex Oriente Workshop, dem Pitching Docs Montevideo, dem Polish Doc Lab und dem ZagrebDox Pro ausgezeichnet. Damit stehen sechs Teilnehmer fest, die in diesem Jahr ihre Projekte beim DOK Co-Pro Market vorstellen. Dort treffen sie auf potentielle Kooperationspartner und Finanzierer, die kreative Dokumentarfilme fördern und unterstützen.

 

 

Die Preisträger im Überblick:

 

BDC Discoveries
Birdless (Regie: Dragan Gmizić, Produzent: Biljana Tutorov)
Prisoners Without Prison (Regie: Verjana Abazaj, Produzent: Artan Malaj)

 

ZagrebDox Pro
When the War Comes (Regie: Jan Gebert, Produzent: Viktoria Hozzova, Radovan Sibrt)

 

Doc Lab Poland
In Volta (Regie: Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała, Produzent: Agnieszka Wasiak)

 

East Doc Platform – Ex Oriente Workshop
The Russian Job (Regie: Petr Horký, Produzent: Martin Juza)

 

Pitching Docs Montevideo
Perkal, the Story Behind a Name (Regie: Paola Perkal, Produzent: Valentina Baracco)


Das Projekt Bliblablublieren (Regie: Zita Erffa, Produzent: Abril López) erhielt beim Pitching Docs Montevideo eine Sonderauszeichnung und nimmt als Gasthörer beim DOK Co-Pro-Market teil.

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2016-08-19 14:43:00 http://www.dok-leipzig.de/festival/festival-news#content_863635
19.08.2016

Drei DOK Leipzig-Filme in der EFA-Auswahl

Drei DOK Leipzig-Filme in der EFA-Auswahl In dieser Woche hat die European Film Academy (EFA) die EFA Documentary Selection 2016 bekannt gegeben. Insgesamt wurden in der Kategorie „European Documentary“ 15 Dokumentarfilme nominiert, die somit Anwärter auf den European Film Award sind.

In dieser Woche hat die European Film Academy (EFA) die EFA Documentary Selection 2016 bekannt gegeben. Insgesamt wurden in der Kategorie „European Documentary“ 15 Dokumentarfilme nominiert, die somit Anwärter auf den European Film Award sind.

 

Wir freuen uns, dass gleich drei Filme aus der letzten Festivalausgabe in der EFA-Auswahl 2016 sind.

 

Nominiert sind:

„The Longest Run“ von Marianna Economou

(Weltpremiere bei DOK Leipzig 2015 / Preis der ver.di)

 

„The Event“ von Sergei Loznitsa

(Filmpreis Leipziger Ring 2015)

 

„Herr von Bohlen“ von André Schäfer

(Weltpremiere DOK Leipzig 2015)

 

Bis Mitte Oktober können alle EFA-Mitglieder online entscheiden, welche Filme es auf die diesjährige Shortlist schaffen. Danach findet die finale Abstimmung der EFA statt.

 

Der Gewinnerfilm wird am 10. Dezember 2016 bei der offiziellen Preisverleihung in Breslau ausgezeichnet.

 

Wir wünschen allen drei Filmen viel Erfolg!

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2016-08-19 14:37:00 http://www.dok-leipzig.de/festival/festival-news#content_95494
19.08.2016

Three DOK Leipzig Films in the 2016 EFA Selection

Three DOK Leipzig Films in the 2016 EFA Selection This week the European Film Academy (EFA) announced its EFA Documentary Selection 2016. A total of 15 documentary films were nominated, which are now candidates for the European Film Award.

This week the European Film Academy (EFA) announced its EFA Documentary Selection 2016. A total of 15 documentary films were nominated, which are now candidates for the European Film Award.

 

We are proud to announce that no less than three films from last year’s festival are included in the EFA’s selection.

 

The nominees are:

“The Longest Run“, directed by Marianna Economou

(World Premiere at DOK Leipzig 2015 / Winner of the ver.di Prize)

 

“The Event“, directed by Sergei Loznitsa

(Winner of the Leipziger Ring, 2015)

 

„Herr von Bohlen“, directed by André Schäfer

(World Premiere at DOK Leipzig 2015)

 

EFA members have until the middle of October to vote online for the films to be on this year’s shortlist. The EFA holds its final vote, with the winning film announced at an official award ceremony on December 10, 2016 in Wrocław.

 

We wish all three films every success!

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2016-08-11 14:47:00 http://www.dok-leipzig.de/festival/festival-news#content_457145
11.08.2016

Youth Jury 2016

Youth Jury 2016

For the first time DOK Leipzig is seeking out its Youth Jury members in collaboration with Leipzig's international film school. Students from all Leipzig schools are being called on to become a part of this year's Youth Jury. As well as a full film programme, jury members can expect exciting discussions during festival week (31.10. – 06.11.2016). Members of the Youth Jury will also have the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at DOK Leipzig, talk to international filmmakers, get to know the international film scene and take part in exclusive festival events. On the Saturday of the festival, the jury will select the winner of the Young Eyes Film Award and present the prize at the official awards ceremony.

 

If you want to be part of the 10-member youth jury, send a short letter of motivation with the subject line "Youth Jury 2016" to info@dok-leipzig.de. The application deadline is 26 August 2016. Recommended age: 15 – 18 years old.

 

Important: Jury participation will require official exemption from school (01.11. – 04.11.2016).

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